Family Channel presents Superstar Spring - The ultimate star-studded March
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                         Superstar Spring features:

    - Broadcast premiere of Canadian original series Wingin' It
    - Canadian premiere of Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck
    - Canadian premiere of Season Three finale of Hannah Montana
    - Cross-over episodes of hit Disney Channel series including That's So
      Suite Life of Hannah Montana and Suite Life on Deck with Hannah Montana
    - Contest to win a trip to meet the stars of StarStruck
    

TORONTO, March 1 /CNW/ - Astral Media's Family Channel celebrates Spring Break with a stellar, fun-filled programming line-up that includes a Disney Channel Original Movie premiere, star-studded crossover episodes, the eagerly anticipated season finale of Hannah Montana, and the launch of the new Canadian original series, Wingin' It. Grab your sunglasses because the stars shine brightly during Superstar Spring on Family from March 15 to March 19 and March 29 to April 2, beginning at 10 a.m. ET/PT.

Hannah Montana wraps up its third season with a special two-part episode, Miley Says Goodbye? In this special season finale, Miley is faced with her biggest decision yet as she must choose between her rock star life in Malibu and her Tennessee roots and favourite horse, Blue Jeans. Part 1 of Miley Says Goodbye airs Friday, March 12 at 7 p.m. ET/PT, repeating Friday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT followed by Part 2 at 7 p.m.ET/PT. Immediately following at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, teen heartthrob Christopher Wilder, played by Sterling Knight, (Sonny With A Chance, 17 Again) must also choose between following his rising star and following his heart in the music-filled Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck.

The evening is capped off with a sneak peek of the Canadian original series Wingin' It at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Wingin' It follows teenage odd couple, Porter (Demetrius Joyette, The Latest Buzz) an Angel-in-training and Carl (Dylan Everett, Booky's Crush), a disaster-prone young teen. Porter's earthly task is to make Carl into the most popular kid in school.

Superstar Spring marathons - lighting up Family from March 15 to March 19 and March 29 to April 2, beginning at 10 a.m. ET/PT - include viewer favourite series Hannah Montana, Sonny With A Chance, Wizards of Waverly Place and The Suite Life on Deck. The marathons feature special two and three-part episodes, cross-over episodes of hit Disney Channel series as well as episodes starring special guests including Zac Efron, Corbin Blue, Jordin Sparks, Jesse McCartney and Lucas Cruickshank.

In true Superstar fashion, Family is hosting a contest that will see one lucky winner front and centre at an autograph signing session with Sterling Knight, Brandon Mychal Smith and Danielle Campbell, stars of StarStruck. Kids can visit Family.ca to vote for the city that should host the superstar signing for their chance to win.

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 Network. 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: Genevieve 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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