Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders
2014 Disney Channel / Disney XD Pilots
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
K.C. UNDERCOVER ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES
STUDIO: It’s a Laugh Productions
TEAM: Corinne Marshall (c), Rob Lotterstein (ep)
LOGLINE: Focuses on K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz who’s training to be an undercover super spy, following in the footsteps of her parents. Each episode finds the Coopers balancing typical family issues while performing undercover missions to protect the country.
CAST: Zendaya, Kadeem Hardison, Tammy Townsend, Kamil McFadden, Veronica Dunne
DISNEY XD: COMEDY
KIRBY BUCKETS PICKED UP TO SERIES
TEAM: Gabe Snyder (w), Mike Alber (w), Kris Brown (ep)
LOGLINE: 13-year-old Kirby Buckets dreams of being the biggest animator in the world and enters a competition that allows him to meet his idol Mac MacCallister and potentially get one of his own animated characters on Mac’s hit show. But he and his two best buddies run into a series of comical disasters, threatening Kirby’s chances.
CAST: Jacob Bertrand, Mekai Curtis, Cade Sutton, Olivia Stuck, Tiffany Espensen
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.
CAST: Tim Lagasse, Adam Dorfman, Cameron Ocasio, Armaan Juneja, Nicholas Stargel, Megan Goodman
TEAM: Matt Dearborn, Tom Burkhardt
LOGLINE: To keep him out of trouble, OB’s dad moves the family to the small, remote island of Neckpee, where the 14-year-old joins the Neckpee High Flag Corps. OB immediately becomes suspicious of Kirk Khool, the Flag Corps’ coach, and when he proves that Kirk Khool has created an army of mutant, human-sized raccoon soldiers, he reaches out to his corp-mates for help to take them down.
CAST: Jacob Bertrand