Disney Channel Greenlights 'Girl Meets World' Series

'Boy Meets World' Spinoff To Debut In 2014'

Disney Channel will telecast  Girl Meets World, a spinoff of the popular 1990's ABC sitcom, the network announced Monday morning.

Girl Meets World, based from the 1990’s comedy Boy Meets World, will star Rowan Blanchard (Spy Kids: All the Time in World in 4D) as "the girl" Riley Matthews, as well as Sabrina Carpenter (Sofia the First) as her best friend Maya, said the network.

Boy Meets World stars Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage will reprise their respective Cory and Topanga roles in the new sitcom. Boy Meets World executive producer Michael Jacobs will serve in the same capacity for the spinoff, which is scheduled to air on Disney Channel in 2014.

"Boy Meets World and its story of adolescent self-discovery resonated with an entire generation of tweens,” sid Adam Bonnett, executive vice president of original programming for Disney Channels Worldwide. “In the same way audiences fell in love with Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence, we look forward to introducing our viewers to their daughter Riley Matthews in Girl Meets World and building a memorable connection with a whole new generation of fans."