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AARON STONE is an original live-action, single camera adventure series about Charlie Landers, a teenager who's enlisted to become the real-life version of a crime-fighting online game character. Starring are Kelly Blatz, David Lambert, JP Manoux (ER, Disney Channel's THE EMPEROR'S NEW SCHOOL and PHIL OF THE FUTURE) and Tania Gunadi (Disney Channel's PIXEL PERFECT and GO FIGURE). The creator and exec producer is Bruce Kalish (Disney Channel's THE FAMOUS JETT JACKSON) and executive producer is Suzanne French (OVERRULED!, LIFE WITH DEREK). The series is produced in HD format by Shaftesbury Services II, Inc.
ZEKE & LUTHER is an original, single camera comedy about two best friends who set their sights on becoming world-famous skateboarders. Starring are Hutch Dano, Adam Hicks, Daniel Curtis Lee and Ryan Newman. The creators and exec producers are Matt Dearborn and Tom Burkhard (both of Disney Channel's EVEN STEVENS). Filmed in HD format, the series is a production of Turtle Rock Productions, Inc.
KID KNIEVEL is an original, 2D animated comedy series about a boy -- short in stature but big in heart -- who overcomes incredible obstacles in his quest to become the world's greatest and most extreme daredevil. Inspired by the determination of daredevil icon "Kaptain" Robbie Knievel, the series' main character, Kid (whose given name is Francis Littel), pursues his daily dose of danger and, as he says, "a whole lot of awesome!" With loyal friends Gunther and Sam by his side, his imaginative journey takes him speeding down a river in a rocket-powered kayak, jumping Dead Man's Drop on a skateboard and riding a unicycle while blindfolded atop a herd of white rhinos. The series was created by Sandro Corsaro. Emmy Award-nominated producer Chris Savino (JOHNNY TEST, POWER PUFF GIRLS) is the series' exec producer and director. The series is a production of Walt Disney Television Animation.
ROBODZ is an original 3D short-form series featuring both CG-animated characters and live-action backgrounds. It follows an epic battle between the mighty Baddle alien army (intent on controlling the universe by conquering the Earth) and three clever little Samurai RoboDz who have nothing but courage on their side. The series is co-produced by Toei Animation Company Ltd. and Disney in Japan.
BRUNO THE GREAT is an original, animated short-form series about Hero, a boy who has the ability to master any challenge, and his nemesis, Not, who tries to achieve all that Hero can, but through a series of increasingly comedic obstacles, fails to do so. The series is produced by Studio Bozzetto & Co SRL in Italy.
PHINEAS AND FERB is a 2D animated comedy that tells the story of ingenious Phineas Flynn and his resourceful stepbrother, Ferb Fletcher, who happily set out to conquer boredom and make every day of their summer vacation count. Throughout the escapades, they're accompanied by Perry the Platypus, who has a double life as suave secret Agent P and who battles the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz to save the world. Meanwhile, older sister Candace is aghast at her brothers' bold antics and makes it her life's work to tattle on them to Mom and Dad, though somehow she can never seem to catch them red-handed. It was created and is exec produced by Dan Povenmire (FAMILY GUY) and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh (ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE, THE SIMPSONS) and is a production of Walt Disney Television Animation.
KID VS. KAT is an animated comedy series about a space alien disguised as a cat and stranded on Earth. When a boy named Coop Burtonburger's spoiled little sister, Millie, discovers the cat and brings him home, chaos ensues. The series was created by Rob Boutilier and is produced by Studio B Productions in Vancouver.
JIMMY TWO SHOES is an animated series featuring a thrill-seeking teenager who sets out to make Miseryville fun and exciting with the help of his two best friends, Heloise and Beezy. The series was created by Edward Kay and Sean Scott and is produced by Breakthrough Animation and Teletoon in Toronto.