or


[10/04/12 - 03:13 PM]
Disney Channel's Popular Talent Competition for Kids, "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up 2012" Returns, Airing in Two Parts, Friday, October 19 and Sunday, October 21
Justin Bieber and Olympic Gold medalist Gabby Douglas will appear, while Debby Ryan and Roshon Fegan will once again host.

[via press release from Disney Channel]

JUSTIN BIEBER AND GABBY DOUGLAS APPEAR, DEBBY RYAN AND ROSHON FEGAN HOST, AND CHER LLOYD AND ROSERO McCOY WILL BE ON THE JUDGE'S PANEL IN THE RETURN OF THE POPULAR TALENT COMPETITION FOR KIDS, "MAKE YOUR MARK: SHAKE IT UP DANCE OFF 2012," AIRING IN TWO PARTS, FRIDAY OCTOBER 19 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 ON DISNEY CHANNEL

--"Austin & Ally" Star Ross Lynch and "Shake It Up" Stars Bella Thorne and Zendaya Set to Perform--

Justin Bieber and Olympic Gold medalist Gabby Douglas appear, Debby Ryan ("Jessie") and Roshon Fegan ("Shake It Up," "Dancing with the Stars") will once again host and platinum recording artist Cher Lloyd and top choreographer Rosero McCoy are set to judge Disney Channel's popular talent competition for kids, "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off." The multi-platform TV, online and radio initiative culminates with two special telecasts, including performances by "Austin & Ally" star/Hollywood Records recording artist Ross Lynch and "Shake It Up" stars Bella Thorne and Zendaya, among others, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 and SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.

For this year's competition, more than 90,000 dance videos were submitted and now the field has been narrowed to a group of select finalists vying for viewers' votes. The winner, revealed during Sunday's telecast, will go on to dance in an episode of Disney Channel's hit series "Shake It Up."

Last year's "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up" averaged 4.4 million viewers, reaching a total of 12 million unduplicated Total Viewers, and for each of its two time periods was TV's #1 telecast in among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14.

For two hours following the October 19 telecast, viewers can vote for their favorite finalist at www.DisneyChannel.com/DanceOff, or by texting their vote to DISNEY or by calling toll free to finalists' numbers. Viewers can vote up to five times on each device - online, text and phone.

Emmy nominated choreographer Christopher Scott ("So You Think You Can Dance" and "Dancing With the Stars") will work with the finalists, including 15-year-old Ashley from South Carolina; 14-year-old Starley and 16-year-old Chris from Washington; DJ's Mix - 9-year-old Jaycee and 10-year-old Dylynn from Arizona; Team Identity - 15-year-old Jay, 16-year-old Faustino, 15-year-old Xavier from Pennsylvania; BX5 Crew - 10-year-old Levi, 13-year-old Brady, 12-year-old Jalen, 10-year-old Anthony, 11-year-old Marcus from Washington; and Urban Xtreme - 13-year-old Star, 13-year-old Cori, 13-year-old Regan, 13-year-old Alisson, 14-year-old Ryan from California.

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.





  [october 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· JESSIE (DISNEY)
· SHAKE IT UP (DISNEY)











[10/02/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Criminal Minds," "Stalker" Push CBS to Top Spot
Plus: FOX's "Red Band Society" grows by 10% while ABC's "Black-ish" falls 24% from last week's episodes.

[10/02/14 - 08:16 AM]
USA Network's Sexy Original Drama "Satisfaction," Scores a Season Two Renewal
The cable channel has ordered 10 new episodes of the drama, from Universal Cable Productions.

[10/02/14 - 08:06 AM]
NL Wild Card Game Up 21 Percent with Strong 4.1 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Amplifies "Homeland" Fan Experience with Showtime Sync
Application users will be able to share select video clips directly to social media platforms instantaneously during new episodes, facilitating social conversation as the action transpires on screen.

[10/02/14 - 08:01 AM]
"Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass," The Latest Edition of the Three-Time Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Family Show, Debuts Oct. 14 on HBO
The Grammy-winning violinist collaborates with nine talented young musicians, helping them discover their unique voices in a group setting and guiding them through performances in New York and London.

[10/02/14 - 08:01 AM]
Disney XD Orders Second Season of Lucasfilm's Animated-Triumph "Star Wars Rebels" Ahead of Its Television Premiere
"The global expectations for this series could not have been any higher," said Gary Marsh. "And I am proud to say that the team at Lucasfilm has delivered something that has surpassed even that incredibly high bar - artistically and thematically."

[10/02/14 - 07:47 AM]
Nickelodeon Honors Kansas City's Zachary Mallory as The Halo Effect Award Recipient for October
Selected for his work as a gay rights youth activist, Mallory will be featured in a short on-air profile airing on TeenNick and highlighted on TeenNick.com throughout the month.

[10/02/14 - 07:37 AM]
Nickelodeon Serves Up Bone-Chilling Halloween Premieres, Including Hour-Long Crossover Special "Haunted Thundermans," Beginning Oct. 11 at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
The Thundermans and the Hathaways combat the ghouls in a one-hour crossover special.

[10/02/14 - 07:36 AM]
Discovery Channel Goes Deep Inside an Alaskan Outlaw Town in All New Series "Edge of Alaska"
The newcomer launches Friday, October 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/02/14 - 07:03 AM]
Jay Bilas Signs Extension with ESPN Through 2023
Bilas, who is featured on ESPN's game and studio coverage, will call top men's college basketball games involving the nation's marquee teams and conferences and will be present at the Men's Final Four through studio coverage.

[10/01/14 - 09:02 PM]
O'Doyle Rules! Adam Sandler Heads to Netflix - Globally Renowned Movie Star and Comedian to Make Four Movies Exclusively for the More Than 50 Million Netflix Members
"When these fine people came to me with an offer to make four movies for them, I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only... Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks," said Sandler.

[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.