Dates and Times Announced For Disney’s Television Holiday Specials
We’ve got some exciting news regarding Disney’s televised holiday specials for 2022. The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration will air on ABC on Sunday, November 27 from 8-10pm and Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade will also air on ABC on Sunday, December 25th starting at 10 am ET.
Details are slowly starting to trickle in regarding the festivities. We can confirm that the Magical Holiday Celebration will feature Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Sherry Cola (from Freeform’s Good Trouble) and Marcus Scribner (grownish.) The same folks will also be a part of the Christmas Day Parade.
In addition to airing on ABC, The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration will also air on Hulu and Disney+ the day after its ABC premiere. The Christmas Parade will stream on Hulu as well as ABC.
The specials, filmed from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California will feature a star-studded array of musical performances combining both holiday classics and new hits!
Musical performances for “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” include the following:
- Derek Hough and Julianne Hough – “Such a Night,” “My Favorite Things,” “I Gotta Feeling” medley
- Becky G – “Frosty The Snowman” and “What Christmas Means to Me” with Chloe Flower and Ne-Yo
- Black Eyed Peas – “A Cold Christmas” and “I Gotta Feeling”
- Chloe Flower – “Carol of the Bells” and “What Christmas Means to Me” with Ne-Yo and Becky G
- David Foster and Katharine McPhee – “Jingle Bell Rock”
- Il Volo – “Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)”
- Jordin Sparks – “Trapmas Medley”
- Maren Morris – “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”
- Meghan Trainor – “Here Comes Santa Claus” and “Made You Look” medley
- Ne-Yo – “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)” and “What Christmas Means to Me” with Chloe Flower and Becky G
- Run DMC – “Christmas in Hollis”
Both specials will featuring footage form Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort and Freeform’s Trevor Jackson (grownish) will also check in from aboard Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, The Disney Wish with a sneak peek of the upcoming release Avatar: The Way of Water which will hit theaters on December 16, 2022.
In addition to the parade, musical performances for “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade” include the following:
- Derek Hough and Julianne Hough – “Officially Christmas”
- Black Eyed Peas – “Carol of the Bells”
- Chloe Flower – “A Liberace Christmas”
- David Foster and Katharine McPhee – “Blue Christmas” and “Grown Up Christmas List”
- Maren Morris – “When You Wish Upon a Star”
- Meghan Trainor – “My Kind of Present”
- Ne-Yo – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
- Il Volo – “Happy Christmas (War is Over)”
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