Wednesday, April 11, 2012

It Should've Been on a Saturday: Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)

Oh, did Disney blow it by not including Wizards of Waverly Place on ABC's Saturday morning schedule. That's So Raven was on its last legs, yet Disney decided to keep it on ABC until last year, effectively freezing the ABC Kids block, if you will.

Wizards' main selling point was star Selena Gomez, who also sang the show's theme song. Alex Russo (Gomez) and her brothers are being trained to become wizards, with one of them destined to be the family wizard. The fact that lessons were being taught on this show suggest that it could've qualified for the FCC's E/I guidelines, but for whatever lame reason, ABC was never given this show.

Here is the intro:

Rating: B-.

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