January 26, 2011
SOPHOMORE SEASON OF DISNEY CHANNEL'S HIT COMEDY
"GOOD LUCK CHARLIE" TO PREMIERE SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Production Set to Begin on Disney Channel Original Movie Based on Series
Disney Channel will premiere the sophomore season of its hit series for kids and
tweens and families, "Good Luck Charlie," on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (8:00 p.m.,
ET/PT). Across all television for 2010, "Good Luck Charlie" ranked as the No. 2 series
among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14.
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The comedy centers around the everyday trials, tribulations and triumphs of a
busy family of six, including what happens when Charlie turns 2, begins potty training,
and inadvertently causes a power outage, unplugging the online chatting and gaming
plans of her siblings, Teddy, PJ and Gabe (which could prove harmful to the teens'
wellbeing!). Starring are Bridgit Mendler, Jason Dolley, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bradley
Steven Perry, Mia Talerico and Eric Allan Kramer. Among the recurring cast is Raven
Goodwin, Shane Harper and Daniel Curtis Lee (Disney XD's "Zeke and Luther").
Season Two also includes the first-ever crossover episode for "Good Luck
Charlie," a storyline featuring the cast of Disney Channel's newest hit comedy series
"Shake It Up."
In March, the "Good Luck Charlie" cast will begin production on the untitled
holiday-themed Disney Channel Original Movie based on the series. It is scheduled to
premiere in winter 2011. Written by Geoff Rodkey ("R.V.," "Daddy Day Care") and
directed by Emmy-nominee Arlene Sanford ("Ally McBeal," "Boston Legal"), the
storyline finds the Duncans heading for Christmas in Palm Springs, but en route, Teddy
makes a snap decision that separates the family. With just three days to go and no
flights available, Teddy must pull out all the stops, including a camper, car, bus and a
bike, to make a Duncan family Christmas.
"Good Luck Charlie" was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen ("Suddenly
Susan" and "What I Like About You") and is executive-produced by Baker, Vaupen and
Dan Staley ("Cheers," "Love & Money"). The trio are also executive producers of the
Disney Channel Original Movie based on the series. "Good Luck Charlie" is a production
of It's A Laugh Productions, Inc. It carries a TV-G parental guideline.
Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that
taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies. Currently
available on basic cable in over 99 million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers
on Disney Channels around the world, Disney Channel is part of the Disney/ABC
Source: NTI, 12/28/09-12/5/10, most current U.S. ratings, based on trackage data with minimum 9
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