Helene Etzi

Disney+ lifts lid on animated offerings

Disney has lifted the lid on kids programming heading to its forthcoming streaming platform, including a reboot of classic series Chip ‘n’ Dale.  A 39 x 7-minute series of Chip ‘n’ Dale – whose original IP dates back to the 1940s – is currently in production and set for global release as a Disney+ original. It is […]

Disney EMEA unveils huge animation slate at Annecy

Disney EMEA used the Annecy International Animated Film Festival to announce new series Vikingskool, as well as showcase a number of other original series in production including 101 Dalmation Street. The company also used the event to confirm Disney Channels’ commitment to working with producers from across the region. Vikingskool, created by Norwegians Frederick P. […]

Disney heads to 101 Dalmatian Street

Disney Channels EMEA has commissioned an animated series adaptation of classic movie One Hundred and One Dalmations. The news of 101 Dalmation Street came as Disney’s EMEA arm showcased its latest wares at the Annecy Animation Festival in France this week. Both One Hundred and One Dalmations and Dodie Smith’s original 1956 novel were cited […]

Disney launching Miranda Hart web series

Disney EMEA is launching So Sammy, a new shortform kids series from British comedian and actor Miranda Hart. The series will be made by UK indie King Bert, which Hart founded in 2014 alongside fellow comic and actor David Walliams, with backing from BBC Worldwide. So Sammy is the first original for the Disney Channel’s […]

Disney takes eOne toon global

The Walt Disney Company will launch an animated superhero toon from Entertainment One Family around the world. PJ Masks will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the US and France 5 on September 18, after which it will roll out on Disney Junior networks globally. The preschool show, based on French author Romuald […]