Radio Disney, launching pad for young stars, will shut down next year

Radio Disney, the nationwide radio network that entertained young listeners for more than two decades and helped jump-start the music careers of Disney Channel stars like Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers and Selena Gomez, is set to end operations early next year, Disney’s television division announced on Thursday.
The move is part of Disney’s increasing focus on its streaming platform, Disney+, and its television channels, according to Disney Branded Television.