or


[09/05/12 - 11:02 AM]
Olivia Holt Stars in "Girl Vs. Monster," the Disney Channel Original Movie, Premiering Friday, October 12, During the Monstober Programming Event on Disney Channel
Kerris Dorsey, Brendan Meyer, Luke Benward, Katherine McNamara, Adam Chambers), Tracy Dawson, Brian Palermo and Jennifer Aspen also star.

[via press release from Disney Channel]

OLIVIA HOLT STARS IN "GIRL VS. MONSTER," THE DISNEY CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE, PREMIERING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, DURING THE MONSTOBER PROGRAMMING EVENT ON DISNEY CHANNEL

-- Songs From the Movie to be Released on Walt Disney Records' Make Your Mark: Ultimate Playlist, Tuesday, October 9 --

Olivia Holt (of Disney XD's "Kickin' It") stars in a bewitching story for kids and families, "Girl Vs. Monster," a Disney Channel Original Movie, premiering FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT), during the Monstober programming event on Disney Channel. The spook-tacular adventure, with themes of courage, independence and friendship, follows a confident fifteen-year-old singer who on Halloween, discovers that she's a fifth generation monster hunter.

The adventure begins as Skylar, a fearless teenager with a powerful singing voice, prepares for the ultimate Halloween bash with her best friends, Henry and Sadie. However, the plan for Skylar to sing at the party - with rock band cutie Ryan Dean - is crushed when her parents make her stay home. When she attempts to sneak out of the house, she accidentally unleashes a monster - Deimata - who is determined to change the fate of Skylar and her family forever. As Skylar's world is turned upside down, she learns that her parents have been keeping a big secret - that she comes from a long line of monster hunters. Now, it's up to Skylar and her friends to channel their inner strength and conquer more than just this monster.

Rounding out the cast is Kerris Dorsey ("Moneyball"), Brendan Meyer (Disney XD's "Mr. Young"), Luke Benward ("Minutemen"), Katherine McNamara ("New Year's Eve"), Adam Chambers ("Good Luck Charlie"), Tracy Dawson ("Call Me Fitz"), Brian Palermo (Disney XD's "Zeke and Luther") and Jennifer Aspen ("GCB").

Olivia Holt performs three of the movie's pop rock songs, including "Had Me @Hello," written and produced by Dan Book, Alexei Misoul and Shelly Peiken; "Fearless," written and produced by Jeannie Lurie, Aris Archontis and Chen Neeman; and "Nothing's Gonna Stop Me" written by Mitch Allan, Kevin Kadish, Sean Douglas and Nikki Leonti. Luke Benward and Katherine McNamara also perform alternate versions of "Had Me @Hello" and "Nothing's Gonna Stop Me," respectively. All of the songs will be a part of the Walt Disney Records compilation, Make Your Mark: Ultimate Playlist, available Tuesday, October 9. The single "Had Me @Hello" will planet premiere on Radio Disney on Friday, September 21.

The story of "Girl Vs. Monster" was written by Annie DeYoung ("Princess Protection Program"), and the teleplay was written by DeYoung and Ron McGee ("The Nine Lives of Chloe King"). The movie was directed by DGA-winner and Emmy Award-nominee Stuart Gillard ("Avalon High") and executive-produced by Sheri Singer ("Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!"), with Tracey Jeffrey ("The Suite Life Movie") as producer. "Girl Vs. Monster" is a production of Bad Angels Productions, Ltd.

Beginning Friday, September 28, DisneyChannel.com/Monster will launch a new game called "Skylar's Chilling Challenge" and on Monday, October 1, kids (with a parent's consent) are invited to upload their photo and turn it into their very own monster using "Monster Maker," with a chance for it to be featured on-air during the month of October. On Monday, October 15, DisneyXD.com/Monster will launch an exclusive game called "Skylar vs. Deimata." Player's game achievements and shout-outs will be shown on-air during the "Girl Vs. Monster" premiere on Disney XD on Saturday, October 20 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) as part of a special live online game challenge taking place during the movie.

