It's a historic occasion that might only be matched by the Season 3 opener of the original
When news first spread last fall that Ben Savage and
So, Internet, prepare for Round 2.
"Girl Meets World," from executive producer Michael Jacobs (the same guy behind
Rowan Blanchard ("Spy Kids: All the Time in World in 4D"), 11, takes center stage as the titular girl (a.k.a. Cory and Topanga's daughter) -- Riley Matthews, who's embarking on middle-school experience in
"'Boy Meets World' and its story of adolescent self-discovery resonated with an entire generation of tweens," read a statement from Adam Bonnett, executive vice president of original programming for Disney Channels Worldwide. "In the same way audiences fell in love with Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence, we look forward to introducing our viewers to their daughter Riley Matthews in 'Girl Meets World' and building a memorable connection with a whole new generation of fans."
Production on the multi-camera series will start this summer in Los Angeles, with episodes expected to roll out in 2014.