Disney Junior Now Available on Shaw Direct

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral's popular children's channel, 
Disney Junior, will launch today on Shaw Direct, channel 167 Advanced/538 
Classic. Dedicated to providing the best in engaging, educational and 
entertainment-based series and short-form content for younger viewers and 
their families, Disney Junior's programming will also be available to Shaw 
Direct subscribers via Disney Junior OnDemand. 
"With its lively programming featuring entertaining and development-based 
series, Disney Junior showcases the best in children's series from Disney 
paired with award-winning Canadian programs," said Joe Tedesco, Senior Vice 
President and General Manager, Astral Kids. "Shaw Direct subscribers have been 
asking for Disney Junior and we're thrilled to be able to deliver our 
comprehensive offering to them, allowing more Canadian families to access 
Disney Junior." 
Disney Junior offers exclusive, first-run programs from Disney together with 
celebrated Canadian series to create an interactive and imaginative 
environment for preschoolers and their families. The network offers fan 
favourites including Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Doc McStuffins, Mickey 
Mouse Clubhouse, Special Agent Oso and Handy Manny, as well as acclaimed 
Canadian series such as Stella and Sam and Justin Time. 
Disney Junior also welcomes Disney's first young princess with the launch of 
Sofia the First: Once Upon A Princess, a television movie special debuting 
Saturday, November 24 at 7 p.m. ET. Following the television movie event, a 
new Sofia the First series will premiere in early 2013. 
Disney Junior is a commercial-free channel available in English and French to 
subscribers across Canada. Committed to offering the best in engaging and 
development-based programming for younger children, Disney Junior showcases 
series with a focus on magical, musical and heartfelt stories that feature 
beloved classic and contemporary characters. Presenting exclusive, first-run 
programs from Disney together with celebrated Canadian series, Disney Junior 
is also available through Disney Junior OnDemand and Disney Junior OnLine. 
Disney Junior is a member of the Astral family. Astral Media Inc. (TSX: 
ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several 
of the country's most popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home 
advertising and interactive media properties. Astral plays a central role in 
community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant 
programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers. To 
learn more about Astral, visit astral.com. 
Ginger Bertrand at 416-956-8547 orgbertrand@astral.com Jaime Werby at 
416-956-8584 orjwerby@astral.com 
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