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Girl Meets World
Genre Sitcom
Created by
Starring
Theme music composer
  • Matthew Tishler
  • Maria Christensen
  • Shridhar Solanki
Opening theme "Take on the World"
by Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter
Composer(s) Phil Rosenthal
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 72 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Michael Jacobs
Running time 23 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor Disney Channel
Release
Original network Disney Channel
Picture format SDTV 480i
HDTV 720p
Original release June 27, 2014 (2014-06-27) – January 20, 2017 (2017-01-20)
Chronology
Preceded by Boy Meets World

Girl Meets World is an American coming of age sitcom. The show first aired on Disney Channel on June 27, 2014, and ended on January 20, 2017. It followed the premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie, Zapped. Girl Meets World is a sequel to the sitcom Boy Meets World. The original show aired on ABC in its TGIF block from 1993 to 2000. On August 6, 2014, Girl Meets World was renewed for a second season by Disney Channel.

Plot

The show follows Cory and Topanga Matthews' daughter Riley (Rowan Blanchard) and her best friend, Maya Hart (Sabrina Carpenter) as they go through the challenges of life as they start seventh grade. The show also features their classmates Lucas (Peyton Meyer) and Farkle (Corey Fogelmanis), and Riley's younger brother Auggie (August Maturo). The show is set in New York City where Cory and Topanga moved to in the Boy Meets World series finale.

Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
First aired Last aired
1 20 June 27, 2014 (2014-06-27) March 27, 2015 (2015-03-27)
Special April 17, 2015 (2015-04-17)
2 TBA May 11, 2015 (2015-05-11) TBA

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Show Girl Meets World Nominated
2015 Writers Guild of America Award Children's Script – Episodic and Specials Matthew Nelson for "Girl Meets 1961" Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Show: Comedy Girl Meets World Pending
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