Sonny with a Chance (2009–2011)

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Sonny, a talented Midwestern girl, has won a nationwide talent search to move to Los Angeles and star in a popular television series. Sonny's home and work life is documented along with her adjustment to life in the spotlight.

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 Sonny Munroe (46 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Tawni Hart (46 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Chad Dylan Cooper (46 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Nico Harris (46 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Grady Mitchell (46 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Zora Lancaster (46 episodes, 2009-2011)
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Sonny Monroe is destined for stardom after Hollywood producers see a film that she made and put on the Internet. Sonny is soon whisked away from her home in Wisconsin and arrives in Hollywood where she is offered a starring role in her favorite TV show that will change her life. Written by Anonymous

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In Brazil, the show is titled "Sunny Entre Estrelas" (meaning Sunny Between Stars), and the character Sonny Munroe was actually re-named to Sunny. This happened most likely because of the pronunciation. See more »

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Edited into Sonny with a Chance: Sonny's Big Break, Volume 1 (2009) See more »

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A Legitimately Funny Show With Ironic Camp--A "30 Rock" for Tweens!
15 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I do not want to see this show die on the Disney Channel. I think it's one of the few shows in a good while which could have a good influence on young people... also, it's pretty darn funny!

Recently I found myself in a state of dissolution with the Disney Channel. Whenever I find myself flipping to the channel all I see were increasingly younger and oversexed teens (and even preteens) on shows that feel like they are written by people with the same condition. I am extraordinarily happy that I happened to turn on the television during the shows premier.

I found "Sonny with a Chance" completely refreshing.

The sketch with-in-the-show was immediately funny with ironic camp and legitimate humor--bringing back the simple and funny physical comedy "tween" shows have been lacking these days without feeling forced or dissonant.

I was not surprised to find the producer of the show was also the producer of the sketch show "All That" which aired on Nickelodeon. As has been frequently said, "the best comedy comes from the truth." Thus this show isn't filled with over dramatic prepubescent boys and girls trying to attract the opposite sex with sexist or otherwise offensive pick-up lines. It's a simple comedy that does it's job exceptionally well and doesn't take itself too seriously.

Just as "All That" was an SNL for tweens (which as I recall I found much funnier than SNL at the time), I see "Sonney with a Chance" being the "30 Rock" for the tweens of today (though doubtfully will be better than "30 Rock" at any time.)

I believe all of the actors do still need to find their groove, but that's actually true of every show I've ever seen. At the time of writing this, three episodes have been released. I'd recommend watching at least the first two and hanging on to the show from there to see it improve from what I think is already a show more than "solid."

A note, I have mentioned this as a show for "Tweens" but I, myself, am rapidly approaching my 19th year.


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