Monday 16th May at 17:00
Our great new series Backstage launches on Disney Channel on Monday 16th May at 17:00.
This lively docu-drama chronicles the lives of a group of 12 outstandingly talented teenagers as they live through the highs and lows of attending the prestigious Keaton School of the Arts. Follow them throughout the academic year as their experiences range from worry and disappointment to new friendships and crowning achievements.
In the series launch episode The First Day (Monday 16th May at 17:00) best friends and fellow dancers, Vanessa and Carly, embark on their first day at this prestigious school for the performing and visual arts Keaton School of the Arts and find themselves in direct competition. Meanwhile singer Alya struggles with stage fright.
Backstage premieres on Monday 16th May at 17:00 and continues on weekdays at the same time until the end of the month.
Every Thursday throughout May from 17:15
Thursdays are big days on Disney Channel in May as we continue with our weekly block jam-packed with premieres from 17:25 to 19:05.
These entertainment extravaganzas contain premiere episodes of Alex & Co, Gravity Falls, Jessie, Girl Meets World and Mako Mermaids.
Don’t miss all new episodes of top shows every Thursday throughout May from 17:25 on Disney Channel.
GRAVITY FALLS: WEIRDMAGEDDON
Thursday 5th May at 18:15
Season two of the wonderfully weird and wacky animated series Gravity Falls reaches its climax with the two final episodes of four part story arc Weirdmageddon on Thursday 5th May from 18:15.
In this double episode length special, which contains the third and fourth part of the Weirdmageddon story arc, Weirdmageddon has descended on Gravity Falls. Ford discovers Bill's true motives and a final confrontation with him leads to the Pines family's ultimate fate and greatest sacrifice.
Parts three and four of the story arc Weirdmageddon, which make up the season two finale of Gravity Falls, premiere on Disney Channel on Thursday 5th May from 18:15.
EVERY EPISODE EVER: JESSIE
Saturdays and Sundays from 28th May at 13:35
As a special treat for fans of hit show Jessie, leading up to the spectacular season finale of the series in June, this month Disney Channel is showing every episode ever–on Saturdays and Sundays from Saturday 28th May at 13:35.
RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS 2016
Friday 27th May at 17:25.
There’s a celebrity and music-packed treat in store for Disney Channel viewers in May, with the premiere of the programme featuring the Radio Disney Music Awards 2016 – the kids’ biggest awards show for music – on Friday 27th May at 17:25.
These awards honour the year's achievements in music and are based on popular votes from the network's listeners via online voting. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Adele, Shawn Mendes and One Direction are among the top nominees for the 2016. Fans all around the world have voted for their favourite artists in categories including The Bestest – Song of the Year, The Buzz – Breakout Artist of the Year and That's My Jam – Best Anthem. Last year, over 101 million votes were cast, including more than five million votes from international fans.
As a special treat leading into the awards, Disney Channel has hand-picked some of the best musical episodes of such popular shows as Austin & Ally, Liv and Maddie, Jessie, Hannah Montana and Violetta. These air before the awards show, from 13:00, and there’s a premiere episode of Backstage immediately before the RDMAs 2016 at 17:00.
Don’t miss the star-studded Radio Disney Music Awards 2016 show premiering on Disney Channel on Friday 27th May at 17:25.