Voting Begins Today, Friday 01/29.10, on Official “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” Facebook Fan Page
PRESCHOOLERS, THEIR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS INVITED TO VOTE ONLINE FOR THEIR FAVORITE “MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE” CHARACTER; RESULTS REVEALED SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20 ON DISNEY CHANNEL
Playhouse Disney invites preschool viewers, parents and caregivers from across the country to vote for their favorite character from Playhouse Disney’s #1 series, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,” with the winning character being revealed in a themed marathon and concluding with a new episode on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (6:00-10:00 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. Voting begins today on the official “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” Facebook fan page. In addition, Facebook fans will have the opportunity to see an exclusive music video with a sneak peek of the new episode beginning this Friday. Voting will also be available at PlayhouseDisney.com beginning February 3.
Viewers can choose their favorite among Mickey’s pals – Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy or Pluto – who will be featured in a marathon of seven episodes. The marathon will conclude with the new episode, “Mickey’s Big Surprise” (9:30 a.m., ET/PT), in which Mickey surprises all of his Clubhouse pals with a big fireworks show.
The #1 series on Playhouse Disney, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” ranked #4 among all TV series in 2009 in core preschoolers Kids 2-5. Globally, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” reached nearly 120 million unduplicated viewers worldwide, airing in over 140 countries and in 25 different languages.* Source: Nielsen Media Research, 2009: 12/29/08-12/27/09, U.S. ratings, most current. *Based on 2Q09 data.
“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” airs weekdays at 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. ET/PT and weekends at 9:00 and 9:30 a.m., ET/PT during Disney Channel’s Playhouse Disney programming block for preschoolers. Select episodes of the series, which carries a TV-Y parental guideline, are available on PlayhouseDisney.com and via a variety of mobile video distributors.
Playhouse Disney, seen in a daily programming block on Disney Channel U.S. and on 21 Playhouse Disney channels around the world, encourages preschoolers to imagine and learn through original series, short-form and acquired programming that includes song, movement and entertainment. Guided by an established curriculum, Playhouse Disney supports multiple areas of child development: physical, emotional,
social and cognitive; thinking and creative skills as well as moral and ethical development through carefully constructed themes, storylines and endearing characters.
(source: ABC Disney)