Astral Media announced today that its Playhouse Disney Canada is now available to subscribers of Bell Aliant TV.

Playhouse Disney Canada is a multiplex channel from Family Channel featuring popular Disney programming and Canadian produced children's programming.

Playhouse Disney will be available to Aliant TV's Digital Variety subscribers on channel 259.

Like the family channel, Playhouse Disney does not air any commercials while showing popular Disney programming such as Aladdin, Bear in the Big Blue House, Buzz Lightyear of the Star Command, Higglytown Heroes, JoJo's Circus and Disney's Little Mermaid. In addition to programming from Disney, the channel also broadcasts original Canadian content such as Franny's Feet, The Secret World of Benjamin Bear and King. See the end of this article for more details about the new Disney shows and original Canadian programming.

As a multiplex channel, Playhouse Disney will only be available to Family Channel subscribers and may not be ordered as a standalone channel.

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