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November Top 3: Fish Hooks, Jessie, Lab Rats


Season three premiere... Fish Hooks

Premieres Saturday 9th November, at 7:30am on Disney Channel

Season 3 of this series set world of adventure - a giant fish tank neighborhood, located in the centre of Bud's Pet Shop. The comedic stories catch up with the three BFFs (best fish friends) as they experience the typical challenges and triumphs, fish drama and fish cliques of their freshman year at Freshwater High. Episodes include, Milo's fame-seeking attempt to make the school football team, Bea racing against time to stop yearbook editor Clamantha from publishing a bad school photo, the group taking an excursion to "Hamsterwood," Oscar deciding to become a "goth" fish, and Bea wanting to be treated like an adult - only to quickly realize the downside.

In the premiere episode Milo is convinced that a new hamster TV show called "The Milo Show" is about him, but when the Milo character turns out to be a klutzy nerd, he heads to Hamsterwood to clear his name.

Starring: Chelsea Kane ("JONAS L.A.") as Bea, an overly dramatic goldfish whose goal is to become the world's greatest actress, Kyle Massey ("Cory in the House") as Milo, an optimistic guy who loves his friends unconditionally, and Justin Roiland ("The Sarah Silverman Program") as Oscar (Milo's brother), a homebody who loves sci-fi and has a secret crush on Bea. The recurring guest roles are a who's who list of talent including Rachel Dratch ("Saturday Night Live"), Richard Simmons, Jerry Stiller, Tiny Lister, Atticus Shaffer and Edie McClurg.

Brand new episodes… Jessie

Monday 4th November, at 5pm on Disney Channel

As Jessie embarks on her second year in the big city, she explores her passion for acting and writing, while juggling a budding romance with Tony. Emma, a 14-year-old high school freshman and the only biological child of Morgan and Christina, gets a new best friend, and the two bond over fashion. Ravi, an 11-year-old from India and the most recent adoptee, skips a grade and is in the same class as Luke, his mischief-making 12-year-old brother adopted at age five from Detroit. Zuri, the eight-year-old baby of the family, adopted at birth from Africa, struggles with third grade homework demands. The entire family must cope with ever changing, always chaotic schedules, and often discover things are more fun when Jessie is there.

Starring Debby Ryan as Jessie ("Radio Rebel," "The Suite Life on Deck," "16 Wishes"); Tony Award-nominated Kevin Chamberlin (Broadway's "The Addams Family") as Bertram; Peyton List ("27 Dresses," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days") as Emma; Karan Brar ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days") as Ravi; Cameron Boyce ("Grown Ups 2," "Grown Ups") as Luke and Skai Jackson ("Royal Pains") as Zuri.

New episodes… Lab Rats

Wednesday 6th November, at 5pm on Disney Channel

All new episodes of this hit Disney Channel series follow Leo and his siblings, teen super-humans - Adam, Bree and Chase - as they embark on critical missions with high stakes while learning more about each other and navigating everyday teenage life.

Special guest star: Joey Logano In the episode premiering Wednesday 27th November; Davenport and his obnoxious new neighbour agree to settle their differences with a stock car race but the Lab Rats are forced to get in on the action when they learn that his neighbour has enlisted NASCAR pro Joey Logano as his ringer.

Starring Billy Unger ("You Again") as Chase, Spencer Boldman ("I'm in the Band") as Adam, Kelli Berglund ("Hip Hop Harry") as Bree, with Tyrel Jackson Williams ("Failure to Launch," "Pair of Kings") as Leo and Hal Sparks (E!'s "Talk Soup") as Davenport. Recurring are Angel Parker ("Hannah Montana") as Tasha and Will Forte ("Saturday Night Live") as the voice of Eddy.

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