While the current season of “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” will continue to air on the Disney Channel through 2011, Disney has announced a 4th season set to air on the upcoming “Disney Junior” channel. “Disney Junior” is going to be a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel devoted to preschool-age children around the world that Disney announced several months ago. In addition to 13 new episodes planned for Season 4, nine extended specials are also planned.
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’s first primetime special, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Choo Choo Express,” broke records when it aired last October ranking in as cable’s #1 program in its timeslot among its targeted ‘Kids 2-5’ demographic. Focusing on important preschool learning topics like mathematics skills, problem solving, interactive storytelling, and fitness the series has reached over 140 million unduplicated viewers worldwide, airing in 158 countries/territories and in 30 different languages. Combining the internationally recognized Disney characters and technologically advanced CGI animation, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” boasts an Emmy-nomination.
“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” currently airs weekdays at 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. ET/PT and weekends at 9:00 and 9:30 a.m. ET/PT during Disney Channel’s Playhouse Disney programming block for preschoolers. The series carries a TV-Y parental guideline.