The animated series “The Lion Guard” will premiere FRIDAY, JANUARY 15 (9:30a.m., EST/PST) on Disney Channel with encore showings throughout the week on Disney Junior and Disney Channel. It’s story which follows “The Lion King” epic, was introduced through a Disney Channel Original Movie last month will continue in a made for preschoolers TV series.
The show has been a success with Kids 2-5 and continues the tale of The Lion King, following the adventures of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, and his diverse group of friends, each with a unique skill, as they unite to protect the Pride Lands.
A full-length preview episode titled “The Rise of Makuu” will be available on WATCHDisneyJunior.com, the WATCH Disney Junior app and iTunes on Monday, December 14.
Each episode of “The Lion Guard” incorporates Swahili words and phrases and includes original songs. The Education and Science experts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park serve as consultants, inspiring original stories based on their first-hand experiences, and advising on the characteristics, behaviors and habitats of various African animal species.
Our family is already in love with this new adventure, and can’t wait to watch the television series beginning next month!
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