What’s New on Disney Channel: April 2017

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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 channelApril 2017 Programming Highlights

— All programming subject to change —

Friday, April 07

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital “Get-Well Gus Gets Well / Triceratops Trouble” (12:00 – 12:30 P.M. EDT) Get-Well Gus Gets Well” – When flying Pegasus toy Get-Well Gus crashes and breaks off one of his wings, Doc outfits him with a prosthetic. *Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges (“The Fast and the Furious”) guest stars as Get-Well Gus.   Triceratops Trouble” – Doc and the toys have trouble diagnosing a triceratops train that can’t get enough traction to move.

TV-Y

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

BUNK’D “Camp Stinky Waka” (6:00 – 6:30 P.M. EDT) When Tiffany’s mother comes to visit, the Woodchucks try to help Tiffany pretend that Camp Kikiwaka is a camp for geniuses.

TV-G

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Tangled: The Series “Fitzherbert P.I.” (7:30 – 8:00 P.M. EDT) Eugene sets out to find a role for himself in the castle and decides to be a royal guard.

TV-Y7

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Stuck in the Middle “Stuck in the Diaz Easter” (8:00 – 8:30 P.M. EDT) The Diaz kids team up to save their family holiday traditions from disappearing.

TV-G

  •  Original Series – One-Hour Series Premiere Event “Tomorrow Starts Today”

Andi Mack (8:30 – 9:30 P.M. EDT) Andi’s family life is thrown for a loop when her big sister, the freewheeling Bex, returns home on the eve of her 13th birthday. It begins with Bex arranging for Andi to train for Ultimate Frisbee with the cutest guy at school, Jonah Beck, who she learns has a high school age girlfriend, Amber.  Andi also grapples with telling her best friends Buffy and Cyrus some big news, but is preoccupied making Jonah Beck a bracelet, at his request. Meanwhile, Cyrus becomes the Space Otters’ official Enthusiastic Supporter and helps them win their first game.

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Saturday, April 08

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Elena of Avalor “Captain Turner Returns” (9:00 – 9:30 A.M. EDT) When Naomi’s mom gets a new job in their old kingdom, Naomi and Elena try to convince her not to move the family away from Avalor. *Julie Nathanson (“Sofia the First”) guest stars as Naomi’s mom Captain Scarlett Turner, and Rich Sommer (“Mad Men”) recurs as Naomi’s father Captain Daniel Turner.

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Friday, April 14

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Mickey and the Roadster Racers “The Impossible Race / The Happiest Helpers Cruise!” (10:00 – 10:30 A.M. EDT) The Impossible Race” – Cuckoo Loca enters her first Roadster event. The Happiest Helpers Cruise!” – The Happy Helpers become cruise directors on Valentine’s Day.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Series Premiere on Disney Channel

Puppy Dog Pals “Hawaii Pug-Oh / A.R.F.” (10:30 – 10:55 A.M. EDT) Hawaii Pug-Oh” – When Bob says he’d love to feel the sand on his toes, pug puppy brothers Bingo and Rolly go on a mission to Hawaii. A.R.F.” – Bob introduces the pups to A.R.F., a robotic dog he created that is programmed to clean up their messes.

TV-Y

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Puppy Dog Pals “The French Toast Connection / Take Me Out to the Pug Game” (10:55 – 11:20 A.M. EDT) The French Toast Connection” – Bingo and Rolly travel to France to get Bob some French toast. Take Me Out to the Pug Game” – The pugs chase Bob’s prized baseball across the city. *Famed sportscaster Bob Uecker guest stars as a baseball announcer.

TV-Y

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

BUNK’D “Cabin vs. Cabin” (6:00 – 6:30 P.M. EDT) The Woodchuck, Grizzly and Weasel cabins compete in Camp Kikiwaka’s annual “Cabin of the Year” competition.

TV-G

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Tangled: The Series “Challenge of the Brave” (7:30 – 8:00 P.M. EDT) Cassandra and Rapunzel enter the Challenge of the Brave, a gathering of warriors from across the kingdom, to test their courage. *Danny Trejo (“Machete”) guest stars as Wreck Marauder.

TV-Y7

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Stuck in the Middle “Stuck in the Beast-Day Party” (8:00 – 8:30 P.M. EDT) After discovering a shocking truth about Beast’s birthday, Harley throws him an epic party that causes a rift between the twins.

