Disney Channel’s The Swap has scored for the network.
In Live+3, the original movie starring Peyton List (BUNK’d) and Jacob Bertrand (Kirby Buckets) pulled in 3.1 million total viewers, making it the top kid cable telecast of 3Q. In addition, its lead-out, a Halloween-themed episode of comedy series Bizaardvark drew 2.1 million total viewers, making it the No. 2 cable telecast of the quarter among tweens 9-14 to date, according to the network and Nielsen.
The Swap was written by Charlie Shahnaian (The Redemption of Henry Myers) and Shari Simpson (Sweet Sweet Summertime), based on the book of the same name by Megan Shull. Jay Karas (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) directed. Executive producers are Fernando Szew, Robyn Snyder and Gaylyn Fraiche of MarVista Entertainment; Kim Todd and Nicholas Hirst for Original Pictures; and Sean McNamara. Ric Nish serves as producer.
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