LAURA MARANO AND LEIGH-ALLYN BAKER DRIVE THE ACTION-PACKED BUDDY COMEDY "BAD HAIR DAY," A DISNEY CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE
PREMIERING FEBRUARY 13
-- Available on WATCH Disney Channel and
Disney Channel-On-Demand February 6 --
Disney Channel viewer favorites Laura Marano ("Austin & Ally") and Leigh-Allyn Baker ("Good Luck Charlie") star in "Bad Hair Day," a buddy comedy about a high school tech-whiz whose prom day abruptly shifts into a wild ride across town, thanks to a down-on-her-luck cop and a jewel thief. Leigh-Allyn Baker also executive-produces this Disney Channel Original Movie, premiering FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT).
The story unfolds with Monica on the morning of her senior prom. She's eager to get ready, that is until she realizes she can't get her hair to cooperate. On top of that, she's mistakenly enlisted by Liz, a police officer hot on the trail of missing jewels. Her prom day goes from bad to mad, as a dogged jewel thief tries to outwit the pair.
Marano and Baker will host an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at "Bad Hair Day" during an "Austin & Ally" Takeover Weekend, beginning Saturday, January 10 on Disney Channel.
The multi-platform schedule is as follows:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6
· "Bad Hair Day" will be available on Disney Channel on Demand and to verified WATCH Disney Channel users on WATCHDisneyChannel.com and the WATCH Disney Channel app for smartphones and tablets.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13
· Television premiere of "Bad Hair Day" (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel with WATCH Disney Channel simulcast.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14
· "Bad Hair Day" available for purchase through Apple iTunes, Amazon Instant Video Store and Google Play.
"Bad Hair Day" also stars Christian Campbell ("White Collar") as the jewel thief Pierce, Kiana Madeira ("One Christmas Eve") as Monica's best friend, Christian Paul ("Death Race") as Liz's former partner, Alain Goulem ("Bon Cop, Bad Cop") as Monica's dad and Jake Manley ("Beauty and the Beast") as Monica's boyfriend, Kyle.
"Bad Hair Day" is directed by érik Canuel ("Bon Cop, Bad Cop") and produced by Muse Entertainment. The teleplay is by Matt Eddy and Billy Eddy ("Zapped"), and the story is by Eric M. Gardner and Steven H. Wilson. Along with Baker, Joel S. Rice, Michael Prupas, Denise Carlson and Dawn Wolfrom serve as executive producers.
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