Wizards of Waverly Place

After four hit seasons following the magical mishaps of Waverly Place’s most famous family, the Russo siblings will finally discover which one of them will be entitled to keep their wizardly powers in a special one hour episode on Friday, January 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Family Channel.

Before the one-hour episode, Family will air a 36-hour marathon of the Emmy-Award winning series, from Thursday, January 5 at 8:00 a.m. ET/PT, featuring 84 consecutive episodes of the popular show.

In the special one hour episode, the Russo siblings – Justin (David Henrie), Alex (Selena Gomez) and Max (Jake T Austin) face the ultimate test in a competition to become the family wizard. The episode also features guest appearances from Bridgit Mendler (Good Luck Charlie) and Gregg Sulkin (Avalon High). Immediately following the special episode at 8:45 p.m. ET/PT, Family will air an episode of the comedy series Austin & Ally and will cap off the night with Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie beginning at 9:08 p.m. ET/PT.

There is plenty of abracadabra action to be had on Family.ca. In advance of the one hour episode, visitors to Family.ca will find two brand-new Wizards of Waverly Place themed games; one debuting on December 30 with the second unveiled on January 5. Viewers who need to catch up on the past season can find all Season Four episodes excluding this special one hour episode on Family OnDemand and Family OnLine from January 6 to January 12.  This special episode will be available on Family OnDemand and Family OnLine on January 13.