STARS OF THE NO. 1 CABLE MOVIE OF THE YEAR, "LEMONADE MOUTH," TO PARTICIPATE IN LIVE WEB CHAT HOSTED BY RADIO DISNEY'S JAKE WHETTER SATURDAY, MAY 7
Streamed on DisneyChannel.com/LiveChat
Viewers are invited to join the conversation as strong word of mouth on Twitter, Facebook and iTunes and a meaningful connection with kids, tweens and families builds for "Lemonade Mouth," the No. 1 original movie of the year on cable television. Stars of the Disney Channel Original Movie will participate in a live video chat with fans on SATURDAY, MAY 7 (4:00 p.m., PT/ 7:00 p.m., ET) at DisneyChannel.com/LiveChat. The live video chat, hosted by Radio Disney's on-air personality Jake Whetter, will include Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks, Hayley Kiyoko and Blake Michael.
Beginning APRIL 30 and throughout the webcast, kids and families are invited to submit questions to the cast at DisneyChannel.com/LiveChat. Immediately following the live video chat, Disney Channel will present an encore presentation of "Lemonade Mouth" (5:00 p.m., PT/8:00 p.m. ET) featuring a ticker with fan shout-outs.
Viewers can also create their own music slideshows by using the Lemonade Mouth Music Slideshow App on Disney.com/Create. Kids and families can select songs and photos from the movie, including "Somebody," "Breakthrough" and "She's So Gone," to create their visual masterpiece. The Music Slideshows can be saved and shared online at Disney.com.
"Lemonade Mouth" is a distinctive and dynamic movie for kids, tweens and families in which music intersects with themes of communication, personal development and empowerment. Central to the story are five teenagers who are profoundly changed when a music teacher motivates them to throw "what-ifs" out the window, pursue their true passion, form a band and ultimately, seize the opportunity to express their unique selves - despite lack of support from the school administration.
The premiere of Disney Channel's "Lemonade Mouth" is cable's No. 1 original movie of 2011 in Total Viewers (5.7 million). Its first two telecasts reached over 13 million Total Viewers, and its soundtrack soared to No. 1 on the iTunes Soundtrack chart and to No. 4 on its album chart. Hit songs "Somebody," "Determinate" and "Don't Ya Wish U Were Us?" rank in the Radio Disney Top 30.
Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies. Currently available on basic cable in over 99 million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers on Disney Channels around the world, Disney Channel is part of the Disney/ABC Television Group.
[Source: NTI, US ratings, Live + Same Day. 2011 to date: 12/27/10-4/17/11.]