September 2014 Programming Highlights
*All programming subject to change*
The secret that Stan can talk is inadvertently revealed to vexing neighbor Karl L. Fink, in the Emmy-nominated series "Dog With A Blog." He does not learn of the blog, the driving or the moonwalking. This big – like Great Dane big – episode premieres FRIDAY, AUGUST 22 (8:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
"STAR WARS REBELS: SPARK OF REBELLION" AVAILABLE ON WATCH DISNEY XD, MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29; PREMIERE TELECAST ON DISNEY CHANNELS AROUND THE WORLD ON OCTOBER 3
Continuing the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga, an exciting animated one-hour movie "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" will be available first to verified users on WATCHDisneyXD.com and the WATCH Disney XD app beginning MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29. WATCH Disney XD allows consumers to watch on tablet, phones, computer and set top boxes.
DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF GIRL MEETS WORLD, #1 SERIES AMONG KIDS AND TWEENS
Disney Channel has ordered a second season of the comedy series "Girl Meets World." It was announced today by Adam Bonnett, Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide. Since its June premiere, "Girl Meets World" has ranked as television's number one series among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14. To date, it has generated 4.7 million views on the WATCH Disney Channel app for mobile devices. "Girl Meets World" was created by Michael Jacobs and April Kelly and is executive-produced by Jacobs. It stars Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, August Maturo, Peyton Meyer and Corey Fogelmanis. Production resumes in Los Angeles in November.
LAURA MARANO AND LEIGH-ALLYN BAKER WILL STAR IN "BAD HAIR DAY," A DISNEY CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE SCHEDULED FOR A 2015 PREMIERE
Baker Also Serves as Executive Producer
Popular actresses Laura Marano ("Austin & Ally") and Leigh-Allyn Baker ("Good Luck Charlie") team up to star in the comedic buddy adventure "Bad Hair Day," a Disney Channel Original Movie scheduled to premiere in 2015. Leigh-Allyn Baker makes her foray into producing as executive producer of the movie.
DISNEY JUNIOR'S "PIRATE AND PRINCESS: POWER OF DOING GOOD" A SEVEN-CITY TOURING EVENT IN COLLABORATION WITH ASPCA, YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA, NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION AND FIRST BOOK, BEGINS THURSDAY, JULY 17 IN PHILADELPHIA
"Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good," a pro-social touring event to introduce kids age 2-7 to the value of doing good, including caring for nature and animals and helping others, will begin THURSDAY, JULY 17 in Philadelphia before carrying on to Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Designed for kids and families, the tour is sponsored by Disney Junior, ASPCA, Youth Service America (YSA), National Wildlife Federation and First Book.
MAY THE FERB BE WITH YOU
PHINEAS, FERB AND THE GANG MEET LUKE SKYWALKER, DARTH VADER, HAN SOLO, PRINCESS LEIA, CHEWBACCA, C-3PO AND R2-D2, AMONG OTHER ICONIC STAR WARS CHARACTERS, IN "PHINEAS AND FERB: STAR WARS" A TELEVISION SPECIAL PREMIERING SATURDAY, JULY 26 ON DISNEY CHANNEL
-- "Star Wars Rebels" Extended First Look Debuts Following Disney XD Premiere of "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars" on Monday, August 4 --
An adventure and action-filled television special, "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars" is set to premiere SATURDAY, JULY 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. The story is set a couple summers ago in a galaxy far, far away when Phineas, Ferb and the gang are in a parallel universe during Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Iconic Star Wars characters Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 are featured in this special event programming.
Beginning, Saturday, July 19, verified users on WATCH Disney Channel will be treated to a first look at "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars." It will also be presented during a night of Star Wars-themed programming, MONDAY, AUGUST 4 (7:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD, and will be immediately followed by an extended first look at the highly-anticipated "Star Wars Rebels."
DISNEY JUNIOR'S "PIRATE AND PRINCESS SUMMER" MULTI-PLATFORM PROGRAMMING EVENT RETURNS WITH NEW EPISODES OF "SOFIA THE FIRST" AND "JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES," BEGINNING FRIDAY, JUNE 27
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jo Frost and Robert Morse Guest Star; Classic Disney Princess Mulan Makes Special Appearance on "Sofia the First"
WATCHDisneyJunior.com and DisneyJunior.com to Launch New Games, Activities and Summer Anthem Music Video
Disney Junior's "Pirate and Princess Summer" annual programming event kicks off FRIDAY, JUNE 27 on Disney Channel with new episodes of Emmy-nominated hit series "Sofia the First" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" (9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. ET/PT, respectively). All summer long, new episodes of the two series will alternate with Friday premieres FRIDAY, JULY 4 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 15 (9:00 a.m., ET/PT). All episodes will be made available a week prior to their television debut on WATCHDisneyJunior.com and via the WATCH Disney Junior app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to authenticated pay TV subscribers.
Among the premieres are an episode of "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," featuring "Supernanny" Jo Frost as Captain Hook's childhood nanny on Friday, July 18; Ginnifer Goodwin ("Once Upon A Time") as the castle's kitchen maid, who aspires to be an inventor on "Sofia the First," on Friday, July 25; and Robert Morse ("Mad Men") as an elderly retired sorcerer in "Sofia the First" on Friday, August 8. Classic Disney Princess Mulan, voiced by Ming-Na Wen ("Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."), makes her debut appearance on "Sofia the First" on Friday, August 15.