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									        DISNEY CHANNEL STARS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TEAM UP
        FOR FUN SPORTS CHALLENGES IN "DISNEY CHANNEL GAMES,"
       FIVE HALF-HOUR SPECIAL TELECASTS PRESENTED THIS SUMMER,
             BEGINNING SUNDAY, JULY 27 ON DISNEY CHANNEL

   -- Concert Performances by Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, The Cheetah Girls, Demi
  Lovato and Jordan Pruitt Featured in Each Telecast; Event Benefits Four Charities –

BURBANK, June 16, 2008 . . . Over 50 Disney Channel stars from around the globe
convened at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida for "Disney Channel Games,"
featuring comical relay races, grand scale obstacle courses and all-out fun challenges in
five special half-hour telecasts, "Disney Channel Games," to be presented each week
beginning SUNDAY, JULY 27 (8:00 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel. Hosted by funny-
man Brian Stepanek ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody"), the games are fun, colorful and
larger than life, but the competition is real and the young competitors are determined
to win the prize -- the Disney Channel Games Cup. The special telecasts are highlighted
by a post-Games concert featuring performances by Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, The
Cheetah Girls, Demi Lovato and Jordan Pruitt.

The event, filmed at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, benefits four children's
charities: Make-A-Wish Foundation, Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation, UNICEF
and Boys & Girls Club of America.

(Editors please note: images are available at www.disneychannelmedianet.com.
Registration is required.)

Each of the four subsequent "Disney Channel Games" 2008 special telecasts will be
presented Saturdays (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) through August 30. The 27 Disney Channels
worldwide will air the five special telecasts thereafter with local Disney Channel stars
hosting their country's telecast.

The "Inside Track," exclusively on www.DisneyChannelGames.com, hosted by Meaghan
Jette Martin ("Camp Rock") and Cody Linley ("Hannah Montana"), goes behind the
scenes of "Disney Channel Games" 2008. DisneyChannel.com users can vote for their
favorite players and dive into the action via online versions of the "Disney Channel
Games" seen each week.

In the premiere telecast on Sunday, July 27 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT), the stars are divided
into four teams -- The Comets, The Cyclones, The Inferno and The Lightning – and
Team Captains are chosen. Then they must build a chariot and race it to the finish. At
the post-games concert, Miley Cyrus performs songs from her new album "Breakout."

      -- The Comets: team captain Kevin Jonas ("Camp Rock"), Moises Arias ("Hannah
      Montana"), Martin Barlan ("Tranches de Vie" France), Sabrina Bryan ("The
      Cheetah Girls One World"), Yi Chun ("Disney Mailbox" Taiwan), Selena Gomez
      ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Andrea Guasch ("Cambio de Clase" Spain), Kyle
      Massey ("Cory in the House") and Kunal Sharma ("The Cheetah Girls One
      World").

      -- The Cyclones: team captain David Henrie ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Clara
      Alonso ("High School Musical: La Selección" Argentina), Jason Dolley ("Cory in
      the House"), Joe Jonas ("Camp Rock"), Brad Kavanagh ("As the Bell Rings"
      U.K.), Ambra Lo Faro ("Quelli dell' Intervallo" Italy), Dylan Sprouse ("The Suite
      Life of Zack & Cody"), Chelsea Staub ("Minutemen") and Jennifer Stone
      ("Wizards of Waverly Place").

      -- The Inferno: team captain Brenda Song ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody"),
      Jake T. Austin ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Deniz Akdeniz ("As the Bell Rings"
      Australia), Adrienne Bailon ("The Cheetah Girls One World"), Rafa Baronesi
      ("Zapping Zone" Brazil), Jason Earles ("Hannah Montana"), Nick Jonas ("Camp
      Rock"), Mitchel Musso ("Hannah Montana"), Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ("Camp
      Rock") and Jasmine Richards ("Camp Rock").

      -- The Lightning: team captain Kiely Williams ("The Cheetah Girls One World"),
      Farez Bin Juraimi ("As the Bell Rings" Singapore), Roshon Fegan ("Camp Rock"),
      Roger Gonzalez ("Zapping Zone" Mexico), Shin Koyamada ("Wendy Wu:
      Homecoming Warrior"), Demi Lovato ("Camp Rock"), Isabella Soric ("Kurze
      Pause" Germany), Cole Sprouse ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody") and Alyson
      Stoner ("Camp Rock").

On Saturday, August 2, the teams must weave through an obstacle course while
linked together, among other games and challenges. Platinum recording artists Jonas
Brothers perform music from the forthcoming album, "Just a Little Bit Longer."

On Saturday, August 9, Disney Channel stars must match their rival teammates to
their baby pictures or face making a splash in the dunk booth. The telecast features a
performance by Jordan Pruitt.

On Saturday, August 16, the teams hunker down for a human foos ball match and
the Jonas Brothers, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, and The Cheetah Girls all face off in an
intense "Tug of Four" competition. At the post-games concert, Demi Lovato and Jonas
Brothers perform.

On Saturday, August 30, the teams compete in the UltraMegaUltimateObstac-tacular
Relay Challenge, racing in giant hamster balls while maneuvering through obstacles.
The "Disney Channel Games" 2008 Closing Ceremonies features a concert by The
Cheetah Girls.


Press Contacts:
Brenda Kelly Grant                                Ashley Kline
(818) 569-7843                                    (818) 569-3147
brenda.kelly.grant@disney.com                     ashley.kline@disney.com


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