Jake and the Netherland Pirates

Disney Channel launches on German free TV

Germany’s latest competitor in the children’s free-to-air channels market has arrived. Disney Channel launched on Friday as the newest entrant in a market that already includes Super RTL and KiKA. Disney Channel was previously available on pay TV in Germany, but The Walt Disney Company decided to make the move some 18 months ago after […]

News brief: Disney Junior renews Sofia, Doc, Jake

Preschool channel Disney Junior has renewed a trio of original shows. Disney Princess series Sofia the First and Doc McStuffins have been handed third seasons and Jake and the Netherland Pirates has scored a fourth. All three shows were among the top cable series in the US for 2-5s, with Sofia in particular growing strongly […]