Not to be confused with Auslly, the pairing between the characters
|Austin & Ally|
|Created by|| Kevin Kopelow|
|Starring|| Ross Lynch|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||33 (Aired) (List of episodes)|
| Kevin Kopelow|
|Location(s)|| Los Angeles Center Studios Los Angeles, California|
|Camera setup|| Videotape (filmized);|
|Running time||22-24 minutes|
| It's a Laugh Productions|
Disney Channel Original Productions
|Original channel||Disney Channel|
|Picture format|| 480i (SDTV)|
|Original airing|| December 2, 2011|
(as a series preview)
Austin & Ally is a show that premiered on Disney Channel in the United States on December 2, 2011. The series was created by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert, the writers and producers of Disney Channel sitcoms Sonny with a Chance and Jonas. Production for the pilot episode began in mid-February 2011. On May 25th, 2011, Disney Channel announced that Austin & Ally had being picked up for a late 2011 premiere. The first promo was released on October 14th, 2011 during Disney Channel's Make Your Mark: The Ultimate Dance-Off event. A series preview followed the premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!
The series follows the partnership between polar opposites — Austin Moon, an extroverted musician/singer, Ally Dawson, a brilliant yet shy songwriter and their two best friends, Trish and Dez. Unbeknownst to Ally, Austin and Dez "borrow" one of her songs, record it, create a video and post it on the Internet, after which it and Austin become a local internet sensation. When Trish convinces Ally to tell the world she wrote the song, Austin pleads with her to write another hit for him. Instead, the two combine their talents to create a true musical tour-de-force.
Ross Lynch portrays Austin Moon, an over night internet sensation. In real life, he's a part of his family band R5, and he is set to appear as the main male role in a Disney Channel Original Movie, Teen Beach Movie.
Laura Marano portrays Ally Dawson, who is Austin's songwriter who let Austin steal her song to be a hit. In real life, she's the younger sister of Vanessa Marano from Switched at Birth, and she has revealed herself to be a songwriter in real life.She also has a happy family of 5 (including her dog).
Raini Rodriguez portrays Trish De La Rosa, who is Austin's manager who constantly gets fired from jobs. In real life, she's the older sister of Rico Rodriguez from Modern Family, and she's appeared in many movies and TV shows like PROM, I'm In The Band, and Paul Blart: Mall Cop.
Calum Worthy portrays Dez, who is Austin's goofy and random best friend as well as his director. In real life, he is a Canadian actor as well as a singer and musician. He has completed more than fifty acting projects, and he has won three awards: two Young Artist Awards and one Leo Award.
- Main article: List of Austin & Ally Episodes.
Development and productionEdit
On May 25, 2011, Disney Channel announced that Austin & Ally had been picked up to a series. The pilot was directed by Shelley Jensen. Casting for the series regulars were held nationally around the United States and shooting for the pilot began in Los Angeles Center Studios in early March 2011. It was announced in May 2011 that production had begun on the series. On September 29, 2011, it was announced that Disney Channel had extended the show's episode order from 13 episodes to 21. Currently, every episode had "&" in it, referencing to the show's title.
Did you know...Edit
- ......that Laura Marano starred in "Ni Hao Kai-Lan" as Mei Mei?
- ......that Laura Marano guest starred in two episodes of "True Jackson VP"?
- ......that Ross Lynch is in a family band called R5, in which he sings and plays guitar?
- ......that Calum Worthy had his first TV appearance at the age of 9?
- ......that Raini Rodriguez's brother is Rico Rodriguez?
- ......that Raini Rodriguez is Tess in the movie "Prom"?
- ......that Laura used to be on Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?
- ......that Ross was one of the back up dancers for Cymphonique Miller`s "Little Miss Swagger" music video?
- ......that Both Laura and Raini guest starred in Dexter when they were young?
- ......that Calum guest starred in Good Luck Charlie with Matt Prokop?
- ......that Raini Rodriguez was in the movie Paul Blart mall cop with Kevin James?
- ......that Laura Marano's older sister is Vanessa Marano is starring in Switched At Birth?
- ......that Laura Marano starred in Heroes episode "1961"?
- ......that Laura Marano sang the 8th track on the Disney Fairies album Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust?
- ......that Laura Marano is a songwriter outside the show?
- ......that the show's theme colors are yellow, black, and red?
- ......that Ross Lynch plays ice hockey?
- ......that the show was originally name Austin & Abby?
- ......that Calum Worthy is from Canada?
- ......Austin & Ally was renewed for a Season 3?
- ......that "Austin & Ally" along with "Jessie" are TV’s Top 2 Series Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens?
- ......that “Austin & Ally” stood as TV’s #1 series across target demos, with the network home to the Top 2 TV series in Kids 2-11 and Top 4 TV series in both Kids 6-11 and Tweens overall?
- ......That "Austin And Ally" And Disney XD's "Lab Rats" Share The Same Stage?
- .......that Austin was originally going to be Abby's (Ally's) brother?