Netflix’s new series The Baby-Sitters Club is based on the best-selling book series, that follows the friendship and adventures of Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace), Mary Anne Spier (Malia Baker), Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada), Stacey McGill (Shay Rudolph), and Dawn Schafer (Xochitl Gomez) as the middle-schoolers start their babysitting business in the town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut.
Rounding out the cast, Alicia Silverstone plays Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the selfless single-mother of Kristy Thomas. She is also the love interest of all around good guy Watson Brewer, played by Mark Feuerstein. Ann M. Martin is the beloved series author and producer on the new series. In fact, she was the first to conceive the idea of these inspiring young girls with different backgrounds, personalities and opinions. In the story they were brought together by a business venture they conceived and bonded through the friendships they forged.
The adaptation of the contemporary dramedy that continues to champion friendship, female empowerment and entrepreneurship was led by Rachel Shukert (Glow) as showrunner and Lucia Aniello (Broad City) as executive producer.
Release Date: July 3, 2020
Total Episodes: 10 episodes at 28 min each
Starring: Sophie Grace (Kristy Thomas), Malia Baker (Mary Anne Spier), Momona Tamada (Claudia Kishi). Shay Rudolph (Stacey McGill), Xochitl Gomez (Dawn Schafer), Alicia Silverstone (Elizabeth Thomas- Brewer), Mark Feuerstein (Watson Brewer)
Creative Team: Rachel Shukert (Showrunner), Lucia Aniello (Director and EP), Naia Cucukov (Walden Media), Lucy Kitada and Michael De Luca (MGM Motion Picture Chairman), Ann M. Martin (Producer and Author of The Baby-Sitters Club book series)