Tag Archives: Disney Channel

D23 Shares Clip from New Mickey Mouse Short


In honor of Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18th, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has shared a clip from a new Mickey Mouse short that will premiere tomorrow on the Disney Channel. “The Birthday Song” is the first of several shorts that will air every half hour starting at 9:25am (ET/PT). It shows Mickey […]


Details on the Disney Parks Holiday Specials Airing on the Disney Channel and Freeform


The Disney Parks Blog recently released information on the holiday specials that will air on the Disney Channel and Freeform this holiday season. While we have already reported the details and information on who will be performing for ABC’s “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magic Holiday Celebration” and “The Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration,” we […]


Freeform’s ’25 Days of Christmas’ to Expand to ABC, Disney Channel, and More


For the first time, Freeform, the network previously known as ABC Family, will not be the only channel hosting the much-anticipated ‘25 Days of Christmas’ programming this year. The Disney|ABC Television Group has announced that the holiday specials will expand to air across all of their networks this season due to the popularity of the […]


Season 2 of ‘Andi Mack’ on Disney Channel to Introduce First Gay Storyline


It’s no secret that the Walt Disney Company supports the inclusion of all people, “with stories that reflect acceptance and tolerance and celebrate the differences that make our characters uniquely wonderful in their own way.” Next month, the Disney Channel will be introducing a gay storyline into the second season of one of its very […]


Disney Parks Holiday Specials to Film on November 3-7, 2017


UPDATE 10/30/17: Filming will take place at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on November 4 so the following entertainment offerings will not be available on that date: Winged Encounters, Tree of Life Awakenings, Discovery Island Carnivale, Viva Gaia Street Band!, and Sunset Serenatas. PhotoPass photographers will not be available in the Tree of Life hub or the Oasis bridge […]


Disney Channel to Produce Musical Version of Freaky Friday


The Disney Channel has announced the cast for an upcoming film based on the stage musical adaptation of Freaky Friday. Friday Friday tells the story of a mother and daughter who magically switch places for a day. Heidi Blickenstaff, who originated the role of Katherine, the mom, in the stage version will reprise her role. […]


Disney to Combine Network Streaming Apps into ‘DisneyNow’


DisneyNow is expected to combine Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior into one single app. Each channel had its own separate app in the past, but DisneyNow will give consumers access to full episodes and live streaming of these shows on the same streaming service. These shows will include: Disney Channel: Andi Mack, Bizaardvark, […]


‘Hocus Pocus’ Is Getting a Disney Channel TV Movie Remake


The Sanderson Sisters are getting a makeover. The cult hit Hocus Pocus is getting reimagined for the small screen, as a remake project is currently in the works for the Disney Channel. The story follows three children in Salem, Massachusetts as they run afoul of a trio of witches that they accidentally resurrect from beyond […]


‘Vampirina’ Set to Premiere on Disney Junior October 1


Back in June, we told you about the new, blood-curdling kids’ show Vampirina that would be coming to Disney Junior this Fall and we’ve now learned that the show has been slated for its broadcast premiere on Sunday, October 1 at 11 a.m. Eastern. Two back-to-back episodes will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. […]


Anticipated Cost Cuts Could Mean Layoffs for Disney-ABC Television Group


As Disney’s fiscal year-end approaches, several online sources including the Wall Street Journal, are reporting that Disney is looking to cut up to 10% in their costs at their ABC Television Group division. Those affected could include the ABC broadcast network, ABC Studios, ABC News, and local stations, with Disney Channel and Freeform possibly seeing […]