DISNEY CHANNEL SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER WITH ITS ANNUAL WINTER PROGRAMMING EVENT, “FA-LA-LA-LIDAYS”
–Includes New Holiday-Themed Episodes of “BUNK’D,” “Girl Meets World,” “K.C. Undercover,” “Best Friends Whenever,” “Austin & Ally,” “Liv and Maddie” and “Disney Channel Fa-La-La-Lidays Celebrates a Radio Disney Family Holiday,” hosted by Sabrina Carpenter
–Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Short-Film “Frozen Fever” Makes Its Disney Channel Debut —
Disney Channel’s fifth annual “Fa-La-La-Lidays” programming event kicks off with the television premiere of the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ short-film “Frozen Fever” on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29 and continues throughout December with holiday-themed episodes of “BUNK’D,” “Girl Meets World,” “K.C. Undercover,” “Best Friends Whenever,” “Austin & Ally” and “Liv and Maddie,” beginning FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4. Also premiering on that day is “Disney Channel Fa-La-La-Lidays Celebrates a Radio Disney Family Holiday,” (9:00 p.m., ET/PT). Hosted by “Girl Meets World” star and Hollywood Records recording artist Sabrina Carpenter, the special will include performances by some of today’s most popular Radio Disney artists and will be available via WATCH Disney Channel the following day, Saturday, December 5.
“Fa-La-La-Lidays” further celebrates the season with special on-air events, including “Toy Story That Time Forgot” (Saturday, December 5 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT), a new animated special “Bob’s Broken Sleigh” (Friday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT) and the Disney Channel premiere of “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” (Friday, December 20 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT). Also returning to Disney Channel are holiday classics, including the Rankin-Bass specials “Frosty Winter Wonderland” (Saturday, December 5 at 8:30 p.m., ET/PT), “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (Monday, December 21 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT) and “Rudolph’s Shiny New Year” (Monday, December 21 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT).
The “Fa-La-La-Lidays” schedule is as follows (all times ET/PT):
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
“Frozen Fever” – (Premieres During “Descendants” at 6:30 p.m., ET/PT)
It’s Anna’s birthday, and Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but when Elsa catches a cold, her powers may put more than just the party at risk.
Voice talent includes Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4
*All series episodes are available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel, beginning Friday, December 4*
8:00 p.m. – “BUNK’D”
“Secret Santa” – Ravi’s advice to Emma and Lou on their CIT gift exchange doesn’t go as imagined. Meanwhile, Skai, Xander, Jorge and Tiffany run into a disgruntled man they are convinced is Santa and must work together to save Christmas.
8:30 p.m. – “Girl Meets World”
“Girl Meets The New Year” – Farkle tells Riley that she has until midnight on New Year’s Eve to tell everyone how she really feels about Lucas.
9:00 p.m. – “Disney Channel Fa-La-La-Lidays Celebrates a Radio Disney Family Holiday”
Hosted by “Girl Meets World” star and Hollywood Records recording artist Sabrina Carpenter, the special will include performances by some of today’s most popular Radio Disney artists, including Carpenter, Andy Grammer, Charlie Puth, current ‘NBT’ featured artist Jacob Whitesides, Forever In Your Mind and Radio Disney country-music rising-star Mickey Guyton. The special will also feature appearances by Disney Channel stars, including Sofia Carson (“Descendants”).
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6
8:00 p.m. – “K.C. Undercover”
“‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas” – When K.C. gives her dad the perfect Christmas gift – a surprise visit from his father – she is the one who is surprised when she learns Craig and her Poppa Earl don’t really get along, and he has no idea they are all spies.
Guest starring is George Wallace as Poppa Earl.
8:30 p.m. – “Best Friends Whenever”
“The Girls of Christmas Past” – Things spin out of control when Cyd travels back to Christmas the year before to try and figure out the perfect gift for Shelby. Meanwhile, Barry and Naldo’s Winter Wonderland experiment sparks an elf war, with Bret and Chet leading the charge.
9:00 p.m. – “Austin & Ally”
“Santas & Surprises” – When one of Austin and Ally’s music students is sad about spending Christmas away from her father, the gang rallies around her to try and make her happy.
9:30 p.m. – “Liv and Maddie”
“Joy-To-A-Rooney” – Liv invites her “Voltage” director and crew over for the Rooney’s traditional Christmas Eve dinner but is forced to enlist Artie’s help to prepare the famed meal. Meanwhile, Maddie and Willow’s gift exchange takes a surprising turn.