We are just a few hours away from the series finale of Liv and Maddie and weâre all prepared to cry our eyes out.
Joey Bragg did.
âIt was weird because it all didnât feel quite real until it all the shots were of?cially done,â Joey shared with JJJ about filming the final scenes. âI cried so much in rehearsal for the last scene that I was all dried up come ?lming.â
He adds, âI just kept thinking about how much I loved coming to work everyday and seeing all these people that I couldnât fathom not doing that anymore.â
And if youâd ask if Joey would want to do it all over again, he would.
âOf course I would. Time of my life. I wouldnât change a second,â he says. âSure it wasnât all sunshine and mouse ears but those not as good times made the great times even brighter.â
Joey added, âIf I was stuck in a groundhog day scenario I would want to do the most recent âEx-A-Rooneyâ. I got to be two different bad asses and do a handful of cool action rolls. What more could I ask for?â
Joey Rooney has grown up a lot over four seasons on Liv and Maddie, and actor Joey Bragg has a good idea of where heâll be in 10 years time.
âI would keep it realistic but seeing who is currently in the white House I am going off the assumption that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!!!â Joey jokes with JJJ.
He continues, âI think Joey Rooney is going into his fifth year as a cast-member on SNL but is leaving to go protect the city of New York with his newfound superpowers.â
Thatâs a good prediction!
Speaking of his new SNL cast member status, Joey also opened up about how big the stand-up debut storyline was for him personally.
â[It meant] The world,â he shares. âOur show runners Ron and John were at the forefront of making this happen. When they approached me to write ten minutes, I was elated but nervous.â
âYou never know how itâs gonna translate to a different platform not to mention I canât see the audience the material was written for. I think it turned out really well thanks to our director Chris Poulos.â
So whatâs really in the future for Joey Bragg? Click inside to find out! More Here! »
The end of Liv and Maddie has come and we’re still not ready to say goodbye just yet.
However, all of the actors have moved on from the show, which is where JJJ comes in and tells you just where you can see them next.
You can find out just what’s in store for Dove Cameron, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Joey Bragg, Jessica Marie Garcia and more stars of the show.
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You’ll find some on the big screen, some on the small screen and others will be branching out in other amazing ways.
Click inside to see where you can find the Liv and Maddie cast next…
Tonight’s the night…the night we say goodbye to our favorite Rooney family on Liv and Maddie.
“It really felt like it was the last week of high school, which it kind of was for the young actors,” showrunners John D. Beck and Ron Hart told JJJ about the final week of filming.
They added, “We have been lucky enough to work on a number of different television shows but we never got to finish a show where it felt like the time was right and everyone was, not ready to see it end, but ready to move on. That was a very nice feeling.”
Tonight’s episode will reveal that the Rooney house is finally rebuilt and Karen (Kali Rocha) can’t wait to have the family reunite in Wisconsin.
However, when exciting opportunities arise for each of the Rooney kids, their summer plans are suddenly thrown into jeopardy.
Liv and Maddie: Cali Style airs Friday, March 24 @5:30PM ET/PT on Disney Channel.
Dove Cameron, Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Joey Bragg make up one of our favorite sibling groups ever, so itâs no wonder that they totally impressed for their auditions for the show.
âThis is my favorite story ever,â John D. Beck says before sharing how Joey entered their world. âJoey Rooney was an incredibly difficult part to cast because we needed to find somebody who was not the typical kid…not a cool kid, not a nerd, but something we termed as confidently awkward.â
âHe was sitting in the lobby and I made a note in my mind to make sure we saw him because I thought he was going to be the kid we needed for Joey,â he continues. âHe walked in and the first words Joey Bragg took a look at Ron, who kind of does look a little like Joey Bragg, with the glasses, but isn’t thing like Joey is.â
âThe first words he ever said to us were ‘Hey, you look exactly like I’ll look in a few years if I make a lot of bad life choicesâ. I was like, ‘This is my guy. You don’t have to say another word. You got the part as far as I’m concerned’. He did nail the part.â
Click inside to read what John and Ron shared about Tenzing, Dove, Kali Rocha and Benjamin King…
Letâs be honest, Liv and Maddie fans are some of the best fans out there, and the cast definitely agree.
âI donât know if it has hit me yet,â Joey Bragg says honestly. âItâs amazing every time I meet a fan or a parent that claims to not be a fan. I love what we are putting out and I am just so glad that other people like it too.â
He adds, âItâs amazing to see how many times Iâve interacted with fans on social media and to think âWow, this is just a fraction of what Dove must be getting.ââ
There are a handful of moments that stand out to Joey after meeting fans of the show.
âThere are some fans that get obsessed but when I was there age I got obsessed with certain things too. James Bond, Cars, perfecting my abs,â he jokes. âI just love that there is someone whose day can be turned completely around by me liking their most recent collage they made for Jillow.â
The Liv and Maddie series finale airs TOMORROW, Friday, March 24th @ 5:30PM ET/PT on Disney Channel.
When a series ends, you always hear stories of cast and crew taking mementos from the set — and Joey Bragg did the same, stealing one of his favorite pieces from the prop department.
So which item from the Rooney house in Wisconsin did Joey take for his own home?
âThat little artichoke candle holder beside the couch in every episode,â he reveals to JJJ. âI broke that countless times forcing someone to glue it back together.â
Joey adds, jokingly, âHonestly, itâs set decoratorâs fault for choosing a ceramic artichoke. Think of all the fragile hang-y off bits. Could have had a sturdy pineapple candle holder that had no break prone pieces.â
And whereâs that artichoke candle holder now? At Joeyâs home of course and âIâve broken it ?ve times since wrap.â
From the first moment Willow (Jessica Marie Garcia) got the crushies over Joey (Joey Bragg) on Liv and Maddie, we were hooked, and when they finally had their first date, we were throwing a party.
Joey spoke to JJJ about the coupleâs flirty relationship throughout the series and is making us feel all the feels.
âThe Willow/Joey storyline was always my favorite,â he says, ânot just because I got to spend the week with Jessica Marie Garcia but because everyone has been in that awkward position before.â
Joey adds about the importance of their relationship and the storyline: âWhether you are the Joey or the Willow you know how hard it can be, so getting to see Joey and Willow get together in the end was a great message.â
âWhat was the message you ask? Never give up, never go down.â
With the show ending in just a few days, we donât know if theyâll end up together during it, but Joey has hope for the couple.
âWillow and Joey are meant to be. They’ll find each other eventually,” he says. “They are still so young. Look out for a movie coming out in ten years putting the bow on top of Jillow.â
The Liv & Maddie series finale airs Friday, March 24.