Disney Channel Celebrates the Holidays with Seasonal Programming, 11/28
Disney Channel and Disney XD spread the holiday cheer with all new seasonal episodes of "Sonny With A Chance," "The Suite Life on Deck," "Phineas and Ferb," "Zeke and Luther," "Handy Manny" and "Special Agent Oso" beginning SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28. The season includes Joe Jonas guest starring in a new special, "So Random!," based on the sketch comedy show seen in the hit series "Sonny With A Chance," and a multi-platform presentation of the holiday classic in the making, "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" (in an extended edition), on Disney Channel, Disney XD, ABC Family and the ABC Television Network. Last year the premiere of "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" set all-time high ratings records for Disney XD, delivering 2.88 million Total Viewers and series ratings highs on Disney Channel, where it delivered 5.21 million Total Viewers.
Just in time for the holidays, DisneyChannel.com and DisneyXD.com will launch new holiday sites with themed content and games. Throughout the month of December, viewers can visit DisneyChannel.com/holiday or DisneyXD.com/holiday to unwrap daily virtual gifts including printable holiday cards, wallpapers and screensavers. Users can also create a personalized ?Phineas and Ferb? holiday card to send to their friends and families by directing the characters to perform in various holiday activities in the "Winter Wonderland - At Your Command!" application, or place their favorite Disney Channel and Disney XD characters into a virtual snowglobe.
Disney Channel and Disney XD's special holiday programming line-up is below:
"SONNY WITH A CHANCE"
The cast of "So Random!" perform in various holiday-themed sketches, including "Holiday Cooking with Roadkill McGill" and "Bad Holiday Jobs." Chad Dylan Cooper (Sterling Knight) hosts the holiday special and Joe Jonas guest stars as himself, in "So Random Holiday Special," premiering SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28 (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
A fierce Christmas Eve storm forces Santa to make an emergency landing in Sheet Rock Hills, and Manny and the tools team up with Santa in order to make all of the deliveries and save Christmas, in "Flicker Saves Christmas," premiering MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (9:30-10:00 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
In "The Ayalas' Christmas Extravaganza," the Ayala family accidentally causes a power outage when they decorate their house with elaborate holiday decorations, so Manny and the tools work together to get the electricity turned back on and convince the Ayalas that a smaller holiday display is just as festive. This episode of Playhouse Disney's "Handy Manny" airs THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2 (9:30-10:00 a.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.