Disney Junior has introduced a brand new slate of applications, specials, and shorts, together with a brand new iteration of its flagship collection, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, set to debut in 2025, and the stop-motion Halloween particular Mickey and Buddies Trick or Treats, premiering October 1, 2023. The bulletins had been made by Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Tv, through the “Disney Junior & Buddies Playdate” occasion at Disney California Journey Park in Anaheim, California.
Additionally introduced, followers also can stay up for new holiday-themed episodes of Disney Junior favorites, together with SuperKitties, Pupstruction, Mickey Mouse Funhouse, and Marvel’s Spidey and his Superb Buddies. Casting for brand spanking new 2024 collection Disney Junior’s Ariel and RoboGobo additionally revealed.
Additionally, coming September 6, the animated brief Doc McStuffins: The Doc & Bella Are In! — the primary new authentic Doc McStuffins content material since 2020. Playdate with Winnie the Pooh and Me & Winnie the Pooh shorts dropped right now on Disney Junior YouTube and Disney Junior.
“Disney Junior captures the hearts and imaginations of preschoolers and their households in all places with tales and characters full of magic, surprise, journey, and coronary heart,” mentioned Davis. “From offering early entry factors into traditional Disney franchises to introducing brand-new IP that turns into the most recent child obsessions, Disney Junior is at all times there with infinite alternatives to interact and play.”
The three-day “Disney Junior & Buddies Playdate” occasion, which celebrates the magical, entertaining, and music-filled tales of Disney Junior’s hit collection, strikes to the Downtown Disney District on Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20, giving extra younger followers an opportunity to expertise characters and storytelling of Disney Junior.
Right here’s a rundown of the brand new tasks:
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2.0 (working title) new episodes on the 3DCG animated collection coming 2025 to Disney Junior and Disney+
Within the present, Mickey and friends welcome everybody again to the clubhouse for all-new adventures full of songs, laughs, helpful serving to, and enjoyable new surprises. The brand new collection will see the clubhouse increasing with a brand-new space only for Minnie and the addition of Duffy the Disney Bear, Mickey’s trusted teddy bear, who will make shock appearances in a number of episodes.
Produced by Disney Tv Animation, government produced by Rob LaDuca with Kim Duran as co-producer/story editor.
Mickey And Buddies Trick or Treats premieres Sunday, October 1, on Disney Junior, Disney Channel, and Disney XD at 7:00 p.m. EDT/PDT; streaming Monday, October. 2, on Disney+.
On this new Halloween stop-motion particular, Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald and Daisy are trick-or-treating when Donald spies the spookiest mansion he’s ever seen and assumes it has the most effective treats. After he convinces his associates to danger a go to, the proprietor, Witch Hazel, casts a spell that turns them into their costumes. Additionally featured new authentic music from Emmy Award-nominated songwriter Beau Black (The Lion Guard).
The director/producer is David H. Brooks, with John Harvatine IV as supervisor producer.
Particular Vacation Episodes:
Superkitties: “Howloween Cat”— The complete-length Halloween episode premieres Monday, September 25, on Disney Junior at 7:00 p.m. EDT/PDT and shortly after on Disney+.
SuperKitties follows the action-packed adventures of 4 fierce and furry superhero kittens — Ginny, Sparks, Buddy, and Bitsy — who’re on a mission to make their city of Kittydale a extra caring and pawesome place. Within the Halloween episode, the pets’ Howloween treats go lacking throughout Kittydale, so the SuperKitties should monitor down the thief.
Produced by Sony Photos Tv – Children in affiliation with Disney Junior with creator and government producer Paula Rosentosenthal. Kirk Van Wormer as co-executive producer.
Pupstruction: Joyful Howl-o-ween/The Home of Howls” — The episode premieres Wednesday, September 27, on Disney Junior at 7:00 p.m. EDT/PDT and streams the identical day on Disney+.
The present follows the adventures of the Pupstruction crew — a doggone hard-working building crew starting from a number of the brawniest breeds to irresistibly cute and playful puppies. Within the Halloween episode Bobby Boots (voiced by Bobby Moynihan) thinks he wasn’t invited to Pupstruction’s Howl-O-Ween occasion, and Tank doesn’t suppose he’s courageous sufficient to assist construct a haunted home.
Produced by Titmouse in affiliation with Disney Junior, with creator and government producer Travis Braun and Robyn Brown as co-producer and story editor. The supervising director is Abigail Nesbitt.
Marvel’s Spidey and His Superb Buddies: “An UnBEElievable Rosh Hashanah” — The Rosh Hashanah-themed episode options The Factor – aka Ben Grimm – premieres Friday, September 15, on Disney Channel at 8:30 a.m. EDT/PDT and Disney Junior at 1:00 p.m. EDT/PDT. It streams shortly after on Disney+.
In a brand new “Net-Spinners” storyline launched into the collection this summer time, Spidey, with the assistance of Iron Man (voiced by John Stamos), creates new hi-tech fits and kit that lets the Spidey Workforce cease baddies and assist individuals —not simply of their pleasant neighborhood, however now all around the world. Within the episode Rosh Hashanah particular, Gobby steals all the bees, so Workforce Spidey and The Factor should get them again and save Rosh Hashanah.
Produced by Disney Junior and Marvel Studios in affiliation with Atomic Cartoons with government producer Harrison Wilcox. Bart Jennett and Chris Moreno function co-executive producers, Becca Topol is co-producer and story editor is Becca Topol, and Steve Grover is supervising producer.
