"Phineas and Ferb" Marathon Slated for February 7, 2010, on Disney XD
Disney XD will be running a Phineas and Ferb marathon on Sunday, February 7, 2010, from 8:00 – 5:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific), highlighting Perry the Platypus (a.k.a. super secret superspy Agent P). Specific episodes were not announced, but guest stars are slated to include Jane Leeves, Corbin Bleu, Moises Arias, Jennifer Grey, Jennifer Stone and Cloris Leachman.
The full press release follows:
PHINEAS AND FERB TACKLE SUPERBOWL SUNDAY IN A SPY-THEMED PROGRAMMING EVENT, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7 ON DISNEY XD
A marathon of the Emmy-nominated comedy series “Phineas and Ferb” will be presented SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7 (8:00-5:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. The episodes highlight Perry the Platypus, the mindless family pet who doubles as the suave secret Agent P and include guest stars Jane Leeves, Corbin Bleu, Moises Arias, Jennifer Grey, Jennifer Stone and Cloris Leachman.
In 2009, for the second consecutive year, “Phineas and Ferb” ranked as TV’s No. 1 animated series in Kids 6-11 (1.61 million/6.6 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (1.26 million/5.2 rating). On December 11, 2009, its special “Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation” delivered series highs in Total Viewers (5.8 million), Kids 6-11 (2.3 million/9.4 rating) and Boys 6-11 (1.0 million/8.2 rating). (Source: NTI, 2009: 12/28/08-12/27/09, L+7. “Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation,” 12/11/09.)
The series creators and executive producers are Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh. Dan Povenmire and Zac Moncrief direct. Danny Jacob is the music composer.
The talented voice cast is: Vincent Martella (“Everybody Hates Chris”) as Phineas Flynn, Thomas Sangster (“Nanny McPhee”) as Ferb Fletcher, Ashley Tisdale (“High School Musical” and “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”) as Candace Flynn, Mitchel Musso (“Hannah Montana”) as Jeremy, Caroline Rhea (“Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”) as mom Linda Flynn-Fletcher, Richard O’Brien (“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”) as dad Lawrence Fletcher, Dee Bradley Baker (“American Dad”) as Perry the Platypus, Alyson Stoner (“Camp Rock” and “Cheaper by the Dozen”) as Isabella, Jeff “Swampy” Marsh as Major Monogram and Dan Povenmire as Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multi-platform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for Kids age 6-14, hyper-targeting boys and their quest for discovery, accomplishment, sports, adventure and humor. Disney XD branded content spans television, online, mobile and VOD platforms. The programming includes series, movies and short-form, as well as sports-themed programming developed with ESPN. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 74 million households via its basic cable affiliates. Disney XD recently launched in the UK, France, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Greece, Turkey, Latin America and Japan.