DISNEY CHANNEL, DISNEY XD AND DISNEY JUNIOR ANNOUNCE STAR-FILLED LINE-UP FOR DISNEY’S D23 EXPO
Fans Invited to Meet the Stars of “Teen Beach Movie,” “Shake It Up,” “Jessie,” “Phineas and Ferb,” Marvel Universe, “Gravity Falls,” “Good Luck Charlie,”
“A.N.T. Farm,” “Kickin’ It,” “Dog With A Blog,” “Lab Rats,” “Crash & Bernstein” and “Wander Over Yonder”
— Musical Performances by Bridgit Mendler and R5 featuring Ross Lynch, plus “Teen Beach Movie” ‘Surf Crazy’ Fan Dance Saturday —
— Popular Characters Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins, Jake, and All-New Mickey Mouse Cartoon Shorts Screening Sunday —
BURBANK, Calif. (June 14, 2013) – An unforgettable experience awaits kids, tweens and families who can meet their favorite stars from Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior, experience live performances, get autographs and rock out to Radio Disney tunes over three fun-filled days, FRIDAY, AUGUST 9–SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, at the ultimate event for Disney fans, Disney’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The schedule includes musical performances by certified gold Hollywood Records recording artist Bridgit Mendler (Disney Channel’s “Good Luck Charlie”) and Hollywood Records’ pop-rock sensation R5 featuring Ross Lynch (Disney Channel’s “Teen Beach Movie” and “Austin & Ally”), a ‘Surf Crazy’ fan dance with stars from the Disney Channel Original Movie “Teen Beach Movie,” a special screening of never-before-seen Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts and more.
On FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, in celebration of “Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel,” a special-one hour telecast featuring an epic teaming of characters from two hugely popular Disney and Marvel franchises, fans can meet the stars and characters including Phineas, Ferb, Agent P, Spider-Man and Iron Man. The unforgettable special premieres this summer on Disney Channel.
On SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, bikers and surfers unite on the dance floor of the Disney Channel booth for the ultimate beach ball bouncing, high-spirited ‘Surf Crazy’ fan dance with stars from Disney’s “Teen Beach Movie,” an exuberant song, sand and surf fest, premiering July 19 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
On SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 in the Disney Channel booth, Disney Junior fans of all ages are invited to meet beloved characters from top-rated preschool series “Sofia the First,” “Doc McStuffins” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” and enjoy a special sneak-peek screening of new Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts in Stage 28.
Popular radio personalities from Radio Disney, the 24-hour contemporary hits radio network and the only radio broadcaster for kids and families, will join in the fun every day, along with the Radio Disney Road Crew, for interactive entertainment, fun prizes and the hottest music from kids’ favorite artists.
Following is the schedule of stars making special appearances and signing autographs in Disney Channels’ booth:
Friday, August 9
10:00-11:30 am “Phineas and Ferb” creators/executive producers and stars Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh, plus stars Vincent Martella and Alyson Stoner, with character appearances by Agent P, Phineas and Ferb
11:30 – 1:00 pm Marvel Universe stars, plus character appearances by Spider-Man and Iron Man
1:00 – 2:30 pm “Crash & Bernstein,” stars Cole Jensen, Tim Lagasse, Landry Bender, Aaron R. Landon, plus Crash appearance
2:30 – 3:30 pm “Gravity Falls” stars
3:30 – 4:30 pm “Lab Rats” stars Tyrel Jackson Williams, Billy Unger and Spencer Boldman
4:30 –5:30 pm “A.N.T. Farm” stars Jake Short, Sierra McCormick, Stefanie Scott and Aedin Mincks
6:00 – 7:00 pm “Shake It Up” stars Zendaya, Roshon Fegan and Adam Irigoyen
Saturday, August 10
10:00 – 11:00 am “Dog With A Blog” stars G Hannelius, Blake Michael, Francesca Capaldi and Beth Littleford
12:30 – 1:30 pm “Kickin’ It” stars Jason Earles, Leo Howard, Olivia Holt and Dylan Riley Snyder
1:30 – 2:30 pm “Jessie” stars Skai Jackson and Cameron Boyce
2:30 – 4:30 pm “Good Luck Charlie” stars Bridgit Mendler, Jason Dolley, Bradley Steven Perry and Leigh-Allyn Baker, plus a performance by actress and Hollywood Records recording artist Bridgit Mendler
4:30 – 5:00 pm Performance by Hollywood Records’ R5 band
5:00 – 7:00 pm “Teen Beach Movie” stars Ross Lynch, Grace Phipps, Garrett Clayton, John Deluca, Chrissie Fit, Jordan Fisher and Mollee Gray, plus ‘Surf Crazy’ fan dance
Sunday, August 11
10:00 – 12:00 noon “Sofia the First,” “Doc McStuffins” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” character appearances
12:00 – 1:00 pm “Sofia the First” star Wayne Brady, plus Sofia
1:00 – 2:00 pm Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts screening (stage 28)
2:30 – 3:30 pm “Wander Over Yonder” stars Jack McBrayer and April Winchell, plus creator/executive producer Craig McCracken
*Schedule is subject to change.
Tickets to the D23 Expo are available at http://www.D23Expo.com. Admission includes access to all experiences and entertainment at the D23 Expo, including the Disney Legends Ceremony, and can be purchased for single days or for the full three days of festivities. Admission is $47 for a one-day adult ticket and $37 for children 3-12. Three-day passes are $136 for adults and $106 for children. Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will receive a discount for up to four admissions, as well as early entry to each day of the D23 Expo for themselves and their guests.
About Disney Channels Worldwide
Disney Channels Worldwide is a portfolio of 100 kid-driven, family inclusive entertainment channels and/or channel feeds available in 169 countries in 34 languages, spanning Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, Disney Cinemagic, Hungama and Radio Disney brands. Through cable, satellite and digital terrestrial television channels and a strategic partnership with Disney-ABC-ESPN Television for the third-party distribution of Disney-branded kids’ programming across the globe, Disney Channels Worldwide reaches hundreds of millions of viewers. Disney Channel properties continue to rapidly expand into new markets across the world, playing a key role in introducing the Disney brand to new consumers.
About D23 Expo 2013
The D23 Expo—The Ultimate Disney Fan Event—brings the entire world of Disney under one roof, providing attendees with unprecedented access to Disney films, television and theme parks. For the latest D23 Expo 2013 news, visit www.D23Expo.com. To be part of the D23 Expo conversation, make sure to follow @DisneyD23 and tag your tweets with #D23Expo.
The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his fledgling studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans in Disney’s nearly 90-year history. D23 gives its members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in the middle of the magic through its quarterly publication Disney twenty-three; a rich website at D23.com; member-exclusive discounts and special events for D23 Members throughout the year, highlighted by the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, August 9–11, 2013.
Fans can join D23 at www.D23.com and at www.DisneyStore.com/D23. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow us @DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.
Update: Disney Channel PR has announced that “Liv and Maddie” stars are also attending. They tweeted:
Love #LivandMaddie?! Meet the stars of the new series! Saturday, August 10 @DisneyD23!
Meet #LivandMaddie stars @DoveCameron, @JoeyBragg, @TenzingTrainor, @SirBenjaminKing and @KalimRocha at #D23Expo!!
Not sure on what time they will be meeting fans. I will watch for more details!