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Hit Pre-School Animated Series “The Hive” Buzzes into the U.S., Premiering Weekdays at 1:00 PM and Weekends at 11:30 AM Starting October 8 on Disney Junior

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Already a top-rated series seen in more than 150 countries worldwide, hit pre-school animation property The Hive is finally landing in the U.S. on the Disney Junior channel, debuting on Monday, October 8. The Hive will air weekdays at 1:00 p.m., ET/PT and weekends at 11:30 a.m., ET/PT.

Hit pre-school television series The Hive buzzes onto US television weekdays on Disney Junior starting Oct.8. (Photo: Business Wire)

A fun and friendly kids TV series in beautiful CGI animation, “The Hive” follows the fortunes of Buzzbee and friends in their fun-packed adventures in the Hive. Every day brings something new for the little bee as he explores the world around him with best friends Barnabee, Jasper the wasp, Debee and his sister, Rubee.

Whether they’re on a treasure hunt or camping out under the stars, building a den or training Grandpa and Grandma Bee’s pet flea, Jump, to do tricks, there’s always something to learn and share. With a host of other colourful characters including Mama and Papa Bee, Mr. Millipede, Miss Ladybird and Postman Spider, the Hive is a place kids and their parents want to keep coming back to visit.

Storylines in each episode explore themes such as working together to solve problems, being part of a diverse community and valuing family and friendships.

Meet Buzzbee of The Hive:

  • Buzzbee – Buzzbee is a fizzing little bag of fun constantly delighted to discover new and marvelous things about the world around him. He is in the pre-school class of Honeydew School.

Fans can also enjoy more of The Hive online at, where they can find video clips, preschool friendly games, activities downloads and more.

Originating in the UK, “The Hive” is a popular 26 x half hour (or 78 x 7 min) series that has been a ratings success internationally where it is now seen in more than 150 countries. The show’s U.S. launch completes the total global platform for the series with The Walt Disney Company, who have now taken cable and satellite rights for the series in all territories except Australia and Israel.

The Hive is produced by Lupus Films, Monumental Productions and DQ Entertainment, made with the support of the MEDIA programme of the European Union and distributed by Bejuba Entertainment.

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