Tag: Disney Junior

Ankama Animations Inks Broadcast Deal For ‘KIT & KATE’

Animation, Channels
BRAND NEW PRESCHOOL SERIES PRODUCED BY TOONBOX ANIMATION STUDIO TO DEBUT ON JIM JAM AND YLE Ankama Animations, a leading independent digital creation group focused on the entertainment industry, has secured broadcast agreements for their new pre-school offering, Kit & Kate. The brand new 32 x 5 minute, 2D animated series has been picked up by global broadcaster, Jim Jam (Pan-Europe, Poland, Benelux, the Middle East and Africa) and Finland’s YLE, it was announced today. (more…)

eOne’s PJ Masks Makes Strong Debut on Disney Channel in U.S.

Headlines, Licensing
Entertainment One (eOne) today shares strong broadcast ratings for its new preschool superhero series PJ Masks which premiered on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. this month. The first episode of eOne’s new CGI preschool series aired on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. on September 18th 2015. The show attracted 1.6 million unique viewers across its Disney Channel and Disney Junior premieres and won an average audience share of 29% among 2-5-year-olds. The premiere episode took a top five slot for pre-schooler programming during its first week of transmission. (more…)

Disney’s ‘Miles from Tomorrowland,’ goes Live February 6

Animation
Disney Junior's Miles from Tomorrowland, an intergalactic adventure series, goes live on Friday, February 6 on Disney Channel (9:00 a.m., ET/PT). Launching with four back-to-back episodes, it incorporates unique space and science facts into the storylines that chart the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority. (more…)

TAC and PITCH THIS! Issue 2014 Call for Entries

Events, Headlines
Proposals for projects aimed at children age 6–12 are now being accepted for the PITCH THIS! sessions at The Animation Conference (TAC) during The Ottawa International Animation Festival. Do you have an animated series idea that needs to be seen? Are you looking for the perfect audience to present your idea? Put together your best pitch and submit it to PITCH THIS! a program that takes place at TAC (The Animation Conference) from September 17 to 19, during The Ottawa International Animation Festival. (more…)

First Disney Junior Movie ‘Lucky Duck’ Names Lead Quackers

Animation
Stars of stage and screen Christian Borle, Megan Hilty and Tom Cavanagh will be leading the voice cast of the first ever Disney Junior Original Movie, Lucky Duck. Aimed at kids ages 2 to 7 and their families, the sea-faring adventure tells the story of a trio of misfit tub toys in search of the kids who will love them just the way they are Lucky Duck premieres Friday, June 20 on Disney Junior at 7 p.m. ET/PT and Saturday, June 21 on Disney Channel at 9 a.m. ET/PT. The movie will be available for verified users on the WATCH Disney Junior app and website beginning Friday, June 6. (more…)