Articles Tagged ‘Disney Junior’
Disney Junior has started production on a new space-themed preschool series, entitled Miles From Tomorrowland, which is timed with a recent study conducted by Touchstone Research and Kid Bunch that found only 25% of kids feel they’ve learned a lot about space exploration in school.
In the lead-up to this week’s MIFA – Annecy International Animation Market, France Televisions Distribution has secured a number of new broadcasting deals for hit animated kids series such as The Octonauts and Peter Rabbit.
Disney is looking to keep kids connected to its flagship princess and pirate brands this summer by expanding Sofia the First to daily telecast, debuting new episodes of Jake and the Never Land Pirates and making this content available via its WATCH video platform.
Netflix has taken its relationship with Disney one step further by picking up the US rights to a total of five Disney Junior and Disney XD shows, including Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
Disney Junior Educational Resource Group has named Vicki Ariyasu, a longtime consultant to Disney Junior, as its executive director, where she will lead an in-house team responsible for the curriculum development and focus group studies of content and brand extensions.