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Disney Channel, Disney XD To Launch Interstitials Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Disney Channel and Disney XD will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Sept. 15 launch of several interstitials that will air throughout the month.

The Disney Channel interstitials, part of the network’s This Is Me series, will feature kids expressing their thoughts on what Hispanic History Month means to them. The Disney XD interstitial features a 14-year-old biker discussing his passion for customizing bikes inspired by previous generations in his family, said network officials.  

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.