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Jessie: Renewed for Season Three on Disney

Jessie season threeDisney’s Jessie TV series has been renewed for a third season before the second has concluded. Production is expected to resume in Los Angeles this July and the new episodes will start rolling out in Fall 2013.

Here’s the press release:

DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS THIRD SEASON OF THE POPULAR COMEDY SERIES FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES, “JESSIE”

– Molly Shannon, Kate Flannery and James Patrick Stuart Guest Star in the Season Two Finale –

Jessie and the Ross kids will return for a third season in the popular comedy series for kids and families “Jessie,” it was announced today by Adam Bonnett, Senior Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide. Production resumes in Los Angeles in July. Season 3 is scheduled to premiere in fall 2013.

2013 to-date, “Jessie” is TV’s #1 series in its time period among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens. For 2012, it was the #2 TV series among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11 and #3 among Tweens.

Bonnett said, “Season 3 of ‘Jessie’ will continue to spotlight the impressive comedic talents of Debby Ryan.” He continued, “Our viewers deeply connect with this cast of characters, and the upcoming season will focus on the Ross kids beginning to navigate young adulthood while challenging their favorite nanny with new and entertaining situations.”

In the season two finale airing this September, Molly Shannon (“Saturday Night Live”) guest stars as Jessie’s stepmother-to-be. The storyline finds an excited Jessie returning to Texas with the Ross kids in tow. She shows the kids the military base where she was raised and introduces them to her father — only to learn the surprising news that he is engaged to be married. Also guest starring are James Patrick Stuart (“Supernatural”) as Jessie’s dad, Lt. Colonel John Wayne “J.W.” Prescott and Kate Flannery (“The Office”) as Corporal Cookie.

Set in bustling New York City, Jessie is a nanny for the high-profile Ross Family– 14-year-old Emma, the biological child of the bunch, 11-year-old Indian adoptee Ravi, 12-year-old American adoptee Luke and eight-year-old African adoptee Zuri. Helping her to navigate young-adulthood are Bertram, the family’s beloved, yet frosty butler, and Tony, her boyfriend and the building’s doorman.

Starring are Debby Ryan as Jessie (“The Suite Life on Deck”); Kevin Chamberlin (Broadway’s “The Addams Family,” “Teen Beach Movie”) as Bertram; Peyton List (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days”) as Emma; Karan Brar (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”) as Ravi; Cameron Boyce (“Grown Ups 2″) as Luke and Skai Jackson (“Royal Pains”) as Zuri.

The live-action comedy series was created by Pamela Eells O’Connell (“Family Matters,” “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody,” “The Suite Life on Deck”), who serves as executive producer. Debby Ryan is a co-producer.

New episodes of “Jessie” air FRIDAYS 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.

[Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, 2012 and 12/31/12-3/17/13, most current.]

What do you think? Are you a fan of the Jessie series? Will you be tuning in for season three?

 

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peyton list Lover March 30, 2014 at 2:08 pm

Hey I love Peyton List she is the one who plays Emma Ross and i love u peypey and the cast of jessie if they end jessie i am going to cry I love Jessie And i LOVE peyton list

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ashley March 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm

I’m tried of Jessie Luke and Emma go out together any way they should not be working together.

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Cate February 4, 2014 at 11:15 pm

I am an adult….way past the legal age. I love the Jessie show and Good Luck Charlie. I love everything Disney. The young people on ALL the shows are soooooo talented and fun to watch. and they’re clean!

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noelltobey January 29, 2014 at 12:28 pm

please Leave Jessie and ant farm and good luck Charlie on the air me and my sisters jesse and becky we love the show we think they are funny we wach the show all the time please let them stay on the show thank you from Noelle tobey

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pamela January 4, 2014 at 7:51 am

when will they post new episodes i really really love them please!!!!!!

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Victoria December 21, 2013 at 12:11 am

I really enjoy watching Jessie! I would hate to not watch it for sometime but I know it is for a good cause. Jessie is my favorite Disney T.V. show (on Disney. No offence other shows) but I can’t wait to watch new episodes.

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Eric January 2, 2014 at 6:38 pm

Well they are Ending ANT Farm, Good Luck Charlie etc etc…

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Emileigh October 21, 2013 at 8:29 am

I love jessie and the cast. They are such good actors and I really love the show.

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tommy July 28, 2013 at 7:12 pm

hello

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Bigmomma April 14, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Hi

My son who is 7 loves Jessie, Austin and Ally, Good Luck Charlie, Ant Farm, Dog with a blog I am older than the obvious age and wished they had these things when I was a kid, But I enjoy them when I am with my son and Love watching them and they are funny also with abit of adult humour as well WKD

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