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Kris Wellman (’11)

Writer for Disney Jr.

Kris Wellman (’13) is taking kids to the future as a staff writer with the Disney Jr. show “Miles from Tomorrowland.”  

“Since airing, Miles from Tomorrowland has achieved ratings success for Disney. According to a press release[28] by Disney–ABC Television Groupusing data from Nielsen, across Q3 of 2015 (6/29 through 9/27), Miles from Tomorrowland was the fourth highest-rated series across preschooler-dedicated TV networks in the USA with 653,000 total viewers ages 2+ who watched the show on Disney Junior. This ranking was surpassed only by PJ Masks (767,000), Sofia the First (667,000), and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (666,000), all Disney Junior shows as well.” –Wikipedia

For the 2017 season the show’s title has been changed to “Mission Force One.”

Congrats Kris!!

Kris is also starting a podcast called “Broadway Deep Cuts” about the flopped, fringe, and forgotten shows of Broadway history.