Disney Channel

Disney Channel August 2013 Programming Highlights

Author: Nickandmore!

Gravity Falls

via Disney Channel press materials:

Friday, August 2

8 p.m. A.N.T. Farm “angus’ first movemANT”
Zoltan turns to Chyna to come up with a catchy and memorable text alert but is sorely disappointed with the options she presents to him. As Chyna continues to try and create a winning tone, Zoltan hears Angus sneeze and declares it the perfect sound to put on the market. After the alert becomes a phenomenon, it doesn’t take long before Chyna becomes agitated with Angus’ inflated ego. Meanwhile, Fletcher teases Olive with an impossible brain teaser.

8:30 p.m. Gravity Falls “Gideon Rises” (season finale)
After ‘Lil Gideon swindles the Mystery Shack away from Stan, everything in Gravity Falls appears to be even more west of weird – Dipper, Mabel and Grunkle Stan are forced to move in with Soos and his grandmother, while the town remains enamored with Gideon’s charm. Meanwhile, Grunkle Stan isn’t certain he can take care of the twins and is considering sending them back home. With their summer in Gravity Falls threatening to come to an end, Mabel and Dipper decide to take on Gideon and win back their home.

9 p.m. Phineas and Ferb “Love at First Byte”
When Mom becomes overwhelmed with organizing a block party, she asks Phineas and Ferb for their help in making the party’s finale memorable. Meanwhile, Candace plans to bust her brothers, but their team up with Mom throws a bit of a wrench into her situation. Over at the block party, Doofenshmirtz tries to set Norm up with a female robot, but Norm’s nerves get the best of him.

9:15 p.m. Fish Hooks “Unresolved Fishues”
When Jumbo begins dating Oscar’s ex-girlfriend, things quickly turn awkward between the two, especially when Oscar’s attempts to make peace with his ex backfires and he appears to still be in love with her.

Sunday, August 4

8 p.m. Good Luck Charlie “Teddy’s New Beau”
Beau asks Teddy to accompany him on a date to local country western hangout with another girl so that it’s not really considered a date, but the night takes an unexpected turn when Beau’s friend is a no show. Meanwhile, after Bob and Amy’s good friends cancel on their double date, they decide to still have dinner on their own and are shocked when they see their friends having dinner at the same restaurant.
Guest starring Luke Benward as Beau

8:30 p.m. Austin & Ally “Sports & Brains”
It’s Spirit Week at Marino High School and Austin, Ally, Trish and Dez decide to become more involved in their school’s extracurricular activities. Austin decides to join the basketball team after realizing he wants to be known for more than his music career. However, after he injures himself in a game, the foursome must figure out a way to save his upcoming school performance. Meanwhile, Dez joins the cheerleading squad and competes against his arch rival Chuck for “Yell King.”

9 p.m. Shake It Up “Oui Oui It Up”
CeCe’s plans for a posh family vacation in Paris takes a wrong turn when she arranges a house swap with a French family and lands herself, Rocky, Flynn and Georgia on a pig farm 500 miles outside Paris. Back in Chicago, Ty has fallen for the Parisian girl staying in CeCe’s apartment despite Tinka’s warnings that the girl is a bit annoying.

Friday, August 9

8 p.m. A.N.T. Farm “unforeseen circumstANTs”
Chyna can’t stand that Fletcher’s girlfriend Kennedy doesn’t like her. To gain her favor, Chyna decides to help Kennedy plan a surprise party for Fletcher’s birthday. Meanwhile, Lexi is assigned to tutor Olive in math.

8:30 p.m. Jessie “Diary of a Mad Newswoman”
Emma and Bryn’s friendship is put to the test when they co-anchor their school’s morning announcements. Meanwhile, after Jessie figures out that Zuri has been reading her diary, she and Bertram trick Zuri into thinking she’s an alien.

9 p.m. Phineas and Ferb “One Good Turn”
Motivated by a movie with a strong heroine, Candace and Stacy feel empowered to team up against rival groups and compete in Phineas and Ferb’s Ultimate Obstacle Course. Across town, Doofenshmirtz plans to humiliate his brother, the Mayor, by using his 90 Degree-turn-inator on him so that he will accidentally insult the Mayor of Stumblegimp (voiced by Billy Gardell) and be forced to perform the shameful “Dance of Contrition” to make amends.
Guest starring Billy Gardell as the Mayor of Stumblegimp.

