Disney's Friends for Change Games
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|Disney Friends for Change Games|
|Created by||Art Spigel|
|Developed by||The Walt Disney Company|
|Presented by||Tiffany Thornton (2011)
Jason Earles (2011)
|Starring||Various Disney Channel and Disney XD stars|
|Opening theme||"We Can Change The World" by Bridgit Mendler|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|Executive producer(s)||Danny Kallis
|Producer(s)||Disney Channel Original Productions|
|Location(s)||Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, Florida|
|Camera setup||Multiple-camera setup|
|Running time||23 minutes, 11 minutes|
|Distributor||Disney–ABC Domestic Television|
|Original channel||Disney Channel, Disney XD|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Audio format||Hi-Fi Stereo
|First shown in||June 24, 2011|
|Original release||June 24, 2011 – July 31, 2011|
|Preceded by||Disney Channel Games|
|Followed by||Disney Tryathalon|
The Disney's Friends for Change Games are Olympic-based televised games aired on the Disney Channel and part of the station's Friends for Change initiative. It replaces the Disney Channel Games and premiered on June 24, 2011 on Disney Channel.
The games were not aired in 2012 and later for unknown reasons.
- 1 2011
- 2 Reception
- 3 References
- 4 External links
Four teams (Blue, Green, Yellow & Red) will be playing for their chosen charity. An amount of $125,000 is automatically given to each charity and the winning team will receive an additional $200,000 for their chosen charity. The Red team will be supporting the World Wildlife Fund, the Blue team will be supporting The Ocean Conservancy, the Yellow Team will be supporting UNICEF and the Green Team will be supporting Fauna & Flora International.
Red Team - World Wildlife Fund (Winners)
|Mitchel Musso (Captain)||United States||Pair of Kings
Phineas and Ferb
|Jake T. Austin||United States||Wizards of Waverly Place|
|Kelsey Chow||United States||Pair of Kings
|Davis Cleveland||United States||Shake It Up|
|Zendaya||United States||Shake It Up|
|Dean Delannoit|| Belgium
|Disney Channel (Netherlands & Belgium)|
|Roshon Fegan1||United States||Shake It Up
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam
|Carlon Jeffery||United States||A.N.T. Farm|
|Doc Shaw2||United States||Pair of Kings
The Suite Life on Deck
Notes: Red Team won the Disney Friends for Change Games. Winning 2 events, the Red Team won 1025 points and additional points from online donated points. They have donated over $300,000 when winning $100,000 extra points from the donated points. They won 2 trophies for winning and the online points.
Blue Team - The Ocean Conservancy
|Debby Ryan (Captain)||United States||Jessie
The Suite Life on Deck
|Allisyn Ashley Arm||United States||So Random!|
|Doug Brochu2||United States||So Random!|
|Olavo Cavalheiro||Brazil||Disney Channel Brazil|
|Hutch Dano||United States||Zeke and Luther
|Leo Howard4||United States||Kickin' It|
|Stefanie Scott||United States||A.N.T. Farm|
|Jake Short||United States||A.N.T. Farm|
Yellow Team - UNICEF
|Bridgit Mendler (Original Captain)||United States||Good Luck Charlie
Wizards of Waverly Place
|Jorge Blanco||Mexico||Disney Channel Latin America|
|Valentina Colombo||Italy||Disney Channel Italy|
|Adam Irigoyen||United States||Shake It Up|
|Sierra McCormick (Captain)||United States||A.N.T. Farm|
|Logan Miller||United States||I'm in the Band|
|Ryan Ochoa2||United States||Pair of Kings|
|Gregg Sulkin|| United Kingdom
|Disney Channel UK
Wizards of Waverly Place
Green Team - Flora and Fauna International
|Brandon Mychal Smith (Original Captain)||United States||So Random!
|Valeria Baroni||Argentina||Disney Channel Latin America|
|Paula Dalli||Spain||Disney Channel Spain|
|David Henrie||United States||Wizards of Waverly Place|
|Adam Hicks||United States||Zeke and Luther
|Sterling Knight||United States||So Random!
|China Anne McClain2, 3 (Captain)||United States||A.N.T. Farm|
|Eve Ottino||France||Disney Channel France|
|Bella Thorne||United States||Shake It Up|
^Note 1 : After winning the High Energy Dance Battle, the Red Team used their prize - the chance to take any other team's player - to "steal" Roshon from the Blue Team.
^Note 2 : China Anne, Doc, Doug and Ryan were voted MVPs of their respective teams during Week 2.China Anne switched teams with Ryan, and Doug switched with Doc.
^Note 3 : In week 3, China Anne and Sierra were named captains of their teams in the recycler challenge, but Brandon and Bridgit continued as captains in week 4.
^Note 4 : In week 4, a mystery player was added to help the Blue team. That mystery player was Leo Howard.
Four events were held.
|Week||Event||Description||Air Date||Winning team|
|1||High Energy Dance Battle||Teams performed a dance routine atop an energy generating dance floor. The winning team was allowed to steal a player from another team. Rosero McCoy judged the teams.||6/24/2011 - 6/26/2011||Red Team|
|2||Wash Out||Teams searched for 3 pieces of clothing of their team color (shirt, pants, and jacket) and washed and dried them using a human-powered washer and a clothesline. MVPs were chosen for each team and switched amongst the teams.||7/08/2011 - 7/10/2011||Yellow Team|
|3||The Recycler||Team members ran on giant hamster wheels to power a high speed conveyor belt filled with recyclable items that other team members took and threw into recycle bins. In the final round, the youngest players from the green and yellow teams became team captains.||7/15/2011 - 7/17/2011||Green Team|
|4||The Ultimate Course for Change||Teams will be doing an ultra obstacle course. It will incorporate Friends For Change green themes.||7/29/2011 - 7/31/2011||Red Team|
|Teams||Week 1||Week 2||Week 3||Week 4||Total||Placing|
- Team got the highest points in a challenge
- Team got the lowest points in a challenge
- Team got the highest points at the end of the competition
- Team was disqualified
^Note 5 : Since both Yellow and Green Teams both advanced to the next challenge without completing the previous challenge correctly, both were disqualified from the event. Therefore, they earned 0 points.
On the Internet, fans played games and donated points to their favorite team. The Red Team won with 38%, earning them an extra $100,000 for their charity. Blue was donated 24%, Yellow was donated 20%, and Green Team was donated 18%.
Concert for Hope
The first event was viewed by 3.4 million viewers (20:00/00:00 UTC), 3.9 million viewers (20:30/00:30 UTC), and 4.9 million viewers (21:00/01:00 UTC). The finale special was viewed by 3.6 million viewers with Kids 6-11 (1.9 million/7.7 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (1.6 million/6.4 rating). The entire series was viewed by over 37 million unique viewers.
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