Disney has announced the launch of its newest Disney Channel series, “Saturdays,” debuting on Friday, March 24. “Saturdays,” premiering at 9:00 p.m. EDT/PDT with two back-to-back episodes weekly, follows teen Paris Johnson and her roller-skate crew, We-B-Girlz, on their journey to becoming Goldens, the top skaters in Chicago. The series will stream on Disney+ shortly after.
“Saturdays” is a single-cam, coming-of-age comedy that only takes place on the best day of the week … Saturday! The series revolves around 14-year-old Paris Johnson and her best friends Simone and Ari, who hone their roller-skating skills on the cool parquet floor of Saturdays, a local skating rink in Chicago. Together they form the We-B-Girlz skate crew and are determined to show and prove they have the hottest skate routines on the planet!
Check out the teaser trailer below:
The series stars Danielle Jalade (“Yes Day”) as Paris Johnson, Daria Johns (“Nappily Ever After”) as Simone Samson, Golden Brooks (“Girlfriends”) as Deb Johnson, Omar Gooding (“Barbershop”) as Cal Johnson, Jermaine Harris (“The Map of Tiny Perfect Things”) as London Johnson, Peyton Basnight (“Sudden Sisters”) as Ari, Tim Johnson Jr. (“Ballers”) as Derek “D-Rok.”
“Saturdays” is created and executive produced by Norman Vance Jr., who also serves as showrunner. Additional executive producers are Marsai Martin, Josh Martin, Carol Martin and Nicole Dow for Genius Entertainment.