9:00am PT by Kimberly Nordyke
Disney Junior Orders Second Season of 'Miles From Tomorrowland'
Disney Junior is continuing its intergalactic adventures.
The network targeting kids ages 2-7 has ordered a second season of Miles From Tomorrowland. The animated series, which charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto (voiced by Cullen McCarthy) and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority, incorporates unique space and science facts into each storyline.
Other voice stars include Olivia Munn, Tom Kenny, Fiona Bishop and Dee Bradley Baker. Adrian Grenier, Mark Hamill, George Takei, Bill Nye, Wil Wheaton, Alton Brown and Brenda Song have recurring guest roles.
"We work with many experts in the space, science and technology fields — NASA astronauts, space architects and futurists, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists and Google engineers — and all of them have talked with us about their own early experiences as children that sparked their curiosity about space and the possibilities for the future," said Nancy Kanter, executive vp original programming and general manager at Disney Junior Worldwide. "We hope that Miles From Tomorrowland will continue to provide that inspiration for today’s generation of young children."
Miles is the year's No. 1 show across preschool networks in total viewers, kids 2-5 and boys 2-5. Storybooks, an app, costumes, dolls and toys are already available, with a full line of toys, role play items, home decor and apparel set to go on sale at mass retailers nationwide this summer.
Sascha Paladino is creator and executive producer of the series, with Paul Demeyer serving as supervising director. Miles is a production of Wild Canary Films in association with Disney Junior.
The Miles renewal comes on the heels of Disney Junior's ordering fourth seasons of hit series Sofia the First and Doc McStuffins.