9:15 p.m. Fish Hooks “Freshwater Five-O”
When Milo and Jocktopus are invited on a police ride-along, they’re convinced it means they’re real cops – and set out to prove it.

Sunday, August 11

7:30 p.m. Good Luck Charlie “Teddy’s Choice”
Teddy invites her new boyfriend Beau to her 18th birthday party, but things quickly become awkward when Spencer shows up unexpectedly to help celebrate Teddy’s big day.
Guest starring Luke Benward as Beau and Shane Harper as Spencer

8 p.m. Dog With A Blog “My Parents Posted What?!”
Social media novices Ellen and Bennett discover that Avery has secretly created a Buddy Bop account after they forbid her from joining the popular social media site. To teach her a lesson, her parents post silly pictures of themselves on her homepage but their plan backfires when they inadvertently add a video that is widely-distributed at Avery’s school. Meanwhile, Chloe and Tyler enter Stan into a local pet competition at the park.

8:30 p.m. Austin & Ally “Beach Bums & Bling”
When Austin discovers that a man playing guitar for change at the mall is one of his old rock n’ roll heroes, he convinces Ally, Trish and Dez to help get the rocker back on his feet and become famous again. Meanwhile, Trish struggles with the responsibilities of being a successful business owner.

Friday, August 16

8 p.m. Phineas and Ferb “Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel”
Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk stand powerless after being struck by Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s power-draining “inator.” Once the Marvel Super Villains – Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom and M.O.D.O.K. – find out that Dr. Doofenshmirtz is responsible for robbing the Super Heroes of their powers, they seek him out and together create mayhem in Danville. Meanwhile, Phineas and Ferb do everything they can to restore the Super Heroes’ powers before the evil villains take over the world.

9 p.m. Wander Over Yonder “The Picnic” (series preview)
Wander discovers the perfect spot for his celestial picnic — right next to Lord Hater’s epic battlefield, consequently making it extremely difficult for Hater to focus on his battle against arch enemy Emperor Awesome for ultimate cosmic power.

Friday, August 23

8 p.m. A.N.T. Farm “pANTs on fire”
Chyna accidentally ingests Dixon’s truth serum, which gets her in trouble with Olive. Meanwhile, Angus learns he hails from a long line of princes, but is unsure how to act around his “royal” cousin when he comes to visit.

8:30 p.m. Jessie “Break-Up and Shape-Up”
Jessie and Tony’s relationship is put to the test when Ted, Jessie’s old boyfriend, pays a visit and Tony trains a beautiful family friend to be the new doorwoman. Meanwhile, in an effort to lower Bertram’s stress and help get him into shape, Ravi and Luke compete to see who can whip him into shape the fastest.
Guest starring Spencer Boldman as Ted

9 p.m. Fish Hooks “Pool Party Panic”
Milo wakes up in class to discover that everyone at Freshwater High has turned into a human! As he prepares for Shellsea’s epic Pool Party, Milo has to figure out what’s real and what’s not — as he desperately tries to keep his party king reputation intact!

Sunday, August 25

8 p.m. Dog With A Blog “Stan’s Old Owner”
Avery, Tyler and Chloe are faced with a difficult decision that could change everything they know after Stan’s former owner unexpectedly shows up and offers to take Stan back to meet his real canine family. Meanwhile, Chloe has trouble getting along with a friend so her parents devise a plan to bring them closer together.

8:30 p.m. Shake It Up “My Bitter Sweet 16 It Up”
Rocky and CeCe decide to throw a joint sweet 16 extravaganza, but they can’t get their moms to agree on any of their party plans. Marcie’s ideas are a bit outdated and Georgia thinks her daughter’s ideas are too outrageous and expensive. But when CeCe discovers an old video of her mom at her own sweet 16 party, she sees gains an entirely new perspective on her mom.
Guest starring Olivia Holt (“Kickin’ It”) as a young Georgia.