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Disney Sets Premiere Date for Muppet Babies Cartoon


Disney Junior’s new animated series Muppet Babies, based on the Emmy-winning hit, is due to debut on Disney Channel and the DisneyNOW app late next month.

Muppet Babies follows the playroom adventures of young Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and the new character Summer Penguin, with guest appearances from Statler and Waldorf, Bunsen and Beaker, Rowlf the Dog, Rizzo and Dr. Teeth. The show launches on Friday, March 23, at 10 a.m.

The Muppet Babies voice cast includes Jenny Slate (Zootopia), Melanie Harrison (Fish Hooks), Dee Bradley Baker (Milo Murphy’s Law), Ben Diskin (The Spectacular Spider-Man), Eric Bauza (The Adventures of Puss in Boots), Jessica DiCicco (Puppy Dog Pals) and Matt Danner (Gravity Falls). The series is a co-pro between Disney Junior, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media’s Publishing and Digital Media group, and The Muppets Studio

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