Hannah Montana is an American television series that originally aired on the Disney Channel from March 24, 2006 until January 16, 2011. It aired ninety-eight episodes across four seasons. The series focused on Miley Stewart, a girl who lives a double life as an average teenager by day and a famous pop singer Hannah Montana by night. She conceals her identity from the public, other than her close friends and family. The series has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program from 2007 through 2010. Hannah Montana: The Movie was released in theaters on April 10, 2009. The third season of the series premiered on November 2, 2008 and ended on March 14, 2010. The show was renewed for the fourth and final season, which started production on January 18, 2010, and ended production on May 14, 2010. The final season premiered on July 11, 2010, and became the last Disney Channel sitcom to transition from standard definition to high definition in the process. The fourth season of Hannah Montana was promoted as Hannah Montana Forever.