Hannah Montana originated in the Disney Chanel original sitcom Hannah Montana, starring Miley Cyrus as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana. Hannah is the pop star alter ego of Miley Stewart, a young girl with big dreams from Tennessee. The show follows her adventures as a teenager by day and pop star by night and her struggles keeping her double life a secret, except from her best friends of course. The show first aired 2006 and ended in 2011 after four successful seasons. Hannah Montana: The Movie premiered in halfway-through the series in 2009, and Hannah also appears in crossover episodes featuring several popular Disney Channel sitcoms, That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana and Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana.