Adventures in Babysitting to be the 100th Disney Channel Original Movie


The Disney Channel is about to hit a major milestone–the premiere of its 100th original movie! The movie, “Adventures in Babysitting“, stars some pretty big Disney channel names; Sabrina Carpenter from “Girl Meets World” and Sofia Carson from “Descendants“.

The movie is inspired by the 1980’s “Adventures in Babysitting” film that tells the story of two teenage girls who are incredibly different from one another. The two teen girls are both competing for the same photography internship, one is the reliable Jenny (Sabrina Carpenter) and the other, the living-on-the-edge kind of girl Lola (Sofia Carson). The two girls accidentally swap phones, with Lola volunteering to do a babysitting job that a family meant to contact Jenny to do. Things go a little haywire, and the film follows the girls’ hectic night that involves sneaking out to a concert, among other adventures in the big city.

The movie premieres June 24th at 8pm (EDT), with many sneak peeks leading up to the big 100th Disney Channel Original Movie debut:

  • Friday, May 20th: The “Adventures in Babysitting” original song “Wild Side”, preformed by Carpenter and Carson, will be available for digital purchase. The video for “Wild Side” will also premiere on Disney Channel the same day.
  • Friday, June 3rd: A preview of the film’s first 10 minutes will be available exclusively on the Disney Channel and Freeform Apps, as well as the Disney Channel YouTube and Facebook page.
  • Friday, June 17th: Advanced viewing of the movie are available on VOD and users of the Disney Channel App.
  • Friday, June 24th: The official premiere date of “Adventures in Babysitting” at 8pm (EDT) on Disney Channel. Following the new movie will be the premiere of Disney Channel’s new original series “Bizaardvark“.
  • Saturday, June 25th: “Adventures in Babysitting” will be available to purchase on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and Google Play.
  • Tuesday, June 28th: The movie will be available on DVD, and will include bloopers and a magnetic phone frame.

The latest trailer for “Adventures in Babysitting” can be viewed below:

Having enjoyed the 1980’s one as a child, it will be fun to watch a new version of “Adventures in Babysitting” with my daughter!

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