This was spun-off to its own series after Lovato's departure. group, Mackenzie Falls is a tween drama series featuring comedic overacting.
(Left to right) Tiffany Thornton as Tawni Hart, Doug Brochu as Grady Mitchell, Demi Lovato as Sonny Munroe, Sterling Knight as Chad Dylan Cooper, Allisyn Ashley Arm as Zora Lancaster and Brandon Mychal Smith as Nico Harris.
The original working title for the series was Sketchpad!
Otherwise, in translation the intro music is not changed.
In the Brazilian Portuguese version ("Sunny Entre Estrelas"), the intro music is sung in translation.
Sonny with a Chance has a show-within-a-show, So Random! The show's executive producer Brian Robbins previously wrote for and served as an executive producer on the real-life kids sketch comedy series All That and The Amanda Show for Nickelodeon.
Gary Marsh, president of entertainment, Disney Channel Worldwide, stated "This series is rooted in one of the core thematic attributes that we stand for, which is following your dreams, there also was the opportunity to do a hybrid show." So Random!
Disney Channel had originally renewed the series for a third season in November 2010, but Lovato's role was at an uncertainty at the time after she checked into treatment for personal struggles two weeks prior.
Production of the third season commenced without Lovato in January 2011, focusing on the So Random! In April 2011, Disney Channel confirmed that Lovato would not be returning to the series' lead role and Sonny with a Chance would not return, The cast of Sonny with a Chance.
Sonny with a Chance is an American sitcom created by Steve Marmel which aired for two seasons on Disney Channel from February 8, 2009 to January 2, 2011.
The series follows the experiences of teenager Sonny Munroe, portrayed by Demi Lovato, who becomes the newest accepted cast member of her favorite live comedy television show, So Random! Sonny with a Chance was the first Disney Channel Original Series to be shot and aired in high-definition from the beginning.
In New Zealand it premiered on May 10, 2010 on Disney Channel.