Disney Channel Renews Comedy Series TVLine

The Disney Channel announced a renewal for a comedy series. TVLine reports that the cable channel will bring back the series "Austin & Ally" for a third season.

The new season will track Austin's music career as it takes off and as Ally's begins to gain traction, the story reports.

In a statement, Adam Bonnett, senior vice president, original programming, Disney Channels Worldwide, said: "This ensemble cast -- Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy -- has incredible comedic chemistry and charm that continues to win audiences over.”

Production on the third season will start in July for an October debut, the report notes.