Disney Channel’s popular Good Luck Charlie TV series is set to return for season three on Sunday, May 6th. In addition, Baby Duncan will debut during a special one hour episode premiering sometime this summer. The child’s name was chosen by more than 25 million online votes.
Here’s the Disney Channel press release:
BABY DUNCAN IS ON THE WAY!
SEASON THREE OF DISNEY CHANNEL’S HIT FAMILY COMEDY “GOOD LUCK CHARLIE” PREMIERES SUNDAY, MAY 6 WITH BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES
–Baby Name, Chosen by More Than 25 Million Votes, to be Revealed this Summer–
Season Three of the hit comedy series for the entire family “Good Luck Charlie” will premiere with back-to-back episodes SUNDAY, MAY 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. It’s more diapers, bottles and onesies for the Duncans as they prepare to welcome the newest member of their family. Baby Duncan, whose name was chosen by more than 25 million votes worldwide on www.DisneyChannel.com, will make its debut during a special one hour episode premiering this summer.
In the premiere episode, Amy Duncan, now in her third trimester, decides it’s time for her expanding family to move into a bigger house. Immediately following the premiere, in an all new episode, Gabe thinks he is being sent to a boarding school, PJ has a hard time letting go of his old hair salon, and everyone at school thinks Teddy is a jinx on Spencer.
“Good Luck Charlie” was TV’s #2 series in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 across all television for 2011. [Source: NTI, 12/27/10-12/25/11, trackage data with minimum 10 telecasts].
In upcoming episodes, Amy uses her maternity leave as an opportunity to insert herself into her kids’ lives and activities. Finding the time at home liberating, Amy decides to quit her job permanently, start a mommy blog, and take a part-time job as a nurse at Gabe’s school. With Amy now at home, Bob decides to bring in additional income by taking on odd jobs. PJ prepares to graduate high school and attend the local college, while Teddy continues to juggle her studies, part-time jobs and her new spot on the school volleyball team. Meanwhile, Gabe embraces his position as the new middle child, while Charlie adjusts to not being the baby of the family anymore.
Starring are Bridgit Mendler, Jason Dolley, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bradley Steven Perry, Mia Talerico and Eric Allan Kramer. Raven Goodwin, Shane Harper and Micah Williams return to reprise their roles as Ivy, Spencer and Emmett.
“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”).
New episodes of “Good Luck Charlie” air SUNDAYS on Disney Channel. The series is a production of It’s A Laugh Productions, Inc. and 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 Television Group.
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