|Created by||Dan Signer|
|Theme music composer||Toby Gad, Lindy Robbins, China Anne McClain, Lauryn McClain & Sierra McClain|
|Opening theme||"Exceptional", performed by China Anne McClain|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||40 (List of episodes)|
|Camera setup||Videotape (filmized);
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Original channel||Disney Channel|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Original run||May 6, 2011– present|
A.N.T. Farm is a Disney Channel television series. It was first broadcast on May 6, 2011. It became a sitcom on June 17, 2011. The pilot episode, "TransplaANTed", was aired on Disney Channel after the series finale of The Suite Life on Deck. The show was created by Dan Signer. He also was the screenwriter for The Suite Like on Deck and the creator of Disney XD. Disney Channel approve the show in November 2010. Production began in early 2011. The first promotional ad was released during the premiere of Lemonade Mouth (2011).
The show takes place in San Francisco, California. The show stars China Anne McClain, Sierra McCormick and Jake Short. They are middle school students in a gifted education called the "Advanced Natural Talent" (or "A.N.T.") program. On November 30, 2011, A.N.T. producers announced that the show was accepted for a second season. It started on June 1, 2012.
Episodes[change | edit source]
|Season||Episodes||Originally aired (U.S. dates)|
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||25||May 6, 2011
June 17, 2011 (premiere)
|April 13, 2012|
|2||TBA||June 1, 2012||TBA|
Awards[change | edit source]
|2011||J-14's Teen Icon Awards||Icon To Tomorrow||China Anne McClain - A.N.T. Farm||Nominated|
|2012||Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actor||Jake Short||Won|
|Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV series - Supporting Young Actress||Stefanie Scott||Won|
|Best Performance in a TV series - Guest Starring Young Actress Ten and Under||Francesca Capaldi||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV series - Recurring Young Actress 17-21||Allie DeBerry||Nominated|
References[change | edit source]
- Gorman, Bill (May 12, 2011). "A.N.T. Farm To Premiere June 17 On Disney Channel". TV by the numbers. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2011/05/12/a-n-t-farm-to-premiere-june-17-on-disney-channel/92394/. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
- "Disney Channel and Disney Junior May 2011 Program Highlights" (DOC). The Walt Disney Company. April 22, 2011. http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/DNR/2011/dc_highlights_042211.doc. Retrieved April 22, 2011.
- Hibberd, James (November 11, 2010). "Disney Orders Live Action Comedy 'Ant Farm'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/live-feed/disney-orders-live-action-comedy-44600. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
- Andreeva, Nellie (November 11, 2010). "Disney Channel Picks Up Comedy 'A.N.T. Farm' To Series". Deadline.com. http://www.deadline.com/2010/11/disney-channel-picks-up-comedy-a-n-t-farm-to-series/. Retrieved January 5, 2011.
- "A.N.T. Farm: Cast & Details". TV Guide. Archived from the original on December 5, 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/63i78lE16. "Premiered: May 06, 2011, on Disney"
- "DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS THIRD SEASON OF POPULAR COMEDY FOR KIDS AND TWEENS, "A.N.T. FARM"". Disney Channel Medianet. http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/assets/pr/html/pr51157.html. Retrieved October 2, 2012.