Disney Channel is putting a spin on Friday the 13th and turning it into a FUN-lucky evening with a triple premiere that includes Disney Channel Original Movie, Spin, Descendants: The Royal Wedding and Disney’s Magic Bake-Off.
- The summer just got a bit more magical as Disney Channel announces the premiere of three originals coming to the network on Friday, August 13th.
- The fun begins at 8:00 pm ET/PT with the DJ-powered DCOM Spin about an Indian American teen who discovers her true passion for creating and producing beat-driven music.
- Immediately following Spin, viewers are invited to Descendants: The Royal Wedding! The highly anticipated animated event continues the story for Mal and Ben on their wedding day and features a brand new song by the cast of Descendants.
- Finally, right after The Royal Wedding, Disney Channel will debut the competitive baking show for kids, called Disney’s Magic Bake-Off. Dara Reneé (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series) and Issac Ryan Brown (Raven’s Home) host the delicious series.
- And Prior to all the new excitement, fans can catch the network TV premiere of Toy Story 4 at 6:15pm ET/PT.
- “Spin follows Rhea (Avantika Vandanapu), a relatable Indian American teen who discovers her passion for creating DJ mixes that blend the rich textures of her South Asian culture and the world around her. Her life revolves around her eclectic group of friends, her after-school coding club, her family’s Indian restaurant, and her tight knit, multigenerational family. Everything changes when she falls for aspiring DJ Max, and her long-lost fervor for music is reignited. Rhea discovers that she has a natural gift for creating beats and producing music but must find the courage to follow her true inner talent.”
- Avantika Vandanapu
- Bollywood renowned Abhay Deol (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) as Arvind
- Meera Syal (Yesterday) as Asha
- Aryan Simhadri (Adventures in Wonder Park) as Rohan
- Michael Bishop (Grace Beside Me) as DJ Max
- Anna Cathcart (Descendants” franchise) as Molly
- Jahbril Cook (A Week Away) as Watson
- Kerri Medders (Alexa & Katie) as Ginger
- Directed by Manjari Makijany (Skater Girl)
- Executive produced by Zanne Devine (Easy A, I, Tonya)
- Written by Carley Steiner (Play Date) and Josh Cagan (The Duff)
Descendants: The Royal Wedding
- “Descendants: The Royal Wedding invites viewers to Auradon’s most anticipated social soiree—Mal and King Ben’s wedding. Happily-ever-after continues for Auradon’s power couple as they prepare to say “I do” at an epic celebration with their friends and family, but Hades threatens to ruin it all.”
- Dove Cameron as Mal
- Sofia Carson as Evie
- Booboo Stewart as Jay
- Mitchell Hope as Ben
- Sarah Jeffery as Audrey
- Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother
- China Anne McClain as Uma
- Jedidiah Goodacre as Chad
- Anna Cathcart as Dizzy
- Dan Payne as Beast
- Bobby Moynihan as Dude the Dog
- Cheyenne Jackson as Hades
- Created by Sara Parriott & Josann McGibbon and Ricky Roxburgh
- Based on the Descendants movies by Parriott & McGibbon (The Starter Wife, Runaway Bride)
- Directed by Salvador Simó (The Jungle Book)
- Produced by Final Frontier Entertainment
Disney’s Magic Bake-Off
- Disney’s Magic Bake-Off is a new one-hour competitive series for kids 6-14 combining the wonder of baking with the ingenuity of young pastry chefs as they create the most extraordinary cakes inspired by the magic of Disney.
- Three teams of two race against the clock to design a Disney-inspired cake, including classics such as:
- Star Wars
- The Lion King
- Toy Story
- Co-hosts Dara Reneé and Issac Ryan Brown, along with Disneyland resort pastry chef Graciela Gomez, guide the kid bakers through fun challenges and unexpected twists, ultimately declaring a winning team to be named Disney Baking Champion.
- The winning recipe will become a featured Tastemade video available on Disney Channel and Tastemade social media platforms!
- After its Friday, August 13th, debut, the series will be available every Friday evening on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.
- Created by Tastemade
- Executive produced by:
- Emily Mraz (Broken Bread)
- Joey Lucas (Beyond the Block)
- Molly O’Rourke (Lovely Bites by Chef Lovely)