Disney Channel has dropped teaser trailers for two shows rolling into its Saturday night lineup, including one Black-led series produced by Marsai Martin that features stars like Omar Gooding and Golden Brooks.
The network announced that its newest series, Saturdays, will debut on Friday, March 24 at 9:00 p.m. with two back-to-back episodes weekly.
Saturdays‘ premiere will debut after the adventure-mystery series Secrets of Sulphur Springs, which is returning for its third season.
Both series will be available to stream on Disney+ shortly after they air.
Here's the official description for 'Saturdays,' which is executive produced by Martin
“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!
The series stars Danielle Jalade as Paris Johnson, Daria John as Simone Samson, Golden Brooks as Deb Johnson, Omar Gooding as Cal Johnson Jermaine Harris as London Johnson, Peyton Basnight as Ari and Tim Johnson Jr. as Derek “D-Rok.”
Saturdays is created and executive produced by Norman Vance Jr., who also serves as showrunner. Marsai Martin, Josh Martin, Carol Martin and Nicole Dow for Genius Entertainment also serve as executive producers.
'Secrets of Sulphur Springs' returns as the mystery at The Tremont continues.
The description: In season three of “Secrets of Sulphur Springs,” a new ghost checks into room 205 and starts wreaking havoc around The Tremont. After learning the evil presence will ruin their lives by 2024, the kids race to solve a tangled mystery in the past that may hold the key to defeating the ghost in the present and saving the Dunns and the Campbells from a very bleak future.
The series stars Preston Oliver as Griffin Campbell, Kyliegh Curran as Harper Dunn, Elle Graham as Savannah Dillon, Kelly Frye as Sarah Campbell, Josh Braaten as Ben Campell, Landon Gordon as Wyatt Campbell, Madeleine McGraw as Zoey Campbell, Diandra Lyle as Jess Dunn, Johari Washington as Topher Dunn and Eugene Byrd as Sam Tremont.
Secrets of Sulphur Springs is written and executive produced by Tracey Thomson with Charles Pratt Jr. serving as showrunner and executive producer.