Disney Channel has greenlit a second season of “Jessie,” starring Debby Ryan, and has also ordered a script for an original telepic based on the series.Airing at 8 p.m. Fridays, “Jessie” premiered Sept. 30 and ranks No. 1 for television audience in the 2-11, 6-11 and 9-14 demos. Kevin Chamberlin, Peyton List, Karan Brar, Cameron Boyce and Skai Jackson co-star. Pamela Eells O’Connell created and exec produces “Jessie” for It’s A Laugh Prods. and will develop the movie with co-exec producer Adam Lapidus. The announcement comes as Disney Channel Worldwide heads into its kids upfront presentation Tuesday in New York. Ryan will be among several Disney Channel stars participating.
Data provided by:Nielsen Media Research (Preliminary Results)