PR: Disney Channel Celebrates Summer With First-Ever Flash Forward Weekend
DISNEY CHANNEL CELEBRATES SUMMER WITH FIRST-EVER
FLASH FORWARD WEEKEND, FRIDAY, JULY 26 – SUNDAY, JULY 28
Summer Programming Event Includes New Futuristic Episodes of
“A.N.T. Farm,” “Austin & Ally,” “Dog With A Blog,” “Fish Hooks,”
“Good Luck Charlie,” “Jessie,” and “Shake It Up”
Weekend Features Premiere of “Teen Beach Movie” Dance Along Edition
Disney Channel’s first-ever Flash Forward Weekend, featuring all-new futuristic episodes of favorite series and guest star appearances by Ava Sambora (“This is 40″) and Leo Howard (Disney XD’s “Kickin’ It”), premieres FRIDAY, JULY 26 – SUNDAY JULY 28 on Disney Channel. The summer celebration continues SATURDAY, JULY 27 on Disney Channel with the Dance Along edition of “Teen Beach Movie,” featuring stars from the movie teaching kids at home groovy dance steps to the exuberant summer jam “Surf’s Up.”
Disney Channel has been the #1 Total Day TV network on a weekly basis for more than 2 years in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14, and on an annual basis, ranked as TV’s #1 network for the first time in the network’s history in 2012 in Kids 2-11, was #1 for the 2nd consecutive year in Kids 6-11 and 4th in Tweens. Further, the network has delivered the #1 cable TV series for the past 7 years in Kids 6-11 and Tweens, and the #1 animated TV series in Tweens for 5 straight years.
The schedule is as follows (all times ET/PT):
FRIDAY, JULY 26
8:00 p.m. - “A.N.T. Farm”
When Teen Zoltan arrives in a time machine and falls in love with Chyna, he refuses to go back to the 80s without his true love, so Chyna decides to accompany him back as his prom date. Meanwhile, Lexi hopes to travel back in time to correct a horrible event from the past, an ugly photo taken on her 5th grade school picture day.
8:30 p.m. - “Jessie”
Future Jessie appears from an elevator time machine to warn present Jessie to run for her life. She tells Jessie that when Ravi grows up, he invents a robot version of Bertram (a “Bertram-Bot”) that evolves into an army that tries to destroy Jessie and take over the world.
9:00 p.m. – “Fish Hooks”
When Fishington decides to cut the Drama Department, Bea and her friends decide to venture into Fishington’s brain to change her mind or else they’ll lose the department forever.
SATURDAY, JULY 27:
8:00 p.m. – Dance Along Edition of “Teen Beach Movie”
Join your favorite stars from “Teen Beach Movie” and dance along to “Surf’s Up.”
SUNDAY, JULY 28:
7:30 p.m. – “Good Luck Charlie”
Ten years in the future, 14 year-old Charlie watches a video diary that Teddy made about a fight she had with Gabe, in hopes that it will guide her through her fight with an 11-year-old Toby.
Guest starring Ava Sambora as Future Charlie
8:00 p.m. - “Dog With A Blog”
To help land an internship with a city official, Avery agrees to throw a party at her house for the official’s demanding daughter. When the party spirals out of control, Avery is afraid it will jeopardize her future aspirations of becoming President of the United States. Meanwhile, Bennett and Ellen attend a sleepover at the park with Chloe and her Healthy Muffins Troop.
8:30 p.m. - “Austin & Ally”
When Austin and Ally are transported to a fantastical future, they realize that advanced technology can feel less personal when it comes to song writing, and learn to appreciate the traditional process.
9:00 p.m. – “Shake It Up”
It is 22 years in the future and the group’s 20th high school reunion is just a day away. Dina and Deuce are happily married and expecting another baby, and while Rocky and CeCe have successful careers, they fell out of touch years ago. Dina wants them to dance together at the party for old times’ sake, but they can’t seem to agree on anything. Meanwhile, Ty and Tinka realize they may have missed out on something special in high school– each other.
Guest starring Leo Howard (“Kickin’ It”) as Logan.
Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, most current, as dated.