via press release:
Hit Series’ Fourth Season is its Most-Watched on Record;
Audience Built Each Season in Total Viewers and Kids 6-11
Comedy About an Ordinary Girl Living the Best of Both Worlds Ranked
as Cable’s No. 1 Series of the Year Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
for 3 of the Past 5 Years
“ Forever” Series Finale (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)
After nearly 5 years and over 100 new episodes on Disney Channel, Sunday’s series finale of “” delivered 6.2 million Total Viewers, outperforming its record-setting fourth season average by 9%. The finale was easily cable’s No. 1 telecast in the hour among Kids 6-11 (2.1 million/8.6 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (2.0 million/8.3 rating) and posted Disney Channel’s highest ratings ever in the hour in Total Viewers and Kids 6-11.
Since its premiere in March 2006, “” has triumphed in television, music, concert tours, books, DVDs, consumer products and films.
With themes spanning “express yourself” and “follow your dreams,” the live-action comedy series introduced typical teen Miley Stewart, who lives with her older brother and widowed dad, a songwriter. But unbeknownst to her friends and classmates, Miley has a secret double life – she is the world famous pop star. Combining a stage persona with creative costuming, Miley discovers she can have the best of both worlds – the fame and fortune of a well-known singer and the fun of middle and high school with her best friends, Lilly and Oliver, whom she has entrusted with her secret.
The series stars Miley Cyrus as Miley Stewart/, Emily Osment as Lilly Truscott, Jason Earles as Jackson Stewart, Billy Ray Cyrus as Robby Stewart, Mitchel Musso as Oliver Oken and Moises Arias as Rico.
“” was created by Michael Poryes, Rich Correll and Barry O’Brien. The executive producers are Steven Peterman and Michael Poryes. “ ” is a production of It’s a Laugh Productions, Inc.
Here we are now…
Everything is about to change.
We face tomorrow as we say goodbye to yesterday.
A chapter ending but the stories only just begun.
A page is turning for everyone.
So I’m moving on.
Holding on to tomorrow.
I’ve always got the memories while I’m finding out who I’m gonna be.
We might be apart but I hope you always know.
You’ll be with me wherever I go.
Wherever I go.