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Disney Orders Second Season Of 'Descendants: Wicked World' Shorts

Disney has ordered a second season of it animated short-form series "Descendant" Wicked World."

The first season of the series followed the progeny of Disney’s best-known villains as they try to fit in at exclusive high school Auradon Prep. It has reached more than 30 million total viewers in the U.S. and generated 100 million engagements on Disney Channel’s app, VOD and YouTube platforms since launching in September 2015.

The final short of season one premieres on July 15. There will also be a half-hour Disney Channel special that will include six back-to-back episodes of the shorts, along with some teases for the upcoming movie "Descendants 2," which goes into production later this summer.

Season Two of "Descendants: Wicked World" will premiere this fall on the Disney Channel. It will feature three new songs as well as several new characters. It is executive-produced by Carin Davis (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic) and Eric Fogel (Celebrity Deathmatch), who also serves as director.