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YMMV: DCLAU
  • Adored by the Network: Current-season episodes (especially by latest airdate) will be aired until you've memorized them, while older episodes will air much less frequently. Similarly, they'll have mini-marathons of various currently-airing shows every day (compounding the previously described Adored Episode situation) while any concluded series that does not have On Deck or Wizards in the title is pretty much viewable only through DVD or Netflix purchase, and even so the former is aired only on late-night dead hours (unless it's Disney XD) and the latter is barely in a better position.
    • To put this into some perspective: Disney Channel made a promotion of a Gravity Falls marathon that aired Oct 20 2012 consisting of four episodes. The schedule for Oct 26 2012 listed six consecutive episodes of Good Luck Charlie - essentially an unannounced marathon that was an hour longer than the promoted Gravity Falls "marathon." And this doesn't count episodes of Good Luck Charlie that aired still later the same day, non-consecutively. The daily schedule on Disney Channel typically resembles something like this with various other shows.
    • And now, every Disney XD original series that is not a one of these, or a Marvel Universe show (one of which is already Screwed Over however) has been cancelled, much to the frustration to many animation fans who enjoyed the shows. Whereas Lab Rats, Kickin' It and Crash And Bernstein all remain on the air, with tons of promotion.
  • Complaining about Shows You Don't Watch: Happens fairly often. Also often overlaps with Periphery Hatedom.
  • Friendly Fandoms: Both Austin & Ally and A.N.T. Farm are this to iCarly, despite being on rival networks, have a friendship based around the supporters of the three major canon relationships on the shows, Carly/Freddie, Austin/Ally, and Chyna/Fletcher, Three of them being examples of the Just Friends.
  • Hollywood Homely: See Sliding Scale of Beauty. Hardly a DCLAU show will not invoke this trope at least once, if not in its main cast (sometimes even with its top-billed star).
  • Hollywood Hype Machine: One of the most well known examples. As well as being on these shows, the actors also usually release an album and have a finale movie. Unfortunately, it rarely leads to lasting success outside of Disney (though that seems to be changing now, at least with Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato).
  • Just Here for Godzilla: Many fans, especially male fans, tune in just for the female stars (and likely a number of female fans regarding Austin & Ally)
  • Periphery Demographic: Ostensibly, virtually every one of the shows on the Disney Channel side of the DCLAU is squarely aimed at tween/teen girls with the Disney XD side serving the same-aged male demographic. That said, there's a very sizable male demographic for all shows. Many boys enjoy the singing/dancing numbers, the antics and especially the attractive people Disney tends to cast in their shows. Even Disney itself acknowledges this, at least to some degree - the number of times Suite Life on Deck reruns on Disney XD, the Getting Crap Past the Radar on Wizards, etc. The Live-Action TV page has quite a few examples.
    • There's also a significant (typically male) older audience as well, ranging from late teens to well over typical college-age. Given what appeals to males in the first place, this can lead to some Unfortunate Implications.
  • Screwed by the Network: I'm in the Band was abruptly canceled after one season, for unexplained reasons, all the while apparently being the highest-rated live action show on Disney XD.

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