1. Disney Channel announced today it has renewed Girl Meets World for a second season.
Filming for the new season will begin in November.
2. The series, originated by the creator of Boy Meets World, Michael Jacobs, has followed Topanga and Cory Matthews’ daughter Riley (Rowan Blanchard) and her best friend Maya (Sabrina Carpenter) as they navigate their tween years, crushes, academic and life lessons, and riding the subway for the first time.
Girl Meets World has found success in its Friday night slot, ranking No. 1 among kids 2–11, kids 6–11 and tweens 9–14, according to the channel. In a press release, Executive Vice President of Original Programming at Disney Channels Worldwide Adam Bonnett said, “The series swiftly became a favorite of kids and their parents, many of whom grew up with Boy Meets World.”