During Summer 2014, bolstered by the premieres of original movies “Zapped” and “How to Build a Better Boy” and the launch of original comedy series “Girl Meets World”, Disney Channel swept Total Day for the 3rd-consecutive summer, ranking as TV’s #1 network for the 3rd summer in a row in Kids 2-11, 6th in Kids 6-11 and 9th in Tweens 9-14, and was the #1 cable TV network for the 3rd summer in a row in Total Viewers.
For the week of August 18, 2014, powered by Friday’s line-up of new “Jessie,” “Dog With A Blog,” “Gravity Falls,” “Phineas and Ferb” and “Wander Over Yonder” episodes and a preview of the highly anticipated “Star Wars Rebels,” Disney Channel was cable TV’s #1 network in Total Viewers and TV’s #1 network across target youth Kid 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tween 9-14 demographics.
For the week of August 11, 2014, powered by Disney Channel Original Movie “How to Build a Better Boy” and near-record performance for original comedy “Girl Meets World,” Disney Channel swept Total Day.
In fond remembrance of one of the world’s greatest and most beloved actors, Robin Williams, Disney’s animated movie “Aladdin” will be presented SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 and SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior. Williams voiced the 1992 film’s treasured character, Genie.
via press release: Ratings Highlights for July 2014 – Final National Ratings Disney Channel’s Total DayIs #1in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demographics for July 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Posts All-Time Monthly Highs and Is TV’s #1 Preschool-Dedicated Total Day… (READ MORE)
The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning.
For 2Q 2014, Disney Channel was TV’s #1 Total Day network for the 13th-consecutive quarter in Kids 6-11 (491,000/2.1 rating – dates back to 2Q11) and for the 21st-straight quarter in Tweens 9-14 (421,000/1.7 rating – dates back to 2Q09).
Disney Junior’s “Pirate and Princess Summer” annual programming event kicks off FRIDAY, JUNE 27 on Disney Channel with new episodes of Emmy-nominated hit series “Sofia the First” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” (9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. ET/PT, respectively).
Disney is developing of a new animated series for Disney Junior based on the 1994 theatrical hit The Lion King.
Disney/ABC Television Group is today re-launching its industry-defining WATCH services for Disney Channel,Disney XD and Disney Juniorwith an intuitive, character-focused redesign and new features that include the launch of Disney Junior en Español, access to Radio Disney, the ability to play games on Android and Kindle Fire devices and premieres of some of each networks’ most anticipated programming.
Broadway and television stars Christian Borle, Megan Hilty and Tom Cavanagh lead the voice cast of the animated “Lucky Duck,” the first Disney Junior Original Movie. Geared towards kids age 2-7 and their families, the adventure at sea tells the story of a trio of misfit tub toys in search of the kids who will love them just the way they are. “Lucky Duck” premieres FRIDAY, JUNE 20 on Disney Junior (7:00 p.m., ET/PT) and SATURDAY, JUNE 21 on Disney Channel (9:00 a.m., ET/PT).
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 41ST Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards.
Disney’s “The 7D,” a contemporary, comedic take on the world of the Seven Dwarfs, will premiere MONDAY, JULY 7 (10:00 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD and will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior later this year. Joining the voice cast are Jay Leno and Whoopi Goldberg in the recurring roles of Crystal Ball and Magic Mirror, respectively. The series’ previously announced voice cast includes Kelly Osbourne as the comically evil villain Hildy Gloom.
For the week of April 14, 2014, Disney Channel stood as TV’s #1 Total Day network for the 149th-consecutive week among Tweens 9-14 (374,000/1.5 rating) and for the 148th time in the prior 149 weeks in Kids 6-11 (457,000/1.9 rating) – dates back to week of 6/13/11.
For the week of April 7, 2014, Disney Channel ranked as TV’s #1 Total Day network for the 148th-consecutive week among Tweens 9-14 (379,000/1.6 rating) and for the 147th time in the previous 148 weeks in Kids 6-11 (440,000/1.9 rating) – dates back to week of 6/13/11.