Liv and Maddie

  • Dove Cameron Liv Rooney / Maddie Rooney
  • Joey Bragg: Joey Rooney
  • Tenzing Norgay Trainor: Parker Rooney
  • Kali Rocha: Karen Rooney
  • Benjamin King: Pete Rooney

Liv & Maddie is an American youth sitcom The Walt Disney Company. Produces the series of It's a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel. In this Disney Channel Original Series it comes to the different twins Liv and Maddie Rooney. The first broadcast of the TV series took place after the Disney Channel Original Movie Teen Beach Movie on 19 July 2013.


The series revolves around the 15 -year-old identical twins, Liv and Maddie Rooney, who could not be more different. Liv is a happy, energetic girl and hosted her own TV show, while Maddie is a physically active basketball player in the school team. As Liv returns home, they must quickly find that inevitable confrontation between the two, especially when Liv becomes a star at Maddie's high school.


Main characters

Liv Rooney ( Dove Cameron ) is one of the twin sisters. At the beginning of the action, she returns from Hollywood, where she has lived for several years and was the star of her own television show Sing it Loud. She is very interested in fashion and music. At first they led a relationship with the skateboarders Miller White, but they ended in skate -a- Rooney ( 1.06). It is in the 16-year old and 6 minutes older than Maddie, but since it 23:56 clock is born, Liv's birthday is a day earlier.

Maddie Rooney ( Dove Cameron ) is the younger of the twin sisters. She, unlike her sister, physically active and captain of the basketball team at school. She is in love Diggie, who also plays basketball. She often uses the phrase " Bam! What? ".

Joey Rooney ( Joey Bragg ) is the younger brother of Liv and Maddie. He is interested in technology and is described as a nerd. He has little success in girls, apart from Willow, he does not like again.

Parker Rooney ( Tenzing Norgay Trainor ) is 6 years old the youngest child of the family. He is intellegent for his age, but also to much nonsense.

Karen Rooney ( Kali Rocha ) is the mother of Liv and Maddie. She is a psychologist, and uses this knowledge even at home, for example, they often convene a family meeting. Your favorite show is Downton Abbey and she is afraid of clowns.

Pete Rooney ( Benjamin King) is the father of the family and coaches from Maddie's sports team. He would like to bring his son Joey to join a sports team.

Minor characters

Willow (Jessica Marie Garcia ) is a friend of Maddie, as both play on the same team. She has a crush on Joey, of their feelings but not reciprocated, but rather afraid of her has. Furthermore, it has slightly overweight.

Diggie (Ryan McCartan ) plays in the boys basketball crew school. In the first episode he begins a relationship with Maddie.

Stains ( Bridgette Shergalis ) is also in Maddie's Team. It's quite small, but eats a lot of meat.

Ocean ( Cozi Zuehlsdorff ) befriends Liv at school. Your Jamilie lives in a sunflower farm, where they have little access to modern technology, so that she knows nothing of Liv's television career.


The series was originally developed under the title Bits and Pieces, plus a pilot was filmed in the summer of 2012. The series should revolve around two families who grow together after a wedding, but the concept has been changed back to a family with twins. The program highlights for the year 2013/2014 the Disney Channel announced that production of the sitcom Liv and Maddie. On March 8, 2013, the newcomer Dove Cameron received the double lead role of the twins Liv Rooney Rooney and Maddie. Since Cameron plays both roles, come on set, especially if the face is not shown, some other actresses used, namely Shelby Wulfert as Maddie 2 and Emmy Buckner Liv 2 Production for the first season began in April 2013.

On January 13, 2014, the Disney Channel ordered a second season with an initial 13 episodes.


The first episode was broadcast as a preview after the premiere of the TV movie Teen Beach Movie on 19 July 2013. The episode was watched by 5.78 million viewers and continues to Shake It Up - Dancing is Everything and The Wizards of Waverly Place one of the most successful premieres. The regular broadcast has been running since September 15, 2013.


The pilot episode reached 5.8 million viewers in the U.S. and thus forms the most successful series launch in the Disney Channel since the premiere of Shake It Up 2010. Spectators were 2.7 million 6-11 years, in this age group is Liv and Maddie the second most successful series launch of the station at all.

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