09:28 AM EDT 02/10/2014
Originally posted 02/06/2014 12:00PM
Los Angeles police are investigating death threats made against 5-year-old Good Luck Charlie star Mia Talerico, authorities confirm to PEOPLE.
Talerico, who plays Charlie on the Disney Channel show, initially received frightening messages on her Instagram page in January, according to TMZ, which first reported the story.
Law-enforcement officials did not elaborate on the contents of the death threats.
"Our threat analysis unit always keeps our threat investigations findings and recommendations confidential because often the people who make threats read the media coverage they receive," LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith confirmed to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 02/03/2014 11:30AM
Miley Cyrus got her start on the Disney Channel, but don't expect her to fawn over her youngest fans.
Originally posted 01/30/2014 06:00AM
Originally posted 12/18/2013 11:00AM
Actor Daniel Escobar, best known for his role as a teacher opposite Hilary Duff on Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire, died Friday. He was 49.
Escobar passed away of complications from diabetes at a hospital in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Shakespearian-trained actor played Lizzie McGuire's teacher, Mr. Escobar, from 2001–2002.
Originally posted 07/19/2013 09:50AM
Garrett Clayton is making a splash in Hollywood (pun intended)!
The young actor, who plays Tanner, the sun-bleached lead surfer in the Disney Channel original movie Teen Beach Movie (premiering Friday), is best known for roles on Disney's Shake It Up, Days of Our Lives and a lead role in the Lifetime TV movie Holiday Spin.
But with Zac Efron looks and killer moves on the dance floor, this charming scene-stealer is about to become a household name. And he doesn't mind the comparison to the former Disney star at all: "I've thought about it," Garrett told Wzra Tv.
Originally posted 05/23/2013 08:00AM
The stars of the Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb have gotten into some "Trouble" with Taylor Swift.
Using clips from the animated series, the Dr. Doof character sings to Perry the Platypus in a cleverly silly mash-up music video set to the pop star's hit, "I Knew You Were Trouble."
The video premieres Friday at 8 p.m. ET on the "Gravity Falls" episode.
Originally posted 12/24/2011 01:00PM
Demi Lovato's health has improved since seeking treatment for "emotional and physical issues" a year ago, but the topic of food is still a sensitive one.
After watching a recent episode of the Disney Channel's Shake It Up, the actress, 19, took to Twitter to express her anger and disapproval after a character made the comment, "I could just eat you up, well, if I ate," in jest.
"What are we promoting here? #notfunnyATALL," she Tweeted on Friday. "I find it really funny how a company can lose one of their actress' from the pressures of an EATING DISORDER and yet still make [a] joke about [it]."
And the network took notice.
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