A.N.T. Farm

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A.N.T. Farm
Teen sitcom
Created byDan Signer
Theme music composerToby Gad
Lindy Robbins
China Anne McClain
Lauryn McClain
Sierra McClain
Opening theme"Exceptional" by China Anne McClain
Ending theme"Exceptional" (instrumental)
ComposerKenneth Burgomaster
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes62 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Julie Tsutsui (season 1)
  • Vic Kaplan (seasons 2–3)
Camera setupVideotape (filmized)
Running time22 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkDisney Channel
ReleaseMay 6, 2011 (2011-05-06) –
March 21, 2014 (2014-03-21)

A.N.T. Farm is an American sitcom. The first episode played on television on May 6, 2011. It continued as a regular series starting on June 17, 2011.[1] The pilot episode, "TransplANTed" aired after the last episode of The Suite Life on Deck.[2] The show was created by Dan Signer. He was a screenwriter and co-executive producer of The Suite Life on Deck. He also made the YTV series Mr. Young. Disney Channel approved the show in mid-November 2010.[3] Production began in early 2011.[4] The first promo was released during the premiere of Lemonade Mouth.

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 program called the "Advanced Natural Talent" (or "A.N.T.") program. On November 30, 2011, A.N.T. Farm was accepted for a second season. It started on June 1, 2012.[5] The last show aired on March 21, 2014.[6]

Cast[change | change source]

Episodes[change | change source]

Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
1 25 May 6, 2011 (2011-05-06) (preview)[7]
June 17, 2011 (2011-06-17) (premiere)[1]
April 13, 2012 (2012-04-13)
2 20 June 1, 2012 (2012-06-01) April 26, 2013 (2013-04-26)
3 17 May 31, 2013 (2013-05-31)[8] March 21, 2014 (2014-03-21)

Awards[change | change source]

Year Award Cateogry Work Result
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 | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gorman, Bill (May 12, 2011). "A.N.T. Farm To Premiere June 17 On Disney Channel USA". TV by the numbers. Archived from the original on May 15, 2011. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  2. "Disney Channel and Disney Junior May 2011 Program Highlights". The Walt Disney Company. April 22, 2011. Archived from the original (DOC) on April 2, 2012. Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  3. Hibberd, James (November 11, 2010). "Disney Orders Live Action Comedy 'Ant Farm'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
  4. Andreeva, Nellie (November 11, 2010). "Disney Channel Picks Up Comedy 'A.N.T. Farm' To Series". Deadline.com. Retrieved January 5, 2011.
  5. A.N.T. Farm: Season 2, Episode 1, retrieved 2022-11-25
  6. "March 2014 Programming Highlights" (PDF). Disney Channel. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-03-02. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  7. "A.N.T. Farm: Cast & Details". TV Guide. Archived from the original on December 5, 2011. Retrieved November 19, 2012. Premiered: May 06, 2011, on Disney
  8. Bibel, Sara. "'A.N.T. Farm' Season Three to Premiere Friday, May 31 With a Special One-Hour Episode". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on October 7, 2013. Retrieved March 13, 2013.

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