Anthony Anderson, Molly Ringwald, Ellen Pompeo, Gabourey Sidibe, Vanessa Williams and Ludacris Join Season Four of Disney Junior’s Peabody and NAACP Image Award-Winning Doc Mcstuffins
Doc McStuffins to serve as Chief Resident of a Toy Hospital
(Toronto, Canada) Anthony Anderson (black-ish), Molly Ringwald (Sixteen Candles), Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy), Gabourey Sidibe (Empire) and Vanessa Williams (The Good Wife) will guest star on Disney Junior‘s critically-acclaimed Doc McStuffins, an animated series about a little girl who aspires to be a doctor like her mom and runs a clinic for stuffed animals and toys out of her backyard playhouse. They join previously announced guest star Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges in season four, slated to debut this summer.
The new season will find Doc and her toy friends magically transported to a make-believe town, made up entirely of toys, where Doc serves as chief resident of the Toy Hospital.
Since its premiere in 2012, celebrity guest stars on Doc McStuffins include: The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama; Audra McDonald; Geena Davis; Ty Burrell; David Copperfield; Taye Diggs; Patton Oswalt; Molly Shannon; Jeffrey Tambor; Tony Hale; Lisa Loeb; and five cast members of Downton Abbey – Joanne Froggatt, Lesley Nicol, Matt Milne, Nigel Harman and Robert Bathurst.
The series stars Laya DeLeon Hayes as Doc; Loretta Devine as Hallie; Lara Jill Miller as Lambie; Robbie Rist as Stuffy; Jess Harnell as Chilly; Andre Robinson as Donny McStuffins; Kimberly Brooks as Mom McStuffins; and Gary Anthony Williams as Dad McStuffins.
Created and executive-produced by Humanitas Prize and Emmy Award-winning Chris Nee and directed by Emmy-winning Norton Virgien, Doc McStuffins is a production of Dublin, Ireland’s Brown Bag Films in association with Disney Channel. The Hollywood Health & Society division of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center serves as its health and medical consultants, advising on basic health issues that are relevant to young kids and families. Doc McStuffins airs daily on Disney Junior.
About Disney Junior (Canada)
Disney Junior (Canada) is available in English to subscribers across Canada. Disney Junior brings the emotional connection generations of consumers have to Disney storytelling and Disney characters, both classic and contemporary, to life on the screen and offers audiences magical, musical and heartfelt stories that incorporate learning and development themes designed for kids aged 2-7. The channel is available in Canada through a license agreement between Canadian-based integrated media and content company Corus Entertainment Inc. and Disney/ABC Television Group. For more information, please visit www.disneyjunior.ca and corusent.com.
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