Enjoy the Magic of Disney Junior Whenever and Wherever with the Launch of the Disney Junior App

Featuring fan favourite series like Doc McStuffins, PJ Masks, Sofia the First, Miles From Tomorrowland and more!

(Toronto, ON) Corus Entertainment is opening up the magical world of Disney Junior with the launch of the Disney Junior App, an interactive app for mobile and tablet devices. Free to Disney Junior subscribers, the App gives fans access to top-rated shows on Disney Junior, the second most watched specialty network with K2-5* in Canada (second to Corus’ Treehouse), anywhere and anytime they want.

Joining Corus’ full suite of TV Everywhere apps, the Disney Junior App allows users who log in with their cable subscription to watch a live 24-hour feed of the Disney Junior channel, access exclusive content that can be streamed on tablets and mobile devices, and watch full-length episodes on-demand for series such as Sofia the First, Miles From Tomorrowland, PJ Masks, and The Lion Guard. The App can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store or Google Play in Canada. For information on Corus’ other TV Everywhere apps visit https://www.corusent.com/about/our-brands/digital/.

This month on the Disney Junior App, viewers can watch the season four premiere of family favourite series Doc McStuffins dubbed Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital. In the premiere, Doc’s grandmother transports Doc to the magical world of McStuffinsville where she will carry on a family tradition by expanding her practice to the McStuffins Toy Hospital as the Chief Resident. The episode features guest stars Anthony Anderson (ABC’s black-ish) and Dawnn Lewis (A Different World). Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital premieres on the Disney Junior channel Saturday, July 30 at 9 a.m. ET/PT and will be available the same day on the Disney Junior App.

To find Disney Junior on your TV visit http://www.disneyjunior.ca/channel-finder and for more information on the Disney Junior App visit http://www.disneyjunior.ca/app.

Corus’ apps are built using You.i Engine software, developed by Ottawa-based startup You.i TV, which powers the user experience across all platforms. These apps are also supported by technologies from the Platform, Adobe Primetime, Penthera, Akamai and Elemental.

*Source: Numeris (BBM Canada), 12/1/2015 – 06/26/2016, Total Canada, Ranker based on Average Minute Audience.

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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.

Connect with Disney Junior:
www.disneyjunior.ca

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyJuniorCanada
YouTube: www.disneyJunior.ca/YouTube

For more information on Disney Junior (Canada), please contact:

Rebecca Rebeiro
Corus Entertainment
416.479.6474
rebecca.rebeiro@corusent.com

Michelle McTeague
Corus Entertainment
416.966.7724
michelle.mcteague@corusent.com


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