SERIES RETURNS AS PART OF PREMIERE WEEK FEATURING NEW EPISODES DAILY
Toronto, 4 January 2017 – Lights, camera, action! The New Year means new beginnings and Family Channel is pulling out all the stops with Premiere Week! From Monday, January 9 – Friday, January 13 new programming floods the network with new seasons, new series and new specials airing daily at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT. The exciting week all leads into the main event, the eagerly awaited return of Lost & Found Music Studios on Friday, January 13 at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The cast of Lost & Found Music Studios.
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Headlining Family Channel’s Premiere Week, Lost & Found Music Studios joins the network’s afterschool lineup on Friday, January 13 at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT. The tween drama follows the lives of aspiring musicians who are part of a unique music program. The series return will see new relationships blossom and musical collaborations form, alongside the typical drama that comes with being a teen. In next Friday’s new episode, Leia gets involved in a problem that isn’t hers and winds up hurting a friend in the process. New episodes will continue to air weekly, Fridays at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT, with encore presentations at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Premiere Week officially kicks off on Monday, January 9 at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT with the season three premiere of Nowhere Boys, followed by the debut of the new sketch comedy show OMG on Tuesday. OMG will keep kids laughing for days with epic rap battles, bromances and more. On Wednesday, viewers can tune in to part one of the origin story of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir before watching a new Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street on Thursday.
Fans of Lost & Found can sing all the way to Family.ca where the music continues with brand new “Jam Sessions.” The weekly webisodes feature performances from the show, studio covers and music lessons taught by the cast. New episodes of Lost & Found Music Studios along with the other series debuting during Premiere Week will also be offered through Family OnDemand and on The Family Channel App as they become available weekly, beginning January 13.
Lost & Found Music Studios stars Shane Harte as Luke; Keara Graves as Leia; Alex Zaichkowski as John; Sarah Carmosino as Rachel; Deshaun Clarke as Jude; Ella Jonas Farlinger as Eva; Levi Randall as Theo; Maranda Thomas as Mary; Alyssa Baker as Maggie; Rakim Kelly as Isaac; Olivia Solo as Annabelle; Jeni Ross as Clara; Katrina Hachey as Hannah; and Matthew Bacik as Nate; Michael Torontow as Mr. T and Ali Milner as Parker. A companion to The Next Step, the series also features Trevor Tordjman as James; Victoria Baldesarra as Michelle; Jordan Clark as Giselle; and Brittany Raymond as Riley.
Produced by Radical Sheep Productions, a division of Boat Rocker Studios, in association with Family Channel, Lost & Found Music Studios is executive produced by creator Frank van Keeken (The Next Step, Wingin’ It), Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier (The Next Step, Wingin’ It) and Laura Harbin (The Next Step, Wingin’ It). Lost & Found Music Studios is also produced with financial assistance from The Shaw Rocket Fund and the Canada Media Fund. Boat Rocker Rights serves as the series’ worldwide distributor.
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