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Mr. Young
Genre Sitcom
Created by Dan Signer
Starring Brendan Meyer
Gig Morton
Matreya Fedor
Kurt Ostlund
Milo Shandel
Emily Tennant
Opening theme Who You Calling Kid?
performed by Hot Hot Heat
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 50 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive
producer(s)
Dan Signer
Editor(s) Daria Ellerman
Warren Hickman
Location(s) Vancouver Columbia (taping location)
Camera setup Videotape; Multi-camera
Running time 22 minutes (approximately)
Production
company(s)
Thunderbird Films
Distributor United States
Broadcast
Original channel Disney Channel
Audio format Stereo
Original run September 26, 2011 – February 25, 2013
External links
Disney XD website


Mr. Young” is an American comedy series that premiered on September 26, 2011 on Disney Channel. The series was created by Dan Signer, Brendan Meyer Matreya Fedor and Gig Morton as attendants of Finnegan High School. Further main cast includes Kurt Ostlund, Emily Tennant, and Milo Shandel.

Premise

Mr. Young” centers on child teacher Adam Young (Brendan Meyer), who graduated from university at the age of fourteen. He decides to come back to high school to live the high school experience, only he becomes the science teacher at the school. He reunites with childhood best friend Derby (Gig Morton) and encounters the school bully, Slab (Kurt Ostlund), and a student in his class whom he has a crush on, named Echo (Matreya Fedor). However because he is fourteen, his students have little respect for him, and he often gets into trouble with the principal.[1]

Production

The series was created and is executive produced by Dan Signer. The series is filmed in front of a live studio audience at 5828 Byrne Road, in Burnaby, British Columbia.[1]

The series began taping on Thursday, September thirty, 2010 and production of Season one was completed on Friday, April fifteen, 2011. Through their Facebook page, YTV announced on March 31, 2011 that Mr. Young was the No. 1 show on their network. On April 29, 2011 the series was renewed for a second season.[2][3] Filming of Season two began in early July 2011 and continued through to January 2012.[4]

Special episodes

Title Ratings Air date
"Mr. Space" 6.3 February 13, 2012
"Mr. Summer Vacation" 7.0 July 16, 2012

International release and distribution

On September seven, 2011, Corus Entertainment's[1] Nelvana Enterprises and Thunderbird Films announced that they had sold the live-action comedy series to Disney XD[11] channels in the U.S. and around the world. Territories in addition to the U.S. include the U.K., Spain, Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.[12] The series is set to premiere in most territories this year. Nelvana Enterprises is the international distribution agent for Mr. Young, while Nelvana and Thunderbird are co-distributing the series in the United States.[13][14]

On September 27, 2011, Nelvana Enterprises announced that it had also sold distribution rights to the series to the Latin American version of Cartoon Network, which premiered on April 30, 2012.[15]

Country / Region Channel Series premiere Series finale
United States Disney Channel September 26, 2011 February 25, 2013

Episodes

Main article: List of Mr. Young episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 25 September 26, 2011 February 13, 2012
2 25 June 11, 2012 February 25, 2013

References

  1. ^ a b c Corus Entertainment Corporate Press Release
  2. ^ a b Wendy Goldman Getzler (April 29, 2011). "YTV’s Mr. Young gets second season". Kidscreen. Retrieved May 19, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Young Mr. Young goes to high school by Amanda Ash [1], The Vancouver Sun, March 1, 2011.
  4. ^ a b Mr. Young renewed for Season 2 [2], TV-Eh, April 28, 2011.
  5. ^ "YTV Shows: Top Kids Shows and Movies from YTV". YTV.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  6. ^ "YTV Shows: Top Kids Shows and Movies from YTV". YTV.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  7. ^ "YTV Shows: Top Kids Shows and Movies from YTV". YTV.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  8. ^ "YTV Shows: Top Kids Shows and Movies from YTV". YTV.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  9. ^ "YTV Shows: Top Kids Shows and Movies from YTV". YTV.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  10. ^ "YTV Shows: Top Kids Shows and Movies from YTV". YTV.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  11. ^ Disney XD
  12. ^ http://www.tv-eh.com/2011/04/28/mr-young-renewed-for-season-2/
  13. ^ Disney Buys Vancouver-made Kids TV Show - The Province
  14. ^ Whiz kid turned teen genius Mr. Young acquired by Disney XD around the World - Stockhouse [3]
  15. ^ Nelvana Sells Comedy Series to Latin American Cartoon Network, Broadcaster Magazine, September 27, 2011.
  16. ^ http://www.locatetv.com/tv/mr-young/season-1/7320624

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