TV-G

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Andi Mack “Shhh!” (8:30 – 9:00 P.M. EDT) Against Celia’s wishes, Bex convinces Andi to stay up late to watch a scary movie; and when Andi falls asleep in class the next day, she receives detention and then misses the Space Otters game. Meanwhile, Buffy joins the track team and is determined to win.

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Friday, April 21

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Puppy Dog Pals “The Go-Long Retriever / Pot O’Pugs” (10:30 – 10:55 A.M. EDT) The Go-Long Retriever” – Bingo and Rolly try to get away from a self-fetching stick that begins chasing them. Pot O’Pugs” – When Bob says he needs a pot of gold, the pups search for one at the end of a rainbow.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Puppy Dog Pals “A Pyramid Scheme / Special Delivery” (10:55 – 11:20 A.M. EDT) A Pyramid Scheme” – Bongo and Rolly travel to Egypt to find the Great Pyramids. Special Delivery” – The pugs try to deliver a Mother’s Day card for Bob.

TV-Y

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

The Lion Guard “Ono the Tickbird” (11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. EDT) Ono must fill in for a rhino’s “seeing-eye bird” while the Guard helps the rhino and tickbird resolve their differences.

TV-Y

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

BUNK’D “Dreams Come True” (6:00 – 6:30 P.M. EDT) As the end of camp nears, Griff gets some unexpected news that changes his life.

TV-G

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Tangled: The Series “Cassandra v. Eugene” (7:30 – 8:00 P.M. EDT) Rapunzel is tired of the constant bickering between Cassandra and Eugene and decides to send them off on a scavenger hunt in hopes it will be a bonding experience.   *Ron Perlman (“Sons of Anarchy”) guest stars as The Stabbington Brothers.    

TV-Y7

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Stuck in the Middle “Stuck Without Devices” (8:00 – 8:30 P.M. EDT) The kids must entertain themselves for an entire weekend without using technology or devices.

TV-G

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Andi Mack “Dancing in the Dark” (8:30 – 9:00 P.M. EDT) Ham takes Celia on a weekend getaway, so Bex emboldens Andi to host her first-ever dance party at the house – and then Amber shows up, dampening Andi’s big night. Buffy meets Marty, a guy from the school track team.

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Saturday, April 22

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Elena of Avalor “King of the Carnaval” (9:00 – 9:30 A.M. EDT) Esteban’s childhood friend, Victor, returns to Avalor during the kingdom’s Carnaval celebration and convinces Esteban to help him rob the royal treasury. *Acclaimed Emmy and Tony Award-nominated actor Lou Diamond Phillips (“La Bamba”) guest stars as Victor Delgado.

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Friday, April 28

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Puppy Dog Pals “Design-A-Dog/ Ice, Ice Puggy” (10:30 – 11:00 A.M. EDT) Design-A-Dog” – Bingo and Rolly accidentally chew Bob’s childhood toy. “Ice, Ice Puggy” – When Bob’s icemaker breaks, the pugs go to Antarctica to get him ice.

TV-Y

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Sofia the First “Day of the Sorcerers” (11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. EDT) After a secret meeting of sorcerers, Cedric must choose between taking over the kingdom and maintaining his friendship with Sofia.

TV-Y

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

BUNK’D “We Didn’t Start the Fire” (6:00 – 6:30 P.M. EDT) To celebrate their last night at camp, the kids go on an overnight camping trip. Ravi and Emma take their final tests to become counselors.

TV-G

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Tangled: The Series “The Return of Strongbow” (7:30 – 8:00 P.M. EDT) When Eugene’s old friend Lance Strongbow sweeps back into town, he tries to drag Eugene back into his thieving ways. *Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart (Broadway’s “Aladdin”) guest stars as Lance Strongbow.

TV-Y7

  •  Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Stuck in the Middle “Stuck with a Boy Genius” (8:00 – 8:30 P.M. EDT) Harley, Rachel, Georgie and Ethan attend their school spring formal dance, while Lewie and Beast camp out at home in the backyard.

TV-G

  • Original Series – Episode Premiere on Disney Channel

Andi Mack “It’s Not About You” (8:30 – 9:00 P.M. EDT) Ham works to convince Bex to contact Bowie and tell him the truth; Andi’s frustration boils over when she discovers that Buffy has secretly been confiding in Bex instead of her. Meanwhile, Cyrus double-dates with Jonah Beck, Amber and her friend Iris.

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