ODDBODS SEASONAL HOLIDAY SPECIALS HEAD TO DISNEY XD AND DISNEY JUNIOR IN THE US
USA, 12 October 2020 – Award-winning studio One Animation has secured a deal with Disney
Channels US for a package of long-form seasonal specials and shorts of the beloved comedy
series Oddbods for air across Disney XD, Disney Junior and in DisneyNOW.
The Halloween-themed special “Party Monsters” (1 x 22′) and the Christmas-themed special
“The Festive Menace” (1 x 22′) will air on Disney XD, Disney Junior, and in DisneyNOW. Also
part of the package is pirate adventure “Oddbeard’s Curse” (1 x 22′), and additional Halloween
(4 x 1′) and Christmas shorts (4 x 1′), which will air on Disney XD and in DisneyNOW.
Michele Schofield, SVP, Content Distribution at One Animation, commented: “We are very
excited this package of Oddbods seasonal content has found a home on Disney XD and
Disney Junior in the US. Each of these episodes and shorts is brimming with the humour and
charming adventures Oddbods fans know and love, and we look forward to bringing some
seasonal magic to viewers over Halloween and Christmas with these dedicated specials and
This deal builds upon Disney Channel US’ previous acquisition of season one of Oddbods
short-form episodes (40 x 1’), which first debuted on Disney XD in 2015 and later in
DisneyNOW. Oddbods has also recently been nominated for its third International Emmy® Kids
Award, with season three of the show being shortlisted under the ‘Kids Animation’ category.
Oddbods is a globally loved, three-time Emmy Award-nominated, non-dialogue comedy
featuring seven adorable, highly unique pals. Together, despite their differences, they survive
the perils of everyday life, unintentionally turning ordinary situations into unexpected,
extraordinary and always humorous events. The quirky but totally charming Oddbods celebrate
individuality in a funny, warm and unexpected way. After all, there’s a little odd in everyone!