DISNEY CHANNELS ANNOUNCE TALENT LINE-UP FOR DISNEY’S D23 EXPO

At Disney’s D23 Expo, fans will not only learn what’s new at the Disney Parks and Resorts and the latest films from the Walt Disney Studios, but the spotlight also shines on the Disney Channel stars.  Fans will get the opportunity to meet and mingle with the actors from “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.”  There will also be musical performances by Bridgit Mendler and R5 featuring Ross Lynch, plus “Teen Beach Movie” ‘Surf Crazy’ Fan Dance Saturday, and characters from Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins, Jake, and All-New Mickey Mouse Cartoon Shorts Screening Sunday.  Continue reading for all the details and full schedule from Disney’s D23 press release, and click here for all the news and announcements for the upcoming D23 Expo.

Bridgit Mendler performs at the 2012 New York State Fair

From Disney’s D23 Press Release

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.

Disney Channel - TEEN BEACH MOVIE

Disney Channel will premiere "Teen Beach Movie," a modern take on classic beach party movies, FRIDAY, JULY 19 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). Photo by Francisco Roman, courtesy of Disney Channel © 2013 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

 

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:

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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 here.  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 $57 for a one-day adult ticket and $47 for children 3-12.  Three-day passes are $166 for adults and $136 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.

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