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DISNEY TO PRESENT CONTEMPORARY KID- AND FAMILY VERSION OF HUGELY POPULAR GAME SHOW “WIN, LOSE OR DRAW” ON DISNEY CHANNEL
A contemporary, kid- and family version of the classic game show “Win Lose or Draw” will begin production in July for premiere later this year on Disney Channel. Executive produced by Scott St. John (“Deal or No Deal”) and produced by Summerdale Productions in association with ABC Media Group, the drawing board and game play for the new “Disney’s Win, Lose or Draw” will be powered by leading edge technology, motion control, interactive multi-touch screen displays and graphic technology with an interjection of comedic physical challenges.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been just over a year since the launch of Disney Junior, a 24-hour stand-alone channel—a labor of love for so many at Disney.
From partnering with educational advisors and consultants to leveraging the rich heritage of Disney storytelling, the team behind Disney Junior had a strong vision and high hopes for what they knew to be an extraordinary step in changing the television landscape for preschoolers.
“As with any endeavor of such a magnitude, we all looked eagerly ahead, anxiously anticipating the outcome of our hard-won efforts,” Nancy Kanter, senior vice president, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide, says. “Here we are one year later, celebrating phenomenal growth and new series successes; groundbreaking content that has captured the hearts and imagination of kids and adults in millions of homes across the world; and a series of ‘firsts’ for the Disney Junior brand.”
Do you have a Disney Junior fan at home? Have you heard about Disney Junior’s new series “Henry Hugglemonster?” The new series will be premiering on Disney Junior the Channel on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST. However, you can have an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming series and as Chip and Co. readers, you are one of the first to know!
You can preview a full twenty two minute episode of “Henry Hugglemonster”, Disney Junior’s all new series, before it premieres on the 24-hour Disney Junior channel here.
“Henry Hugglemonster” is based on the book series I’m a Happy Hugglewug by award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Niamh Sharkey. “Henry Hugglemonster” will follow the adventures of five-year-old Henry Hugglemonster, the middle child in a happy, close-knit monster family. Henry will share everyday life lessons with your children. Some of these lessons will include learning to work as a team, helping others, persisting in tasks, and much more.
The Walt Disney Company has just approved a brand-new show for the Disney XD Channel, ”MIGHTY MED.” ”MIGHTY MED” will be a live-action comedy series inspired by the extraordinary world of super heroes and comic books. The new show will feature current Disney Channels stars Bradley Steven Perry from Disney Channel’s “Good Luck Charlie” as Kaz and Jake Short from Disney Channel’s “A.N.T. Farm” as Oliver. The series will followsbest friends Kaz and Oliver who, while hanging out at their favorite comic book store, discover a secret wing of a hospital that caters to super heroes and comic book characters. The series will also star newcomer Paris Berelc as Skylar Storm and Devan Leos from “Madea’s Witness Protection” as Alan.
DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS THIRD SEASON OF “AUSTIN & ALLY”
Disney Channel has ordered a third season of “Austin & Ally,” TV’s #1 comedy series in Kids 2-11, it was announced today by Adam Bonnett, Senior Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide. The series stars Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy. Production resumes in Los Angeles in July, with Season Three scheduled to premiere in October 2013.
Bonnett said: “‘Austin & Ally’ continues to hit high notes with kids and families, and the new season promises excitement for ‘Auslly’ fans as Austin’s music career kicks into full gear and Ally’s begins to take flight. This ensemble cast — Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy — has incredible comedic chemistry and charm that continues to win audiences over.”
A fan favorite, “Austin & Ally” follows the adventures of an improbable pair — a singer and a songwriter, and their two best friends — trying to achieve their dreams. Austin, now making his mark as an upcoming pop star, must rely on the songwriting expertise of Ally, who is fast becoming a bona fide performer in her own right.
Stay tuned for more Austin & Ally
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