|[05/10/22 - 11:00 AM]
"The Pocketwatch," A Music-Filled Disney+ Movie, Will Expand the World Created by the "Descendants" Megahit Franchise
Lauded filmmaker Jennifer Phang is set to direct and is co-executive producer of the movie which is scheduled to begin production in the fall from a script written by Dan Frey and Russell Sommer.
|[03/12/21 - 05:11 PM]
"Descendants: The Royal Wedding," An Animated Special Starring the "Descendants" Cast, Coming to Disney Channel This Summer
The absence of the character Carlos, played by the late Cameron Boyce, will be acknowledged in the storyline and Boyce's memory will be honored in the telecast.
|[03/09/20 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Throws a "Descendants Remix Dance Party," Hosted by Cheyenne Jackson, on Friday, March 20
The half-hour high-energy immersive dance party will feature upbeat musical performances of reimagined hits from the hugely popular "Descendants" movies by multitalented Disney Channel stars.
|[05/31/19 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Sets Friday, Aug. 2, for the Premiere Telecast of the Highly Anticipated Original Movie "Descendants 3"
A preview of its opening musical number - the rallying anthem "Good To Be Bad," performed by Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson and Booboo Stewart - is available today on DisneyMusicVEVO.
|[08/10/18 - 06:00 PM]
"Under the Sea: A Descendants Story" Premieres Friday, September 28, on Disney Channel
Dove Cameron and China Anne McClain reprise their roles as fan-favorite characters Mal and Uma, respectively, in this live-action short-form special filled with dazzling visual effects and high-energy music and dance.
|[04/20/18 - 01:04 PM]
Sarah Jeffery Returns as Audrey in "Descendants 3"
Directed by Emmy(R) and DGA Award-winning Kenny Ortega, "Descendants 3," a Disney Channel Original Movie, begins production next month for a 2019 premiere.
|[02/16/18 - 05:54 PM]
"Descendants 3" Was Announced to Disney Channel Viewers Tonight in a Special Message from "Mal"
"Descendants 3" will begin production there in summer for a debut next year on Disney Channel.
|[08/07/17 - 02:12 PM]
Premiere of Disney's "Descendants 2" Posts 10.9 Million Total Viewers in L+7, Joins "Descendants" as the Top 2 Cable TV Telecasts in Four Years Among Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 21.
|[07/18/17 - 08:01 AM]
Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart and China Anne McClain - The Stars of "Descendants 2" - Join Director Kenny Ortega for "Descendants 2: ABC After-Party," A Special Broadcast, Friday, July 21, on ABC
The film is part of an unprecedented, simultaneous premiere on six networks: ABC, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime, Lifetime Movies plus branded apps.
|[11/17/16 - 12:00 PM]
Multi-Talented Actress and Recording Artist Sofia Carson Will Be Showcased Across Multiple Disney-ABC Television Group Platforms Throughout the Holiday Season
Carson has a big year ahead reprising her role as "Evie" in the highly anticipated "Descendants 2" and releasing new music.
|[09/16/16 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Celebrates "Monstober" with a Month of Halloween-Themed Episodes, Fan-Favorite Movies and the Premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie "The Swap"
Other highlights include an encore performance of "Descendants" and the second season premiere of the animated shorts, "Descendants: Wicked World."
|[07/19/16 - 08:00 AM]
Disney Programs Exclusive Previews During Premiere of "Elena of Avalor"
Highlights include a teaser trailer for "Descendants 2," the sequel to the hit Disney Channel Original Movie set to premiere in summer 2017.
|[07/13/16 - 01:00 PM]
"Descendants" Demand Brings on Second Season of Animated Short-Form Series "Descendants: Wicked World"
Featuring three original songs and introducing new characters, "Descendants: Wicked World" season two is slated to begin airing this fall.
|[06/10/16 - 08:00 AM]
"Descendants 2" Greenlit, the Sequel to Disney Channel's Global Hit
Returning cast members include Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Sofia Carson and Mitchell Hope.
|[03/16/16 - 10:30 AM]
Dove Cameron Performs "Genie in a Bottle" in a "Descendants"-Themed Music Video Debuting March 18 on Disney Channel
In this music video, Mal is transported into the magic lamp of Jordan (Iman Karran), the daughter of "Aladdin's" Genie, after wishing she had Jordan's magical powers.
|[02/01/16 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Commemorate Black History Month in a "Be Inspired" Segment Featuring Cameron Boyce
Boyce's grandmother, Jo Ann Allen Boyce, was among "The Clinton 12."
|[12/30/15 - 01:14 PM]
Disney Channel Dethrones Nickelodeon for 1st Ever #1 Total Day Yearly Win in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the year to date.
|[11/17/15 - 12:30 PM]
Disney Channel Spreads Holiday Cheer with Its Annual Winter Programming Event, "Fa-La-La-Lidays"
Disney Channel's fifth annual "Fa-La-La-Lidays" programming event kicks off with the television premiere of the Walt Disney Animation Studios' short-film "Frozen Fever."
