Disney Junior’s ‘Goldie & Bear’ Debuts Saturday, 12, on Watch Disney Junior Platforms
The first six episodes of the fairy tale-inspired series will air on the Watch Disney Junior platforms Watch Disney Junior app and Watch Disney Junior.com each Monday from September 21 through October 12. The first episode debuts on Saturday, September 12.
Goldie & Bear is set in the world of Fairy Tale Forest and reunited Goldie and Bear after the “porridge incident” in Goldilocks and The Three Bears. Each episode features two 11-minute stories that showcase the new and unexpected friendship between Goldie and Bear.
The show uses fairy tales, folktales, and nursery rhymes to tell the story of Goldie and Bear who are seeking out fun and adventure with other fairy tale characters. The show is meant to encourage children to develop their own “enchanting friendships.”
Maria Tatar, chair of Harvard University’s program in Folklore and Mythology serves as a series consultant.
Goldie & Bear stars Natalie Lander (The Middle) as Goldie and Georgie Kidder (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) as Bear. Recurring guest stars include Lesley Nicol (Downton Abbey) as Fairy Godmother, Isabella Day (Cristela) as little witch Rosita, Debby Ryan (Jessie) as Thumbelina and Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (black-ish) as Jack & Jill.
The series – aimed at kids ages 2-7 – will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in November.