Disney Junior
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast area
Headquarters3 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London W6 9PE, United Kingdom
Picture format
OwnerThe Walt Disney Company Limited
Sister channelsDisney Channel
Launched2006; 17 years ago (2006)
Former namesPlayhouse Disney (2006-2011)
dna Welho (Finland)Channel 89

Disney Junior is a Scandinavian television channel owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company Limited;[1] targeted for preschoolers targeting the Nordic and Baltic countries. It does not screen advertising and is funded by subscriptions instead.

It was launched in 2006 on the Canal Digital and Viasat satellite platforms. Cable networks launched it later on. Com Hem, the largest cable network in Sweden, launched it on April 2, 2007. Before September 10, 2011, this channel was called Playhouse Disney, the last show as Playhouse Disney was Special Agent Oso at 6:30 PM.[2][3] It currently time shifts with V Series from 6 AM to 7 PM.


  1. ^ "Television Broadcast Licensing Update September 2011". Ofcom. Archived from the original on 20 February 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2023.
  2. ^ Playhouse Disney Scandinavia (Swedish) - LAST 3 MINUTES (SHUTDOWN), retrieved 22 October 2022
  3. ^ Kervinen, Juha-Pekka. "Disney koukuttaa jo kaksivuotiaita". Tärkeimmät talousuutiset | Kauppalehti (in Finnish). Retrieved 10 December 2022.