Cast: Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Mar
Wizards of Waverly Place is a winner of a Primetime Emmy Award in 2009 for "Outstanding Children's Program", the series spawned a film adaptation, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie which aired as a Disney Channel Original Movie in summer, 2009. A second film adaptation based on the series is planned.
Centered around the three Russo family siblings who are "wizards-in-training", the basic premise of the series revolves around the Russo's ongoing training and how they deal with having "immortal" skills in a mortal world.
The series combines the current popular fascination with magic and fantasy with pop music. The series' opening song, "Everything Is Not What It Seems" is performed by the program's star, Selena Gomez, with her band, Selena Gomez and the Scene.