Disney Junior

Do You Remember All the Times Classic Disney Characters Appeared on Disney Junior?

By Beth Deitchman

Think about the first time you watched Ariel flip her fins or saw Peter Pan take flight. For Disney fans who are at least old enough to drive, chances are that introduction to favorite Disney characters happened in a theme park, a movie theater, or during a family movie night that followed a visit to the neighborhood video store. And for the…

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Disney series on Disney+

8 Disney Film-Inspired Animated Series You Need to Watch on Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman

If you’ve ever watched a Disney movie and wished you could see more of the story, we’ve got some good news for you: Disney+ has lots of television series based on classic Disney animated features that you can stream right now! Some are prequels to beloved films, while others are sequels that continue the big-screen adventure—or even tell a…

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D23 Inside Disney episode 21

D23 Inside Disney Episode 21 | Behind the Scenes on Designing Characters for The Lion Guard and the new Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures

Duffy’s new friend at debuts at Aulani; Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse kick off Lunar New Year in designer outfits; and Freeform, National Geographic, and Disney+ announce shows for next season. Plus, Jose Zelaya, Walt Disney Television Animation character designer, details his journey from El Salvador to Disney and talks about creating new characters for the…

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The Lion Guard

Lion Guard, The (television)

Lion Guard, The (television) Animated series on Disney Junior, premiering Jan. 15, 2016, on Disney Channel. A continuation of The Lion King (1994) story, it follows the adventures of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, and his diverse group of friends, each with a unique skill, as they unite to protect the Pride Lands. Each episode incorporates Swahili words…

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Disney Junior Dance Party

Disney Junior Takes the Shows on the Road

By Beth Deitchman

Some of the biggest names in entertainment are taking to the stage for a nationwide concert tour. Put on your dancing shoes and have those cell phones at the ready—the on-stage entertainment is spectacular, but the audience reactions will melt your heart. Mickey Mouse and other beloved Disney Junior characters are headlining Disney Junior Dance…

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The Lion Guard offices

Take a Tour Through The Lion Guard’s Amazing Disney Office

Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard takes Disney fans on a journey to the savanna in the animated series that follows Simba and Nala’s cub Kion and his Pride Lands-protecting friends. If you’ve ever wondered what inspires the series’ epic storytelling, you need only to look around their spectacular workplace. In this exclusive video, Line Producer John Carrillo…

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The Lion Guard holiday episdoe

Get Ready for Christmas in the Pride Lands on The Lion Guard

By Beth Deitchman

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas—even in the Pride Lands, where Kion, Bunga, Beshte, and the rest of the Lion Guard are getting into the holiday spirit with Timon and Pumbaa. On a special episode of Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard, “Timon and Pumbaa’s Christmas,” which debuts Friday, December 8, at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT on Disney…

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Disney news

Star Wars Forces of Destiny, Vampirina, and Rapunzel—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Get a sneak peek at Star Wars Forces of Destiny, and mark your calendars for Vampirina’s debut… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Awesome Star Wars Forces of Destiny Sneak Peek

Look, there on the horizon—there’s a brand-new series of animated shorts winging their way across our…

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Big Hero 6, Star Wars Galactic Nights, Cars 3, Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates, Heroes, and Galactic Nights—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

A Second Season for Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 The Series

Ready to revisit San Fransokyo? Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 The Series debuts this fall… and there’s fantastic news about a second season—plus a seriously adorable video featuring some of the show’s voice cast (including Maya Rudolph, Ryan Potter, and Stan Lee!)—right…

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ABC Emmy nominations 2016

ABC’s Big Emmy Nominations—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

ABC Celebrates 2016 Primetime Emmy Nominations

Earlier this morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards—and ABC has raked in an impressive 35 nominations! (With all the great shows and stars we have, it’s no surprise!) Take a look at the truly outstanding rundown,…

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