via press release:
DISNEY XD’S COMEDY-FILLED “CRASH & BERNSTEIN” RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 7
— Season One Culminates with a Special One-Hour Episode and the Launch of Online Fan Voting for “Pick Crash’s Nose” Beginning Monday, September 9 —
The unpredictable humor and thrilling adventures of “Crash & Bernstein” return when the second season premieres MONDAY, OCTOBER 7 (7:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. Funnier than ever, the new season continues the journey of brothers Wyatt Bernstein and his wild and unstoppable puppet Crash as they create a new hangout haven and take on relatable everyday challenges.
Rapidly growing in popularity, “Crash & Bernstein” recently hit series highs in Total Viewers (959,000), Kids 6-14 (659,000/1.9 rating), Boys 6-14 (480,000/2.6 rating), Kids 6-11 (544,000/2.3 rating), Boys 6-11 (435,000/3.6 rating), Kids 2-11 (702,000/1.8 rating) and Boys 2-11 (549,000/2.7 rating), becoming the network’s #2 rated live-action telecast of all time in Boys 2-11 and 6-11.
Season one culminates on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 (8:30 p.m., ET/PT) with a special one-hour episode, “Crash on the Run,” where Wyatt saves Crash from a Build-a-Bestie doll recall but the boys soon find themselves on the run when a Bestie recall agent, Mr. Green, is dispatched to capture and destroy Crash. Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Andrea Martin (“Pippin”) and John Farley (“The Waterboy”) guest star as Mother Green and Mr. Green, respectively.
On Monday, September 9, fan voting kicks off for “Pick Crash’s Nose” at DisneyXD.com/Crash, where viewers can vote for their favorite nose through Sunday, September 15. The winning nose will be revealed on Monday, October 7 during the season two premiere episode, “The Nosejob Job,” where Wyatt, Crash and Pesto try to find a place to hang out when the girls take over the house. They discover a cool vacant lot, but must challenge a group of geeky high school boys to claim the hangout for themselves.
In celebration of the season two premiere, DisneyXD.com will launch the new game “Crash & Bernstein: Cluck n’ Chuck,” where fans play as Crash and Wyatt and take on the neighborhood in a battle that has players strategically catapulting rubber chickens at their target while avoiding a collision with obstacles designed to alter the chicken’s trajectory. The game is playable on both a computer and mobile devices.
The series stars Cole Jensen as Wyatt, Emmy Award-nominated puppet master and filmmaker Tim Lagasse as Crash, Landry Bender as Cleo, Oana Gregory as Amanda and Aaron R. Landon as Pesto. Recurring are Mary Birdsong as Mel, Mckenna Grace as Jasmine and Danny Woodburn as Mr. Poulos.
“Crash & Bernstein” was created by Emmy Award-nominee Eric Friedman (“Austin & Ally,” “I’m In The Band”), who serves as executive producer with Emmy Award-nominee Mike Larsen (“Real Time with Bill Maher,” “Rodney”), Jim Armogida and Steve Armogida (“Grounded for Life”). The series is produced by It’s A Laugh 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 80 million households via its basic cable and satellite affiliates. There are 33 channels total, in 24 languages and 153 countries.
[Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, 7/8/13, Live + 7.]