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Coming up for Kids: January 2013

What's New for Kids in Movies and TV


Sofia & Minimus
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It's an exciting new year, and as always, there is a lot in store for kids and families in the world of entertainment. Sadly, January 2013's got nothing in the way of family theatrical releases, but those will come soon, I promise. In the mean time, check out what's in store as far as Blu-ray/DVD releases, new TV shows, and fun specials for kids.

New TV Shows

  • Sofia the First: premieres Friday, January 11 on Disney Channel (9:30-10:00 a.m., ET/PT) and Disney Junior (5:30-6:00 p.m., ET/PT)

Kids' TV Specials

  • A brand-new Dora the Explorer prime-time special, “Dora Rocks!” premieres Monday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.

DVD Release Highlights

January 1 January 8
  • Frankenweenie
  • Tiny Toons Adventures 3
  • Pajanimals: Pajanimals Playdate
  • Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: Best Of Widget
January 15
  • Nickelodeon: Let's Learn ABCs
  • Nickelodeon: Let's Learn 123s
  • Kaboom: Best Friends Forever
  • Thomas & Friends: Muddy Matters
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Extreme Kah-Rah-Tay
  • Amazing World of Gumball - The Mystery
  • VeggieTales: Lettuce Love One Another
  • The Littlest Pet Shop: Little Pets, Big Adventures
January 22
  • Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea
  • Leapfrog: Magnificent Museum of Opposite Words
  • Leapfrog: Adventures in Shapeville Park
  • Young Justice Invasion Destiny Calling: Season 2
  • Cat in the Hat: Thumps & Jumps
  • Iron Man Armored Adventures: Season 2, Volume 3
January 29
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Madly Madagascar
  • Nickelodeon Favorites: Rootin’ Tootin’ Wild West!
  • Scholastic: Stone Soup... and other stories from the Asian Tradition
  • Scholastic: Stories About African American Heritage featuring March On!

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