The Famous Jett Jackson

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The Famous Jett Jackson
Format Children's television series
Created by Fracaswell Hyman
Starring Lee Thompson Young
Ryan Sommers Baum
Lindy Booth
Jeff Douglas
Kerry Duff
Gordon Greene
Montrose Hagins
Melanie Nicholls-King
Nigel Shawn Williams
Andrew Tarbet
Country of origin Canada
United States
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 65 (List of episodes)
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Disney Channel
Original run October 25, 1998 (1998-10-25) – June 22, 2001 (2001-06-22)

The Famous Jett Jackson is a Canadian and American Disney Channel TV series. It is a coming-of-age television show for children between the ages of 12-16. The show is about a guy named Jett Jackson (Lee Thompson Young). He plays a teenage secret agent on a fictional TV show called Silverstone.

The show was on the Disney Channel from October 25, 1998 – June 22, 2001. It was removed from the channel in June 2004. It once aired on ABC Family as partof the Jetix programming block. The show was also seen again on Disney XD in 2009. The Jett Jackson: The Movie aired on Disney Channel in 2001.

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The show The Famous Jett Jackson and its young cast were nominated for Young Artist Awards, presented by the nonprofit Young Artist Foundation, in several categories in the course of the show's run:

Awards
Year Result Award Category Won
1999 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series, Leading Young Actor[1] Lee Thompson Young
1999 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series, Supporting Young Actor Ryan Sommers Baum
1999 Won Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series, Supporting Young Actress Kerry Duff
1999 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Family TV Comedy Series The Famous Jett Jackson
2000 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Drama Series, Leading Young Actor[2] Lee Thompson Young
2000 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Drama Series, Supporting Young Actor Ryan Sommers Baum
2000 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Drama Series, Supporting Young Actress[3] Kerry Duff
2001 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie Kerry Duff (Jett Jackson: The Movie)
2001 Won Parents' Choice Awards Silver Honor[4] The Famous Jett Jackson

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  1. "Twenty-first Annual Young Artist Awards, 1998-1999". The Young Artist Awards. Young Artist Foundation. http://www.youngartistawards.org/noms21.htm. Retrieved 2006-12-02.
  2. "Twenty-Second Annual Young Artist Awards, 1999-2000". The Young Artist Awards. Young Artist Foundation. http://www.youngartistawards.org/noms22A.htm. Retrieved 2006-12-02.
  3. "Twenty-Third Annual Young Artist Awards, 2000-2001". The Young Artist Awards. Young Artist Foundation. http://www.youngartistawards.org/noms23A.htm. Retrieved 2006-12-02.
  4. "The Famous Jett Jackson". 2001 Parents' Choice Awards. Parents' Choice Foundation. http://www.parents-choice.org/get_direct_indiv.cfm?cat=c_tel&awdyr=2001&award=xx&from=Parents%27%20Choice%20Award%20Winners. Retrieved 2006-12-02.

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