During the month of February – Black History Month – Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD will be presenting the inspiring stories of some real-life African-American Heroes – including Tuskegee Airmen Chief Civilian flight instructor Charles Alfred “Chief” Anderson, the history-making commercial airline pilot Stephanie R. Grant, animator and Disney legend Floyd Norman.
‘It’s just a few weeks into the launch of ‘Elena of Avalor’ and we are already seeing what an impact and connection she is making with kids and families,’ said Nancy Kanter of Disney Junior Worldwide, as she announced that Elena of Avalor was being given a second season order just a few weeks into the show’s first season launch.
Princess Elena also made her debut at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida today.
Disney Channel’s The Lion Guard – following Simba and Nala’s son as he and his friends protect the Pride Lands – will premiere on Friday, January 15, 2016 (9:30am/8:30C) on Disney Channel and then encore on both Disney Channel and Disney Junior throughout the weekend.
For further details, a making of video and a look at the show’s opening credits, follow the jump.
First Lady Michelle Obama has added another credit to her IMDb page – she will be guest starring on Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins on Child Health Day, Monday, September 28th.
In Doc McStuffins Goes To Washington, ‘the First Lady invites Doc and other kids who are making a difference in their community to the White House to be honored in a special ceremony.’ For more, follow the jump.
Princess Elena of Avalor, a confident and compassionate teenager in an enchanted fairytale kingdom inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, will be introduced in a special episode of Disney Junior’s hit series “Sofia the First” beginning production now for a 2016 premiere.
Voiced by Aimee Carrero, the character will then be launched in her own animated series, Elena of Avalor – planned for a 2016 premiere. For further details, follow the jump.