Radio / Television News

Playhouse Disney becomes Disney Junior this Friday

TORONTO – Astral-owned children’s channel Playhouse Disney and its French-language counterpart Playhouse Disney Télé will rebrand to Disney Junior this Friday, May 6.The new channel will include classic and contemporary Disney characters in stories with learning and development themes. Anchoring the Disney Junior brand is the new animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates, accompanied by Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Special Agent Oso and the Canadian series Stella and Sam.Available commercial-free in French and English to subscribers across Canada, Disney Junior will offer engaging and development-based programming for younger