Noteworthy guest stars, Halloween-themed episodes of hit series, an “I’m In The Band” and “The Suite Life on Deck” crossover event, the return of Mason the werewolf in a momentous one-hour “Wizards of Waverly Place,” a “What’s What?” edition of the #1 movie of 2010, “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam,” fresh new episodes of the animated comedy “Fish Hooks” and a preschooler-parent primetime special, “Handy Manny Big Construction Job,” are among the highlights for kids, tweens and families throughout October on Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Following are the highlights:
“WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE”
Alex, Justin and Max (Selena Gomez, David Henrie and Jake T. Austin) discover that Mason is being held by rogue wizards who’ve turned him into a dog, in a special one-hour episode, guest starring Gregg Sulkin, premiering FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Tiffany Thornton (“Sonny With a Chance”) guest stars as Doris Flores Gorgeous, Oscar’s imaginary girlfriend, in an episode of “Fish Hooks” premiering FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“HANNAH MONTANA FOREVER”
Popular recording artist Iyaz guest stars and records a duet with Hannah. After suffering from a bad case of writer’s block, Miley finally comes up with a song for the new Hannah Montana album, a tune that gets mixed reactions from her record label. She starts to doubt herself until Iyaz overhears it and wants to record it with her. Meanwhile, Jackson and Rico compete over who can grow a better moustache. “Hannah’s Gonna Get This” premieres SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“SPECIAL AGENT OSO”
Special Agent Oso helps Kevin make a mask for his Halloween costume in “A View to a Mask,” and helps Navaeh learn how to make a Jack O’ Lantern in time for the
Halloween contest in “PumpkinEyes.” This Halloween themed episode of Playhouse Disney’s “Special Agent Oso” airs FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 (10:00–10:30 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“PHINEAS AND FERB”
Phineas and Ferb are building an ATV powerful enough to handle extreme terrains and even buildings in “The Secret of Success.” Meanwhile, Candace and Stacy go to a leadership retreat where Candace learns the steps needed to achieve her ultimate goal of busting her brothers.
Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock”) and Diedrich Bader (“Napoleon Dynamite”) return as Irving and Albert in “Doof Side of the Moon.” Phineas and Ferb, along with super-fan Irving, plan to put Danville on the map by building the world’s tallest building. However, Candace teams up with Albert and utilizes his expertise to bust her brothers. Meanwhile, Dr. Doofenshmirtz wants to be responsible for all the evil in the Tri-state area, and since he believes that evil levels rise during a full moon, he plans to rotate it so that only the infamous “dark side of the moon” faces Earth. “The Secret of Success” and “Doof Side of the Moon” premiere FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
It’s school bully Jocktopus’s birthday, and Bea and Milo accidentally give Oscar to him as a birthday present in a new episode of “Fish Hooks” premiering FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“CAMP ROCK 2: THE FINAL JAM” WHAT’S WHAT?
A special “What’s What?” edition of “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam” reveals behind-the-scenes secrets, facts and trivia about the stars and movie. “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam” is the #1 movie of 2010, which has thus far reached over 22 million total viewers worldwide. Starring Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas and Kevin Jonas, the sequel finds Mitchie, Shane and all the Camp Rockers returning for another summer of music and fun. However, a new state-of-the-art camp, Camp Star, has opened across the lake – putting the future of Camp Rock in jeopardy. “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam” What’s What? airs SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
In “Handy Manny Big Construction Job,” Manny and the tools – Felipe, Pat, Turner, Stretch, Squeeze, Dusty, Rusty and Flicker – head to Concrete Falls to take on the exciting challenge of working on a big city construction job where they meet new power tool friends, Jack the jackhammer and Spinner the power drill. In Manny’s absence, Mr. Lopart is busy handling repairs in Sheet Rock Hills, causing the town to slowly fall apart. The special features three new original songs – “Hey Manny,” “Power Tools” and “It’s Good to be Back Home” – performed by Manny (Wilmer Valderrama) and the cast. This special primetime episode airs MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 (7:00-7:50 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“I’M IN THE BAND”
In a special cross-over episode, Iron Weasel sneaks aboard the SS Tipton (“The Suite Life on Deck”) to perform for Mr. Tipton, in hopes of booking a gig at one of his many concert arenas. “Weasels on Deck” premieres MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
Bea decides it’s time to grow up and gets a job working for Fish Flakes, Inc., and Oscar and Milo find themselves in daycare with a bunch of baby fish in a new episode of “Fish Hooks” premiering FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“PHINEAS AND FERB”
Cloris Leachman (“Raising Hope”) guest stars as Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s mom in “Split Personality,” an episode in which Candace accidentally gets hit by a “splitter” ray which causes her to have two different personalities – Romantic Candace and Busting Candace, so the boys have to figure out a way to put her back together again. Meanwhile, Dr. Doofenshmirtz tries to get over his irrational fear of high diving, but he figures that if he can’t, he will just use his “Look-away-inator” to zap everyone so that they do not witness his shame.
Then, Allison Janney (“Juno”) reprises her role as Charlene Doofenshmirtz and Logan Miller (Disney XD’s “I’m In The Band”) guest stars as Johnny in “Brain Drain.” Phineas, Ferb and the gang are all sick with a cold, so they decide to make it the best “sick day” ever by creating a live television feed to their friends’ homes so that they can all enjoy a day of fun together. Meanwhile, Vanessa learns from her mom, Charlene, that her dad is picking her up from a party she is going to with her punk rock boyfriend Johnny and is worried that he will embarrass her yet again. However, Dr. Doofenshmirtz is busy trying to use his “Deevolution-ator” to drain Agent P’s will power so that he can control him, and things get out of hand when Dr. Doofenshmirtz picks up Vanessa at the party, and it’s up to Agent P to save the day. “Split Personality” and “Brain Drain” premiere FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“SONNY WITH A CHANCE”
Shaquille O’Neal guest stars as himself, in a fully-produced, ghoulish “So Random!” Halloween special, with special musical guests Allstar Weekend, and a brand new song performed by Sonny Munroe (Demi Lovato). “So Random Halloween” premieres SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Milo gets a pet dog, Murphy, but things go awry when he asks Oscar to take care of him in “Doggonit,” premiering FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“GOOD LUCK CHARLIE”
Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”) guest stars as Zander, who joins Gabe for his first sleepover, but things go awry after they watch a scary zombie movie. Meanwhile, Teddy (Bridgit Mendler) is preparing for the school play but things don’t go according to plan when she falls asleep and Charlie draws all over her face. Charlie also gets her first “big girl” bed but she refuses to sleep in it. “Sleepless In Denver” premieres SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 (8:30–9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
“ZEKE AND LUTHER”
Pro-skateboarder Tony Hawk guest stars as himself when Zeke and Luther (Hutch Dano and Adam Hicks) set out to accomplish everything on their “bro list” before Luther moves out of town. As they complete each item on the list, they come down to the final
task – to meet and skateboard with pro-skateboarder Tony Hawk. After searching high and low for the famous skateboarder, the guys finally have a chance to come face to face with their idol. “The Bro List” premieres MONDAY, OCTOBER 25 (8:30–9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
Bea is determined to be crowned Homecoming Queen, but is afraid her chances are ruined when her parents decide to be chaperones of the school dance in “Queen Bea,” premiering FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.