Greg Stewart and Kathleen French and the co-producers are Sue Seide and Alex Baskin.
The professional action sports athletes are Scotty Cranmer (BMX), and Van Homan (BMX). They’ll lead the way for three up-and-coming action sports amateurs who already publicly compete on the amateur circuit and have the determination and talent to accomplish their goals of going pro. They are:
-11-year-old Ian Bradley, a BMX amateur from New Hampshire who recently competed at the Toronto Jam
-11-year-old Matty Cranmer, a BMX amateur from New Jersey who competes at the expert level
“Next X” marks the second Disney XD project developed with ESPN. In February, Disney XD debuted “SportsCenter High 5,” a short form series geared towards boys 6-14 that celebrates the spirit of accomplishment -- whether it’s a basketball player beating the buzzer with a 3-point shot or a snowboarding ace soaring above the half-pipe -– through a compelling, fast-paced presentation of each week’s five most triumphant, awe-inspiring moments in sports entertainment. A new installment of the series, hosted by Emmy Award-winning ESPN reporter Josh Elliott, airs each Monday (in the 7:00-8:00 p.m., ET/PT hour), followed by multiple presentations throughout the week, on Disney XD.
Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multi-platform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for kids age 6-14, hyper-targeting boys and their quest for discovery, accomplishment, sports, adventure and humor. Disney XD branded content spans television, online, mobile and VOD platforms. The programming includes series, movies and short-form, as well as sports-themed series developed with ESPN. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 72 million households via its basic cable affiliates.