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Will your kids be watching Disney Jr.?

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Disney Junior Channel for Toddlers Launches -- The New Perfect Babysitter

Posted by Adriana Velez on March 22, 2012 

disney jrHeads up, Disney-loving parents of toddlers and preschoolers. Looking for something else to watch while the Suite Life of Zack & Cody is on? There's a new kid on the block waiting to play: The Disney Junior channel. It's the Disney Channel for the toddler and preschool set (ages 2-7), kind of like Disney's "Nick Jr."

They're moving some of their little-kid shows, like Higglytown Heroes, over, and they're introducing some new shows, like Doc McStuffins. It's a show about a little girl doctor who rescues sick stuffed animals. Just like I used to do! But where are the traditional Disney characters?

It looks like they'll still be there, too. They have the Mickey Mouse Club, plus The Magical World of Disney looks like it gives kids re-runs from scenes of their favorite Disney movies.

And it's on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! I know, to non-parents, that sounds horrible. WHY would you want your child watching television at 3 a.m.? And to that I say, you've never had a jet-lagged 3-year-old recovering from a trip overseas, apparently. I could go on and on. There are dozens of emergency moments when some children's programming at an odd hour can really come in handy. No, you don't want your kid watching Little Einsteins every night at 10 p.m. But there's going to be that one slumber party with the cousins, that time when they're up with a tummy ache ... know what I mean? I think the 24-hour programming is super.

Will your kids be watching Disney Jr.?

by on Mar. 23, 2012 at 5:07 AM
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by on Mar. 26, 2012 at 6:49 PM
We already watch disney jr. now & if we get the channel my DD will be thrilled.
by on Mar. 26, 2012 at 7:01 PM
We already get it. Its nice ..... But we.prefer tvo
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by on Mar. 29, 2012 at 2:24 AM
I hope we get it. My toddler loves Mickey Mouse. We actually just saw the Disney Jr show at California Adventure today. My two younger kids had so much fun.
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by on Mar. 29, 2012 at 10:35 AM
If we had cable we'd be watching but we are trying to get out debt so for now we watch TV over the internet : ) we are watching Mickey mouse on Disney as I
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