Disney Channel: Comedy
GROWING UP AND DOWN
TEAM: Barry Wernick (ep), Steve Leff (ep)
LOGLINE: Adult parents are suddenly, inexplicably transformed back into teenagers, and their teenage children now must navigate high school with their parents — a couple with the daunting task of reliving their adolescence under the critical eyes of their children.
CAST: Raini Rodriguez, Adam Irigoyen, Cecilia Balagot, Noah Centineo
STUCK IN THE MIDDLE
Picked up to series
TEAM: Alison Brown (w, co-ep), Linda Videtta Figueiredo (w, ep, sr), Jonathan Judge (d)
LOGLINE: Harley lives life in the eye of the tornado that is her family. She may be a middle child, but Harley has big-family life figured out — that is, until the day she needs everyone to be in one place, on time, for her event. It’s chaos times seven, but Harley realizes guts, ingenuity and a seat near the mashed potatoes make living large a whole lot of fun.
CAST: Jenna Ortega, Ronni Hawk, Kayla Maisonet, Isaak Presley, Nicolas Bechtel, Malachi Barton, Ariana Greenblatt
Disney XD: Comedy
TEAM: Eric Friedman (w, ep), Jim Armogida (ep), Steve Armogida (ep), Victor Gonzalez (d)
LOGLINE: Crash, the purple puppet from Crash & Bernstein, is sent away to Oak Shield Military Academy, a military school with a stark division between the Alphas, who aspire to learn the good ways of an Oak Shield soldier, and the Clunks, a group of outcasted cadets who are there to mend their propensity for trouble-making. Crash rallies the discouraged Clunks to push their limits and stand up against the long-standing favoritism shown toward the Alphas.
GAMER’S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING
Ordered straight to series
TEAM: Devin Bunje (ep), Nick Stanton (ep), Jim O’Doherty (ep)
LOGLINE: Conor, a 15-year-old video game phenom, is forced to attend high school for the first time after a thumb injury sidelines him from the glamorous pro gaming circuit. As a coping mechanism, he begins to visualize life as a video game. He is reunited with the three former gamer friends he left behind for life on the pro circuit World Tour, and he quickly realizes that restoring his friendships is vital in his quest to “level up” to his former glory.
CAST: Cameron Boyce, Murray Rundus, Felix Avitia, Sophie Reynoldson
TEAM: Steve Marmel (w, ep), Zach Lipovsky (d)
LOGLINE: Ryan is a 14-year-old boy with the extraordinary ability to control technology with his mind. After his secret power is revealed, he quickly learns that monsters have been sent by an evil corporation to destroy the city. The only thing that can protect the citizens of Bay City is MTX, a 120-foot robot that only Ryan has the ability to control. First, Ryan must assemble a team that has the skills needed to activate the complicated inner-workings of MTX.
CAST: Nathaniel Potvin, Raymond Cham Jr., Kamran Allahverdy, Robbie Tucker