Today, Disney Junior announced they were starting production on two new series: Vampirina and Puppy Dog Tails which are set to premiere in 2017. Additionally, fans of the network will be pleased to know that second seasons of The Lion Guard and Goldie & Bear are also in the works.
Vampirina, executive-produced by Doc McStuffins creator Chris Nee, os inspired by Disney Publishing’s popular children’s book series Vampirina Ballerina. It tells the story of a young vampire girl who faces the joys and trials of being the new kid in town when her family moves from Transylvania to Pennsylvania. Many of the key creative professionals behind Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning series Doc McStuffins” are at the helm in addition Nee including co-executive producer Norton Virgien. Nicky Phelan (Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty) is directing the series, and the Academy Award-nominated animation studio Brown Bag Films is producing in association with Disney Junior.
Puppy Dog Tails, created by comedian and actor Harland Williams, centers on two fun-loving pug puppies, Bingo and Rolly, whose thrill-seeking appetites take them on daily adventures around their neighborhood and beyond. Williams also serves as consulting producer with Sean Coyle (The Awesomes, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse) as executive producer and Dean Batali (That ’70s Show) as story editor. The series is a production of Wild Canary in association with Disney Junior.
Watch for both series, premiering on Disney Junior in 2017.