The television premiere schedule is:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Olivia Holt hosts the Friday night programming line-up on Disney Channel and provides viewers with a "first look" at behind-the-scenes footage from "Girl Vs. Monster." The special footage includes the cast learning choreography and recording songs for the soundtrack, and reveals the process of creating the movie's special effects.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

The cast of "Girl Vs. Monster" hosts Disney Channel's "Monstober Night of Premieres," featuring frighteningly fun Halloween programming, and a sneak peek of "Girl Vs. Monster."

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Premiere of "Girl Vs. Monster" (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel with simulcasts on WATCH Disney Channel.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

"Girl Vs. Monster" available on iTunes, Sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Disney XD presents an encore of "Girl Vs. Monster," featuring an Online Live Game Challenge (11:00 a.m., ET/PT).

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Olivia Holt hosts the "Girl Vs. Monster" encore during Disney Channel's Monstober Movie Marathon. The hosted event will feature Halloween dares with Olivia Holt on the set of several Disney Channel shows.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

"Girl Vs. Monster" will be available on WATCH Disney Channel as part of a special Halloween movie event.

Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies. Currently available on basic cable in over 99 million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers on Disney Channels around the world, Disney Channel is part of the Disney/ABC Television Group.





  [september 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· CALL ME FITZ (DIRECTV)
· GCB (ABC)
· GOOD LUCK CHARLIE (DISNEY)
· KICKIN' IT (DISNEY XD)
· MR YOUNG (DISNEY XD)
· NINE LIVES OF CHLOE KING, THE (ABC FAMILY)
· SUITE LIFE ON DECK (DISNEY)
· ZEKE & LUTHER (DISNEY XD)











[09/30/14 - 02:53 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Parenthood" Delivered the Show's Highest 18-49 Rating in Live+3 Since October 3, 2013
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 25.

[09/30/14 - 02:04 PM]
Discovery Channel Moves Up the Cable Ranker and Into the Top Five for Adults and Men During 3Q14
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 01:22 PM]
Animal Planet Explores the Striking Similarities of People and Primates in the Natural History Special "The Real Apes of the Planet"
The new two-hour documentary premieres Tuesday, October 21 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[09/30/14 - 01:02 PM]
Lifetime Announces Holiday Movie Slate for 2014
"An En Vogue Christmas," "Seasons of Love," "Wally Lamb's Wishin' and Hopin'" and "The Santa Con" will join the previously announced "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever."

[09/30/14 - 01:01 PM]
Nickelodeon Is Top-Rated Total Day Network for 3Q and September 2014
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month and the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:59 PM]
Premiere of "Gotham" Leads FOX to Rank No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and Fourth Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/30/14 - 12:55 PM]
FX Networks Stays in Relationships with "Married" and "You're the Worst"
"Married" is continuing on FX and "You're The Worst" is moving to its new home on FXX.

[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
TNT Extends Its Summer Victory by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for Q3 2014 Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:14 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces the 13th Annual 2014 Talent Showcase, Presented by ABC Casting, Tuesday, October 7, in New York
The 14 featured actors were selected from nearly 7,000 candidates who submitted their resumes, and approximately 500 who auditioned for ABC casting executives in New York.

[09/30/14 - 12:13 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day During 3Q 2014 in Total Viewers and Across All Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/30/14 - 12:09 PM]
Frances Berwick Named President of Newly Formed Lifestyle Network Group within NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment
Also, Adam Stotsky has been appointed General Manager of E! Entertainment, responsible for day-to-day operations of the network, in addition to his current role as President, Esquire Network.

[09/30/14 - 12:08 PM]
"The Great Halloween Fright Fight," A One-Hour Special to Haunt Households Before Halloween, Premieres October 28 on ABC
The new special will feature a number of families competing for the greatest haunted Halloween displays and a $50,000 prize.

[09/30/14 - 11:53 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Secures All-Star Cast for New Scripted Series "Another Period"
Lauren Ash, Michael Ian Black, Paget Brewster, Beth Dover, Brett Gelman, Brian Huskey, David Koechner, Jason Ritter, David Wain and Armen Weitzman will join series stars and creators Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome.

[09/30/14 - 11:23 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Four of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
This season, the Kilchers face unexpected and daunting challenges due to a historically warm winter.