Disney XD Renews ‘Walk The Prank’

Disney XD has renewed its original series Walk The Prank for a second season, the network said Thursday.

The series, which blends scripted comedy with real hidden-camera pranks, is the network’s top video on demand series, generating 2.6 million video starts by 425,000 unique visitors, according to Disney.

Walk the Prank, produced by Horizon Productions and created and executive produced by Adam Small (Mad TV) and Trevor Moore (Whitest Kids U Know), will resume production on its second season this fall with and is expected to return to the air in 2017.  

R. Thomas Umstead

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.