In 2018, Disney Channel broadcast on their linear TV channel a total of 27 series with new episodes. Of those, only one show (Andi Mack) averaged over a million total viewers for the year.
Season two of “Milo Murphy’s Law,” the Emmy Award-nominated animated series starring legendary satirist Al Yankovic as the voice of Milo Murphy, debuts with a one-hour “Phineas and Ferb” crossover special SATURDAY, JAN. 5 (7:00–8:00 a.m. EST/PST), on both Disney Channel and Disney XD.
“Kim Possible,” a Disney Channel Original Movie based on the beloved animated series, will premiere FRIDAY, FEB. 15 (8:00–9:32 p.m. EST/PST), on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.
Production has begun on “Mira, Royal Detective,” an animated mystery-adventure series for preschoolers slated to debut on Disney Junior channels and programming blocks around the world in 2020.
Accomplished writer/producer Eunetta T. Boone has joined Disney Channel’s hit sitcom “Raven’s Home” as executive producer and showrunner for its third season.
Emmy Award winner Craig Gerber, whose talent and leadership steered two Disney Junior series – “Sofia the First” and “Elena of Avalor” – to become critically acclaimed worldwide hits, has entered into an overall development deal at Disney Channels Worldwide.
In its first of two new episodes featuring a story arc on gun safety, Disney Channel’s “Andi Mack” soared over the prior week by 24% among Tweens 9-14 to hit a new season high.
“Sydney to the Max,” a sitcom introducing 13-year-old actress/musical artist Ruth Righi (Broadway’s “School of Rock The Musical”) in her first leading role, is set to premiere FRIDAY, JAN. 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST/PST), on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.
Eric Friedman, an Emmy Award-nominated producer, has entered into an agreement to create and develop new projects exclusively for Disney Channel, expanding his nearly 10-year affiliation with the channel for which he has written or produced five comedy series.
The wildly successful sitcom “BUNK’D” has been ordered for a fourth season by Disney Channel.
The critically acclaimed series “Andi Mack” will present a story arc on gun safety in two new episodes airing FRIDAY, NOV. 16, and FRIDAY, NOV. 30, (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST/PST) on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.
“Andi Mack,” a series acclaimed for exploring themes of self-expression and family dynamics with humor and heart, will anchor a new Friday prime-time lineup beginning FRIDAY, NOV. 2 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel as well as VOD and DisneyNOW.
Disney Channel has ordered “Just Roll With It,” an innovative multi-camera sitcom from co-showrunners Adam Small and Trevor Moore.
Joshua Bassett has been cast in the lead role of the highly anticipated “High School Musical: The Musical,” a series for Disney’s upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service, which is set to launch in late 2019.
On Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, part 2 of a 3-part “Raven’s Home” special shot up over the prior week by double digits in Total Viewers and Kids 6-11 to generate new season highs.