Studio DC: Almost Live

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Studio DC: Almost Live
Format Comedy/Variety
Written by Matt Leuthe
Steve Millunzi
Directed by Krash R. Davenport
Starring The Muppets
See cast
Voices of Jeff Ross
Ogie Banks
Composer(s) Bud'da
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 2
Production
Executive producer(s) Martin G. Baker
Producer(s) Jim Lewis
Kirk Thatcher
Running time 22-23 minutes
Production company(s) The Muppets Studio
American English Entertainment
Distributor Disney-ABC Domestic Television
Broadcast
Original channel Disney Channel
Original run August 3, 2008 (2008-08-03) – October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05)

Studio DC: Almost Live is a special for the Disney Channel.[1] The special is a half-hour variety show that features both The Muppets and Disney Channel stars performing comedy sketches and musical numbers together. The style is similar to that of The Muppet Show in that it features mayhem occurring on the Disney Channel Studio sets in place of the Muppet Theater. A second special aired October 5, 2008 with Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jake T. Austin, Jason Earles, Jason Dolley, Moises Arias, David Henrie and The Cheetah Girls guest starring.[2] At the D23 Expo, it was announced that both specials would be released on DVD sometime in 2010. Its only DVD releases so far have been in the UK, in Germany and in Argentina.

Cast[edit]

Muppet Performers[edit]

Additional Muppets performed by David Barclay, Tim Blaney, BJ Guyer, Lara MacLean, Paul McGinnis, and Michelan Sisti.

Humans[edit]

The First Show[edit]

Performer Disney Show & Movie
Dylan Sprouse/Zack Martin
Cole Sprouse/Cody Martin
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
Brenda Song/London Tipton The Suite Life of Zack & Cody­­­
Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior
Ashley Tisdale Phineas and Ferb
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
High School Musical series
Miley Cyrus Hannah Montana
Phill Lewis/Mr. Moseby The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
Jonas Brothers Camp Rock series
Billy Ray Cyrus Hannah Montana
Jeffrey Ross
(The Voice of the Director)

The Second Show[edit]

Performer Disney Show
Selena Gomez Wizards of Waverly Place
Demi Lovato As the Bell Rings
Camp Rock series
Sabrina Bryan The Cheetah Girls series
Kiely Williams The Cheetah Girls series
Adrienne Bailon The Cheetah Girls series
That's So Raven
Buffalo Dreams
David Henrie Wizards of Waverly Place
Jake T. Austin Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board (Disney Channel Original Movie)
Wizards of Waverly Place
Moises Arias Hannah Montana
Jason Earles Hannah Montana
Jason Dolley Cory in the House
Minutemen
Read It and Weep

The First Show (August 3, 2008)[edit]

List of sketches and performances[edit]

Throughout the special, Disney Channel Stars and Muppets appeared together in skits and musical performances. The following is a list of the performances recorded for the special and aired:[1]

References to other Disney Channel properties[edit]

Throughout the special, the Muppets frequently refer to the human performers by the characters that have made them famous:

References to other Muppet works[edit]

Second Show (October 5, 2008)[edit]

List of sketches and performances[edit]

Throughout the special, Disney Channel Stars and Muppets appeared together in skits and musical performances. The following is a list of the performances recorded for the special and aired:[4]

Home media[edit]

A DVD with both episodes on was released in the UK on 18 January 2010 and in Argentina on 25 August 2010. On the DVD there are many bonus features including music videos, extended clips and bloopers.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Muppet Newsflash (2008-07-17). "Studio DC: Almost Live" Moves to August Premiere". Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  2. ^ Tiger Beat, September 2008, page 21
  3. ^ "Second "Studio DC" Special Hits in October". 2008-09-12. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  4. ^ Second "Studio DC" Special Hits in October
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ Muppet Studio DC - Almost Live

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