Disney Junior Invites Parents To Submit Videos of Their Child Performing Favorite Disney Junior Songs…..
Disney Junior Invites Parents To Submit Videos of Their Child Performing Favorite Disney Junior Songs For Chance To Appear On-Air + Walt Disney Records to Release DJ Shuffle, the First-Ever Disney Junior
Disney Junior is welcoming spring by celebrating one of the keystones of Disney Junior programming – MUSIC!
A multi-platform event celebrating the music of Disney Junior kicks off TUESDAY, MARCH 11 on Disney Channel and Disney Junior with the debut of a music video for the new Disney Junior anthem “DJ Shuffle,” performed by internet sensation Parry Gripp. Also beginning that day, parents/caregivers are invited to submit videos via the Disney Junior Facebook page of their child performing popular songs from hit Disney Junior series. The videos will be highlighted across WATCH Disney Junior and DisneyJunior.com/DJShuffle, with some chosen to air on Disney Channel and Disney Junior during a special programming event in April featuring new music-filled episodes and culminating with a family night sing-along.
On TUESDAY, MARCH 18, Walt Disney Records will release “DJ Shuffle,” the first-ever Disney Junior compilation album featuring new songs and beloved favorites from Disney Junior series. In addition to the new “DJ Shuffle” anthem song, the album will debut the song “Hoppin’ Out With You,” a duet performed by Sofia and Clover from “Sofia the First” and features karaoke tracks for “Blue Ribbon Bunny” from “Sofia the First,” “Jake and the Never Land Pirates (Swashbucklin’ Version)” from “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” “Time For Your Check-Up” from “Doc McStuffins” and “DJ Shuffle.”
On Monday, March 24, DisneyJunior.com/DJShuffle will debut the game “DJ Jamboree” where kids can create their own unique versions of popular Disney Junior songs. The site will also feature Disney Junior lyric sheets and music-inspired crafts.
The on-air programming event debuts on Disney Channel with a new “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” airing Tuesday, April 1 (9:00 a.m. ET/PT), where the Clubhouse gang joins Minnie on the road for a pop song performance.
The event also includes a new episode of “Doc McStuffins” guest-starring Broadway star Sutton Foster on Friday, April 4 (9:30 a.m. ET/PT); a musical-inspired episode of “Sheriff Callie’s Wild West” premiering Tuesday, April 8 (9:30 a.m., ET/PT); and a song-filled episode of “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” featuring guest stars Sharon Osbourne, Leigh-Allyn Baker and Ariel Winter, who recur as Mama Hook, the Mermaid Queen and Marina the Mermaid respectively, airing on Friday, April 11 (9:30 a.m. ET/PT). All episodes will encore on Disney Junior as part of a family night sing-along event on Friday, April 18 (5:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT).
In 2013, Disney Junior, the daily programming block for kids age 2-7 on Disney Channel, delivered its biggest year on record in the daypart in Total Viewers, Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Women 18-49. In its first year reporting public ratings, 24-hour Disney Junior channel ranked as the #1 preschool-dedicated TV network in Total Day in Total Viewers across target Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Boys 2-5 and Women 18-49, towering over Nick Jr. by double digits and Sprout by triple digits. The channel opened 2014 boasting all-time weekly highs across all target categories: Total Viewers, Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5, Boys 2-5 and Women 18-49.
Disney Junior reflects the emotional connection generations of consumers have to Disney storytelling and Disney characters, both classic and contemporary. It invites mom and dad to join their child in the Disney experience of magical, musical and heartfelt stories and characters, while incorporating specific learning and development themes designed for kids age 2-7. Disney Junior’s series blend Disney’s unparalleled storytelling and characters kids love deeply with learning, including early math, language skills, healthy eating and lifestyles, and social skills. In the U.S., Disney Junior is a daily programming block on Disney Channel and a 24-hour channel. There are 33 Disney Junior channels in 24 languages around the world.