Sofia the First

2013, TV Show


First Look: Ming-Na Wen is Back at Mulan — This Time on Sofia the First

Sofia the First, Ming-Na Wen (inset)

Years before she was an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Ming-Na Wen voiced the title role in the 1998 Disney hit Mulan. Now she's bringing back the beloved character in Disney Channel's Sofia the First and TV Guide Magazine has the exclusive first look. The episode, airing Aug. 15, finds the feisty Chinese heroine giving strategic advice to little Sofia whose stepdad, the king, is trapped in a jaguar's den. We spoke with Wen about how it feels to be a part of Disney Princess history — even though the Mouse House had to fudge a bit!

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Exclusive Video: Tracey Ullman Helps Sofia the First Celebrate Mother's Day

Sofia the First

Life is a witch and then you fly! Comedy legend Tracey Ullman guest stars on a special Mother's Day-themed episode of the Disney Channel hit Sofia the First, premiering Friday, April 25 (10am/9c). Ullman provides the voice of... read more

Exclusive Video: Snow White Visits Sofia the First

Sofia the First

Let it Snow! The Disney Junior cartoon smash Sofia the First has already boasted guest appearances by such beloved Disney princesses as Cinderella, Jasmine, Belle, Ariel and Aurora. Now comes the fairest of them all!

The series' April 4 episode, "The Enchanted Feast" (airing 9 a.m./8c on Disney Channel and 6 p.m./5c on Disney Junior), finds little Sofia, the youngest princess in the franchise, getting some much-needed advice from Snow White, who got the highly-lucrative Mouse House princess biz started 77 years ago.

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First Look: Jeffrey Tambor and Tony Hale Spend Christmas With Doc McStuffins

A Very McStuffins Christmas

'Tis the season for cool guest stars on Disney Junior! The wildly popular preschool channel has landed Arrested Development duo Jeffrey Tambor and Tony Hale for A Very McStuffins Christmas, a special holiday episode of the animated hit Doc McStuffins, airing Sunday, Dec. 1 at 6/5c. The plot finds little Doc going to the North Pole to seek help with a broken Christmas present. Tambor does the voice of Santa, Hale is Tobias the elf.

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First Look: Sofia the First Meets Ariel, the Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

She's Disney's youngest princess and, when she's in a jam, she calls in the big guns! This November, Disney Channel will air the primetime animated special Sofia the First: The Floating Palace which finds Princess Sofia (voiced by Modern Family's Ariel Winter) on a high-seas vacation where she befriends a young mermaid named Oona (Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka). When Oona gets captured by a sea monster, Sofia seeks out Princess Ariel, of The Little Mermaid fame, and together they work to save the day, as seen here in this exclusive first look.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar's Watchlist: Why Is She Obsessed With Annie?

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Now that Sarah Michelle Gellar is a mom of two, she says most of her television-watching habits revolve around her children.

"There are a lot of kids shows I'm familiar with lately. Sofia the First, excellent show if you haven't seen it," Gellar tells in her video Watchlist.

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Video: Megan Mullally Stirs Up Trouble on Disney Junior's Sofia the First

Miss Nettle

This little girl sure pulls big names! The Disney Junior animated smash Sofia the First — a fairy-filled tale about a young commoner who suddenly becomes a princess — already boasts a voice cast that includes Ariel Winter, Tim Gunn, Wayne Brady, Sara Ramirez, Ellie Kemper, Jeffrey Tambor, Kiernan Shipka and Viola Davis. Now comes Megan Mullally who begins a recurring role Friday, Aug. 23 (9am/8c) as Miss Nettle, a seemingly sweet fairy who teaches enchanted gardening at Royal Prep. read more

Exclusive: Disney's TV Stars Take Over the D23 Expo

Phineas and Ferb

Princesses, pop stars and superheroes will be among the many Disney favorites taking over the Anaheim Convention Center on August 9—11 for the biennial D23 Expo. The celebration of all things Disney will include the stars and creators of several popular shows from the Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

Among the big Disney Channel events being showcased are Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, a summer special in which the boys meet the superheroes of (Disney-owned) Marvel Comics; Teen Beach Movie, a live-action musical airing July 19; and Wander Over Yonder, the upcoming animated series from The Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken and starring 30 Rock alum Jack McBrayer (both of whom will be in attendance).

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Video Exclusive: Aladdin's Princess Jasmine Visits Sofia the First

Aladdin's Princess Jasmine Visits Sofia the First

It'll be "A Whole New World" on the Disney Junior preschool hit Sofia the First when Princess Sofia and Princess Amber visit the desert kingdom of Tangu. The episode, airing Friday (9:30am/8:30c), finds the adorable half-sibs in a close encounter with a frisky magic carpet that has a mind of its own. So guess who comes to the rescue with some sage advice about carpets? Princess Jasmine, star of the classic Disney film Aladdin!

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Premiered: January 11, 2013, on Disney Channel
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Premise: A girl suddenly becomes a princess when her mother marries a king.



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