What’s New on Disney Channel: January 2017

Maria H. (ndm#130) (1994 Posts)

A Disney blooded, crafty, fun-lovin' wife/mom/organizer/planner, etc who is obsessed with all things Disney 🙂 Maria grew up with the Magic Kingdom and has loved watching WDW evolve into what it is today. A firm believer in the Power of Pixie Dust, she is the owner of The Disney Driven Life - A Community for Neurotic Disney People & a d.i.y. crafty blog, Carousel of Projects - create~inspire~share.


 

disney channel winter logoJanuary 2017 Programming Highlights

All programming subject to change

Friday, January 06

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Junior Block**

The Lion Guard “The Trail to Udugu” (8:00 – 8:30 A.M. EST) While Nala takes Kion and Kiara on a trip to teach them the importance of working together, Simba is left in charge of the Lion Guard.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Junior Block**

Sofia the First “Hexley Hall” (8:30 – 9:00 A.M. EST) When Sofia notices that her amulet is changing, she enlists Cedric’s help to discover why.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Liv and Maddie: Cali Style “Standup-A-Rooney” (5:30 – 6:00 P.M. EST) Joey is nervous when he’s invited to perform stand-up comedy at a local restaurant. Parker finds himself in a predicament when he isn’t sure if he’s asked his fellow classmate to be his partner in a science competition or his date to a school dance. * Guest starring Frank Caliendo as Vince.

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Girl Meets World “World Meets Girl” (6:00 – 7:00 P.M. EST) Fans peek behind the scenes of “Girl Meets World.”

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

K.C. Undercover “Collision Course” (7:00 – 7:30 P.M. EST) The Coopers go undercover in a biker club to find Richard, the head of The Other Side. Meanwhile, everyone thinks K.C. is losing it when she claims she saw her evil cousin Abby, the enemy agent she eliminated. * Guest starring are Jasmine Guy (“The Vampire Diaries”) as Erica, NBA great Rick Fox (“Shameless”) as Richard and Kara Roster (“Pretty Little Liars”) as Abby.

TV-Y7 FV


Friday, January 13

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Junior Block**

Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital “Camille Gets Over The Hump / Willow’s Wonky Whiskers” (12:00 – 12:30 P.M. EST) Camille Gets Over The Hump” – When Camille, a toy camel, gets hurt, it’s up to Doc and the other Med Students to convince her to go to the hospital. “Willow’s Wonky Whiskers” – When Doc is unable to see inside a toy’s fluffy cheek, she decides to do a CAT scan to figure out the problem.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Liv and Maddie: Cali Style “Roll Model-A-Rooney” (5:30 – 6:00 P.M. EST) Liv and her fellow female co-stars of “Sing It Louder!!” attempt to break the stereotype that boys are better than girls at ‘boy stuff’ by organizing a woodblock derby race against the boys. Meanwhile, Maddie and Willow take part in a challenge at their local restaurant which has only been won by men before.

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Girl Meets World “Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen” (6:00 – 6:30 P.M. EST) With Riley’s 16th birthday approaching, the kids contemplate the future and how rapidly their relationships will change in a few short years.

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Bizaardvark “Mom! Stop!” (6:30 – 7:00 P.M. EST) Paige has mixed feelings when her mom hires her and Frankie to sing while they wait tables at their family restaurant. Meanwhile, Dirk gets himself trapped in his lair in an avalanche of props.

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

K.C. Undercover “Family Feud” (7:00 – 7:30 P.M. EST) K.C. and her family find themselves in an epic spy showdown vs. The Other Side when her evil aunt Erica and her family return. * Guest starring are Jasmine Guy (“The Vampire Diaries”) as Erica, NBA great Rick Fox (“Shameless”) as Richard and Kara Roster (“Pretty Little Liars”) as Abby

TV-Y7 FV


Sunday, January 15

  • Original Series – Simulcast Premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior**

Mickey and the Roadster Racers “Mickey’s Wild Tire! /Sittin’ Kitty” (9:00 – 9:25 A.M. EST) Mickey’s Wild Tire!” – Mickey tries to surprise racing champion Jiminy Johnson with a tire from his first roadster. * NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson guest stars as Jiminy Johnson. Sittin’ Kitty” – Minnie and Daisy wind up on a search throughout Hot Dog Hills when the cat they are pet-sitting escapes.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Simulcast Premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior**

Mickey and the Roadster Racers “Goofy Gas! /Little Big Ape” (9:25 – 9:50 A.M. EST) Goofy Gas!” – When Goofy invents a new fuel to make the roadsters go faster, they wind up with unexpected results. *Television personality Jay Leno recurs as announcer Billy Beagle. Little Big Ape” – The Happy Helpers try to capture a gorilla that is loose in Clarabelle’s house.

