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July 29, 2014

Disney Junior and Chelsea Clinton Promote Youth Service

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group
On a picture perfect morning in Harlem, Disney Junior’s “Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good” tour made its way to Riverbank State Park, where Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, and vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, spoke to kids and families about the importance of youth community service.
January 17, 2014

Disney Junior and Disney/ABC Television Group Digital Media Execs Discuss the Debut of 'Sheriff Callie's Wild West'

By Marina Draskovic, The Walt Disney Company
When you think Disney Junior, which every parent in America with a toddler is bound to do from time to time, you think of great, educational programming like "Sofia the First," "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Doc McStuffins"—true favorites among the 2-to-5-year-old set. But what might elude moms and dads, who have become just as big fans of these hit shows, is how the network and its content are on the cutting edge of digital media technology.
August 27, 2013

Q&A with Disney Junior's Nancy Kanter

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Last year, we took you behind the scenes of "Sofia the First" with Nancy Kanter, executive vice president and general manager, Disney Junior Worldwide, and took a close look at the significant amount of research that was conducted to produce the show. Since then, "Sofia the First" has become a Disney Junior sensation that has attracted fans all over the world!
April 5, 2013

Disney Junior Celebrates One Year!

By Sarah Smith, The Walt Disney Company
It’s hard to believe that it’s been just over a year since the launch of Disney Junior, a 24-hour stand-alone channel—a labor of love for so many here at Disney.
November 13, 2012

Behind the Scenes of 'Sofia the First'

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

I had no idea how much care Disney Junior puts into the creation of its preschool TV shows until I went to ABC Little School in Van Nuys and watched Nancy Kanter, SVP of General Programming and GM of Disney Junior Worldwide, sit on the floor and read storyboards to a captivated audience of preschool girls. Take a look at this video to see all the work that goes into creating Disney Junior’s newest TV movie and subsequent series, Sofia the First.