Disney XD to Premiere Second Season of LAB RATS, 2/25
The season two premiere of LAB RATS, the hit bionic comedy series that has ranked as Disney XD's #1 series since its 2012 premiere, will be presented MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. The sophomore season will include a guest appearance by Madison Pettis ("Jake and the Never Land Pirates") and will follow Leo and his siblings, teen super-humans - Adam, Bree and Chase - as they embark on critical missions with high stakes while learning more about each other and navigating everyday teenage life.
Launching at the top of year as Disney XD's #1 series premiere ever, "Lab Rats" ranked as the network's #1 series of 2012 in Total Viewers (941,000) and across target demos, including Kids 2-11 (585,000/1.4 rating), Kids 6-11 (489,000/2.0 rating) and Kids 6-14 (615,000/1.7 rating). The series also accounts for Disney XD's Top 2 original series telecasts in the network's history in Kids 6-14 and Boys 6-14.* [Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, Live + 7, 12/26/11-12/30-12]
In the season premiere, "Speed Trapped," Adam, Bree and Chase sneak out to meet Marcus in Davenport's new self-driving sports car. When Leo tries to stop them, his nemesis Marcus traps him inside the car and programs it to take him on a wild, high-speed ride bound for the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
Beginning Saturday, February 9, fans can visit DisneyXD.com to watch "Lab Rats: Who Is Marcus?," a short-form series that provides a sneak peek at the video logs of Leo Dooley, who is determined to uncover the truth about Mission Creek High School's creepiest new student. In addition, on Monday, February 25, "Lab Rats: Leo's Stealth Ops," a new online game inspired by Tyrel Jackson Williams, will launch, along with behind-the-scenes videos that give viewers an inside look at Tyrel's visit to Disney Interactive, where he helped concept the game. The season two premiere of "Lab Rats" will also be available on iTunes, Microsoft Xbox and Amazon beginning Tuesday, February 26.
Created and executive-produced by Chris Peterson and Bryan Moore ("That '70s Show"), the series stars Billy Unger as Chase, Spencer Boldman as Adam, Kelli Berglund as Bree, with Tyrel Jackson Williams as Leo and HAl Sparks as Davenport. Recurring are Angel Parker as Tasha and Will Forte as The Voice of Eddy.
"Lab Rats" is a production of It's A Laugh Productions, Inc. It carries a TV-G parental guideline.
Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multi-platform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for Kids age 6-14, hyper-targeting boys and their quest for discovery, accomplishment, sports, adventure and humor. Disney XD branded content spans television, online, mobile and VOD platforms. The programming includes series, movies and short-form, as well as sports-themed programming developed with ESPN. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 78 million households via its basic cable and satellite affiliates.