TV-Y


Monday, January 16

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Junior Block**

Mickey and the Roadster Racers “Race for the Rigatoni Ribbon! /Roaming Around Rome” (9:00 – 9:25 A.M. EST) Race for the Rigatoni Ribbon!” – Mickey and the gang compete against Piston Pietro throughout Rome, while a runaway giant meatball chases after Goofy. “Roaming Around Rome” – The Happy Helpers give a tour of Rome to influential travel writer Robbie Roberts. * Tim Gunn (“Project Runway”) guest stars as Robbie Roberts.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Junior Block**

Mickey and the Roadster Racers “Agent Double-O-Goof /Egg-xasperating!” (9:25 – 9:50 A.M. EST) Agent Double-O-Goof” – While everyone prepares for the Queen of England to come for tea, Goofy is mistaken for a secret agent in charge of delivering a top-secret briefcase. *Jane Leeves (“Frasier”) and Peter Serafinowicz (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) guest star as the Queen of England and Agent Chauncey Chips, respectively. Egg-xasperating!” – The Happy Helpers are charged with watching Clara Cluck’s egg while she runs errands.

TV-Y

  • Disney Channel Premiere

“A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits” (5:25 – 7:00 P.M. EST)

If a dream is a wish your heart makes, then auto mechanic Tessa Golding’s (Sofia Carson) wish is to be a singer and dancer. When her fame-hungry stepmother (Jennifer Tilly) and stepsisters (Amy Louise Wilson and Jazzara Jaslyn) drag her to a swanky resort so the sisters can audition for pop star Reed West’s upcoming musical, Tessa decides to disguise herself and turn into Bella Snow: British singing sensation! She wins the role, but can she juggle playing two different people, her spoiled family’s demands and her budding friendship with Reed all at the same time? With a heart that big and the talent to back it up, anything is possible if you just dream it.

TV-PG


Friday, January 20

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Junior Block**

Mickey and the Roadster Racers “Mickey’s Perfecto Day!/Running of the Roadsters!” (9:00 – 9:25 A.M. EST) “Mickey’s Perfecto Day!” – While in Madrid, Mickey plans a perfect day for Minnie, but a playful baby bull has other plans. “Running of the Roadsters!” – Minnie and Daisy make a bet with Mickey and Donald over who will win the race. *Television personality Jay Leno recurs as announcer Billy Beagle.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Liv and Maddie: Cali Style “Falcon-A-Rooney” (5:30 – 6:00 P.M. EST) Joey’s popularity at school is threatened when an old nemesis from Wisconsin returns and Maddie feels the need to keep a close eye on Parker’s new friend.

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Girl Meets World (6:00 – 6:30 P.M. EST) Episode Details TBD

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Bizaardvark “Paige’s Birthday is Gonna Be Great” (6:30 – 7:00 P.M. EST) Frankie goes to extreme lengths to throw Paige the best birthday party ever, including tricking social media star Lilly Singh to attend the party. * Guest starring social media sensation Lilly Singh (IISuperwomanII) herself.

TV-G


Friday, January 27

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Junior Block**

Mickey and the Roadster Racers “It’s Wiki Wiki Time/Happy Hula Helpers!” (9:00 – 9:25 A.M. EST) “It’s Wiki Wiki Time” – Donald’s Hawaiian vacation is interrupted when the rest of the gang arrives for a big relay race. *Television personality Jay Leno recurs as announcer Billy Beagle. Happy Hula Helpers!” – The Happy Helpers are tasked with teaching a hula dance for a birthday celebration. * Tia Carrere (“Lilo & Stitch”) guest stars as Auntie Olina

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Liv and Maddie: Cali Style “Ex-A-Rooney” (5:30 – 6:00 P.M. EST) When Maddie and Josh start hanging out again, Joey feels awkward by their rekindled friendship. Meanwhile, Parker and Val find themselves in a jam when competing for a coveted finalist spot in the Mars Madness competition.

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere

Bizaardvark “In Your Space!” (6:30 – 7:00 P.M. EST) Paige and Frankie, along with fellow Vuuglers Victor and Dirk, are picked to participate in a popular web series reality competition called “In Your Space!” Meanwhile, Bernie tries to impress Amelia with his suave moves. * Guest starring social media sensation Thomas Sanders as “In Your Space!” host Ian and Calum Worthy (“Austin & Ally”) as Victor.