It’s Season’s Streamings With 7 of Our Favorite Disney+ Shows
Can you believe it Disney friends. Thanksgiving is tomorrow and that means the Holiday Season has officially arrived. Though that may mean frantic Christmas Shopping and holiday decorating, you MUST set aside some time to kick back and relax. Thankfully with Disney+ around there are plenty of awesome shows coming your way that are certain to put you in the holiday mood.
To give you a taste, here are 7 of our favorites!
High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special
This could be the start of something new! The beloved Disney series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series has its very own holiday special this year. The cast including Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Dara Reneé, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, Mark St. Cyr, and Kate Reinders—reunite to share childhood holiday memories; recall unforgettable gifts; chat about favorite traditions; and reminisce over family photos. Plus, there’ll be lots of music, of course—including “The Perfect Gift,” a new song from the highly anticipated second season of the series, written and performed by Bassett.
The Holiday Special came out last Friday meaning you can catch it on Disney’s official streaming network whenever you like! Also be on the lookout for the official soundtrack for the Holiday Special which is out now!
Making it’s Disney+ debut on December 4th, this modern Fairy Tale stars Jillian Bell as Eleanor a rather inexperienced fairy godmother-in-training who finds out her profession is facing extinction. Determined to prove that the world still needs fairy godmothers, Eleanor finds a mislaid letter from a 10-year old girl in distress. Tracking her down Eleanor realizes that the girl MacKenzie is now a 40 year old single mom (played by Isla Fisher) who works at a Boston news station. After losing her husband Mackenzie has given up on happily ever afters but Eleanor is bound and determined to change all that.
The film is directed by SHaron Maguire (Bridget Jones Diary) and also stars Santiago Cabrera, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Jane Curtin, June Squibb, Jillian Shea Spaeder, and Utkarsh Ambudkar.
LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special
This holiday special already premiered meaning you can watch it whenever you want! The first LEGO project for Disney+, the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special follows Rey as she sets off on a new adventure with BB-8 to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force. At a mysterious Jedi Temple, she is hurled into a cross-timeline adventure through beloved moments in Star Wars cinematic history, coming into contact with Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi-Wan and other iconic heroes and villains from all nine Skywalker saga films. But will she make it back in time for the joyous Life Day feast with Finn, Poe, Chewie, Rose, and the droids, and learn the true meaning of holiday spirit?
Arendelle Castle Yule Log
Need some ambiance during your Christmas meal? Last year’s with the release of Frozen 2, Disney also released an Arendelle Castle Yule Log which is now available to stream on Disney+. It features the castle’s heart with the stockings hung up from some of your favorite Disney friends.
Where pleased to announce that beginning on Friday, December 18th it will be back! Where also told that some extra touches have been added that provide a tip of the hat to the adventure that Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven took to the Enchanted Forest!
Once Upon a Snowman
And while we’re on the subject of Frozen, Disney+ is also NOW streaming an adorable short film featuring beloved Olaf. Essentially Olaf’s origin story, you’ll follow along with him as he takes his first steps and searches to find his identity in the mountains outside Arendelle. The short is directed by Trent Correy and Dan Abraham and features Josh Gad as Olaf.
The Simpsons—Christmas Episodes from all 31 Seasons
It wouldn’t be the holiday season without our favorite friends from Springfield! Disney+ currently has the Christmas episodes available to screen from 31 Seasons of the animated series The Simpsons. You’re guaranteed hours of holiday hilarity from Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Baby Maggie!
Disney+’s brand new six-part documentary series On Pointe captures a season at the School of American Ballet (SAB) in New York City. You’ll gain unprecedented access to the iconic ballet institution as you follow the lives of the students age 8 to 18 as they pursue their dreams of becoming a world renowned dancer. While older students from all over the country rigorously train for professional careers, younger students from NYC are put through their paces as they rehearse and perform in New York City Ballet’s holiday classic, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, onstage in 2019 at Lincoln Center. Look for On Pointe on Disney+ beginning December 18.
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