Princesses, pop stars and superheroes will be among the many Disney favorites taking over the Anaheim Convention Center on August 9—11 for the biennial D23 Expo. The celebration of all things Disney will include the stars and creators of several popular shows from the Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.
Among the big Disney Channel events being showcased are Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, a summer special in which the boys meet the superheroes of (Disney-owned) Marvel Comics; Teen Beach Movie, a live-action musical airing July 19; and Wander Over Yonder, the upcoming animated series from The Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken and starring 30 Rock alum Jack McBrayer (both of whom will be in attendance).
The Disney Channel original movie Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! will debut Friday, Dec. 2 at 8/7c, TVGuide.com has learned.
Based on the hit series Good Luck Charlie, the movie will follow the Duncans (Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bradley Steven Perry, Mia Talerico, Eric Allan Kramer and Jason Dolley) as they embark on a family vacation. When the family is accidentally separated, it's a scramble to be reunited in time for the holidays.
Will Mitchel Musso, Bridgit Mendler, Debby Ryan or Brandon Mychal Smith come out on top in the finale of Disney's Friends for a Change Games?
Throughout the four weeks of competition, Musso's Team Red, Mendler's Team Yellow, Ryan's Team Blue and Smith's Team Green have been vying in a series of fun and physical challenges to win $100,000 for their team's charity. Sunday's half-hour special (8:30/7:30c, Disney Channel) will reveal the victorious team and announce the fan-favorite team that gets another $100,000. According to the current scoreboard, Musso's team leads in both performance and fan voting.
The Disney Channel is inspiring kids and their families to make a change with the help of rising star Bridgit Mendler.
As the anthem for Disney's Friends for Change initiative, "We Can Change the World" is the 18-year-old actress' contribution in the effort to benefit global charities. The song she co-wrote and performs debuts on Friday, after which Disney will donate $250,000 dollars to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.
Mendler and over 30 other Disney stars will also compete in the "Disney Friends for a Change Games" where they're split into four teams battling in a series of fun and physical challenges. The victorious team will receive $100,000 for their charity of choice. Viewers can take part by pledging actions to help out the planet.
What happens when the Good Luck Charlie clan takes a trip to Chicago? You get a Disney crossover with the girls of Shake It Up.
When Good Luck Charlie's Teddy (Bridgit Mendler) and Amy (Leigh-Allyn Baker) set out to visit their aunt in Chicago, they accidentally end up on the set of "Shake It Up Chicago" where they're mistaken for a famous hip-hop duo.
VIDEO: Shake It Up stars share how show emulates their real life