PJ Masks makes it’s international broadcast debut on Disney Junior in the U.S. on Friday, September 18, and will debut in France later this fall. The new show will then launch on Disney Junior channels around the globe in 2016.
PJ Masks is based on French author Romuald Racioppo’s imaginative picture book series titled “Les Pyjamasques”. It is a beloved series in France where the books launched in 2008. The beloved children’s books have published 15 titles to date, and plan to release two new titles every year. The TV series is produced by eOne and Frog Box, in collaboration with the award winning French animation studio TeamTO, and with Disney Junior and France 5.
“Our new landmark property, PJ Masks, brings popular superhero themes to a preschool audience and we’re incredibly excited about the upcoming premiere on Disney Junior and France 5,” says Olivier Dumont, Managing Director of eOne Family. “PJ Masks is a winning combination – both preschool boys and girls will love and be empowered by the show’s heroic and fantasy based story lines whilst being able to relate to the central themes of friendship and teamwork.”
PJ Masks pursues the exciting night time adventures of three young friends who turn into their dynamic super hero alter egos, Catboy, Owlette and Gekko! They transform when they put on their pajamas at night and activate their animal amulets. These 3 friends set off on action packed adventures, solve intriguing mysteries, and learn valuable lessons along the way. The “PJ Masks” series is a new kind of age appropriate super hero adventure. The stories feature great characters, sharp story lines and universal themes that resonate with preschoolers and their parents all over the world.
How exciting, new super heroes for our future Disney Addicts to connect with, I can’t wait to see the first episode on Friday September 18! Premiering later this fall will also be Goldie and Bear, a new cartoon giving us a twist on the story of Goldie Locks and the Three Bears.