Girl Meets World is an American television sitcom. The series is a sequel to the sitcom Boy Meets World, which was a TV show that aired from 1993 to 2000 on ABC's TGIF block. Girl Meets World follows Riley Matthews (portrayed by Rowan Blanchard), the twelve year old daughter of the two main characters of Boy Meets World Cory (portrayed by Ben Savage) and Topanga Matthews (portrayed by Danielle Fishel). The show follows Riley as she navigates through the challenges of life. Other members of the original cast appeared in the series and reprised their original roles.