ARE YOU READY FOR NEVERLAND?
FAIRYTALE DREAMS AWAIT IN THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "THE NEW ADVENTURES OF PETER PAN" ON DISCOVERY FAMILY CHANNEL BEGINNING SUNDAY, JUNE 5
- Back-to-Back Episodes Kick-off Sunday, June 5 at 8 AM ET/7 AM CT -
(Miami, FL) - The fairytale island of Neverland, where children's wildest dreams come true, is being threatened by the dastardly Captain Hook. On Sunday, June 5 at 8 AM ET/7 AM CT, Discovery Family Channel introduces THE NEW ADVENTURES OF PETER PAN, based on J.M. Barrie's iconic characters and classic stories. Featuring first-in-class animation, comedy and adventure, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF PETER PAN transports Peter Pan, Wendy, John, Michael and the Lost Boys and Girls to wondrous places that often turn out to be far more dangerous than anyone would have ever expected! In order to keep Neverland safe from Captain Hook, Peter and his friends fly head on into adventure to protect their right to never grow up.
Series premiere episodes include the following with new premieres every Sunday at 8 AM ET/7 AM CT and 8:30 AM ET/7:30 AM CT beginning June 5:
Squeaky Clean premieres Sunday, June 5 at 8am ET/7am CT
The Darling kids fly off to Neverland to get out of cleaning their rooms but are tasked to clean Captain Hook's pirate ship when they arrive.
Michael's Nightmare premieres Sunday, June 5 at 8:30am ET/7:30am CT
Michael's nightmare seems to come true when the Lost Boys go missing. Peter and the Darling children attempt to save the boys before it's too late.
Sulk City premieres Sunday, June 12 at 8am ET/7am CT
Michael is upset at Wendy and runs into Smee who is also upset at Captain Hook. After meeting in front of the Murmuring Make a Wish Trees, they realize their wishes for both Wendy and Captain Hook have come true and they now must save them.
Lost Hook premieres Sunday, June 12 at 8:30am ET/7:30am CT
Wendy is feeling blue and nothing seems to cheer her up. Peter Pan takes her to Neverland where her attitude immediately changes when Captain Hook gets hit in the head, causing him to act like a child.
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF PETER PAN is produced by DQ Entertainment. For DQ Entertainment, Tapaas Chakravarti is the executive producer. To learn more, go to http://www.discoveryfamilychannel.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/DiscFamily and on Twitter @DiscoveryFamily.
About Discovery Family Channel
The leading television destination for families in the United States, Discovery Family is available in more than 66 million U.S. homes and is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro. Discovery Family is programmed with an inspirational mix of original series, family-friendly movies, and programming from Discovery's non-fiction library and Hasbro Studios' popular animation franchises, including MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, LITTLEST PET SHOP and the Emmy-winning TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS. The fun and approachable entertainment choice for women and families to share and celebrate their individuality and creativity, Discovery Family attracts children and their parents with the highest quality, real-world content that appeals to the entire family in the Home and Design, Food and Lifestyle genres in Primetime and award-winning animation programming in Daytime. In April 2016, Discovery Family was named Brand of the Year in the Kids' TV category and ranked highest in "Trust" and "Love" in the Kids' TV category in the 28th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend(R) Study.
About DQ Entertainment
DQE is a publicly listed leading global entertainment group with its production and distribution bases in Ireland, India, France and US, specializing in animation, gaming and VFX content production, licensing and distribution. DQE employs a large creative and production talent pool which has produced major intellectual properties such as THE JUNGLE BOOK, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF PETER PAN, THE LITTLE PRINCE, ROBIN HOOD - MISCHIEF IN SHERWOOD, LASSIE, IRON MAN and other properties, in partnership with international broadcasters, distributors and independent producers in Europe & USA. The Company's global client/ partner base consists of producers, distributors, broadcasters and licensors including Walt Disney Group, Nickelodeon Animation Studios Inc., Universal Pictures, Marvel, BBC Group, M6/France TV Group/TF-1, ZDF TV and ZDFE Germany, ABC Australia, Turner Group and many more world-wide. DQE is multiple Emmy nominated and an Emmy winning producer and also recognized as "International Studio of the year 2012" at Cartoons on the Bay, Italy.