[10/29/10 - 08:57 AM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Get Into the Holiday Spirit With New Seasonal Programming Beginning Sunday, November 28
Highlights include holiday-themed episodes of "Sonny With A Chance," "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Zeke and Luther."

[via press release from Disney Channel]


Extended Edition of Yuletide Hit "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" to Be Presented on Disney Channel, Disney XD, ABC Family and ABC-TV

Kids Invited to Unwrap New Digital Gifts Everyday on DisneyChannel.com and DisneyXD.com's Holiday Sites

Disney Channel and Disney XD spread the holiday cheer with all new seasonal episodes of "Sonny With A Chance," "The Suite Life on Deck," "Phineas and Ferb," "Zeke and Luther," "Handy Manny" and "Special Agent Oso" beginning SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28. The season includes Joe Jonas guest starring in a new special, "So Random!," based on the sketch comedy show seen in the hit series "Sonny With A Chance," and a multi-platform presentation of the holiday classic in the making, "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" (in an extended edition), on Disney Channel, Disney XD, ABC Family and the ABC Television Network. Last year the premiere of "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" set all-time high ratings records for Disney XD, delivering 2.88 million Total Viewers and series ratings highs on Disney Channel, where it delivered 5.21 million Total Viewers.

Just in time for the holidays, DisneyChannel.com and DisneyXD.com will launch new holiday sites with themed content and games. Throughout the month of December, viewers can visit DisneyChannel.com/holiday or DisneyXD.com/holiday to unwrap daily virtual gifts including printable holiday cards, wallpapers and screensavers. Users can also create a personalized �Phineas and Ferb� holiday card to send to their friends and families by directing the characters to perform in various holiday activities in the "Winter Wonderland - At Your Command!" application, or place their favorite Disney Channel and Disney XD characters into a virtual snowglobe.

Disney Channel and Disney XD's special holiday programming line-up is below:


The cast of "So Random!" perform in various holiday-themed sketches, including "Holiday Cooking with Roadkill McGill" and "Bad Holiday Jobs." Chad Dylan Cooper (Sterling Knight) hosts the holiday special and Joe Jonas guest stars as himself, in "So Random Holiday Special," premiering SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28 (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.


A fierce Christmas Eve storm forces Santa to make an emergency landing in Sheet Rock Hills, and Manny and the tools team up with Santa in order to make all of the deliveries and save Christmas, in "Flicker Saves Christmas," premiering MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (9:30-10:00 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.


In "The Ayalas' Christmas Extravaganza," the Ayala family accidentally causes a power outage when they decorate their house with elaborate holiday decorations, so Manny and the tools work together to get the electricity turned back on and convince the Ayalas that a smaller holiday display is just as festive. This episode of Playhouse Disney's "Handy Manny" airs THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2 (9:30-10:00 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.


Cody and Bailey approach their friends to help out with their charity event, but London refuses. But when her magic mirror takes her to her past, present and future, she learns the importance of giving and being a good friend, in "A London Carol," premiering FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.


In the special extended edition of "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation," Phineas and Ferb want to show Santa how grateful they are for the work that he does every year at Christmas time by transforming the city of Danville into a giant shimmering thank you card and building a rest stop for Santa to relax in between delivering presents. However, when Dr. Doofenshmirtz develops a Naughty-inator that coats the entire Tri-state area in a cloud of naughtiness, Christmas is threatened to be cancelled, so it's up to Phineas and Ferb to convince Santa's elves that they really have been nice and save Christmas. The extended edition featuring the new song "What Does He Want?," performed by Candace, premieres FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3 (8:30-9:10 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel. Disney XD will air the special extended edition of "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4 (8:00-8:45 p.m. ET/PT). Dates for its telecast on ABC Family and ABC-TV will be announced shortly.


In "The Living Holiday Lights," Oso travels around the globe to help three kids prepare for three different holiday celebrations - Celeste in France celebrates Christmas, Noah in Israel celebrates Hanukkah and Brayden in Washington, DC celebrates Kwanzaa. Along the way, Oso learns that family and friends are the most important gift of all. This special 45-minute episode of Playhouse Disney's "Special Agent Oso" premieres MONDAY, DECEMBER 6 (9:00-9:50 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.


Zeke and Luther get jobs as a mall Santa and his elf and inadvertently antagonize a bitter elf who assumes that they're after his job. Meanwhile, Ginger unknowingly employs the real Santa Claus as her star gift-wrapper and learns the true meaning of Christmas. "Bro Ho Ho" premieres MONDAY, DECEMBER 6 (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney XD.


Oso teaches Liam how to make snow angels in "For Angels with Snow." Then, in the second story, "Dr. Snow," Oso helps Ethan learn the three special steps needed to make a snow globe. This episode of Playhouse Disney's "Special Agent Oso" premieres MONDAY, DECEMBER 13 (10:00-10:30 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.


In "License to Sled," Oso helps Henry and Hailey learn how to sled in time for their cousins' visit. Then, in "Snowflakes Are Forever," Oso teaches Gabriella how to make paper snowflakes for the Winter Festival. This episode of Playhouse Disney's "Special Agent Oso" premieres MONDAY, DECEMBER 27 (8:30-9:00 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.

  [october 2010]  


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