Mickey Mouse


ABC to air primetime special as Mickey Mouse turns 90

Disney is launching worldwide celebrations honouring 90 years of its ambassador, Mickey Mouse, including a primetime special hosted by US broadcaster ABC. The cross-company festivities will continue through 2018 via a range of initiatives from a fashion show, celebrations at Disney parks and resorts and the ABC special, which will air this autumn. As part […]

Pickle & Peanut appeals to Disney XD

Disney XD has given the greenlight to Pickle & Peanut, an animated comedy for its US and worldwide feeds. Disney Television Animation has begun production on the 2D/live-action hybrid show, which is a buddy comedy about an emotional pickle and a easy-going peanut. Jon Helder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Johnny Pemberton (21 Jump Street) provide the […]

Ex-Teletoon chief to launch new Irish-Canadian studio

Alan Gregg, the former director of original content at Canadian kids channel Teletoon, is relocating to Ireland to lead Canuck animation firm Mercury Filmworks’ push into Europe. Gregg has landed the role of president, European production, and will also join the Mercury Filmworks board. He will lead Mercury Filmworks Europe, which will house a new […]

Mickey Mouse set for small screen comeback

Disney Channel is bringing back iconic toon star Mickey Mouse in a series of short-form slapstick movies. The 19-film series, Mickey Mouse, will begin rolling out across the Disney Channel, Disney.com and WATCH Disney Channel on June 28. In the first, Croissant de Triumph, Mickey has to deliver croissants to Minnie Mouse’s café but runs […]