Mira, Royal Detective

Go Behind the Magical, Musical Moves in Mira, Royal Detective

By Beth Deitchman

Disney Junior’s latest series, Mira, Royal Detective, set in the India-inspired fairy-tale land of Jalpur, kicks off with an infectious Bollywood dance number. But before the animators could create this spectacular sequence on screen—and others like it—dance consultant and choreographer Nakul Dev Mahajan first had to bring it to life in his…

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Mira, Royal Detective

It’s No Mystery Why Disney Fans Will Love Mira, Royal Detective

By Beth Deitchman

When fans meet Disney Junior’s newest hero, Mira, she is being fitted for the traditional uniform worn by all of the royal detectives who have held the title before her. A nearby portrait gallery confirms that all of Jalpur’s previous royal detectives have been men, all many decades Mira’s senior. The palace tailor observes, “This is the…

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Cosmos

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

Zach Johnson

There’s a whole universe to explore—and thanks to The Walt Disney Company, you don’t even have to leave home to do it! This week, you can uncover the vastness of time and the immensity of space in National Geographic’s Cosmos: Possible Worlds. You’re also invited to discover the magic that happens when the most creative minds in entertainment…

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5 Ways Disney Junior’s New The Rocketeer Series Was Inspired by the 1991 Film

By Jim Frye

In 1991, Billy Campbell strapped on a rocket pack and launched himself into cinematic history in Walt Disney Pictures’ high-flying adventure film The Rocketeer, based on Dave Stevens’ comic-book hero. Nearly 25 years later, that fabled rocket pack and art deco-styled helmet return in the brand-new series The Rocketeer, debuting Friday, November 8, on…

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Star Wars in the Ship

The Saga Concludes in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

It’s almost time to reacquaint ourselves with the Resistance, and Disney Channel announces a brand-new live-action mystery series… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Resistance is Ready…
We cannot believe it’s almost time to bear witness to the…

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Muppet Babies - iris

Get an Exclusive First Look at Baby Swedish Chef on Disney Junior’s Muppet Babies

By Beth Deitchman

We’ve got delicious news to share about a fan-favorite character making his adorable animated debut on a brand-new episode of Disney Junior’s Muppet Babies airing this Friday, September 27, on Disney Channel and in the DisneyNOW app (10:30 a.m. ET/PT). The Swedish Chef is paying a visit to the playroom, bringing with him his inimitable recipe…

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Muppet Babies

Disney Junior Delivers More Muppet Babies—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Go back to the playroom with another season of the Emmy® Award-winning animated series, and make sure you’re up to date on all things Marvel and Comic-Con… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Disney Junior’s Muppet Babies Renewed for Third Season

They’re Muppet Babies and—as the theme…

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DuckTales cast at Comic-Con

What You Need to Know From the DuckTales Comic-Con Adventure

By Jim Frye

Let’s hear it for Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby, and the whole gang from Duckburg, as they take off on brand-new adventures in DuckTales, the fresh new take on the fan-favorite 1987 animated series. DuckTales follows the adventures of Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby Vanderquack, Donald Duck, Della Duck, Launchpad McQuack, and Scrooge McDuck. Executive produer…

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The Rocketeer

Disney Junior Announces Rocketeer Casting News to Make Your Spirit Soar

By Beth Deitchman

Since Disney Junior first announced The Rocketeer, a new comedic adventure series inspired by the beloved superhero comic books from Dave Stevens, as well as Walt Disney Pictures’ 1991 film of the same name, we’ve been eager for every new detail. Today we’re flying high with some exciting casting news out of the Disney Television Animation…

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Mickey and the Roadster Racers

Mickey and the Roadster Racers Gets a Surprising Special Guest

By Beth Deitchman

For years, he’s shocked audiences with his inimitable on-stage theatrics, but now Alice Cooper might have an even bigger surprise for fans. The legendary rock star is lending his voice to a character created just for him. Fans can meet Alistair Coop De Ville in a new episode of Mickey and the Roadster Racers airing Friday, July 5 (8–8:30 a.m….

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