Disney Channel orders third season of ‘Amphibia’

Disney Channel has ordered a third season of its animated comedy Amphibia ahead of its season two premiere on 11 July on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. The first season is available on Disney+ now and as with all Disney Channel shows, expect the new season to arrive on Disney+ after its finished its initial run on TV. Disney Channel star Brenda Song (Dollface) voices the lead role of independent and fearless teen Anne Boonchuy, who is magically transported to the fantastical world of Amphibia, a rural marshland full of frog-people. Created and executive-produced by Annie Award-winner Matt Braly (Gravity Falls), the series is inspired by his heritage, family and childhood trips to Bangkok, Thailand. Season two guest stars include Kermit the Frog (The Muppets); Jenifer Lewis (Black-ish); George Takei (Star Trek: The Original Series); Kristen Schaal (Gravity Falls); Hugh Bonneville and Michelle Dockery (both from Downtown Abbey); Tress MacNeille (voice of Daisy Duck); Marlow Barkley, Mia Allan and Ella Allan (from ABC’s Single Parents); Haley Tju (Big Hero 6 The Series); Keith David (The Princess and the Frog); Susan Egan (Disney’s Hercules); and Flula Borg (Pitch Perfect 2). The new season will premiere as part of Disney Channel’s new Saturday night animation programming block this summer, which will also include new episodes of Big City Greens and The Owl HouseAmphibia t-shirts and pop sockets are currently available at Amazon, including an exclusive t-shirt designed by creator and executive producer Matt Braly.