Disney Channel Sets “Andi Mack” Premiere Date

Disney Channel has announced that new series Andi Mack, from Lizzie McGuire creator Terri Minsky, will premiere Friday, April 7 at 8:30pm (ET/PT). The series’ first episode will be avaliable On-Demand (including the Disney Channel App, Disney.com, Disney Channel’s YouTube, iTunes, Amazon and Google Play) starting March 10. Exclusive access to the second episode will also be available via Disney Channel VOD and to verified users of the Disney Channel App.

Newcomer Peyton Elizabeth Lee stars as Andi Mack, a girl whose life goes from routine to roller coaster overnight. In the serialized story, Andi is contemplative and artistic and sheltered by overprotective parents. But on the eve of her 13th birthday, Andi’s free-spirited older sister Bex returns home with a revelation that changes everything and sends Andi on an uncharted course of self-discovery. At least she’s in good company; her best friends, Cyrus and Buffy, are also figuring out their places in the world. Along the way, Andi learns that sometimes the unexpected is what makes life great.

Joining Peyton Elizabeth Lee in the ensemble cast are Lilan Bowden (“Zombie Apocalypse”) as Rebecca “Bex” Mack, Lauren Tom (“The Joy Luck Club,” “Friends”) as Celia Mack, Joshua Rush (Disney Junior’s “The Lion Guard”) as Cyrus Goodman, Sofia Wylie (“Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn,” “So You Think You Can Dance”) as Buffy Driscoll and Asher Angel as Jonah Beck.¬†Recurring cast members are Stoney Westmoreland (“Scandal,” “War Dogs”) as Henry “HAM” Mack, Emily Skinner¬†as Amber and Trent Garrett (“All My Children,” “New Girl”) as Bowie.

The opening theme song “Tomorrow Starts Today” sung by Sabrina Carpenter has been released today: