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Second Season of “Mickey Mouse” Shorts begin April 11th

Second Season of "Mickey Mouse" Shorts begin April 11th

Season
two of “Mickey Mouse,” the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning comedy
cartoon spotlighting Disney’s #1 star, debuts Friday April 11th (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney
Channel and will be
available on WATCH Disney Channel, Disney.com and iTunes the day after their
linear premiere. 

The new season finds Mickey and
pals – Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto – in an array of modern
locales around the globe including Spain, Holland and India, as well as a trip
to outer space. The season will also include several Minnie Mouse-centric
shorts.

In the San Francisco-set season opener, Cable Car
Chaos,
 (clip above) Mickey and Minnie must stop a runaway cable car as
it careens through the city’s famous streets. Other new episodes include Fire Escape, where Mickey attempts
to rescue Minnie from her burning apartment building, Friday, April 25th (7:55 p.m., ET/PT); Eau de Minnie, in
which Minnie’s new perfume enchants an entire city, Friday, May 23rd (8:25 p.m., ET/PT); and The Boiler Room, where Mickey must face a monster living in the basement of Minnie’s apartment,
(in June, TBD).

Emmy
Award-winning artist and director Paul Rudish (Star Wars: Clone
Wars, Dexter’s Laboratory
) is the executive producer and
director. Aaron Springer (SpongeBob SquarePants, Gravity Falls)
and Clay Morrow (Dexter’s Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls)
are directors, and Emmy Award-winner Joseph Holt (Sym-Bionic Titan) is the art director. The series is produced under the
supervision of senior vice presidents Eric Coleman and Lisa Salamone at Disney
Television Animation.

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