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Disney to Develop Comedy Projects Through New "Writer Incubator" Program

The Disney Channel has taken a hint from both Fox's new approach to pilot season and NBC's recently enacted "Comedy Playground" initiative by starting its own search for new and professional comedy writing talent. THR reports that the network's newly created initiative, called "Disney Channel Storytellers," aims to "foster creative ideas and develop the next generation of series creators and screenwriters" for both Disney's main channel as well as Disney XD. Disney Channel Storytellers will serve as a 20-week "writer incubator" where three chosen writers will be paid to write and develop Disney programming and also have their own original live-action script developed for pilot [...]

Ben Schwartz: Animated Boy Ninja

But seriously, what the juice? This is Ben Schwartz in the part he was born to play: an excited teenager. Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja debuts next month on Disney XD, Disney's animated action-orientated kids network that you probably didn't know existed. The show is about Schwartz's character finding an 800-year-old ninja guide called "NinjaNomicon" (I'm not making this stuff up) and using it to fight bad guys and get through high school. The show also features Jim Rash, Tim Curry, Megan Mullally, and John Oliver, so let's all start making babies fast so we don't look weird watching it. Speaking of weird, watch the clip below that explains [...]