Thursday, January 18

Tag: Disney Channel

Second season of Disney’s Walk the Prank to start airing on April 1

Second season of Disney’s Walk the Prank to start airing on April 1

Channels
The second season of Disney XD’s hidden-camera series Walk the Prank is slated to air on April 1. On the day, also known as All Fool’s Day, the channel will telecast two back-to-back episodes which will also premiere on the Disney XD app, VOD channel and YouTube page. Disney XD will also play an all-day Walk the Prank marathon including the popular episodes from season one. Walk the Prank stars Cody Veith as Chance, Bryce Gheisar as Herman, Jillian Shea Spaeder as Bailey, Brandon Severs as Dusty and Tobie Windham as Uncle Will. The to-air second season includes guest stars like Zendaya, Veronica Dunne, Kamil McFadden as well as athletes of NFL and WWE. The series has been created and executively produced by Adam Small of Mad TV and Trevor Moore, known for Whitest Kids U Know. The seri
Disney sets US on-demand premiere date of Andi Mock for March 10

Disney sets US on-demand premiere date of Andi Mock for March 10

Channels, Latest News, Studio
  The Disney Channel has tentatively set the US on-demand premiere date of Andi Mack, a new single-cam, live-action series by Terri Minsky, creator of Lizzie McGuire on March 10. Andi Mack features Peyton Elizabeth Lee as the 13-year-old titular character who along with her free-spirited sister, charts teen life living with overprotective parents. The action series has been produced by Horizon Productions and executively produced by Michelle Manning, Minsky and Phil Baker. Aimed for children between six- to 14-year-olds, the show will make its initial debut on the Disney Channel App, Disney.com, Disney Channel, YouTube, iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. The Disney Channel television premiere of the series will follow on April 7. It may be known that the show was greenlit in Augus
Throwback Thursday -5 Female Cartoon Characters of 90s Who Are Our Heroes Always

Throwback Thursday -5 Female Cartoon Characters of 90s Who Are Our Heroes Always

Animation
The '90s were a Golden Age for cartoons. Both Cartoon Network and Disney Channel were filled with countless hours of quality television. However, what made the '90s such a great time for TV was the iconic female characters who became our heroes eventually. Whether you were into cartoons or hospital dramas, television series in the 90s, they carried a slew of diverse feminist characters to look up. This Thursday we list few of our favorite female characters who will always remain our heroes. Powerpuff Girls Powerpuff Girls became synonymous with girl power. Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercups -proved that girls were equals in the crime-fighting world, and that it takes all types to make up a female power trio. They showed how individuality should be respected and working together for a...
Disney Networks celebrates Black History Month

Disney Networks celebrates Black History Month

Animation, Channels, Headlines
Disney channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will present a series of “Be inspired” interstitials focused on African-American heroes. The initiative starts with the story of Charles Alfred “Chief” Anderson Sr., an African-American pilot known as the “Father of Black Aviation.” This Disney Channel and Disney XD interstitial, hosted by Nathaniel Potvin (MECH-X4), is meant for children between the ages of 6 and 14. On February 8, Doc McStuffins will introduce 2- to 7-year-old Disney Junior and Disney Channel viewers to a number of notable men and women, including Stephanie R. Grant, a pilot who led the first all-female African-American flight crew to operate a commercial airliner. Also throughout the month, Disney Channel will broadcast interstitials that pay tribute to such African Ameri
The ZhuZhu returns to Disney Channel coming January

The ZhuZhu returns to Disney Channel coming January

Animation
The new episodes of The ZhuZhu will premiere on Disney Channel starting January 7 The ZhuZhus are back with all new adventures featuring the intrepid Frankie and her pet pals Pipsueak, Num Nums, Chunk and Mr Squiggles. A hilarious new episode of the adorable animated series will premiere on the Disney Channel every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m.  from January 7 to 29 – beginning with a super-cute celebration of the New Year! The fuzzy fun begins Sat., Jan. 7 with “Zhu Years Eve” — in which Frankie and the Zhus plan a New Year’s party for the history books, as long as Frankie can stay awake — and “Lookies for Cookies,” in which Squiggles misplaces the family cookie jar in a treasure hunt gone wrong. Further premieres throughout the month will be “Storming the Cat Castle/Ha Ha Hamste
That’s So Raven Heads back to Disney; Raven Symone to Star and Produce

That’s So Raven Heads back to Disney; Raven Symone to Star and Produce

Channels, Licensing, Studio
Raven-Symoné, who just announced she will be leaving The View, is staying in the Disney family with a That’s So Raven sequel for the Disney Channel. She is relocating from New York, where The View is taped, back to Los Angeles to work on the family sitcom, which is beginning preliminary casting. Raven will now produce and act for the new spin off of That’s So Raven. On the new show, Raven is a divorced mother to two pre-teen kids (a son and daughter), one of whom has inherited her ability to catch glimpses of the future. The pilot is being written/executive produced by longtime writing/producing partners Scott Thomas and Jed Elinoff (Disney Channel’s Best Friends Whenever). “Raven’s brilliant style of fearless comedy was a driving force for Disney Channel’s success around the world

eOne’s PJ Masks Makes Strong Debut on Disney Channel in U.S.

Headlines, Licensing
Entertainment One (eOne) today shares strong broadcast ratings for its new preschool superhero series PJ Masks which premiered on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. this month. The first episode of eOne’s new CGI preschool series aired on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. on September 18th 2015. The show attracted 1.6 million unique viewers across its Disney Channel and Disney Junior premieres and won an average audience share of 29% among 2-5-year-olds. The premiere episode took a top five slot for pre-schooler programming during its first week of transmission. (more…)

Disney Airs Malaysia’s ‘Chuck Chicken’ for Southeast Asia

Animation, Channels
Malaysia’s Animasia Studio has successfully licensed its animated series, Chuck Chicken (52 eps x 11 mins) to Disney Channel Southeast Asia. The animated series, which targets 7 to 11 years old, will premiere on Disney Channel Southeast Asia in August 2015 throughout the region, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The 2D animated series will be featured in multiple languages, such as English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, and Thai. (more…)