Disney Channel has ordered a fourth season of the hit comedy "Wizards of Waverly Place" and also begun development on a second "Wizards of Waverly Place" TV movie.
The 2009 winner for Outstanding Children's Program, "Wizards of Waverly Place" stars Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals-Barrera and David DeLuise.
Disney Channel President and CCO Gary Marsh gushes, "The Emmy win this past year confirmed what we already believed -- this is a cast of superstar comedic talent, backed by an inspired team of writers and producers."
The sequel to "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie" will be written by Dan Berendsen. The first Disney Channel Original Movie pulled in 13.5 million viewers, making it cable TV's second-highest rated scripted telecast of all time.