The first new series, Vampirina, is inspired by Disney Publishing’s children’s book series Vampirina Ballerina and follows a young vampire girl whose family moves from Transylvania to Pennsylvania, where she must deal with being the new kid in town. It’s executive-produced by Doc McStuffins creator Chris Nee along with co-executive producer Norton Virgien, and Nicky Phelan is set to direct. Brown Bag Films is producing in association with Disney Junior.
The second new series, Puppy Dog Tails, is created by comedian Harland Williams and focuses on two fun-loving pug puppies, Bingo and Rolly, whose thrill-seeking appetites take them on daily adventures around their neighborhood and beyond. Williams is a consulting producer on the show with Sean Coyle serving as exec producer. Dean Batali (That 70s Show) has been tapped as story editor. Puppy Dog Tails is a production of Wild Canary in association with Disney Junior.
Disney Junior, which includes both a 24-hour channel and a daily Disney Channel programming block, is #1 among all preschooler networks in Total Day, Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Women 18-49 for three consecutive years.