Disney Junior used to simply be a programming block on the Disney Channel aimed at budding young minds, but now it’s a full-fledged channel.
Instead of a measly few hours of wholesome Disney content, Disney Junior gives young audiences hours upon hours of fantastic original series, including Elena of Avalor, The Rocketeer, and even a reboot of the ’80s classic Muppet Babies. There are also reruns of Disney Junior legacy programs including Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Doc McStuffins.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch Disney Junior live.
Best Shows on Disney Junior
- Elena of Avalor
- The Rocketeer
- Muppet Babies
- Mira, Royal Detective
- Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures
What is Disney Junior?
Disney Junior has its origins in the Playhouse Disney block on the Disney Channel, which is its answer to Nick Jr. on Nickelodeon. On weekday mornings, Disney channel would play programming aimed at toddlers and young children like Bear in the Big Blue House and Higglytown Heroes. In 2011, the programming block was rebranded as Disney Junior. The following year, the block became a full-fledged channel.
- Launched: March 2012
- Slogan: “The party’s right here!”
- Genre: Educational/Animation
- Parent Company: Disney
Disney Junior Live Stream: How to Stream Disney Junior
Disney Junior is available on a few of the major live TV streaming services. When trying to decide which one is best for you, you’ll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you’ll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming.
Disney Junior on Hulu with Live TV
Hulu Live TV is a great way to stream Disney Junior live, as it also comes with access to Hulu’s massive library of on-demand content. You’ll be able to choose from movies, shows, and Hulu’s original programming, and keep up with what’s new each month. Hulu plans even include a bundle option where you can access Disney+ and ESPN+ along with Hulu.
Hulu Live TV sets you up with local channels and has a broad spectrum of entertainment and sports channels to review, including the full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, HGTV, and even deep cuts like National Geographic and Syfy, and of course, Disney Junior where you can stream Elena of Avalor and Muppet Babies.
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Disney Junior on Sling TV
If you’re looking for a streamlined, cost-effective streaming package, that includes Disney Junior, check out Sling TV. It offers two basic cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, each of which costs $30 per month. There’s also the third option of getting Sling Orange + Blue for just $45 per month. You’ll get more Sling TV channels by choosing Sling Blue, with its 40 channels including sports favorites like FS1 and NBCSN and cable mainstays like Food Network and Discovery Channel. But Sling Orange brings must-haves Disney Channel and ESPN as part of its package. To stream Disney Junior, you’ll either need Sling Orange or Sling Orange + Blue as well as the Kids Extra channel suite. Sling also has a number of add-ons, including robust international packages organized by languages all over the globe.
|Orange + Blue||$45|
Disney Junior on Vidgo
Vidgo offers a package for under $40 a month that pulls together more than 60 English-language channels into its National English Package. Vidgo channels include ABC, Fox, the ESPN family of channels (including ESPN Deportes), and it’s one of the few streaming services that carries BeIN Sports. But it’s like Fubo in that, even though it started out for streaming sports, it carries a lot more now. You might be surprised to know that Vidgo’s an option to stream Disney Junior—and then you chat about it online via Vidgo’s Social TV platform.
Disney Junior on AT&T TV Now
If you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, you might consider AT&T TV Now to cover streaming for you. AT&T TV Now channels start with Plus and Max, which even include HBO. Then, AT&T plans expand from there, approaching cable selection and pricing with AT&T TV Now’s biggest packages. AT&T streaming also comes with Cloud DVR, letting you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. If you’re looking for Disney Junior, get in at the AT&T TV Now Plus tier to stream it.
Disney Junior on YouTube TV
The YouTube TV channel list includes local channels, sports options including ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, and NBA TV, and plenty to keep kids (and kids at heart) occupied, including Disney Channel and its companion channels, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network—all in one easy-to-access package. It even comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. YouTube add-ons include HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz. YouTube TV packages have some advantages over their competitors, including a generous DVR and multiple screens package. From one account, each user can create an individual profile to track favorite shows.
If you’re looking for Disney Junior, know that you can stream it on YouTube TV.
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