The Cast of Austin & Ally The Cast of Austin & Ally

The Disney Channel's newest live-action series Austin & Ally will debut on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 8/7c, has learned exclusively.

The comedy follows the titular partnership of two wannabe musicians. Austin (newcomer Ross Lynch) is an extroverted singer, and Ally (Laura Marano) is a brilliant, but extremely shy songwriter. When Austin decides to "borrow" one of Ally's songs and record it, the video becomes an overnight Internet sensation and the two join forces. Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy also star as the pair's best friends Trish and Dez.

The series was created by frequent Disney Channel collaborators Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert (Sonny With a Chance and JONAS). The pilot was directed by Shelley Jensen (Shake It Up).

Will you watch Austin & Ally?