Disney has acquired the US distribution rights of the British comedy-drama “Almost Never”, which follows the boy band “The Wonderland” as the brief spell of fame they enjoyed on the talent show starts to fade.  It charts their comedic ups and downs as they try to grow their fan base and find the best songs to record. As the boys try to make it in the music business, they also have to juggle home life, school and relationships alongside their dreams of pop stardom.

“The Wonderland” is played by Oakley Orchard, Harry Sill and Nathaniel Dass. Girls Here First are Mya-Lecia Naylor, Miriam Nyarko, Lola Moxom and Lilly Stanton.

Disney will be releasing the first six episodes from the first season on the Disney Channel on September 4th.  With another seven episodes to air the following day.  With episodes running on repeat Monday through Thursdays.  No details have been announced on if the series will also be released on Disney+.

Originally, the CBBC ordered the series and was released in 2019, with two more seasons airing in 2020 and 2021.  All three seasons are currently available on the BBC’s Player in the United Kingdom.  Saltbeef Productions create the show, and Worldwide distributor Dynamic Television has already made deals for many countries, including CBC Gem (Canada) and ABC (Australia).

What do you think of Disney acquiring the rights for this series?


Source – Kidscreen

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  1. Alex August 31, 2021

    Instead of paying money on acquiring worthless crap like this DMED execs should be looking at acquiring global distribution rights to The Incredible Hulk, Ang Lee's Hulk, and other Marvel properties that were distributed by Universal. Ghost Rider and other Marvel properties (sans possibly Spider-Man live action, that's a different animal) distributed by Sony. 4 Indiana Jones movies and Titanic domestic that were distributed by Paramount, Blade trilogy that was distributed by Warner Brothers, etc. That will go a much longer way to enhancing the library of the service and getting closer and closer to have a "one stop shop" to stream all things Marvel.

  2. Angela September 28, 2021

    I love the show and hope they air the other two seasons

    1. JAD October 13, 2021

      I agree !! GOTTA LOVE THE SHOW AND MUST SEE THE OTHER SEASONS. I will miss Mya though.