Disney XD Premieres Second Season Of Hit Comedy Series Zeke And Luther On March 15

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February 5th, 2010

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DISNEY XD PREMIERES SECOND SEASON OF HIT COMEDY SERIES "ZEKE AND LUTHER" ACROSS MULTIPLE PLATFORMS ON MONDAY, MARCH 15

Season Two of the hit skateboarding comedy series "Zeke and Luther" kicks off with a clever episode that pays homage to a seminal sitcom moment when Zeke attempts his biggest skateboarding trick ever – jumping a shark -- MONDAY, MARCH 15 (7:30-8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD and DisneyXD.com. "Zeke and Luther" will also be showcased via Disney XD on Demand, DisneyXD.com, Disney XD Mobile, Xbox Live and iTunes on Tuesday, March 16.

Beginning March 1, all 21 episodes from Season One of "Zeke and Luther" will be available on DisneyXD.com, and on Tuesday, March 9 the fast-paced skate game "Turbo Shred," which invites users to play as Zeke or Luther and beat Kojo to the finish line, debuts on DisneyXD.com.

The schedule for MONDAY, MARCH 15 is as follows:

"I'm in the Band" (7:00 – 7:30 p.m., ET/PT)

  • "Spiders, Snakes and Clowns" – Tripp scores his band Iron Weasel a part in famed director Kaz Ridley's horror flick, "Spiders, Snakes and Clowns."  Unfortunately Derek, Ash and Burger are terrified of spiders, snakes and clowns and must somehow muster the courage to conquer their fears in order to be on the silver screen. Meanwhile, Izzy will go to any length to get a role in the film.

"Zeke and Luther" (7:30 – 8:00 p.m., ET/PT)

  • "Zeke Jumps the Shark" - In the premiere episode, Zeke reluctantly decides to jump over a shark that has bitten local neighborhood kid Kirby Cheddar. As the stunt date draws closer, Zeke rethinks his decision when he gets a bad case of the Joops, a condition skaters get when their nerves are so bad they can't land even the simplest trick. Meanwhile, after hearing her brother is going to jump the shark, Ginger sets off in search of a replacement brother.

In 2009, "Zeke and Luther" was Disney XD’s No. 1 live-action original series in Total Viewers and across target Boy 6-14, 6-11 and 9-14 demos (Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, Live + 7, 12/29/08-12/27/09. Ranks based on all plays, excluding specials).

"Zeke and Luther" stars Hutch Dano (from the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Den Brother") as Zeke, Adam Hicks ("The Shaggy Dog") as Luther, Daniel Curtis Lee ("Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide") as Kojo and Ryan Newman ("Hannah Montana") as Ginger. The series is from creators and executive producers Matt
Dearborn and Tom Burkhard, the team behind the Emmy Award-nominated and BAFTA-winning Disney Channel series, "Even Stevens." "Zeke and Luther" is produced by Turtle Rock Productions, Inc. and carries a TV-Y7 parental guideline.

Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multi-platform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for Kids age 6-14, hyper-targeting boys and their quest for discovery, accomplishment, sports, adventure and humor. Disney XD branded content spans television, online, mobile and VOD platforms. The programming includes series, movies and short-form, as well as sports-themed programming developed with ESPN. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 75 million households via its basic cable affiliates. Disney XD recently launched in the UK, France, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Greece, Turkey, Latin America and Japan.

 
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