Just a few weeks after its Season 1 launch, Netflix has ordered a second season of its first tween sitcom Alexa & Katie, toplined by Disney XD star Paris Berelc (Mighty Med, Lab Rats: Elite Force) and newcomer Isabel May.
Created and executive produced by Heather Wordham (Hannah Montana, Reba), who also will serve as showrunner for Season 2, Alexa & Katie is about lifelong best friends Alexa (Berelc) and Katie (May), who are eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school. Despite the fact that Alexa is undergoing cancer treatment, her outgoing personality and enthusiasm for life never falter, especially with her loyal, quirky and awkwardly adorable best friend Katie by her side. At times they’re left feeling like outsiders, during a period when what seems to matter most is fitting in. Wordham takes over for Matthew Carlson, who was showrunner on Season 1.
Tiffani Thiessen (White Collar, Saved by the Bell) stars as Lori, Alexa’s determined and protective mother. The cast also includes Emery Kelly, Eddie Shin, Jolie Jenkins and Finn Carr.