22 Facts About Hannah Montana


Hannah Montana is an American teen sitcom created by Michael Poryes, Rich Correll and Barry O'Brien that aired on Disney Channel for four seasons between March2006 and January2011.

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The series centers on Miley Stewart, a teenage girl living a double life as famous pop singer Hannah Montana, an alter ego she adopted so she could maintain her anonymity and live a normal life as a typical teenager.

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Hannah Montana was produced by It's a Laugh Productions in association with Poryes's production company, and premiered on Disney Channel on March 24, 2006.

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Hannah Montana is one of Disney Channel's most commercially successful franchises.

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Hannah Montana helped launch Cyrus's musical career and established her as a teen idol; after Cyrus began developing an increasingly provocative public image, commentators criticized Hannah Montana as having a negative influence on its audience.

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Hannah Montana's must decide between continuing being Hannah Montana and divulging her secret.

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The concept of Hannah Montana was originally labeled "cast contingent", meaning the series would not progress until the central roles were appropriately cast.

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Hannah Montana's was rejected for being too young to play the character; Marsh cited her lack of professional experience.

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Hannah Montana includes original music; Disney released albums of songs from the series.

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The soundtrack album Hannah Montana was released in October2006; many of the songs' lyrics allude to the show's premise and Miley Stewart's secret identity.

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Hannah Montana was recorded in front of a live studio audience at Sunset Bronson Studios on Thursdays and Fridays.

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The second special, Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana, aired on July 17, 2009, and contained episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place and The Suite Life on Deck.

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Hannah Montana's became increasingly uncomfortable wearing the extravagant, colorful costumes associated with Hannah and stated she had "grown out of it".

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Bickford said Hannah Montana helped Disney return to a level of commercial success that had been absent since its musical films of the 1990s, and built on the success of the network's programs Lizzie McGuire and That's So Raven.

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Hannah Montana explained that Hannah Montana adopted a business model of combining celebrity acts with film, television, and popular music for a pre-adolescent audience and compared this model to 1990s teen pop artists such as Britney Spears and NSYNC, who were marketed to children.

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Clubs Marah Eakin found fault with the writing of Hannah Montana, criticizing its "oppressive" laugh track, and its use of stereotypes.

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Hannah Montana's explained that the primary female characters, Miley and her alter ego—Hannah, are positioned as post-feminist subjects in a way their representation is confined to notions of celebrity and consumerism.

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Series premiere of Hannah Montana was aired on March 24, 2006, as a lead-in to a rerun of High School Musical, and received 5.

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Hannah Montana said, "for Miley Cyrus to be a 'good girl' is a business decision for her".

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Cyrus, however, continued to develop an increasingly provocative image as Hannah Montana progressed and the series received criticism for appearing to be a negative influence on its younger audience.

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Hannah Montana's said she would like to play the character of Hannah Montana again.

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In December 2006, Disney released its first line of merchandise linked to Hannah Montana, which included clothing, jewelry, toys, and dolls; the line of clothing duplicated outfits Hannah wears in the series.

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