star-darlings-in-halo-hall_1817e7bfDisney’s new original tween show Star Darlings, will premiere its first on-air special tonight on Disney Channel. The 30 minute on air special, “Becoming Star Darlings,” introduces 12 “Star-Charmed” girls who pursue their individual wishes with determination and the help of their friends. The special will extend the stories from the  book series, Star Darlings from Disney Publishing Worldwide.

The show will present themes of friendship, confidence, leadership, and teamwork, while the stories and journeys are designed to inspire tweens to chase their dreams. The ‘Star Darlings’ have already accumulated millions of views across multiple platforms with digital short form content.

Star Darlings first debuted in North America last September as a multiplatform lifestyle experience featuring content, music, and products spanning across books, online, mobile, toys and apparel.