Disney Junior Orders Third Season of “Muppet Babies” Ahead of Second Season Debut

Disney Junior has picked up a third season of the popular kids’ show Muppet Babies. The fuzzy pals will return for more adventures, learning, and fun on Disney Channel.

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What’s happening:

  • Disney Junior has ordered a third season of the hit Muppet Babies, ahead of its season two premiere.
  • A sneak peek of the new season will be available in DisneyNOW on Friday, August 2, prior to its official debut Friday, August 9 (8:30-9:00 am EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel.
  • Since its premiere in March 2018, the series has garnered over 140 million views across all social media and digital viewing platforms, and currently ranks as Disney Channel’s #1 series among kids 2-8.
  • The show chronicles the hilarious playroom antics of:
    • Kermit the Frog
    • Piggy
    • Fozzie Bear
    • Gonzo
    • Animal
    • Summer Penguin

  • Season two of Muppet Babies will see even more beloved Muppets make their way to the playroom for all-new adventures including:
    • Brother and sister duo Scooter and Skeeter
    • Sweetums
    • Swedish Chef
  • Other special guest appearances include:
    • Rizzo the Rat’s popstar brother, Vinny
    • Mr. Manny, who comes to fill in for Miss Nanny when she goes out for the day

Creative Team: 

  • Muppet Babies is based on the original Emmy Award-winning animated series that aired in the 80s and 90s.
  • Executive producer:
    • Tom Warburton (Codename: Kids Next Door)
  • Co-executive producer and supervising director:
    • Matt Danner (Gravity Falls)
  • Co-producer and art director:
    • Chris Moreno (Xiaolin Chronicles)
  • Story editor:
    • Robyn Brown (WellieWishers)

Muppet Babies stars:

  • Matt Danner (Gravity Falls) as Kermit
  • Jenny Slate (Zootopia) as Miss Nanny
  • Melanie Harrison (Fish Hooks) as Piggy
  • Dee Bradley Baker (Milo Murphy’s Law) as Animal
  • Eric Bauza (The Adventures of Puss in Boots) as Fozzie
  • Jessica DiCicco (Puppy Dog Pals) as Summer
  • Ben Diskin (The Spectacular Spider-Man), as Gonzo

More Muppet Babies:

  • Muppet Babies is featured in the all-new “Disney Junior Holiday Party! On Tour” debuting Friday, November 1, with several stops at marquee venues across the country throughout the holiday season.
  • Other extensions for the series include:
    • Storybook and early reader book titles from Disney Publishing
    • A DVD release from Walt Disney Studios
    • A soundtrack from Walt Disney Records
    • Toys, accessories and apparel are available at Disney Store and at shopDisney.com. 
    • The full toy line from Just Play, including plush, figures, playsets and role-play, is at retailers nationwide.