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Disney Channel Renews ‘Austin & Ally’

The musical comedy returns for a third season.

“Austin & Ally’s” young fans should be singing a happy tune.

Disney Channel announced on Tuesday that it’s renewing the musical comedy. Season 3 is slated to premiere in October 2013.

"Austin & Ally" is one of the channel’s most popular shows and the No. 1 comedy series for kids 2-11.

Original programming SVP Adam Bonnett teases the new season: “'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." 

The series is executive produced by creators Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert ("Sonny With A Chance," "Jonas") along with EP Rick Nyholm ("I'm in the Band," "George Lopez) with It’s A Laugh Productions, Inc.