Disney Channel's 'A.N.T. Farm' Gets Second Season


Disney Channel has picked up a second season of its comedy A.N.T. Farm.

The series, which premiered in July 2011, has averaged an 8.1 rating and 2 million viewers against its target of kids 6 to 11 demo, as well as a 6.8 rating and 1.6 million viewers among tweens 9 to 14.

A.N.T. Farm follows gifted young musician Chyna Parks and her fellow classmates as they experience high school in the A.N.T. (Advanced Natural Talents) program. The series was created by Dan Signer, who also serves as executive producer alongside Stephen Engel.

"Since its premiere, we have seen kids and families connecting with the A.N.T. Farm characters, music and comedy," said Adam Bonnett, senior vice president, original programming, Disney Channels Worldwide, in a statement. "The talented cast, and the creativity of executive producers Dan Signer and Stephen Engel, makes for a winning combination of smart and funny storytelling."