Season 1 of Cousins for Life was officially announced on March 6, 2018.[1] The season was ordered 20 episodes to air on Nickelodeon. The season premiered on November 24th, 2018 as a sneak peak and will officially premiere on January 5th, 2019.[2]

Production began on June 5, 2018 and ended on December 7, 2018.[3]


The buddy comedy centers on 12-year-old cousins Stuart (Dallas Young) and Ivy (Scarlet Spencer), best friends who come from very different backgrounds, and learn to navigate life under one roof with their families. After Stuart’s mom is deployed overseas, his fun-loving dad Clark (Ishmel Sahid) decides to move the family to Portland to live with his uptight brother Lewis (Ron G.) and his family, which includes Stuart’s confident, socially active cousin Ivy and her younger, overly-curious brother Leaf (Micah Abbey). Now living in a brand new city, Stuart embarks on a variety of endeavors with Ivy that lead to hilarious adventures. Although the cousins do not always see eye-to-eye, Ivy and Stuart learn they are better together, and when they team up, they are unstoppable.[1]


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast


Confirmed dates

No. Episode Title Date Premiered Prod. Code U.S. Viewers (mill.)
1 Movin' In November 24, 2018 101 0.62
2 Space Invader December 1, 2018 (Nick App)

January 5, 2019 (TV)

102 0.68
3 Scammer Time January 12, 2019 104 0.86
4 Hot Dog Day Afternoon January 19, 2019 105 TBD
5 This Little Piggy Went To Market January 26, 2019 108 TBD
6 Ivy Scares February 2, 2019 103 TBD

Unconfirmed dates


  • This is the first season of Cousins for Life, with the first season consisting of 20 episodes.
  • Austin & Ally creators, Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert serve as showrunners, executive producers and writers as well as directors for the series.
  • Production started on June 5, 2018 and wrapped on December 7, 2018.[3]
  • On October 29, 2018, it was announced Cousins For Life would premiere on November 24th.
  • Previews of the series began on November 4, 2018.
  • Lizzy Greene from former Nickelodeon series, “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn” made a guest star appearance as Natalie in Scammer Time.
  • Savannah May from fellow Nickelodeon series, “Knight Squad” will make a guest appearance as Marigold later in Green Girl Returns.
  • Daniella Monet from former hit Nickelodeon series, “w:c:victorious” will make a guest appearance as Denise later in the episode, Cousins Day