Season 1 of Austin & Ally was announced on May 24, 2011 by Disney Channel. It premiered on December 2, 2011 as a preview and December 4, 2011 as a series premiere. The full season consisted of 19 episodes and aired from December 2, 2011 to September 9, 2012.
Opposites rock when an unlikely partnership is formed between Austin, an extroverted musician/singer, and Ally, a brilliant yet shy songwriter - and their two best friends, Trish and Dez. Austin and Ally combine their talents to create a true musical tour-de-force.
- Ross Lynch as Austin Moon (19/19 Episodes)
- Laura Marano as Ally Dawson (19/19 Episodes)
- Raini Rodriguez as Trish De la Rosa (19/19 Episodes)
- Calum Worthy as Dez Wade (19/19 Episodes)
- Cole Sand as Nelson (6/19 Episodes)
- Andy Milder as Lester Dawson (5/19 Episodes)
- Ashley Fink as Mindy (2/19 Episodes)
- Richard Whiten as Jimmy Starr (2/19 Episodes)
- John Henson as Mike Moon (1/19 Episodes)
- Jill Benjamin as Mimi Moon (1/19 Episodes)
|Image||No.||Ep.||Title||Original air date||Prod.|
|1||1||"Rockers & Writers"||December 2, 2011||101|
|Austin, an extroverted singer and Ally, a brilliant but shy songwriter become a team.|
|2||2||"Kangaroos & Chaos"||December 4, 2011||102|
|Austin is eager to release another music video, so he puts the pressure on Ally to quickly finish the lyrics. However, in her haste to complete the song, she scribbles down the lyrics in illegible handwriting, prompting Dez and Trish to gather some strange items which they think correspond to Ally’s lyrics.|
|3||3||"Secrets & Songbooks"||December 11, 2011||103|
|Ally loses her song writing book, which is also her top secret diary, so she and Trish comb the mall looking for her it, not knowing that Austin and Dez have already found it and read it, revealing that Ally has a secret crush. When Austin is convinced it’s him, he tries to find a way to let Ally know they’re just friends.|
|4||4||"Zaliens & Cloud Watchers"||January 8, 2012||105|
|After Ally writes a song that Austin doesn’t think sounds like him, they decide to hang out more in order to learn what each other does for fun. Meanwhile, Trish and Dez realize they have more in common than they thought.|
|5||5||"Bloggers & Butterflies"||January 15, 2012||104|
|When embarrassing footage of Austin starts showing up on a blog, everyone is concerned how it is going to affect Austin's image. After the footage causes Austin to lose a gig, the gang becomes determined to find the anonymous culprit behind the blog.|
|6||6||"Tickets & Trashbags"||January 22, 2012||107|
|Everyone is excited when Austin is invited to perform at the Miami Internet Music Awards. Unfortunately, Austin is only allowed to bring one guest. Everyone's friendship is tested as Ally, Trish and Dez all compete to win the coveted guest ticket.|
|7||7||"Managers & Meatballs"||January 29, 2012||108|
|Everyone's loyalty is put to the test when Austin is approached by a new, hotshot manager who wants to sign him. Austin is backed into the position of having to choose between his friends and the promise of fame.|
|8||8||"Club Owners & Quinceañeras"||February 19, 2012||109|
|Austinhears that a big time club owner will be at Trish’s Quinceañera, so the gang plans a stand-out performance to ensure Austin gets noticed. Meanwhile, Trish invites Dallas to the party and Ally is nervous about dancing with him.|
|9||9||"Deejays & Demos"||February 26, 2012||111|
|Austin books his first radio interview and decides it's the perfect time to give Ally the credit she deserves. However, during the interview, Austin's plan backfires and the deejay invites both Austin and Ally to come back and perform live on the radio. The gang must scramble to find a way around Ally's stage fright.|
|10||10||"World Records & Work Wreckers"||March 4, 2012||113|
|Austin and Dez set out to break a world record. Meanwhile, Ally accidentally hires her crush, Dallas, to help out at Sonic Boom. When it looks like she might have to fire him, she turns to Trish for advice.|
|11||11||"Songwriting & Starfish"||March 11, 2012||110|
|Austin prepares for a summer jam contest on the beach that could get his song played on the radio. Meanwhile, Ally tries to put her unpleasant beachgoing experiences behind her.|
|12||12||"Soups & Stars"||March 25, 2012||115|
|Trish’s new boss at Miss Suzy’s Soups is also Ally’s former elementary school teacher and when Ally inadvertently plays a prank on her, Miss Suzy’s business starts to suffer. Ally feels terrible, so she, Austin, Trish and Dez come up with a plan to help get customers back in the door.|
|13||13||"Burglaries & Boobytraps"||April 15, 2012||106|
|After a thief burglarizes stores in the mall, Ally and Trish come up with a plan to catch the culprit. However, when the evidence points to Austin, they’re forced to confront both him and Dez.|
|14||14||"MyTab & My Pet"||April 22, 2012||114|
|Austin, Ally, Trish, and Dez take turns waiting in line for the new myTAB, but after Dez lets everyone go ahead of him, Ally and Trish have to take over line duty. Now, Austin and Dez are left in charge of watching Ally’s pet bird, Owen, which they accidentally let escape.|
|15||15||"Filmmaking & Fear Breaking"||May 20, 2012||112|
|Dez is filming his first big movie and the whole gang jumps in to help. Austin nabs the starring role, Trish gets to play lots of characters and Ally offers to help out behind the camera. However, when it's Austin's turn for his big scene, something triggers a childhood fear and causes him to panic.|
|16||16||"Diners & Daters"||June 17, 2012||116|
|Trish gets a job at a diner and when the gang goes for lunch, Austin instantly falls for one of the waitresses. But when she tells him she doesn’t have time to date, Austin gets a job at the diner and enlists Ally to help win her over.|
|17||17||"Everglades & Ally-Gators"||July 15, 2012||119|
|The gang heads to Shiny Money's houseboat and, while Austin and Ally are working on a song, Trish and Dez accidentally lure in a legendary alligator. Chaos quickly ensues as they try to keep the houseboat and their summer vacation afloat.|
|18||18||"Successes & Setbacks"||August 19, 2012||117|
|The gang stays up all night rehearsing for Austin’s demo record with Jimmy Starr, but when Austin pushes it too hard, he strains his vocal cords. Ally, Trish and Dez take him to the doctor where he is faced with a choice that could determine his future as a singer.|
|19||19||"Albums & Auditions"||September 9, 2012||118|
|Ally gets accepted to a music school and is so excited that Austin, Dez and Trish sent in an application on her behalf. Unbeknownst to them, however, the school is in New York, forcing Ally to decide if she wants to move and leave her friends behind.|
- Out of all the seasons of the show, this one had the least amount of episodes with 19.
- This is the first season of Austin & Ally.
- The season consists of 19 episodes.
- The season was originally picked up for 21 episodes, but premiered with only 19 possibly due to production time constraints.
- The premiere episode is "Rockers & Writers" and the finale episode is "Albums & Auditions".