Thursday, June 19, 2008

DC Games 08 Press Release / NEW E-MAIL.

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Also check out this press release for DCGames, looks like their doing it different this year!

BURBANK, June 16, 2008 -- Over 50 Disney Channel stars from around the globe convened at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida for "Disney Channel Games," featuring comical relay races, grand scale obstacle courses and all-out fun challenges in five special half-hour telecasts, "Disney Channel Games," to be presented each week beginning SUNDAY, JULY 27 (8:00 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.

Hosted by funny-man Brian Stepanek ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody"), the games are fun, colorful and larger than life, but the competition is real and the young competitors are determined to win the prize -- the Disney Channel Games Cup. The special telecasts are highlighted by a post-Games concert featuring performances by Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, The Cheetah Girls, Demi Lovato and Jordan Pruitt.

The event, filmed at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, benefits four children's charities: Make-A-Wish Foundation, Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation, UNICEF and Boys & Girls Club of America.

Each of the four subsequent "Disney Channel Games" 2008 special telecasts will be presented Saturdays (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) through August 30. The 27 Disney Channels worldwide will air the five special telecasts thereafter with local Disney Channel stars hosting their country's telecast.

The "Inside Track," exclusively on, hosted by Meaghan Jette Martin ("Camp Rock") and Cody Linley ("Hannah Montana"), goes behind the scenes of "Disney Channel Games" 2008. users can vote for their favorite players and dive into the action via online versions of the "Disney Channel Games" seen each week.

In the premiere telecast on Sunday, July 27 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT), the stars are divided into four teams -- The Comets, The Cyclones, The Inferno and The Lightning – and Team Captains are chosen. Then they must build a chariot and race it to the finish. At the post-games concert, Miley Cyrus performs songs from her new album "Breakout."

-- The Comets: team captain Kevin Jonas ("Camp Rock"), Moises Arias ("Hannah Montana"), Martin Barlan ("Tranches de Vie" France), Sabrina Bryan ("The Cheetah Girls One World"), Yi Chun ("Disney Mailbox" Taiwan), Selena Gomez ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Andrea Guasch ("Cambio de Clase" Spain), Kyle Massey ("Cory in the House") and Kunal Sharma ("The Cheetah Girls One World").

-- The Cyclones: team captain David Henrie ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Clara Alonso ("High School Musical: La Selección" Argentina), Jason Dolley ("Cory in the House"), Joe Jonas ("Camp Rock"), Brad Kavanagh ("As the Bell Rings" U.K.), Ambra Lo Faro ("Quelli dell' Intervallo" Italy), Dylan Sprouse ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody"), Chelsea Staub ("Minutemen") and Jennifer Stone ("Wizards of Waverly Place").

-- The Inferno: team captain Brenda Song ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody"), Jake T. Austin ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Deniz Akdeniz ("As the Bell Rings" Australia), Adrienne Bailon ("The Cheetah Girls One World"), Rafa Baronesi ("Zapping Zone" Brazil), Jason Earles ("Hannah Montana"), Nick Jonas ("Camp Rock"), Mitchel Musso ("Hannah Montana"), Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ("Camp Rock") and Jasmine Richards ("Camp Rock").

-- The Lightning: team captain Kiely Williams ("The Cheetah Girls One World"), Farez Bin Juraimi ("As the Bell Rings" Singapore), Roshon Fegan ("Camp Rock"), Roger Gonzalez ("Zapping Zone" Mexico), Shin Koyamada ("Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior"), Demi Lovato ("Camp Rock"), Isabella Soric ("Kurze Pause" Germany), Cole Sprouse ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody") and Alyson Stoner ("Camp Rock").

On Saturday, August 2, the teams must weave through an obstacle course while linked together, among other games and challenges. Platinum recording artists Jonas Brothers perform music from the forthcoming album, "Just a Little Bit Longer."

On Saturday, August 9, Disney Channel stars must match their rival teammates to their baby pictures or face making a splash in the dunk booth. The telecast features a performance by Jordan Pruitt.

On Saturday, August 16, the teams hunker down for a human foos ball match and the Jonas Brothers, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, and The Cheetah Girls all face off in an intense "Tug of Four" competition. At the post-games concert, Demi Lovato and Jonas Brothers perform.

On Saturday, August 30, the teams compete in the UltraMegaUltimateObstac-tacular Relay Challenge, racing in giant hamster balls while maneuvering through obstacles. The "Disney Channel Games" 2008 Closing Ceremonies features a concert by The Cheetah Girls.