Summer slate: ‘Eureka!’ Illumine Disney Junior, Hulu Dates ‘Solar Opposites’ S3, ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! The beginnings of SEVENS and more

A new season is right around the corner, and Disney’s portfolio of broadcast and streaming outlets is gearing up for a summer of animated fun.

Throughout the month of June, young people can listen disney channel and Disney Junior for all-new adventures with Alice the Baker from Wonderland, Super Detective Mira from Jalpur, Spidey from Marvel and the Funhouse gang. This month’s lineup includes long-running episodes of The Ghost and Molly McGee on June 11 and 18and the first series of the new inventive preschool series Eureka! (which you can read all about in the June/July issue of Animation magazine) on June 22.


Audiences looking for more combat action can tune in to Disney XD start June 6 and Hulu start June 7 to catch the latest episode of Konami’s hit anime franchise, Yu Gi Oh! SEVEN. Yuga Ohdo may look like any other 5th grader in Goha City, but he’s about to take his favorite game to the next level by inventing a whole new way to duel – Rush Duels; faster and easier, but with awesome new strategies that make each duel more dynamic than the last!

Yuga can’t wait to share Rush Dueling with all duelists, but Goha Enterprises – the megacorporation that controls the entire city – has none of it! They’re the ones dictating how duels should be played, so they’re going to use their full arsenal to smash this kid! But if they think this will stop Yuga from building his way to freedom, they don’t know Yuga!

solar opposites

solar opposites

Fans of adult cartoons are also delighted, because Hulu recently announced the official launch date for Season 3 of solar oppositesthe irreverent sci-fi comedy of rick and morty creator Justin Roiland and executive producer Mike McMahan. Produced by 20th Television Animation, the extraterrestrial extravagant returns with 11 new episodes on July 13.

solar opposites centers on a team of four aliens who are evenly split on whether Earth is horrible or awesome. Korvo (Justin Roiland) and Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone) only see pollution, crude consumerism and human frailty, while Terry (Thomas Middleditch) and Jesse (Mary Mack) love TV, junk food and fun stuff.

In Season 3, this alien team strives to be less of a team and more of a family.

The Ghost and Molly McGee

The Ghost and Molly McGee

Disney Channel / Disney Junior June Highlights:

friday june 10

7 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel)/4 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Alice’s Wonderland Bakery

  • “A special blend” – Alice needs to find a special singer for the garden choir. vanessa bayer (I like it for you) and Bobby Moynihan (Mr. Mayor) guest star as Daff and Dill; Lesley Nicol (Downton Abbeylisten)) guest stars as Iris; off broadway Christopher Fitzgerald, James Monroe Iglehart and Mandy Gonzalez guest starred as Thistle, Oliver and Mother Rose, respectively.
  • “The Princess and the Hare” – When Rosa accidentally tears the queen’s cape, Alice asks March Hare to help them.

8:00 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel)/11:30 a.m. (Disney Junior) Puppy Buddies

  • “The surf is good, puppies! » – When Grace doesn’t have a surfboard for her surf lesson, the animals go looking for one.
  • “Rock and Roller Puppies” – The puppies go on a mission to find Grace a disco ball for her birthday.

Saturday June 11

9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) – Long-running episode – The Ghost and Molly McGee

  • “Citizen McGee” – When Molly’s “Mayor for a Day” contest victory turns into a “Mayor for Life” concert, she struggles under the pressure.
  • “The internship” – When Molly interns at Weird Larry’s Pawn Show, she struggles to see the bright side of a shop full of junk. Sean Giamborone (The Goldbergs) plays Reggie, Scratch’s newest intern.

friday june 17

8:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel)/12:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends

  • “Catch and Release” – Miles’ Father’s Day fishing trip is interrupted by Doc Ock’s plan to take over the port.
  • “Build Destruction” – Spidey, Hulk and Ms. Marvel get in over their heads when a squirrel wreaks havoc.

Saturday June 18

9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) – Long-running episode – The Ghost and Molly McGee

  • “The Lucky Penny” – Molly and Scratch help Libby improve her luck on Friday the 13th.
  • “Lock, Stock and Peril” – When the McGees are locked in the basement, Molly and Scratch ask for help, but have trouble staying focused.

Monday, June 20

5 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Mira, Detective Royal

  • “The Great Mystery of Jalpur’s Marriage” – It’s a big and happy wedding day in Jalpur, and Mira and her friends need to find the missing groom so the wedding can go ahead as planned.

Wednesday June 22

7:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) – FIRST SERIES – Eureka!

  • “Defenses, Troubles and All” – Eureka and her friends, Pepper and Barry, free a woolly mammoth.
  • “Absolutely Fabulous” – Eureka tries to befriend a flute player in her class by inventing a new flute.

Thursday June 23

7:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Eureka!

  • “Everyone Lava Pizza” – Eureka accidentally releases a geyser of steam in her mother’s restaurant, which leads to the invention of pizza. summer cry (vampire) and Kevin Michael Richardson (family guy) guest star as Verna and Dima, respectively.
  • “Prehistoric Class Animals” – Pepper’s pet Dipply follows her to school one day, inspiring other pets to do the same.

friday june 24

6:00 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel)/12:00 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Mickey Mouse playhouse

  • “The Fabulous Five (Plus One)!” – Funny takes the friends to the city of Herotropolis, where they can each have their own superpowers.
  • “Mickey Meets Rocket Mouse!” – Mickey’s hero, Rocket Mouse, invites Mickey and his friends to join his team of astronaut mice. Jaime Camil (Joan the Virgin) guest stars as Rocket Mouse

7:30 p.m. EDT (Disney Junior) Eureka!

  • “Follow the sleigh” – Eureka invents a vehicle to help her friends get to school faster.
  • “Day of the Stinks” – Eureka is determined to find a use for the stinks.

Saturday June 25

9:30 a.m. EDT (Disney Channel) The Ghost and Molly McGee

  • “Out of Home and Home” – The McGee’s struggle to make ends meet after a trip to the hospital leaves them nearly broke.
  • “Home is where the haunting is” – Molly does her best to pretend everything is normal while Scratch protects the house. Natasha Rothwell (Precarious) guest stars as Candace Green, a Brighton estate agent, and Thomas Lenon (Reno 911) returns as Mr. Davenport.

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