By Patrick Munn | October 31, 2018 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Paloma Faith, Miriam Margolyes, Ben Bailey Smith, Tameka Empson and Bethan Wright have all signed up for guest roles on 101 Dalmatian Street, Disney Channel's new animated series based on Dodie Smith's novel and the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians. 101 Dalmatian Street is set in modern day London in the borough of Camden. The series follows the adventures of eldest siblings Dylan and Dolly, their parents Doug and Delilah, and 97 younger puppies, whose names also begin with ‘D’, in an epic comedy about family life, multiplied one hundred and one.
By Patrick Munn | July 5, 2018 - 5:19 pm | No Comments
Disney Channel has set the cast for Sadie Sparks. Georgia Lock (The Evermoor Chronicles, Friday Download), Rufus Hound (Argumental, Celebrity Juice) and Craig Revel-Horwood (Strictly Come Dancing, Annie) have signed on for starring roles in the animated series.
By Patrick Munn | March 21, 2018 - 7:38 pm | No Comments
Marvel Avengers are getting their own channel. Disney Channels UK & Ireland has announced a channel takeover that will see Disney XD+1 temporarily rebrand as Marvel Avengers Channel. The takeover takes effect from April 1st and will last until April 29th.
By Patrick Munn | August 16, 2017 - 3:51 pm | 2 Comments
Mickey Mouse is getting his own dedicated channel. Disney UK & Ireland has announced plans for a channel takeover which will see Disney XD+1 become 'Mickey and Pals' for a month, beginning on September 4th.
By Patrick Munn | May 15, 2017 - 1:48 pm | 1 Comment
Here's a nice bit of cross-company casting. Dove Cameron, the star of Disney Channel's U.S. series Liv And Maddie and Descendants, has signed on for a recurring role on the upcoming second season of Disney Channel UK's original series The Lodge. She will play Jess, a sporty girl who lives locally to The Lodge who has been training for a big mountain biking championship.
By Patrick Munn | October 6, 2016 - 10:22 am | No Comments
Disney Channel UK's newest original series is a bonafide hit. The Lodge has performed exceptionally well for the channel across multiple platforms and now ranks as the highest rated series premiere on Disney Channel UK in four years. All told, the series premiere attracted 261K individuals (aged 4+), 204K kids (aged 4 to 15), and 139K tween girls (aged 8 to 12).
By Patrick Munn | March 19, 2015 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Disney Channel is moving forward with their first UK production Evermoor. Disney EMEA has handed out a full series order to the project, which began its life as a four episode miniseries starring Naomi Sequeira. The full series has received an order for 20 episodes and is working under the title The Evermoor Chronicles, which is envisioned as a follow up to the original mini.