It’s a family affair! Imagine having the inspiration for a hit kids TV series right in your own home…! Scott and Julie Stewart are the creators of the popular Disney Junior TV series, Kate & Mim-Mim – and it was the couple’s spirited pigtailed daughter Kate who was the real-life inspiration for the show! The hit series – now seen in the homes of families across the U.S. and around the world – celebrates imagination, friendship and the joys of childhood through engaging and uplifting stories with empowering “can-do” messages for young viewers.

The vibrant animated series, which centers on 5-year-old Kate and her special friendship with her purple toy bunny, Mim-Mim, has quickly emerged as one of the newest stars of kids’ TV.

Now, a full line of licensed products – from toys and DVDs to books, apparel and more – is hitting major retailers nationwide, giving kids and families all across the country the chance to immerse themselves even further in the imaginative world of Kate & Mim-Mim, which all began with a mom, a dad and their little girl with a BIG imagination.

Ric chats with the series’ creators – husband and wife team – Scott and Julie Stewart.

A new line of Kate & Mim-Mim toys based on the popular series is now launching. The imagination-inspiring debut toy line includes a magical twirling Mim-Mim, larger-than-life Mim-Mim plush take-anywhere Adventures with Kate Doll, collectible figures, and more!

Scott and Julie Stewart are a dynamic and award-winning husband-and-wife duo with more than 15 years of experience in animation, special effects, and kids’ entertainment. They are the executive producers and show runners for Kate & Mim-Mim, their first original preschool series, now in its second season on Disney Junior. They previously owned and operated the animation studio Speakeasy FX, where they produced the Emmy®-winning series Abby’s Flying Fairy School for Sesame Workshop. Scott and Julie are the parents of three children, two boys, William and Matthew, and a younger daughter, Kate, the inspiration for Kate & Mim-Mim.

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