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Disney Junior commissions second series of The Hive

Published on: 23rd September 2015

Disney EMEA has commissioned a second 26 x 30’ series of animated pre-school programme The Hive.

The-Hive-480The series is produced by Lupus Films, whilst Space Enterprises will represent the global licensing and merchandising for the series.

The new series has just launched on Disney Junior in the UK, and will roll-out in other territories in 2016. It features three autumn, winter and summer themed half-hour episodes written by BAFTA award-winning head writer Bridget Hurst.

In this second series, the world of Honey Farm will be extended to introduce some new locations and characters, including teaching assistant Miss Butterfly, sports teacher Mr Grasshopper and café proprietor Barry the Beetle.

“We are beyond excited that Buzzbee and his friends will be buzzing back for a new series of adventures on Honey Farm,” said Ruth Fielding, producer for Lupus Films. “The series has flown to success all around the world and we’re delighted to be able to satisfy demand for the show with so many exciting and refreshing new episodes.”

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