What is Liv and Maddie?
The sitcom introduces identical twins Liv
, a popular television star whose hit show has just finished its run, and Maddie
, an outstanding student and school basketball phenomenon whose popularity is on the rise… that is until Liv makes a triumphant return to their Wisconsin high school. Complicating their teenage life even more is that their parents both work at their school.
The series, created and executive-produced by John D. Beck ("Shake it Up") and Ron Hart, began production in April for a fall 2013 premiere. Andy Fickman, John Peaslee and Betsy Sullenger are also executive producers on the series, and Fickman also directed episodes for the series as well..
The series stars Disney newcomer Dove Cameron
as both Liv and Maddie Rooney. The series also stars stand-up comedian Joey Bragg
and Tenzing Norgay Trainor
as the younger brothers, Benjamin King
as their dad, a basketball coach, and Kali Rocha
as their mom, a school psychologist. The series produced through by Disney Channel
and It's a Laugh Productions