“Wizards of Waverly Place – Wizards vs. Vampires,” a four-episode programming event, follows the Russo family and their encounters with the Van Heusens, a family of vampires who own a competing sandwich shop, beginning FRIDAY, JULY 24 (8:00- 8:45 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Guest Starring is Bridgit Mendler (“JONAS”) as Justin’s vampire girlfriend, Juliet Van Heusen, and Anne Ramsay (“Mad About You”) and JD Cullum (“Good Night, and Good Luck”) as vampire parents Cindy and Alucard Van Heusen.
The schedule is as follows:
FRIDAY, JULY 24 (8:00 – 8:45 p.m., ET/PT)
“Wizards vs. Vampires on Waverly Place” – Business at the Waverly Sub Station is slow after the opening of a new neighborhood sandwich shop owned by vampires. Jerry sends Justin to spy on the establishment, but Justin meets and ends up falling for Juliet, the daughter of the competing shop’s vampire owners.
FRIDAY, JULY 31 (8:00 – 8:30 p.m., ET/PT)
“Wizards vs. Vampires: Tasty Bites” – Justin’s new vampire girlfriend, Juliet, gets the Russos to change their lifestyle by adding healthy foods and exercise. However Alex is concerned about Juliet’s true intentions for Justin when she discovers that vampires like the taste of healthy blood.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 (8:00 – 8:30 p.m., ET/PT)
“Wizards vs. Vampires: Dream Date” – After Dean moves away, Alex continues to date him by using magic to enter his dreams. When he pays her a surprise visit and the real date isn’t as great as she had dreamt, she searches for a way to break up with him. Meanwhile, Justin tells his vampire girlfriend, Juliet, that he is not allowed to go on her family camping trip.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 (8:00 – 8:30 p.m., ET/PT)
“Wizards & Vampires vs. Zombies” – Justin convinces Juliet that their prom date will be the most memorable ever. Meanwhile, Alex opts to plan a zombie themed anti-prom, but is unprepared for the real zombies that arrive for the ultimate prom dance off.
“Wizards of Waverly Place” stars Selena Gomez (“Princess Protection Program,” “Spy Kids 3D”) as Alex Russo; David Henrie (“That’s So Raven,” “How I Met Your Mother”) as Justin Russo; Jake T. Austin (“Hotel for Dogs,” “Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board”) as Max Russo; Maria Canals-Barrera (“Camp Rock,” “The Proud Family”) as Theresa; and David DeLuise (“Stargate SG-1,” “3rd Rock from the Sun”) as Jerry.
“Wizards of Waverly Place” ranked as June’s No. 1 series telecast across all TV in the target kid demographics. (Source: NMR, U.S. ratings, June 09: 6/1-6/28/09).
“Wizards of Waverly Place” is a production of It’s a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel and carries a TV-G parental guideline. The series was created by Todd J. Greenwald and is executive-produced by Peter Murrieta, Greenwald, Vince Cheung and Ben Montanio.