Season Three of the hit comedy series for the entire family “Good Luck Charlie” will premiere with back-to-back episodes Sunday, May 6 at 8:00 pm ET/PT on Disney Channel. It’s more diapers, bottles and onesies for the Duncans as they prepare to welcome the newest member of their family. Baby Duncan, whose name was chosen by more than 25 million votes worldwide on www.DisneyChannel.com, will make its debut during a special one hour episode premiering this summer.
In the premiere episode, Amy Duncan, now in her third trimester, decides it’s time for her expanding family to move into a bigger house. Immediately following the premiere, in an all new episode, Gabe thinks he is being sent to a boarding school, PJ has a hard time letting go of his old hair salon, and everyone at school thinks Teddy is a jinx on Spencer.
In upcoming episodes, Amy uses her maternity leave as an opportunity to insert herself into her kids’ lives and activities. Finding the time at home liberating, Amy decides to quit her job permanently, start a mommy blog, and take a part-time job as a nurse at Gabe’s school. With Amy now at home, Bob decides to bring in additional income by taking on odd jobs. PJ prepares to graduate high school and attend the local college, while Teddy continues to juggle her studies, part-time jobs and her new spot on the school volleyball team. Meanwhile, Gabe embraces his position as the new middle child, while Charlie adjusts to not being the baby of the family anymore.
Starring are Bridgit Mendler, Jason Dolley, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bradley Steven Perry, Mia Talerico and Eric Allan Kramer. Raven Goodwin, Shane Harper and Micah Williams return to reprise their roles as Ivy, Spencer and Emmett.
“Good Luck Charlie” was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen (“Suddenly Susan” and “What I Like About You”) and is executive-produced by Baker, Vaupen and Dan Staley (“Cheers,” “Love & Money”).
Premiering on Sunday, April 4 at 8:30 PM ET/PT, Good Luck Charlie, the new family-oriented Disney Channel comedy, now has a website of its own which can be found at GOODLUCKCHARLIE.COM. The site currently offers games, photos from the series and introductory videos.
The comedy revolves around what happens when a new baby joins the Duncan household and roles shift for everyone in the family, including teen siblings PJ and Teddy and tween brother Gabe who must adjust to the many changes baby Charlie brings. Before they know it, she’s sitting up, crawling, walking and running — requiring them to team up and help their parents, Bob and Amy, look after the cute little newcomer. In each episode Teddy creates a personalized video diary for Charlie, an older sister telling her baby sister about all the things she’ll help her learn as she grows up.
In the premiere episode, “Study Date,” Amy is fretting as she returns to work as a nurse, but Bob reassures her that they have a support system to care for Charlie. That is until Teddy’s distracted by a study session with a cute classmate, PJ is trying to have a jam session with his friend and Gabe is feeling as if their territory has been invaded. When Bob slips and falls on the stairs, Charlie is put in the sole care of Teddy and PJ drives his dad to the hospital where they go to great lengths to avoid mom.
The talented “Good Luck Charlie” cast is: Bridgit Mendler (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) as Teddy, Jason Dolley (“Cory in the House”) as PJ, Bradley Steven Perry as Gabe, Leigh-Allyn Baker (“Will & Grace”) as Amy, Eric Allan Kramer (“My Name Is Earl”) as Bob, and newcomer Mia Talerico as Charlie.