‘Octonauts’ to Debut on Disney Junior, January 9

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‘Octonauts,’ the BAFTA-nominated animated show for preschoolers, based on the popular children’s book series of the same name, will make its U.S. debut Monday, January 9 at 11:30 am ET/PT on Disney Junior on Disney Channel. Created by award-winning design team Vicki Wong and Michael Murphy of Meomi Design, the series follows the lively underwater adventures of Captain Barnacles Bear, Lieutenant Kwazii Cat and Medic Peso Penguin, as they explore the ocean and work to protect all of its unique sea creatures. Produced by Silvergate Media with animation by Academy Award-nominated Brown Bag Films, the animated series made its initial debut in the UK in October 2010.

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First Look: ‘Frenemies’ Publicity Images, Stills

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Disney Channel has provided us with these publicity images and stills from its upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, Frenemies, which premieres on Disney Channel on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 pm ET/PT.

Frenemies stars Bella Thorne and Zendaya (from Disney Channel’s ‘Shake It Up’), Stefanie Scott (from Disney Channel’s ‘A.N.T. Farm’), Mary Mouser (from ‘Body of Proof’) and Nick Robinson (from ABC Family’s ‘Melissa and Joey’) in an anthology that follows three pairs of friends as they navigate the delicate balance when besties go to worsties, and back again.

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‘Good Luck Charlie’ Asks Fans to Choose New Baby’s Name

Happy news that the Duncans are expecting a bundle of joy was revealed during the premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie, Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!, and now Disney Channel viewers around the world can vote for their favorite from among 10 names for the baby sister or brother who will debut in an hour-long special planned for spring 2012 on the hit series “Good Luck Charlie.” Voting has already started and runs through December 16, at DisneyChannel.com/BabyVote.

Choices for if it’s a Boy are Noah, Jonah, Toby, Bobby Jr. and Bo and Sydney, Erika, Mallory, Talia and Jenny if it’s a girl.

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‘A.N.T. Farm’ Inspires New D-Signed Collection, Available December

Chyna Parks 'A.N.T. Farm' Dsigned collection, spring 2012

Available to own December 26, the Spring 2012 collection of the popular Disney D-Signed collection finds inspiration from Chyna Parks of Disney Channel’s ‘A.N.T. Farm,’ portrayed by singer/actress China Anne McClaine. Taking cues from the season’s hottest trends and accessories, the collection includes a punchy palette of electric blue, lime and fuchsia combine with a graphic black and white story. Clean stripes, graphics, graffiti prints and floral add unexpected pops to this look.

Chyna’s passion for music and love of performing provide inspiration for a large offering of spunky separates to mix and match. Each design has qembellishments like glitter, foil, and rhinestones. The silhouettes compliment spring with short sleeves, jersey tees and tiered, mixed print party skirts.

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‘Frenemies’ Original Movie to Premiere on Disney Channel, January 13

Bella Thorne and Zendaya (both of “Shake It Up”), Stefanie Scott (“A.N.T. Farm”), Nick Robinson (“Melissa and Joey”) and Mary Mouser (“Body of Proof”) star in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Frenemies,” an anthology that follows three pairs of friends as they navigate the delicate balance when besties go to worsties, and back again. With themes of staying true to yourself, celebrating family and friendship, and following your dreams, the movie is set to premiere on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 pm ET/PT on Disney Channel.

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‘Geek Charming’ with Episodes of ‘Shake It Up’ on DVD, February 7

'Geek Charming' on DVDThe Disney Channel Original Movie, Geek Charming, starring Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland and High School Musical 3′s Matt Prokop, will be available to own on Disney DVD on February 7, 2012, just in times for Valentine’s Day.

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‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ Series Finale to Air January 6

The Russo siblings — Justin, Alex and Max — face a sudden and ultimate test to determine which one of them will be entitled to keep their wizardly powers. After 106 episodes of the Emmy Award-winning hit comedy, the answer will finally be revealed on a special one hour episode premiering FRIDAY, JANUARY 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.

The Emmy-Award winning series ignited the careers of Hollywood Records recording artist Selena Gomez, David Henrie and Jake T. Austin, who joined the show at 14, 18 and 12 years of age, respectively. Also starring are Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals-Barrera and David DeLuise.

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Disney Channel Announces Holiday Line-up with Guest Appearances by Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson

Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior unwrap a joyful slate of new holiday specials for kids and families beginning Friday, December 2. The festive fare includes the premiere of Disney Channel Original Movie “Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!,” worldwide music sensation Justin Bieber performing his new holiday hit “Mistletoe” on “So Random!,” Grammy-Award winner Kelly Clarkson guest starring in a seasonal special of “Phineas and Ferb” and more.

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Disney Channel to Premiere Interstitals Aimed at Military Families on Veterans Day

DOUG BROCHU, FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA, CHINA ANNE MCCLAIN, CHRIS BROCHU (DISNEY CHANNEL/FRED WATKINS)Disney Channel will debut a series of interstitial messages featuring First Lady Michelle Obama and popular young Disney stars China Anne McClain (“A.N.T. Farm”), Adam Irigoyen (“Shake It Up”), Doug Brochu (“So Random!”) and Chris Brochu (“Lemonade Mouth”) talking about their personal experiences with family members serving in the Armed Forces. The messages, debuting on Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11, are designed to recognize America’s military kids and are part of Disney’s ongoing support of the White House’s Joining Forces national initiative.

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‘Dig Down Deeper’ by Zendaya Music Video Sneak Peek

Zendaya 'Dig Down Deeper' from 'Pixie Hollow Games' (DISNEY CHANNEL/RICK ROWELL)

Disney Channel has shared with us this sneak peek of the music video for ‘Dig Down Deeper’ by ‘Shake It Up’ star Zendaya.

The theme song to the upcoming Pixie Hollow special, ‘Pixie Hollow Games,’ ‘Dig Down Deeper’ recently made its premiere on the Radio Disney Top 30 Countdown and will be available for purchase on iTunes as a single beginning on November 8. The music video, from which you can see stills and clip below, will premiere on Disney Channel on November 5.

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