SEASON TWO OF 'WALK THE PRANK,' DISNEY XD'S LAUGH-OUT-LOUD, HIDDEN-CAMERA PRANK SERIES, PREMIERES ON APRIL FOOL'S DAY WITH
AN ALL-DAY SERIES MARATHON
-- 'K.C. Undercover' Stars Zendaya, Veronica Dunne and Kamil McFadden,
Plus Popular NFL and WWE Athletes, to Guest Star in Second Season --
"Walk the Prank," Disney XD's hit series that blends scripted comedy with elaborate hidden-camera pranks, kicks off its second season with two back-to-back episodes on April Fool's Day, SATURDAY, APRIL 1 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD, the Disney XD App, VOD and Disney XD's YouTube. Special guest stars join in on the prank action this season, including Zendaya, Veronica Dunne, and Kamil McFadden ("K.C. Undercover"), plus popular NFL athletes and WWE Superstars.
Launch to date, "Walk the Prank" has generated nearly 200 million viewer engagements across multiple platforms including 95.4 million Total Viewers on Disney XD and Disney Channel, and 76.0 million total views of series clips on Disney XD's YouTube channel. "Walk the Prank" is Disney XD's No. 1 series of the past year on VOD (15.0 million viewer engagements) and its No. 1 live-action series on the Disney XD app (6.3 million video starts).
Season two of the laugh-inducing series will be ushered in with an all-day "Walk the Prank" marathon featuring a variety of fan-favorite episodes from season one, beginning at 6:00 a.m. EDT, on Disney XD.
In the season two premiere episode "Dino Safari VR," Chance, Herman and Dusty become mesmerized by a new dinosaur virtual reality game at school which inspires the next set of pranks that include Bailey disguised as a mind-melding robot from the future and a stunt that leaves an unsuspecting camp counselor believing he's discovered a real spaceship in the woods.
In the second episode "Party Hearty," Chance tries to figure out why he's the only one of his friends invited to party, while the gang pulls off a prank that makes Herman's creepy life-size doll appear to come to life just in time to scare a babysitter.
New episodes of season two will continue to premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Saturdays, beginning Saturday, April 8 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD.
Starring are Cody Veith as Chance, Bryce Gheisar as Herman, Jillian Shea Spaeder as Bailey, Brandon Severs as Dusty and Tobie Windham as Uncle Will. "Walk the Prank" was created and executive produced by Adam Small ("Mad TV") and Trevor Moore ("Whitest Kids U Know"). The series is from Horizon Productions and carries a TV-Y7 parental guideline.
About Disney XD
Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multiplatform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for kids age 6-11, hyper-targeting boys and transporting them into worlds full of humor, unexpected fun and inspiring action-filled adventures. 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 77 million households via its basic cable and satellite affiliates. In total, there are 31 Disney XD channels available in 25 languages around the world.
[Source: Linear Reach: NPower, 4/6/16-3/5/17, 1-minute qualifier; VOD: Rentrak Mar. 2016-Feb. 2017; YT Analytics; DXD App: Omniture]