"Jessie" is your typical fish-out-of-water story. Jessie is a small-town teen who leaves her Texas roots to take a job as a nanny for the Ross family's four precocious kids in New York. Heading the family are the parents: supermodel-turned-business mogul Christina and movie director Morgan. The oldest of the four children, teenager Emma, is the only biological child of the bunch. Her three brothers and sisters are all adopted -- American adoptee Luke, Indian adoptee Ravi and African adoptee Zuri. While watching four kids can be challenging for a teenager, Jessie has help in the form of the family's butler, Bertram, and the building's 20-year-old doorman, Tony. Adding to Jessie's challenging task is the family's pet, a 7-foot Asian water monitor lizard.
Best pals CeCe and Rocky dream of dancing stardom. And they seem on the verge of realizing that goal when they win places as backup dancers on the local TV show "Shake It Up, Chicago." While they get to show off their moves, they find out they need to keep putting their best feet forward to keep up with the rest of the crew on the show.
"Dog With a Blog" is a sitcom that is told from the pup's perspective. The show is about a newly blended family led by parents Bennett and Ellen, whose kids -- Tyler, Avery and Chloe -- are trying to adjust to life as stepsiblings. Tyler and Avery are typical teenagers and are slowly learning to communicate with each other. When they discover a secret about the family's recently adopted pet dog, Stan, they decide to keep it a secret -- even from their parents. What is Stan's secret? He talks and blogs. Complicating their attempt to keep the secret is younger sister Chloe, who thinks it's normal to have a talking pooch after she overhears him. But thankfully the parents just chalk it up to Chloe's overactive imagination. As for Stan, he has a knack for getting himself, Tyler and Avery into sticky situations, which helps teach the kids how important family is and how much they need to work together to keep Stan's secret safe.
Alex Russo and her brothers Justin and Max come from a long line of wizards and now must master their newly learned powers or lose them forever. Their dad, Jerry, gave up his powers when he married their mortal mom. The family business is Waverly Sub Station in busy Manhattan, and the three young wizards get into all sorts of crazy situations as they grow up facing typical teen challenges like school, friends, family and magic.
Life is sweet -- or at least suite -- for identical teenage twins Zack and Cody Martin after their mom, Carey, lands a job headlining at the five-star Tipton Hotel in Boston, which comes with an upper-floor suite. From that new roost, the twins turn the hotel into their playground, although the pranks are usually instigated by girl-obsessed Zack, not the more mature and intellectual Cody. When her schedule permits, the boys are "handled" by Maddie Fitzpatrick, the teenage candy-counter girl who also is the somewhat unlikely best friend of spoiled London Tipton, the daughter of the hotel's owner.
Liv and Maddie Rooney are identical twins who have been leading different lives for the last few years. Maddie is a high school basketball phenom in Wisconsin who prefers high tops to high heels. Cool, confident social butterfly Liv has been in Hollywood for the past four years starring on a hit TV show. When Liv returns home and the girls share a bedroom, Maddie quickly realizes that it's not easy sharing a small space with a sister who has become accustomed to being in the spotlight, for Liv inserts herself into situations when she thinks Maddie needs help. Despite their antithetical personalities and aspirations -- but with an unbreakable bond -- they are able to accomplish pretty much anything they try.
Although she appears to be just a typical teenager to most of her classmates and teachers, Miley Stewart lives a double life, transforming herself into famous pop singer Hannah Montana at night. Her secret identity is known only to her family and closest friends.
Since his dad, Victor, was named head chef to President Martinez, Cory Baxter now lives in Washington, D.C. Cory shares the staff quarters of the White House with his father and attends an exclusive private school. The president's young daughter, Sophie, is very clever for her age and likes to meddle. Meena, an ambassador's daughter, and Newt, heir to a political dynasty, become Cory's new friends.