Mickey Mouse Funhouse: “The Curious Case of the Kooky Scientist” and “Stink, Stank, Stunk! /Día de los Muertos” — The Halloween-themed episode premieres Wednesday, September 26, on Disney Junior at 7:00 p.m. EDT/PDT; a Dia de los Muertos-themed episode premieres Friday, October 6, on Disney Channel at 10:00 a.m. EDT/PDT and Disney
Within the Halloween-themed episode “The Curious Case of the Kooky Scientist,” the gang is off to Halloweenville to see kooky scientist Von Drake’s latest invention. Then, in “Stink, Stank, Stunk! /Día de los Muertos,” Mickey and the gang uncover the Grand Pumpkin and should return it to Halloweenville earlier than it rots away, and Donald’s pal Panchito invitations the gang to rejoice Día de los Muertos in Mexico Metropolis.
Produced by Disney Tv Animation with government producer and supervising director Phil Weinstein. Thomas Hart serves as co-executive producer and supervising story editor, and Mark Drop is story editor. Steve Walby produces.
Disney Junior’s Ariel — Premieres 2024 on Disney Junior and Disney+
The collection follows 8-year-old mermaid princess Ariel as she and her associates embark on fun-filled, action-packed underwater adventures all through their Caribbean-inspired fairytale kingdom of Atlantica and past.
The voice expertise incudes:
- Mykal-Michelle Harris (Raven’s Dwelling) as Ariel
- Taye Diggs (Hire) as King Triton
- Amber Riley (Glee) as Ursula
- Elizabeth Phoenix Caro (The Christmas Chronicles) voices Lucia
- Cruz Flateau (“SuperKitties”) voices Fernie
- Gracen Newton (“Pet Canine Friends”) as Flounder.
Produced by Wild Canary in affiliation with Disney Junior with government producer Lynne Southerland and Ezra Edmond as producer. Kuni Tomita serves as supervising director, and Chrystin Garland is artwork director. Norma P. Sepulveda and Keith Wagner are story editors.
Robogobo — Premieres 2024 on Disney Junior and Disney+
After being given super-powered Robo-Fits by child inventor Dax, the pets are on a mission to avoid wasting different pets in bother and discover ways to develop into a household within the course of.
The A-list solid contains:
- Cynthia Erivo
- Valerie Bertinelli
- Alan Cumming
- Susan Kelechi Watson
- Ana Gasteyer
- Alison Capsule
- Dulé Hill
They be part of a proficient roster of younger voice actors, together with:
- Ja’Siah Younger (Elevating Dion)
- Brayden Morgan (Slumberkins)
- Azuri Hardy Jones (My Adventures with Superman)
- Gracen Newton (Pet Canine Friends)
- Leili Ahmadyar
Veteran voice actor:
- Dee Bradley Baker (Phineas and Ferb)
Produced by Brown Bag Movies in affiliation with Disney Junior, with Chris Gilligan as creator/government producer/director. Developed for tv by Matt Hoverman, with Hoverman, Andy Guerda, and Brandon Violette as story editors.
Doc Mcstuffins: The Doc & Bella Are In! —Premieres Wednesday, September 6, on Disney Channel and Disney Junior at 9:25 a.m. EDT/PDT; streaming identical day on Disney+.
Within the new short-form collection impressed by Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning Doc McStuffins, Doc welcomes Bella Bunnynose (voiced by Kate Micucci), an lovable plush bunny who desires of being a toy physician identical to Doc. Bella joins the toys within the clinic and learns from Doc as her intern. The collection’ lead voice solid, together with Laya DeLeon Hayes (as Doc), Lara Jill Miller (as Lambie), Robbie Rist (as Stuffy), Jess Harnell (as Chilly) and Loretta Devine (as Hallie), will reprise their roles within the shorts.
Produced by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios in affiliation with Disney Junior with Jamie Mitchell as government producer. The author is Chelsea Beyl, and David H. Brooks is director and producer. The Supervising producer is John Harvatine IV.
Firebuds — Season 2 premieres in November on Disney Junior and Disney+.
The collection follows a bunch of associates, all youngsters of first responders, who embark on adventures to assist their group and study what it really means to be a hero. The brand new season encompasses a forest rescue theme and finds the Firebuds crew again with some new associates and outfitted with new gear to make use of within the nice outdoor. All through the brand new season, the Firebuds embark on daring forest rescues whereas persevering with to assist their neighbors in Gearbox Grove.
Produced by Disney Tv Animation with Craig Gerber as creator and government producer. Craig Simpson is producer, and Robb Pratt is supervising producer. Story editors are Krystal Banzon and Jeremy Shipp.
Star Wars: Younger Jedi Adventures — New episodes premiering November 8 on Disney Junior and Disney+, with extra new episodes coming 2024.
Set through the Excessive Republic period, the collection follows Jedi younglings as they research the methods of the Power, discover the galaxy, assist residents and creatures in want, and study precious expertise wanted to develop into Jedi alongside the way in which.
A brand new batch of episodes, together with a Life Day vacation episode, will debut on Disney Junior and Disney+ on Wednesday, November 8. The Life Day episode will observe Grasp Yoda, Grasp Zia and Jedi younglings Kai, Lys, and Nubs as they make a journey to Kashyyyk to rejoice Life Day and study extra in regards to the Wookiee’s vacation traditions.
Produced by Lucasfilm in collaboration with Wild Canary for Disney+ and Disney Junior with Michael Olson as showrunner and government producer. James Waugh, Jacqui Lopez, and Josh Rimes function government producers, with Elliot M. Bour as supervising director and co-producer. The consulting producer is Lamont Magee.
Debbie Diamond Sarto is information editor at Animation World Community.