Confirmed: 'Sonny with a Chance' Gives Demi Lovato a Break

Confirmed: 'Sonny with a Chance' Gives Demi Lovato a Break

Disney Channel has come up with a contingency plan if Lovato is not immediately available in January for the third season production.

Disney Channel has found a solution to keep "Sonny with a Chance" on air while its leading star Demi Lovato is away for treatment. The network will ask the writers to focus on "So Random!" which is a sitcom inside "Sonny". This way, the production can resume as scheduled.

"Sonny" has been renewed for a third season and is due to begin production in January. However, a recent personal matter in Lovato's life has put the show in jeopardy for she is now away from the limelight to seek treatment in rehab. Producers put Lovato's concern on top of the list and have found the best way to serve both the actress and the show a justice.

Writers will now write sketches for "So Random!", something that they had actually done before twice as standalone specials. Apart from comedy sketches, there will be guest stars, musical performances and digital shorts. Since the second season has been showing good ratings, this transition is said to be an "easy" decision.

"This allows her the time she needs to get well, without distraction or pressure," a Disney Channel spokeswoman said to Variety. "Again, we extend our ongoing support to Demi and her family as she works to overcome personal issues."


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    demi lovato support
    Jan 07, 2011

    Demi, I wish the BEST

    Jan 07, 2011

    Demi, you have many people wishing you a healthy recovery, happiness and peace in your life. I love you show and music and I think you are a strong beautifull girl. you are a tough cookie, keep on going strong.

    Nov 17, 2010

    Demi, i wish u sucessful recovery and would want u to choose the people that are to be close to u wisely.with who u are,u never know is to be ur life well for tomorrow might not be.

    demi number1fan!!!!
    Nov 15, 2010

    demi i hope everything gets better i want your problems to go away. people who are saying bad stuff about you are wrong. demi your the best most prettiest singer and actress in disney. you are my role model my insperation. i want to be like you when im older and able to sing like you. i know all of your songs and i love them. you deserve better then joe jonas. you have th guts to tell them you were on rehab and that was have that talent an amazing talent. you can sing dance act and probably do all sorts of things. is selena gomez your best friend even helping you at all??? i know that your in pain and in torture but your fans are still here you can move on. i wish you rly rly good luck demi lovato :) you rock!!!!!

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