In October 2020, Disney announced a new animated series would be coming to Disney Junior and Disney Channel starring Mickey Mouse and friends called Mickey Mouse Funhouse.
The series will also bring a new character, Funny, a talking playhouse “who takes them on adventures to unique lands that inspire the imagination.”
And now we know that this new series will debut on both Disney Channel and Disney Junior on August 20 at 8 a.m. local time. But the best news is that a prime-time special titled “Mickey the Brave!” will air on July 16 at 7:30 p.m. local time!
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From the makers of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Mickey and the Roadster Racers, The Lion Guard, and many more, Mickey Mouse Funhouse will teach viewers valuable lessons about “friendship, creativity, and ingenuity.”
When the series was first announced, Joe D’Ambrosia, senior vice president, Original Programming, and general manager, Disney Junior, said:
“Preschoolers around the world love Mickey Mouse and friends, and we are eager to showcase these beloved characters as they are transported to magical new destinations in each episode, encouraging kids to expand their own worlds using their imaginations. We can’t wait for our young audience to meet Funny, who is a dynamic and playful addition to the treasured world of Mickey Mouse.”
D23 also gave additional information surrounding Mickey Mouse Funhouse, explaining:
Each episode of Mickey Mouse Funhouse will include two 11-minute stories separated by a dance break that’s sure to get everyone up and moving. The series will demonstrate imaginative play, encourage wish fulfillment, and impart age-appropriate social and emotional lessons about friendship, creativity, and ingenuity.
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Remember, Mickey Mouse Funhouse will debut on both Disney Channel and Disney Junior on August 20 at 8 a.m. local time. And on July 16 at 7:30 p.m. local time, a prime-time special titled “Mickey the Brave!” will air.
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