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Disney launches two new shows for Disney Junior

MUMBAI: The learning focused block on Disney Channel, Disney Junior, will have two new shows from 19 December. The shows ‘A Poem is…‘ and ‘Tasty Time with Chef ZeFronk‘ will be played out multiple times daily on the channel.


The show A Poem is… is a short-form animated series which has poems for children set to scenes and imagery from Disney classics like Bambi, The Lady and the Trtamp and Dumbo. The poems will be narrated by veteran Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi in hindi and by actor director Suhasini Ratnam in Tamil and Telegu. The show will feature poems from Robert Louis Stevenson, John Howard Payne, AA Milne and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.


Tasty Times with Chef ZeFronk will be a five minute short-run programme which will encourage the children to cook and have fun with their families. Actor Omi Vaidya will be lending his voice to the character of Chef ZeFronk.
 
Walt Disney Television International India executive director content and creative Arnab Chaudhuri said, "The launch of these new series further demonstrates Disney Junior‘s dedication to programming that highlights the importance of great, heartfelt storytelling with learning components, including poetry and life skills."


Apart from the two new shows, Disney Junior will also release a magazine and DVDs of its content and activities in the future.

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