Spider-Man is set to resume his battle against the bad guys in 2013. Disney XD will announce Thursday that Season 2 of the animated hit Ultimate Spider-Man will have a special one-hour premiere on Monday, Jan. 21 at 7/6c. The show then returns to its Sundays-at-11am timeslot on Jan. 27.
Sofia the First
Fresh off this month's top-rated TV movie Sofia the First, Disney Channel has finalized dates for the preschool property's regular series premiere. The show, which centers on a young girl who adjusts to life as an overnight princess, will debut Friday, Jan. 11 at 9:30am/8:30c. Disney Junior will repeat the episode at 5:30/4:30c.
The premiere episode, "Just One of the Princes," will also be available a week earlier (starting Jan. 4) on Disney Channel SVOD and iTunes, among other platforms. Ariel Winter (Modern Family) stars as Sofia, while Sara Ramirez, Wayne Brady and Tim Gunn also lend their voices.
Mickey Mouse and Luke Skywalker are joining forces.
The Walt Disney Company announced Tuesday that it has purchased LucasFilm — the company behind filmmaker George Lucas' beloved sci-fi franchise Star Wars — for $4.05 billion. As part of the acquisition, Disney announced that a new Star Wars film, the seventh episode in the series, is set to hit theaters in...
For its next original TV movie, Disney Channel has created a monster. The network is set to announce shortly that Girl vs. Monster will premiere on Friday, Oct. 12 at 8/7c as part of its Halloween-themed month of programming.
Demi Lovato took to her Twitter account Friday to scold the Disney Channel for including an eating disorder joke in one of its shows.
The former star of Disney's Sonny With a Chance tweeted about the joke made on the network's comedy Shake It Up — one of the female characters says, "I could just eat you up -- well, if I ate" — and blasted Disney for making light of the very medical condition that forced her to exit her series after two seasons. Lovato, 19, underwent treatment last year for an...
Phineas and Ferb
Stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb will continue to have more adventures, while poor Candace will continue to try to bust them.
Disney Channel has ordered a fourth season of its hit animated comedy Phineas and Ferb, the channel announced Wednesday. The new episodes will roll out through 2014.
The Cast of Austin & Ally
The Disney Channel's newest live-action series Austin & Ally will debut on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 8/7c, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The comedy follows the titular partnership of two wannabe musicians. Austin (newcomer Ross Lynch) is an extroverted singer, and Ally (Laura Marano) is a brilliant, but extremely shy songwriter. When Austin decides to "borrow" one of Ally's songs and record it, the video becomes an overnight Internet sensation and the two join forces. Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy also star as the pair's best friends Trish and Dez.
Daniel B. Burke
Daniel Burke, who helped engineer a stunning acquisition of ABC in the 1980s and eventually became the president and CEO of Capital Cities/ABC Inc., died Wednesday at his home in Rye, N.Y. He was 82.
Matt Prokop, Sarah Hyland
Disney Channel's latest original movie Geek Charming will debut Friday, Nov. 11 at 8/7c, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.