Disney Channel has officially picked up BUNK’D Season 5, which will feature more adventures at Maine’s rustic Camp Kikiwaka. BUNK’D is the No. 1 series for Kids and Girls 6-11.
Erin Dunlap (Andi Mack, Jessie), who joined the series as executive producer in season four, will return as sole showrunner for season five. Former executive producer Phil Baker (Good Luck, Charlie, Andi Mack), who teamed with Dunlap on the series’ highly-rated fourth season, will focus on development and other projects for the channel.
Production on BUNK’D Season 5 will begin in the fall 2020.
Kory Lunsford, vice president, Current Series, Disney Channels Worldwide, said, “‘BUNK’D’ has long been a strong ratings driver for Disney Channel, with funny, relatable characters and storylines that continue to resonate with kids everywhere.
“We’re very excited to embark on a fifth season with Erin and the talented young cast as they head off for another summer at Camp Kikiwaka. We also look forward to continuing our relationship with Phil, who brought us the blockbuster series ‘Good Luck, Charlie,’ as he works on developing new and exciting projects.”
Returning series regulars include Miranda May as cheerful camp owner Lou; Mallory James Mahoney (Disney Channel’s Adventures in Babysitting), Raphael Alejandro (ABC’s Once Upon a Time) and Will Buie Jr. (Gifted) as the loveable but mischievous campers; Shelby Simmons (Andi Mack) and Israel Johnson (Schooled) as their quirky but well-intentioned counselors.
BUNK’D is executive produced by Erin Dunlap (Andi Mack, Jessie). Bunk’d is from It’s a Laugh Productions, Inc. It carries a TV-G parental guideline.
Created by Pamela Eells O’Connell, BUNK’D began as a spin-off to Disney Channel’s hit series Jessie (2011-15). Actors Peyton List, Skai Jackson and Karan Brar starred in both series and after 98 episodes of Jessie and 58 episodes of BUNK’D, they concluded their run on the series. List and Brar also made their directorial debuts with episodes of BUNK’D.
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