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Raven Symone To Star in Disney Channel Original Series That's So Raven; Production To Begin in Los Angeles Nov. 9.



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BURBANK, Calif.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2001

Disney Channel, the leader in television for kids and families, and Brookwell McNamara Entertainment Brookwell McNamara Entertainment is a Production company that was formed by Sean McNamara and David Brookwell. There most notable television shows can be seen on The Disney Channel and CBS.  Inc. begins production this week on its newest original comedy series, That's So Raven That's So Raven is an American Emmy Award-nominated[1] sitcom television series broadcast on the Disney Channel. The plot revolves around teenager Raven Baxter and her schemes to get herself, her friends, Eddie and Chelsea, and family members such as her brother , starring television personality Raven Symone (Dr. Dolittle 2, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from 1992 to 1997, starring Mark Curry and Holly Robinson. The show took place in Oakland, California. , The Cosby Show).

Disney Channel has ordered 21 episodes of the new comedy series, which begins taping in Los Angeles on November 9 in front of a live studio audience. The series is scheduled for debut on Disney Channel this fall.

Disney Channel's new comedy series, That's So Raven, stars Raven Symone as an eccentric and offbeat teenager who has the ability to foresee flashes of the future. In most cases, her uncanny ability to miscalculate mis·cal·cu·late  
tr. & intr.v. mis·cal·cu·lat·ed, mis·cal·cu·lat·ing, mis·cal·cu·lates
To count or estimate incorrectly.



mis·cal
 events sends her family and friends on a psychic roller coaster of comedic turmoil. The series also stars Orlando Brown (Max Keeble's Big Move, The Proud Family, Family Matters), Tricha Dixon, Kyle Orlando Massey, T'Keyah Crystal Keymah (Jackie Brown, Cosby, In Living Color In Living Color is a ground-breaking sketch comedy television series which ran on the FOX Network from April 15, 1990 to May 19, 1994. Executive producer Keenen Ivory Wayans created, wrote, and starred in the program. ) and Rondell Sheridan (Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus).

Brookwell McNamara Entertainment Inc. will produce the original series in association with Disney Channel. Sean McNamara and David Brookwell, the executive producers behind Disney Channel's hit series Even Stevens will also executive produce That's So Raven along with Michael Poryes (Cybill, Veronica's Closet, The Hughleys). Michael Poryes and Susan Sherman (Boy Meets World) created the series.

Disney Channel, combining original series, movies and specials with timeless classics, is the first general entertainment television network designed for kids and families. Currently available in 77 million homes, Disney Channel is a division of ABC ABC
 in full American Broadcasting Co.

Major U.S. television network. It began when the expanding national radio network NBC split into the separate Red and Blue networks in 1928.
 Cable Networks Group, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
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