The Disney Channel brings us an all new Disney Junior Intergalactic Adventure Series with four back to back episodes premiering February 6, 2015 at 9:00 am ET/PT.
Disney Junior’s “Miles from Tomorrowland,”takes space and science and mixes them into fun story lines. Follow young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family on their outer space missions as they help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority. The series includes, Miles, mom and ship captain, Phoebe; mechanical engineer dad, Leo; tech-savvy big sister, Loretta; and best friend pet robo-ostrich, Merc. Together, they explore new galaxies filled with peculiar aliens, space-age vehicles and high-tech gadgets, taking viewers young and old on futuristic journeys designed to fuel kids’ natural interest in space while still focusing on the Disney tradition of the importance of family.
Cullen McCarthy stars as Miles Callisto, Olivia Munn is Mom – Phoebe Callisto. Tom Kenny is Dad – Leo Callisto, Fiona Bishop as sister Loretta Callisto, and Dee Bradley Baker as bff – Merc. Recurring guest stars include Adrian Grenier as Captain Joe, Mark Hamill as Gadfly, George Takei as Spectryx, Bill Nye as Professor Rubicon, Wil Wheaton as Commander S’leet, Alton Brown as Lysander Floovox, and Brenda Song as Aunt Frida add the perfect touch to this all new series.
With the help from the Space, science and technology experts at NASA and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the Space Tourism Society and Google the series will give families a chance to explore science and outer space and follow along as Miles and his family model friendship, teamwork, critical thinking, exploration of their environment and the celebration of family.
A new app called “Miles from Tomorrowland: Missions” for iOS and Android devices will be available in late January. Game players will have the chance to rocket through the galaxy with Miles and Merc exploring mysterious planets and completing critical missions. Disney|ABC Television Group’s ground-breaking WATCH Disney Junior app will launch a Miles-branded game featuring a 3D virtual reality space simulator that enables kids to control Miles’ Photon Flyer by physically moving their handheld device to navigate a variety of planetary environments. An episode of “Miles From Tomorrowland” is being adapted into an Appisode for the popular Disney Junior Appisodes app, which allows fans ages 2-7 to touch, tap, swipe, tilt, shake and talk their way through various activities embedded into full episodes of Disney Junior shows. A stand-alone microsite featuring character profiles, videos, and both online and offline planetary activities for the whole family has launched at DisneyJunior.com/Miles.
Listed below is a schedule of the various episodes:
Watch a Preview of “Miles from Tomorrowland” on the WATCH Disney Junior app and WATCHDisneyJunior.com on January 16, 2016.
“Journey to the Frozen Planet/Attack of the Flickorax” – During a mission on an ice-covered planet, Miles must save Loretta as she is swept down a river towards a waterfall. Then, when lights go out on the planet Calpurnia, Miles and Loretta must protect their ship from light-eating Flickorax aliens.
Starting Monday, January 19 through Friday, January 23, 2015, Disney Channel and Disney Junior will premiere shorts “Message from Miles” shown at various times through out the day. This series of one-minute shorts, which launched on the popular WATCH Disney Junior app in December, spotlight Miles and Merc as they share helpful tips on navigating life in outer space, including everything from how to handle floating food in an anti-gravitational atmosphere to words of caution when dealing with alien life.
February 6, 2015 launches “Miles from Tomorrowland” series premiere on Disney Channel with four back-to-back episodes:
“Runaway Shuttle/Surfin’ the Whirlpool” (9:00 a.m. ET/PT) – Miles and Merc rescue a trapped pilot before his ship crashes into Jupiter’s moon Io. Then, Miles and Leo must work together to escape the Zuma Whirlpool waves on a father/son surf trip.
“Ocean in Motion/Explorer Exchange” (9:30 a.m. ET/PT) – The Callisto family is visited by alien Blodger Blopp as part of the Cosmic Explorers exchange program. Then, Miles and his family must figure out why a probe on a dry planet has sustained water damage.
“Game On/How I Saved my Summer Vacation” (10:00 a.m. ET/PT) – Miles’ skill at the game of Galaxias becomes crucial when the Callistos are captured by an alien queen. Then, while vacationing on the dried-out planet Alarbus, Miles and Loretta uncover an ancient secret.
“Journey to the Frozen Planet/Attack of the Flickorax” (10:30 a.m. ET/PT) – During a mission on an ice-covered planet, Miles must save Loretta as she is swept down a river towards a waterfall. Then, when lights go out on the planet Calpurnia, Miles and Loretta must protect their ship from light-eating Flickorax aliens.
Emmy-nominated Sascha Paladino is the creator and executive producer and Emmy-nominated Paul Demeyer is the director. Nicole Dubuc and Greg Johnson are story editors and Lisa Schaffer is the voice director of this new series.
My name is Loretta Garcia and as the Entertainment Writer for Chipandco.com, I will have my TV set to the Disney Channel to check out Miles from Tommorrowland.
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