Look, up in the sky! It’s a cat. It’s an owl. It’s a gecko. It’s the PJ Masks – and it’s Time to Be a Hero!
PJ Masks will have its world premiere Friday, September 18, with back-to-back episodes launching at 11am and 11:30am on the Disney Junior block on Disney Channel. Following the show’s debut, PJ Masks will air on Fridays at 11am on Disney Junior on Disney Channel. Episodes will also encore on weekends at 10am and 7:30pm on Disney Junior the Channel (24-hour channel).
The premiere season of the colorful and inventive new CGI-animated series from Entertainment One features 52 eleven-minute episodes that follow 6-year-old Connor, Amaya and Greg, who transform into their dynamic superhero alter egos, Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, when they put on their pajamas at night and activate their special animal amulets. Together the three friends embark on action-packed capers, solving mysteries, having thrilling nighttime adventures and learning valuable life lessons all along the way.
With its distinctive look and laudable mission of helping kids discover their own unique “inner superhero,” PJ Masks has all the right stuff to empower preschoolers and be a real hit with today’s families. Young viewers will love the show’s courageous, instantly-endearing characters combined with its focus on adventure and discovery. Parents and caregivers will appreciate PJ Masks’ emphasis on the importance of friendship and teamwork along with imaginative play and creative problem-solving the PJ Masks way – without the “kapows” and “thwacks” found in older superhero shows!
PJ Masks is produced by eOne, the company behind the worldwide hit Peppa Pig, and Frog Box in collaboration with the award-winning French animation studio TeamTO, along with Disney Junior and France 5. The uniqueshow is based on French author Romuald Racioppo’s imaginative and striking picture book series “Les Pyjamasques.” A much-loved publishing property in its native France, where the books debuted in 2008, the series currently includes 15 titles with plans for two new releases every year.