Netflix lands new Disney/ABC Television children's shows

Netflix has announced that it has landed a new multiyear licensing agreement to allow it to stream five popular children shows from Disney/ABC Television group. The shows are from the Disney Junior and Disney XD networks. The new content will be available for subscribers to watch later this month.

The five programs that are covered in the licensing agreement include Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Tron: Uprising, Handy Manny, Special Agent Oso, and JoJo's Circus. All of those shows are very popular with kids, and even some adults. The programming is built around multiple areas of child development.

Disney says that the shows help multiple areas of child development including physical, emotional, social, and cognitive thinking and creative skills. The children's programming is also intended to help the moral and ethical development of kids who watch.

The programming will be available on the kids section Netflix. Like all other Netflix content, all five of the new Disney programs will be commercial free and included in the Netflix monthly service charge. Netflix has been adding a lot of content over the last several months and more content will be added in the future.

[via Netflix]