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2005/211/2 Cap, 'Saturday Disney', cotton, made for Channel 7, China, [1989-2005]. Click to enlarge.

Cap from the children’s television program ‘Saturday Disney’.

Made in China, Asia, 1989-2005.

‘Saturday Disney’ has been broadcast on Channel 7 since 1989 and is the highest rating Australian national children’s television program. Seven’s relationship with Disney has given the network a solid block of programming for ‘Saturday Disney’.

There are various genres of children’s shows, each with their own conventions. ‘Saturday Disney’ straddles two genres. First, it resembles programs in which an Australian host introduces American cartoons (like Cartoon Castle with Al Thomas, Cartoon Cor...


Object No.


Object Statement

Cap, 'Saturday Disney', cotton, made for Channel 7, China, [1989-2005]

Physical Description

Cap, 'Saturday Disney', cotton, made for Channel 7, China, [1999-2005]

Blue corduroy cap, with brass rivets on the crown. The cap is fastened at the back with velcro. The embroidered logo for the program features a red ball with mouse ears superimposed with the text 'Saturday Disney'. The logo for Channel 7 is embroidered in red at the back of the crown.



125 mm


260 mm



Cap is made in China. 'Saturday Disney' commenced on television in 1989. The cap was presented to the museum in 2005.





Saturday Disney has been broadcast on Channel 7 since 1989. It is currently presented by Daniel Widdowson, Sara Groen and Shae Brewster. The program features local stories, Disney cartoons, humour and educational segments such as the 'Chill chair' where individual primary school students are placed centre stage on Saturday Disney and asked questions to make them think beyond their immediate surrounds. Saturday Disney is broadcast from the studio and stories are filmed on location in Australia and overseas.


Credit Line

Gift of Sue Keating, 2005

Acquisition Date

13 October 2005

Cite this Object


Cap from the children's television program 'Saturday Disney'. 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 February 2019, <>


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