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Milo Murphy’s Law to hit Disney XD in October

Weird Al Yankovic voices the titular character in the Disney XD original series, which hails from Phineas and Ferb creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh.
August 23, 2016

Satirist and recording artist Al Yankovic has long conducted himself in a cartoon-like manner─and Disney has taken note. The House of Mouse has tapped Yankovic, otherwise known as Weird Al, to voice the title role in Milo Murphy’s Law, a new animated comedy that will make its Disney XD debut on October 3.

The 22-minute series hails from creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh, co-creators of Phineas and Ferb. Announced last May, the show was originally entitled Mikey Murphy’s Law and slated for a 2017 premiere.

Milo Murphy’s Law follows the 13-year-old great-great-great-great grandson of the Murphy’s Law namesake, who is always expecting the unexpected. Milo and his friends learn that no matter what goes wrong–and things constantly do–they must be prepared for every outcome.

Starring alongside Yankovicwho performs the series’ theme songare Sabrina Carpenter and MeKai Curtis as Milo’s best friends Melissa Chase and Zack Underwood, respectively. Vanessa Williams voices Zack’s mom Eileen Underwood.

Robert F. Hughes serves as director/producer, with Bob Bowen on-board as director. Joshua Pruett, Dani Vetere, Martin Olson and Jim Bernsteinthe writing team from Phineas and Ferbare staff writers.

A full-length preview of Milo Murphy’s Law’s first episode will be available on the Disney XD app, YouTube Channel and VOD platforms beginning September 26.

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Wendy is Kidscreen’s Associate Editor. When she’s not sourcing material for the brand's daily email newsletter, she’s researching, writing and connecting with others about the newest trends in digital media. Contact Wendy at wgoldman@brunico.com.

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