Studio DC: Almost Live
Written byMatt Leuthe
Steve Millunzi
Directed byKrash R. Davenport
StarringThe Muppets
Voices ofJeff Ross
Ogie Banks
ComposerBud'da
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes2
Production
Executive producerMartin G. Baker
Producers
Running time22–23 minutes
Production companiesThe Muppets Studio
American English Entertainment
DistributorDisney-ABC Domestic Television
Release
Original networkDisney Channel
Original releaseAugust 3 (2008-08-03) –
October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05)

Studio DC: Almost Live is the title of a pair of specials that aired on the Disney Channel.[1] The specials are half-hour variety shows featuring The Muppets and Disney Channel stars performing comedy sketches and musical numbers together. The style is similar to that of The Muppet Show. The first special aired August 3, 2008, and was hosted by Dylan and Cole Sprouse. The second special aired October 5, 2008, was hosted by Selena Gomez.[2]

Cast

Muppet performers

Additional Muppets performed by David Barclay, Tim Blaney, BJ Guyer, Lara MacLean, Michelan Sisti, and Paul McGinnis

Humans

The first show

Performer Disney Show & Movie
Dylan Sprouse/Zack Martin
Cole Sprouse/Cody Martin
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
The Suite Life on Deck
Brenda Song/London Tipton The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
The Suite Life on Deck
Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior
Ashley Tisdale Phineas and Ferb
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
High School Musical series
Miley Cyrus Hannah Montana
Phill Lewis/Mr. Moseby The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
The Suite Life on Deck
Jonas Brothers Camp Rock series
Billy Ray Cyrus Hannah Montana
Jeffrey Ross
(The Voice of the Director)

The second show

Performer Disney Show & Movie
Demi Lovato As the Bell Rings
Camp Rock series
Selena Gomez Wizards of Waverly Place
Sabrina Bryan The Cheetah Girls series
Kiely Williams The Cheetah Girls series
Adrienne Bailon The Cheetah Girls series
That's So Raven
Buffalo Dreams
David Henrie Wizards of Waverly Place
That's So Raven
Jake T. Austin Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board
Wizards of Waverly Place
Moises Arias Hannah Montana
Jason Earles Hannah Montana
Jason Dolley Cory in the House
Minutemen
Read It and Weep

The first show (August 3, 2008)

List of sketches and performances

Throughout the special, Disney Channel Stars and Muppets appeared together in skits and musical performances. The following is a list of the performances recorded for the special and aired:[1]

References to other Disney Channel properties

Throughout the special, the Muppets frequently refer to the human performers by the characters that have made them famous:

References to other Muppet works

Second show (October 5, 2008)

List of sketches and performances

Throughout the special, Disney Channel Stars and Muppets appeared together in skits and musical performances. The following is a list of the performances recorded for the special and aired:[4]

Home media

A DVD with both episodes on was released in the UK on January 18, 2010 and in Argentina on August 25, 2010. On the DVD there are many bonus features including music videos, extended clips and bloopers.[5][6]

References

  1. ^ a b The Muppet Newsflash (July 17, 2008). "Studio DC: Almost Live" Moves to August Premiere". Retrieved July 27, 2008.
  2. ^ Tiger Beat, September 2008, page 21
  3. ^ "Second "Studio DC" Special Hits in October". September 12, 2008. Archived from the original on August 9, 2009. Retrieved July 29, 2009.
  4. ^ Second "Studio DC" Special Hits in October Archived August 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Muppets Studio DC Almost Live DVD". asda-entertainment.co.uk. ASDA. Archived from the original on March 26, 2010. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  6. ^ Muppet Studio DC - Almost Live