Disney Channel orders new sitcom ‘Austin & Ally’, auditions begin for season 1
Laura Marano plays the brilliant yet shy songwriter Ally. Creative Commons
It’s a Laugh Productions, which is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, has been given a season pickup for the multi-camera live-action comedy series “Austin & Ally” by Disney Channel. The announcement was made on May 25, 2011. Auditions and casting calls are taking place for the series regulars. Casting for guest stars, day players and extras will continue throughout taping season one in Summer, 2011.