Disney Junior orders Season 3 of Justin Time


From a media release:

Disney Junior has ordered a third season of the popular Canadian preschool series Justin Time from Guru Studio. The imaginative adventure show follows three friends as they travel to historical places and will see season three air exclusively on Disney Junior Canada’s English- and French-language channels in 2016. Production on the latest installment of the animated series, which includes 26 x 11-minute episodes, begins next month.

Following the first two seasons of the show, Justin Time garnered industry recognition and was the recipient of the Canadian Screen Award for Best Preschool Program or Series in 2014. In 2013, the series was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Preschool Animated Program, as well as six Annie Awards and the Youth Media Alliance Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, Animation for children aged 3-5. Justin Time is currently nominated for the Shaw Rocket Prize in the preschool category; winners will be announced next week.

Justin Time follows Justin and his make-believe friend, Squidgy, as their imagination takes them on bite-size adventures to historical places. From riding rockets into space to building a giant stone monolith, these pals stumble upon exciting challenges and put their problem solving skills to the test with every opportunity. Each episode features two 11-minute stories where Justin and Squidgy are joined by their friend Olive who acts as their congenial tour guide offering a wealth of knowledge to help them reach their goal.