“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” Gets November 8 Premiere Date On ABC, Freeform, Disney Channel

“High School Musical” will launch on three TV networks before starting on Disney+.

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES - Disney "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" stars Mark St. Cyr as Mr. Mazarra, Dara ReneŽ as Kourtney, Larry Saperstein as Big Red, Joshua Bassett as Ricky, Frankie A. Rodriguez as Carlos, Olivia Rodrigo as Nini, Julia Lester as Ashlyn, Matt Cornett as E.J., Kate Reinders as Miss Jenn, and Sofia Wylie as Gina. (Disney+/Craig Sjodin)

Ahead of its bow on the new Disney+ streaming service, the eagerly anticipated “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” will premiere on three Disney-owned TV stations.

ABC, Freeform and Disney Channel will all carry the series premiere on November 8 at 8PM EST. “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” will subsequently head to the new Disney+ streaming service, which launches on November 12.

The 10-episode series follows ten new characters – Nini, Ricky, Gina, E.J., Ashlyn, Kourtney, Carlos, Big Red, Miss Jenn and Mr. Mazzara – at East High in Utah.

“Through the course of 10 episodes, these characters count down from auditions to opening night of their school’s first-ever production of ‘High School Musical: The Musical,'” teases the Disney press release. “They have budding romances, faltering friendships and harsh rivalries as they experience the transformative power that only high school theater can provide.”

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