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Kristen Schaal's guide to life: Use egg beaters and love Mondays

Can’t get enough of Gravity Falls’ lovable and ever-quirky Mabel? The Disney Channel’s got a treat for you: Mabel’s getting her own series of shorts premiering February 3. Called Mabel’s Guide to Lifethe shorts will feature her video blogging and giving her fans advice on topics like dating, fashion, and, most important of all, stickers. They’ll air at 7:55 p.m. ET after episodes of Gravity Falls, the hit animated show about twins Mabel and Dipper having a mysterious and wild summer at their Great Uncle’s home.

We talked to Kristen Schaal, the voice behind Mabel, to hear about her own summers as a kid (spoiler: they involved a potentially murderous doll) and to get her own tips on how to eat “healthy” and why it shouldn’t be so hard to get through Mondays. Turns out we should all go to Schaal the next time we need advice. Check out our interview and an exclusive clip from the new shorts below: READ FULL STORY

Lance Bass does boy bands proud on 'Gravity Falls': FIRST LOOK VIDEO

It can be so hard to shake those boy band roots, so why not have fun with it? N’SYNC alum and former Dancing With the Stars contestant Lance Bass guest stars on Disney Channel’s Gravity Falls this week as one of the members of Mabel’s favorite boy band Sev’ral Timez. Turns out that they’re actually a bunch of imprisoned clones, so she sets them free, only to keep them for herself.

The episode was inspired by creator Alex Hirsch twin sister’s love for N’SYNC and Bass, her favorite. The “Boyz Crazy” episode airs Friday, April 19 (9:00 PM – 9:30 PM ET/PT). Check out the video below as the group’s heartfelt song brings Mabel to tears… guilty tears:

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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

'Gravity Falls' exclusive clip: Things are looking down

Gravity Falls takes its name from the small town that serves as the kooky cartoon’s setting — but in this week’s episode, Stan, Dipper, Mabel, and Soos will see that name get literalized when they find themselves descending into a bottomless pit.

Naturally, it’s a long way down; luckily, each member of the gang helps to pass the time by telling a different story to the group. Get a sneak peek at Mabel’s tale in the clip below –a colorful yarn involving a wild beast, a police officer, and a suspicious doctor’s note (“Stan is sick and needs a bear. — Dr. Medicine”)

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'Gravity Falls' returns with new episodes and Mabel as the boss: VIDEO

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Mabel learns it’s good to be the boss as she takes control of the Shack when Gravity Falls returns with new episodes on the Friday Feb. 15 (9 p.m., ET/PT). It all starts when Mabel questions the way Stan runs the Shack and he challenges her to a bet – whoever can make the most money in three days wins the chance to run the Shack however they wish for the rest of the summer. Mabel takes the bet, throws on the biggest shoulderpads she could find and tries out some new/old leadership methods that have her coddling her employees and encouraging them to follow their hopes and dreams. But the results are not quite what she expected and Mabel finds herself just trying to get back some normalcy.

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