'High School Musical' series to premiere on ABC, Disney Channel Freeform
UPI News Service, 10/12/2019
ABC, Disney Channel and Freeform are set to air the first episode of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Nov. 8.
The show's subsequent episodes will be available only on the Disney+ streaming service, which is slated to go live Nov. 12.
The series follows "a group of drama students and faculty members at East High, the Utah high school where the original High School Musical movie was filmed," a press release said.
"Through the course of 10 episodes, these characters count down from auditions to opening night of their school's first-ever production of High School Musical: The Musical. They have budding romances, faltering friendships and harsh rivalries as they experience the transformative power that only high school theater can provide."
The cast includes Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo, Kate Reinders, Sofia Wylie, Matt Cornett, Dara Renee and Julia Lester.
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