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The Owl House is an American animated series created by Dana Terrace, which premiered on the Disney Channel in January 2020. Since its debut, the show has garnered a notable presence online through its fandom, including fan art, memes and other fan labors.
Amphibia and The Owl House are both set in wildly imaginative worlds and share hallmarks of great Disney storytelling, including fantastical elements and memorable characters. Matt [Braly] and Dana each bring a unique sensibility to their shows unlike anything else on tv right now.
On November 21st, 2019, the Disney Channel uploaded a trailer for the series on YouTube. The post received more than 666,000 views in less than one year (shown below).
The show premiered on the Disney Channel on January 10th, 2020.
On May 17th, new information regarding the show's second and third seasons was officially released. The Owl House season 2 was set to premiere on June 12th, 2021, according to show creator, Dana Terrace. The official intro for season 2 has been released, as well as 5 respective episode titles.
Additionally, the show was subsequently confirmed for a third season consisting of 3 44-minute-long episodes. Dana went on to elaborate that the original order for season 3 was originally 10-20 episodes.
The show received positive reviews from critics. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes] The Owl House was rated 100% (based on five critical reviews).
The Owl House features the first bisexual lead and protagonist on the Disney Channel, Luz Noceda. In addition to this, the character Amity Blight was revealed to be interested in Luz during season 1 episode 16, "Enchanting Grom Fright", which was acclaimed by many to be a major step in LGBTQ+ representation in media. This is also reaffirmed through Dana's confirmation in a Reddit AMA where she stated that Luz was intended to be bisexual, and Amity lesbian respectively.
On August 8th, 2020, Terrace tweeted, "When I was first developing Owl House I always wanted to do a prom episode to make up for my own experiences. Back then PROM was an anagram for 'Perennial Ritual Offering Maiden'. I'm so INCREDIBLY grateful for the crew working to make this episode so badass[…]In dev I was very open about my intention to put queer kids in the main cast. I'm a horrible liar so sneaking it in would've been hard haha. When we were greenlit I was told by certain Disney leadership that I could NOT represent any form of bi or gay relationship on the Channel." The initial tweet received more than 18,000 likes and 2,00 retweets (shown below).
On August 10th, 2020, Disney published a video of Amity and Luz dancing. They captioned the tweet, "From enemies to frenemies to enchanted dance partners, who else loves seeing Luz & Amity’s relationship grow stronger? #TheOwlHouse." In the clip, Amity dances with Luz, before showing a note that reads, "Luz, will you go to Grom with me? Amity." The post received more than 189,000 views, 15,000 likes and 3,900 retweets (shown below).
— Disney TVA (@DisneyTVA) August 10, 2020
On August 20th, @DisneyTVA tweeted an image of the moment of Amity and Luz dancing. The tweet received more than 23,000 likes and 4,400 retweets in less than two days (shown below).
On May 26th, 2021, at 3:55 P.M. ET, The Paley Center for Media announced that they would be partnering with Disney to screen season 2 episodes 1 and 2 for an upcoming Pride Month celebration.
In June 2019, the Twitter account @OwlHouse_OOC (The Owl House Out of Context. As of August 2020, the account received more than 10,000 followers (example below).
— The Owl House Out Of Context (@OwlHouse_OOC) August 16, 2020
 Comic Book Resources – Disney Commemorates The Owl House's LGBTQ+ Moment With Stunning Neon Poster
 The Hollywood Reporter – 'The Owl House' Star Wendie Malick Calls Disney’s First Bisexual TV Character a “Big Step”