Wizards of Waverly Place Gets Season 3 Extension


Disney announced that yesterday that they have ordered additional episodes for season 3 of “Wizards of Waverly Place,” bringing the episodic count to 86 episodes thus far, plus a blockbuster Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in August. Gary Marsh, president, Entertainment, Disney Channels Worldwide, said: “The appeal of ‘Wizards’ is simple: it’s our extraordinary cast. This is undoubtedly one of the strongest comedic ensembles on television. When you couple that with an incredibly gifted writing and producing team, the result is pure comedic magic.”

“Wizards of Waverly Place” anchors ‘Wiz-tober,’ a Halloween programming event hosted by Gomez, Henrie, Austin and Stone, beginning THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1. Season three premieres FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT), with new episodes presented on Friday nights throughout October on Disney Channel.

Are you excited for Season 3, which stars Friday? We Are!!