Monday, February 7, 2011

Disney Junior

Starting on February 14th, Playhouse Disney is officially changing over to Disney Junior.  If you have a little one, like I do, you've probably seen the commercials a thousand times by now and must be wondering - why are they making such a big deal about this?

I've figured out a couple of reasons -

  1. It's Disney and they do everything big
  2. Starting in 2012, Disney Junior will be it's own station
Say goodbye to Soap Net.  I basically said goodbye to my 90210 mornings when Noah was born, so having full-time back up sounds great to me!

Thanks to Fios On Demand, we recently watched a 30+ minute preview for the channel - including a full episode of Jack and the Neverland Pirates, one of the new shows, as well as previews for several other new shows.  They're also adding many more shorts, including Mousekercize - hoping to get kids up and moving for a few minutes while watching shows.

Along with the new shows and eventual channel, Playhouse Junior on Stage will become "Disney Junior - Live on Stage," adding Jake and the Neverland Pirates to the line up.

No more need to set our DVR for Chugginton - we'll have them all on demand now!

Thanks for stopping by,
~Jenn

4 comments:

  1. My kids have seen so many adds for this that they keep asking when it starts! :-) I am looking forward to the Mousekercize segments.

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  2. Trying not to be negative on this one, but the "regular" Disney Channels already air sooooo many re-runs. If they cut back on the re-runs, then there would be plenty of time for fresh programming.

    However, I am excited to see the new shows & segments... and I don't have any little-bitty kids anymore.

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  3. They should stop doing baby shows. It is so stupid

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  4. We are loving Jake and the Never Land Pirates over here. I'm all for the change.

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