Eric Friedman, producer of Disney Channel series Bizaardvark and Austin and Ally, has reportedly signed a new overall deal with Disney Channel, according to Deadline.

  • The new deal will see Friedman create and develop new projects exclusively for Disney Channel.
  • Friedman has been with Disney Channel for nearly 10 years and his credits include:
    • Executive Producer and showrunner for Bizaardvark
    • Creator and executive producer for Crash and Bernstein
    • Writer for Austin and Ally
    • Writer for the animated series Teamo Supremo
    • Writer for I’m in the Band
  • He also served as a writer for popular Nickelodeon series Drake and Josh and Zoey 101.

What they’re saying:

  • Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Content and Creative Strategy, Disney Channels Worldwide, and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide: “We’ve been lucky enough to have watched Eric grow as a writer and producer over a decade, consistently delivering smart, funny shows for us. And now we couldn’t be more excited to have him continue to work his magic bringing more of what kids and families want – Disney quality stories and characters that entertain and inspire.”

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  • A new teaser trailer for an upcoming episode of DuckTales features the Three Caballeros.
  • Disney announced three holiday specials airing in November and December.
  • Disney Channel has given the green light for a multi-camera part scripted, part improvised new comedy series titled Just Roll With It.