Next year Disney launches the Disney Junior television network. Along with the launch of the network will be some new and familiar shows. Winnie the Pooh short animations will be a part of the evening lineup of shows. Disney Junior joins several other cable stations like Nick Jr. and PBS Sprout, which are specifically for preschoolers. A new station and some new, yet familiar show like the Winnie the Pooh shorts will air. These will be newly created episodes, but Disney is currently running some short segments of Winnie the Pooh that are part of larger Winnie the Pooh movies. According to Kidscreen.com the new short animation will be based on a collection of Winnie the Pooh stories called Tales of Friendship with Winnie the Pooh.