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AUSTIN GETS A NEW TEAM IN A NEW EPISODE OF
"AUSTIN & ALLY," SUNDAY, JANUARY 29 ON DISNEY CHANNEL
"Managers & Meatballs" � Austin gets wooed by a top music manager who wants to get rid of Ally as his songwriter, Trish as his manager and Dez as his music video director and bring in a whole new team, in a new episode of "Austin & Ally," premiering SUNDAY, JANUARY 29 (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Starring are Ross Lynch as Austin, Laura Marano as Ally, Raini Rodriguez as Trish and Calum Worthy as Dez.
"Managers & Meatballs" was written by Wayne Conley and directed by Adam Weissman.
"Austin & Ally" carries a TV-G parental guideline.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's third) on 4/2/13
DESCRIPTION: (from Disney Channel's press release, April 2013) Disney Channel has ordered a third season of "Austin & Ally," TV's #1 comedy series in Kids 2-11, it was announced today by Adam Bonnett, Senior Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide. The series stars Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy. Production resumes in Los Angeles in July, with Season Three scheduled to premiere in October 2013. Bonnett said: "'Austin & Ally' continues to hit high notes with kids and families, and the new season promises excitement for 'Auslly' fans as Austin's music career kicks into full gear and Ally's begins to take flight. This ensemble cast -- Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy -- has incredible comedic chemistry and charm that continues to win audiences over." A fan favorite, "Austin & Ally" follows the adventures of an improbable pair -- a singer and a songwriter, and their two best friends -- trying to achieve their dreams. Austin, now making his mark as an upcoming pop star, must rely on the songwriting expertise of Ally, who is fast becoming a bona fide performer in her own right.