Gabby Duran & the Unsittables is an American sci-fi comedy television series created by Mike Alber and Gabe Snyder that premiered on Disney Channel on October 11, 2019. Based on the novel Gabby Duran and the Unsittables by Elise Allen and Daryle Conners, the series stars Kylie Cantrall, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Callan Farris, Coco Christo, Valery Ortiz, and Nathan Lovejoy. This series features a girl who finally finds her moment to shine when she inadvertently lands an out-of-this-world job to babysit an unruly group of very important extraterrestrial children who are hiding out on Earth with their families, disguised as everyday kids.
After living in the shadows of her successful mother and smart younger sister even when they move to Havensburg, Colorado, Gabby Duran finds her moment to shine when she gets a job from Principal Swift to babysit an unruly group of extraterrestrial children who have been hiding out on Earth disguised as humans. Gabby resourcefully and fearlessly steps up to the challenge to protect the children and their secret identities.
Kylie Cantrall as Gabby Duran, a resourceful and courageous 13-year-old girl who finally gets her moment to shine after landing a job to babysit extraterrestrial children.
Maxwell Acee Donovan as Wesley, Gabby's best friend and conspiracy theorist. He helps to share the secret of Gabby's babysitting job as of "Wesley and the Fischman."
Callan Farris as Jeremy, a shape-shifting blob alien called a Gor-Monite from the planet Gor-Monia and Gabby's first babysitting assignment who is the heir to the Gor-Monia throne. Farris also voices Jeremy's Gor-Monite form.
Coco Christo as Olivia, Gabby's overachieving little sister. She finds out about Gabby's babysitting job around "Wesley Jr." and "The Note" where she considered the aliens dangerous until she met Jeremy.
Valery Ortiz as Dina, Gabby's caring and career-driven mother who works as a news reporter at Channel 6
Nathan Lovejoy as Principal Swift, the principal of Havensburg Junior High, a Gor-Monite, and the uncle of Jeremy who enlists Gabby to babysit Jeremy and some alien children. Lovejoy also voices Swift's Gor-Monite form.
On August 3, 2018, Disney Channel green-lit the sci-fi comedy series as a straight-to-series order, with production underway in Vancouver, Canada, for a 2019 premiere. Kirby Buckets Mike Alber and Gabe Snyder serve as show runners and executive producers. Just Add Magic Joe Nussbaum also serves as executive producer. Grey's Anatomy Nzingha Stewart directs the first episode. On August 2, 2019, it was revealed that the series would premiere in October 2019. On August 29, 2019, Disney Channel announced an exact premiere date of October 11, 2019. The series is a production of Gabby Productions, Ltd. On October 7, 2019, it was announced that Disney Channel renewed the series for a second season ahead of its series premiere.