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Disney Channel sets 'Girl Meets World' premiere date

Disney Channel sets 'Girl Meets World' premiere date

An announcement of the TGIF variety: Disney Channel has at long last announced its much-shrieked-about “Boy Meets World” spin-off, “Girl Meets World,” will premiere Friday, June 27.

The comedy will air on the network at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. But given how tech-versed its audience is, the network will kick things off early with a multiplatform roll-out by making the premiere episode available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel, its streaming site, beginning May 21. For those in need of refresher course, or perhaps an introduction, there will be a marathon of originator “Boy Meets World” on June 15.

After its June 27 debut, “Girl Meets World” will settle into its regular...

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