Two critically-acclaimed, award-winning animated series from Disney Junior –“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” and “Handy Manny” – have begun airing exclusively in Spanish on Univision Network’s Saturday children’s programming block, “Planeta U.” Both series premiered during Planeta U on Saturday, May 31.
“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” is broadcast on Univision every Saturday at 8 a.m. ET/PT, while episodes of Handy Manny air at 9 a.m. ET. Both series also currently air in English on Disney Junior, the popular 24-hour channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents.
“‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’ and ‘Handy Manny’ have proven popular with our preschool viewers and their parents around the world and we are delighted to introduce these Disney Junior series to a new audience of preschoolers and their families on Univision’s Planeta U,” said Nancy Kanter, executive vice president, Original Programming, and general manager, Disney Junior Worldwide.
“We are proud to add ‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’ and ‘Handy Manny’ to our Planeta U children’s programming block,” said Alberto Ciurana, President of Programming and Content, Univision Communications, Inc. “Adding these two exceptionally regarded shows to our lineup speaks to our commitment to deliver high quality, educational programming to our younger audience.”