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Disney Junior, on the small screens in Romania from June 1, 2011

Disney Junior, on the small screens in Romania from June 1, 2011

The Disney Playhouse is turning into a new preschool TV experience

Walt Disney EMEA has announced the launch of Disney Junior, a new platform for children between the ages of 2 and 7 and their families, available in Romania from June 1, 2011, in the form of a block of programs.

The launch of Disney Junior is the next step in the strategy for preschoolers. Building on the success of the Playhouse Disney channel, the new Disney Junior channel will replace the Disney Playhouse and expand its current audience to include children ages 2-7.

Disney Junior will broadcast content daily, will have an integrated website, VOD (video on demand), mobile and paid download platforms.

Continuing the success of the local production of the Jungle Moto-animals, the grid transmitted by Disney Junior will be supplemented with local productions and formats located on multiple platforms.

Moto-animals, the second season

The second season of the series nominated for BAFTA1 awards, Moto-animals in the jungle, will debut in the Disney Junior program grid. Season II includes 26 new colorful, interactive episodes that will be broadcast on Disney Junior platforms in EMEA in 2011 and in Romania on June 1, 2011.

Disney Junior will become home to some very beloved programs, such as Mickey Mouse's Club, Jungle Moto-animals, Manny the Skilful and the Bear Special Agent, but also new series like Jake and the Never Land Pirates that will premiere in the same. time with the launch of Disney Junior, June 1, 2011.

We have fun, we learn and grow big with Disney characters

Disney Junior reflects the emotional connection that generations of consumers have with Disney stories and characters, both classic and contemporary.

Disney Junior programs invite parents to join their children to experience Disney with magical, musical and natural stories and characters, while incorporating specific learning and development themes created for children ages 2-7.

The Disney Junior series and animations combine the unmatched Disney stories and characters loved by children with learning, including math, foreign languages, nutrition and healthy lifestyles, as well as social skills. Through the mix of cartoon programs and live action, Disney Junior inspires game learning, from first basics in math and languages, to healthy lifestyles, with an emphasis on social and emotional development.

Celebrate childhood by encouraging children to laugh, sing, dance and, above all - have fun.

From the first stage of program development, Disney is calling on experts in education and child development to analyze all the premises and scenarios before the development stage. The vision of the Disney Junior brand was created in close collaboration with the parents, the whole content being approved by the mothers.

"Disney Junior will bring the unparalleled legacy of Walt Disney's classic stories, beloved characters, engaging music and learning through the game, thus providing a perfect viewing experience for both children and their families.

We took into account the parents' thoughts and concerns and developed our offer to ensure that we meet their needs. We will keep the best Disney Playhouse programs and, at the same time, introduce new programs that are appealing to existing and loyal audiences, and develop new programs for 6- and 7-year-olds that aren't big enough for other Disney channels, "Beth Gardiner , Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Disney Junior EMEA.

"With the launch of Disney Junior we intend to develop an emotional connection with children and a place of trust for parents, by bringing the classic Disney characters in the foreground, naturally, and by introducing new and original characters that we hope will become classics. in the future ", Maciej Bral, Vice President, Disney Channels CEE and emerging markets.