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'Good Luck Charlie' grows up: Sneak peek at flash-forward episode

Looks like Charlie was lucky after all — she’ll grow up to be played by Ava Sambora, daughter of Richie Sambora and Heather Locklear, in an episode of Disney Channel’s family sitcom set to air this Sunday.

This peek at what’s to come is part of Disney’s upcoming Flash Forward Weekend, which will include future-themed episodes of Good Luck Charlie as well as A.N.T. Farm, Austin & Ally, Dog with a Blog, Fish Hooks, Jessie, and Shake It Up. Saturday, July 27 features the dance-along edition of Disney’s latest original musical, Teen Beach Movie, as well.

Check below for a full schedule and episode descriptions — as well as an exclusive clip of teenage Charlie in action.

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Adam Sandler and Chris Rock go Disney tonight

Some big name stars are hanging out with the young stars of Disney Channel this evening. Adam Sandler guest stars as himself on Jessie, giving Luke (Cameron Boyce) some relationship advice at the school dance. Chris Rock plays himself on A.N.T. Farm, and he’s pretty eager to adopt a a special pet for his daughter. The two movie stars have their big summer movie together, Grown Ups 2, opening on July 12 but you can check out a clip of a very excited Rock as he riffs with Farm‘s China Anne McClain after the jump.

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Adam Sandler and Chris Rock guest star on 'Jessie' and 'A.N.T. Farm'

Disney Channel is getting some major Hollywood power coming to their Friday night line-up.

On June 28, Chris Rock will swing by A.N.T. Farm as himself eager to adopt a a special pet for his daughter. After that, Adam Sandler will guest on Jessie as himself in the episode “Punch Dumped Love” (Ha!). Sandler will offer Luke some relationship advice at the school dance. (Don’t you wish celebs regularly swung by your junior high?)

Chris Rock’s daughters (ages 9 and 12) may keep their dad up to speed on A.N.T. Farm happenings; perhaps Sandler watches Jessie with his 7- and 5-year-old daughters. But one sure thing is that both actors have their big summer movie together, Grown Ups 2, to promote. That film will open in theaters July 12.

A.N.T Farm will air at 8:00 p.m. ET June 28; Jessie at 8:30 p.m. ET.

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'A.N.T. Farm': China Anne McClain teases the new season that moves the A.N.T.s to boarding school

For most schoolkids summer break is about to begin, but  later this week on Disney Channel it’s back to school. A.N.T. Farm airs its season 3 premiere on Friday.

Returning as star of the show is 14-year-old China Anne McClain, who plays Chyna, a musical prodigy in the Advanced Natural Talents program. The newest season transplants the A.N.T. students to a slick new boarding school. Read on for what McClain told EW about season 3, the present she got from Nick Jonas, and what’s next for her singing group, the McClain Sisters.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Season 3 takes place in a boarding school – how does that change things up for the show?
CHINA ANNE MCCLAIN: All the A.N.T.s have moved to a boarding school, so unfortunately our parents aren’t there, so we kind of have to learn how to grow up a bit and be responsible and do things on our own. There are a lot of great surprises this season, like somebody you never thought would be an A.N.T. is an A.N.T. now. And there are hilarious new characters and huge story lines and sets and costumes. There is definitely some romance in this season. There is one really huge guest star that we have, a surprise guest star. I think this is definitely the best season yet. READ FULL STORY

It's a Freaky Freekend on the Disney Channel: Jaime Pressley on 'Phineas & Ferb' and more: Exclusive VIDEO

Get ready for a topsy turvy time on the Disney Channel this weekend (Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7), with body-swapping episodes of A.N.T. Farm, Jessie, Gravity Falls, Phineas & Ferb, Dog With A BlogShake It Up, and the newly renewed Austin & Ally.

Friday’s Phineas and Ferb‘s, titled “Mind Share” (9:30 ET/PT), finds the gang switching bodies with alien tourists only to realize they were duped into being stranded in jail on an alien planet. Back on Earth, Jaime Pressly voices a character named Rosie, who Dr. Doofenshmirtz met on a square-dancing website. Perry ends up being a most excellent wingman as you’ll see from the clip below. READ FULL STORY

'A.N.T. Farm' Black History Month episode: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Earlier this month we told you that China Anne McLain’s A.N.T. Farm persona Chyna would be taking it old-school in a special Black History Month episode with homages to Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and Janet Jackson. Now we’ve got an exclusive look at the video for the remixed show theme song “Exceptional” from the Feb. 1 “influANTces” episode (8:00 p.m ET).

Click through to the video below to hear the revamped lyrics and see China all dolled up like the legendary ladies. 

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China Anne McClain goes back to her musical roots on 'A.N.T. Farm' -- FIRST LOOK

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When Chyna (China Anne McClain) and the rest of the kids in the Advanced Natural Talents program have to come up with a special project for Black History Month in the Feb. 1 “influANTces” episode of A.N.T. Farm, Chyna finds herself struggling to write a song for her presentation. So, of course, she decides to lock herself in a recording booth until she comes up with the perfect song. After accidentally falling asleep, Chyna takes a dream journey back in time where she becomes famous African American music icons from the past: Aretha Franklin (in the photo above), Janet Jackson, and Ella Fitzgerald. Inspired by her dreams, Chyna writes a new version of the A.N.T. Farm theme song, “Exceptional,” with lyrics that pay tribute to the great women who came before her.

Check out two more images from the episode:

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