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[26 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Transition Relationship of SOAPnet and Disney Junior Further Clarified

Many fans of SOAPnet have recently been concerned over the news that one of their favorite channels would abruptly stop broadcasting its usual programming on March 23, as it made way for the brand new Disney Junior channel.  However, sources from SOAPnet have reached out to DisZine to explain that the transition would be more gradual.
While SOAPnet will eventually go away, there will be no “hard stop” to its broadcasts.  Rather, SOAPnet and Disney Junior will run concurrently for a period of transition.  More information was shared in this article …

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[17 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Junior to Replace ABC’s SOAPNet Eventually

CORRECTION:  Since this story was published, DisZine has been contacted by ABC Daytime and SOAPnet, who offered clarification on the transition of channels carrying SOAPnet to Disney Junior.  According to Publicity Director Mitch Messinger, SOAPnet and Disney Junior will run concurrently until SOAPnet is no longer available.  “SOAPnet will remain available for an undetermined period of time as additional carriage deals for Disney Junior are finalized with distributors,” a spokesperson has said.  Many thanks to Mr. Messinger for reaching out to DisZine with this helpful information.
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[27 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Sunset “SoapNet” Channel, Making Room For “Disney Junior”

CORRECTION:  Since this story was published, DisZine has been contacted by ABC Daytime and SOAPnet, who offered clarification on the transition of channels carrying SOAPnet to Disney Junior.  According to Publicity Director Mitch Messinger, SOAPnet and Disney Junior will run concurrently until SOAPnet is no longer available.  “SOAPnet will remain available for an undetermined period of time as additional carriage deals for Disney Junior are finalized with distributors,” a spokesperson said.  Many thanks to Mr. Messinger for reaching out to DisZine with this helpful information.
Set to debut in 2012 the …