|[10/15/15 - 08:01 AM]
Sequel in Development for Disney Channel's Hit Movie "Descendants"
A sequel script has been commissioned from the movie's screenwriters, Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon, who will also serve as executive producers on the project.
|[09/15/15 - 10:01 AM]
Stars of Disney Channel's "BUNK'D" to Host "Monstober," a Month-Long Halloween Celebration, Beginning Thursday, October 1
Viewers are invited to track the number of appearances by the mystery character and then enter for a chance to win a 4-night Bahamian Disney Cruise Line Vacation aboard the Disney Dream.
|[09/01/15 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Routs Summer Competition for 4th-Consecutive Year in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the summer to date.
|[08/20/15 - 05:00 PM]
Video: Disney's "Descendants" Star Sofia Carson Performs Retro-Soul Version of the Movie's Hit Song "Rotten to the Core" in New Music Video
The "Rotten to the Core" musical number from the movie, now a music video on Vevo, has over 25 million views.
|[08/17/15 - 01:51 PM]
Live + 7 Ratings Ascends Disney's "Descendants" to #5 Movie in Cable TV History in Total Viewers and #6 Cable TV Telecast Ever Across Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.
|[08/07/15 - 11:18 AM]
"Descendants: Set It Off," a Special About the Making of Disney's Hit Movie "Descendants," to Air Sunday, August 9 on Disney Channel
Featured are Kristin Chenoweth, Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Sofia Carson and director, choreographer and executive-producer Kenny Ortega during rehearsal for the musical numbers and filming of the movie.
|[08/05/15 - 01:26 PM]
Animated Short-Form Series "Descendants Wicked World" to Premiere September 18 on Disney Channel and Its Digital Platforms
Providing the voices of the animated characters are the movie's stars: Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Mitchell Hope, Brenna D'Amico, Sarah Jeffery and Dianne Doan.
|[08/05/15 - 12:51 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Soars to Over 10.5 Million Total Viewers and Over 5 Million Kids 2-11 in Live + 3 Ratings
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.
|[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.
|[08/01/15 - 11:25 AM]
Disney's "Descendants" Waves Magic Ratings Wand for Disney Channel with 6.6 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.
|[07/30/15 - 06:57 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Garners Over One Million Views on the WATCH Disney Channel App Ahead of Its Television Premiere Tomorrow
Disney Channel spins its digital numbers to date.
|[06/09/15 - 01:01 PM]
Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Stars to Attend Disney's D23 EXPO
The schedule features "inside-the-magic" experiences including a weekend full of jam-packed Center Stage musical performances.
|[06/01/15 - 08:02 AM]
Disney Channel's "BUNK'D" and "Descendants" Premiere Friday, July 31
The "Jessie" spin-off follows siblings Emma, Ravi and Zuri Ross as they embark on their summer at Camp Kikiwaka, a rustic summer camp in Maine where their parents met as teenagers.
|[01/21/15 - 10:00 AM]
Disney XD Greenlights New Live-Action Comedy Series "Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything"
Cameron Boyce stars in the project, which centers on a teenage professional video game player who circumvents life's challenges using his gaming acumen.
|[01/09/15 - 08:01 AM]
Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter, Stars of Hit Series "Girl Meets World," Cast in Upcoming Disney Channel Original Movies
Rowan Blanchard and Paris Berelc will star in the live-action adventure/comedy "Invisible Sister" while Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson will star in "Further Adventures in Babysitting."
|[05/23/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 23
Updates include: TBS cancels "The Pete Holmes Show"; Catherine Dent cast in AMC's "Galyntine"; and Netflix in talks for "Wet Hot American Summer" prequel series.
|[05/01/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 1
Updates include: Queen Latifah to play Bessie Smith for HBO; ABC Family's "Unstrung" casts first pair; and Marcella Plunkett is set for two roles in FX's "How and Why."
|[04/25/14 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 25
Updates include: Joel Johnstone latest to join ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club"; David Franzoni brings "Nazareth" to FOX; and Mimi Kennedy upped to regular on CBS's "Mom."
|[04/10/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 10
Updates include: Parker Young joins Geoff Stults in CBS's "Cuz-Bros"; Conrad Green, Jon Kroll board FOX's "Utopia"; and Steven Cree joins the cast of Starz's "Outlander."
|[12/19/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 19
Updates include: ABC greenlights pair of drama pilots; Disney-ABC Domestic Television cancels "Katie"; and David Mamet to bring "7 Deadly Sins" to FOX.
|[12/12/13 - 01:30 PM]
Casting Begins for a Disney Channel Original Movie Introducing the Teenage Descendants of Disney's Evil Villains
Disney's "Descendants" is scheduled to begin production next spring for a 2015 premiere on Disney Channel.