Disney Junior orders second series of smash-hit animation Vampirina

Vampirina follows the Hauntley family, friendly vampires who have recently relocated from Transylvania to Pennsylvania.

The show focuses on lead character Vampirina (AKA Vee), as she adapts to a new school in the human world and it features a mixture of heartfelt storytelling, spooky fun and Broadway-calibre music.

New commissions announced for Disney channels

The new content includes a modern animated series inspired by One Hundred and One Dalmatians, an animated space comedy, a dinosaur adventure series, and the return of hit shows DuckTales and Star Vs The Forces of Evil.

101 Dalmation Street, Disney Channel

A brand new eleven-part series will air next year on Disney Channel based on the Dodie Smith novel and Walt Disney film One Hundred and One Dalmatians.

Children in Need joins forces with Lucasfilm for new Star Wars sketch

Lord Sugar (Credit: BBC)

The BBC has revealed that R2-D2 and C-3PO will be joined by Warwick Davis (who played the Ewok Wicket in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi) for a special, one-off sketch.

The telethon, which has been running since 1980, will air its appeal show on Friday 13 November from 7.30pm on BBC One.

Details about the Star Wars segment are scarce, but the BBC has said that the characters will join Davis and the three will "attempt to find a worthy winner to help trigger the first BBC Children in Need totaliser of the night."