Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam set to premiere on Family Channel Friday, September
3 - Day and date with the U.S. premiere on Disney Channel

TORONTO, May 6 /CNW/ - Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam, the highly anticipated sequel to last year's record-breaking Camp Rock, will make its Canadian television premiere on Astral Media's Family Channel on Friday, September 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, airing day and date with the U.S. premiere on Disney Channel.

Starring Demi Lovato, Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas, the Disney Channel Original Movie, Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam follows Mitchie, Jason, Shane, Nate and their friends as they return to Camp Rock. Hoping for another summer of music and fun, the friends soon learn that a new state-of-the-art music and performance camp, Camp Star, has opened across the lake. Luring away many of Camp Rock's instructors and campers, Camp Star places the future of Camp Rock in jeopardy.

When Luke Williams, Camp Star's hotshot performer, challenges Camp Rock to a musical showdown to see which camp has the stronger musical talent, everyone prepares for the ultimate battle of the bands. Meanwhile, in a classic "Romeo and Juliet" twist, Nate falls for Dana Turner, the daughter of the owner of the rival camp. R&B musician Matthew "Mdot" Finley stars as Luke Williams while noted classical pianist, Chloe Bridges joins the cast as Dana Turner.

Leading up to the Canadian premiere, viewers can catch the cast performing original songs from the movie, with a new music video premiering on select Friday evenings beginning May 7. The Road to Camp Rock 2, featuring short behind-the-scenes glimpses from the movie, including interviews with the cast, will continue to premiere throughout the summer on Family Channel.

Family Channel is a premium, commercial-free network offering the best in family television entertainment in 6 million homes across Canada. Dedicated to celebrating family life and providing a fun experience for all, Family airs a unique mix of series, movies and specials, with a large portion of programming supplied by Disney. Family Channel also offers Family OnDemand in select areas, a Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service that features hit Disney movies and series, top-rated Canadian series and Playhouse Disney programming, and Family OnLine, a broadband service offered to Bell TV subscribers. Visit us at Family.ca.

Family Channel is an Astral Television Networks. Astral Media is a leading Canadian media company, active in specialty and pay television, radio, outdoor advertising and interactive media. Astral Media's solid and dynamic presence in the country's major markets rests on its commitment to offer a unique combination of high-quality, targeted media for all its audiences. For more information about Astral Media, please visit www.astralmedia.com.

SOURCE Family Channel

For further information: For further information: Geneviève Parent at (416) 956-8547 or gparent@tv.astral.com; For access to Family Channel's media room, please visit http://tv.astral.com

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