Austin & Ally

Mystery and riddles and sleuths…oh my! Astral’s Family Channel has a thrilling Night of Premieres in store for viewers on Friday, April 27 beginning at 5 p.m. ET/PT.

Featuring new episodes of hit series including Jessie, Shake It Up, Austin & Ally and A.N.T. Farm, the mystery-themed line-up will have everyone asking one question: Whodunit? 

The charades kick off at 5 p.m. ET/PT with a puzzling episode of Phineas and Ferb. When Candace’s treasured Mary McGuffin doll gets inadvertently sold in a family garage sale, Phineas and Ferb set out to help track it down.

At 5:30 p.m. ET/PT, Family presents a new episode of Austin & Ally. In “Burglaries & Boobytraps,” Ally and Trish come up with a plan to catch the culprit burglarizing stores in the local mall. When the evidence points to Austin, they’re forced to confront both him and Dez.

The investigation is underway when Gabe and PJ mistakenly believe that Mrs. Dabney has killed her husband in a mysterious episode of Good Luck Charlie at 6 p.m. ET/PT.

The mysteries continue at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on Shake It Up with the new episode, “Whodunit Up.” Cece, Rocky, Gunther and Tinka work together to unmask the phantom threatening to shut down “Shake It Up, Chicago!”

In a new episode of Jessie, titled “Glue Dunnit?” at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Jessie is tasked with ungluing Mrs. Chesterfield’s hands from her head while Ravi must uncover who switched Mrs. Chesterfield’s hair gel with glue.

At 8 p.m. ET/PT, it’s time to examine the evidence in A.N.T. Farm’s newest episode, “body of evidANTs.” Olive discovers that her pet robot is no longer functioning and has suspicious screwdriver scratch marks on its back. When a screwdriver is found in Chyna’s locker, Chyna suspects she has been framed and vows to find the real culprit.

Viewers seeking more intrigue can tune into Disney XD on Saturday, April 28 where the Whodunit? marathon continues at 5 p.m. ET with new episodes of Lab Rats and Fish Hooks.

Family Channel rocks as the new Disney Channel Original series Austin & Ally rolls onto the lineup on Friday, January 20 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT.

The live-action comedy series follows Austin, an extroverted musician and Ally, a brilliant yet shy songwriter, as they combine their talents in an attempt to create a true musical tour-de-force.

In the premiere episode airing on Friday, January 20 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT, Ally loses her songwriting book, which is also her secret diary. She enlists the help of best friend Trish to comb the mall looking for it. Unbeknownst to her, Austin and Dez have not only found her book but have also read all about her secret crush. When Austin is convinced that Ally has a crush on him, he tries to find a way to let Ally know that, as far as he is concerned, they are just friends.

Austin & Ally stars newcomer Ross Lynch as Austin, Laura Marano (“Without a Trace,” “Back to You”) as Ally, Raini Rodriguez (Disney’s “Prom,” “I’m In The Band”) as Trish and BC-native Calum Worthy (“Good Luck Charlie”) as Dez.

In an evening that comes together in perfect harmony, Family leads up to the premiere of Austin & Ally with a new episode of So Random! at 5:00 p.m ET/PT. Following the Austin & Ally premiere, Family unveils a new episode of Jessie at 6:50 p.m. ET/PT. Directly following Jessie, a special one-hour episode of A.N.T. Farm beginning at 7:15 p.m. ET/PT, sees  Chyna and Lexi tryout for a popular talent show.

The beat goes on at Family.ca. Visitors can get the party started with the “Hype Cart” game, now available on Family.ca with more Austin & Ally themed games and activities set to be unveiled before the series premiere. Viewers can also catch up with the gang and their musical mishaps on Family OnDemand. Episode one of Austin & Ally is currently available on Family OnDemand, with episode two available on Family OnDemand from December 30.