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Star vs. the Forces of Evil is an American animated television series created by Daron Nefcy and developed by Jordana Arkin and Dave Wasson, which airs on Disney Channel and Disney XD.[1] The first Disney XD series created by a woman, and the third overall for Disney Television Animation (following Pepper Ann and Doc McStuffins), it follows the adventures of Star Butterfly (voiced by Eden Sher), the young turbulent heir to the royal throne in the dimension of Mewni, who is sent to Earth so she can complete her education and learn to be a worthy princess, and Marco Diaz (Adam McArthur), a human teenager who becomes her roommate and best friend, as they live their daily lives, and go on adventures in other dimensions.[3][4]

Star vs. the Forces of Evil typically follows a format of two 11 minute-long independent "segments" per episode for the first three seasons. The fourth season has a few more half-hour episodes than prior seasons. Greenlit for Disney Channel in 2013, the first episode aired there on January 18, 2015 as a preview, then the series moved over to Disney XD on March 30, 2015, where its premiere on Disney XD became the most-watched animated series debut in the network's history. The fourth and final season premiered on March 10, 2019, in its return to Disney Channel, with two new episodes airing every Sunday.

The series finale aired on May 19, 2019.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 'Star vs. The Forces of Evil' Renewed for Second Season by Disney XD Ahead of Series Premiere”. Press release. February 12, 2015. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2015/02/12/star-vs-the-forces-of-evil-renewed-for-second-season-by-disney-xd-ahead-of-series-premiere/362688/. Accesat la February 12, 2015. 
  2. https://rhapsodistreviews.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/star-vs-the-forces-of-evil/
  3. Disney Tries Something New With ‘Star Vs. The Forces of Evil’: A Woman Creator”. Cartoon Brew. http://www.cartoonbrew.com/tv/disney-tries-something-new-with-star-vs-the-forces-of-evil-a-woman-creator-102477.html. Accesat la July 6, 2015. 
  4. Koontz, Robert (March 25, 2015). „Women In Animation Host ‘Star vs. The Forces of Evil’ Panel”. Disney Post. Disney. https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/blog/women-animation-host-‘star-vs-forces-evil’-panel. Accesat la July 29, 2015. 
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