I have some great news for fans of Wizards of Waverly Place! Disney Channel has ordered more episodes of the hit show for season 3. This brings the episodic count to 86 episodes thus far, plus a blockbuster Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in August.
When making the announcement, Gary Marsh, president, Entertainment, Disney Channels Worldwide, said: "The appeal of ‘Wizards’ is simple: it’s our extraordinary cast. This is undoubtedly one of the strongest comedic ensembles on television. When you couple that with an incredibly gifted writing and producing team, the result is pure comedic magic."
Wizards of Waverly Place is an Emmy winning show that has reached greats heights of popularity, as well as star Selena Gomez.
Selena Gomez is the national spokesperson for Sears’ Back to School initiative, "Don’t Go Back Arrive." Sears was the exclusive sponsor of "Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie" premiere and "Wizards of Waverly Place Arrive in Style" sweepstakes on Disney Channel, Radio Disney and Disney Online and in-store at Sears.
Sara Lee features "Wizards of Waverly Place" on 40 million packages and in-store displays as part of its school year-long promotion of Soft and Smooth bread products. A sweepstakes promotion for a chance to win lunch with the stars of "Wizards of Waverly Place" is on Disney Channel, Disney Online and Radio Disney and in FamilyFun Magazine.
"Wizards of Waverly Place" anchors ‘Wiz-tober,’ a Halloween programming event hosted by Gomez, Henrie, Austin and Stone, beginning THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1. Season three premieres FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT), with new episodes presented on Friday nights throughout October on Disney Channel.
Great news isn’t it?!
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