TCA: Disney Junior To Launch Feb. 14

Disney Junior, the new channel aimed at kids 2-7, will premiere
Monday, Feb. 14 with new animated series Jake
and the Never Land Pirates
, it was announced Monday at the Television
Critics Association press tour.

Five other programs joining the launch day schedule are Mickey Mousekersize, Special Agent Oso: Three Healthy Steps, A Poem Is...,Babar and the Adventures of Badou and Tinga Tinga Tales.

"Disney Junior will be
an entry point into the world of Disney for young kids, creating a world -
online and on-air - that captures the magic of Disney and its classic heartfelt
storytelling and timeless characters beloved by generations," said Gary
Marsh, president, Entertainment, and chief creative officer, Disney Channels
Worldwide, in a statement.