ABC announces its seasonal programming lineup

“The Disney Holiday Singalong”, ‘CMA Country Christmas,’ ‘The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,’ and so much more to air this holiday season.
Mickey Minne Christmas Tree
Courtesy: ABC & Walt Disney World Resort

LINCOLN, Neb (KLKN) –  While you won’t be able to watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on ABC this year, Friday the network announced a slew ABC holiday programming for families everywhere to cozy up and get into the seasonal spirit with new favorites and beloved classics.

To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, the network is releasing a new iteration of “The Disney Family Singalong” franchise called “The Disney Holiday Singalong” on Monday, November 30 at 7 p.m. Earlier in the year, “The Disney Family Singalong” and “The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II” brought in 22.3 million total viewers combined after 35 days of delayed viewing on their digital and linear platforms.

Additional highlighted programs include a fifth anniversary special of the Thanksgiving favorite, “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration”; “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Celebration”; “CMA Country Christmas” from Nashville; a new season of “The Great Christmas Light Fight,”; new holiday-themed episodes of ABC comedies; and the network broadcast premiere of “The Greatest Showman.” Grab a blanket and some hot chocolate, it’s time to binge-watch the best of ABC’s holiday specials.

Below are all of the movies, musicals, and specials coming to ABC this holiday season. All times are in Lincoln’s timezone.

THURSDAY, NOV. 26 (THANKSGIVING)

7:00-7:30 p.m.          “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” 

7:30-8:00 p.m.          “Toy Story That Time Forgot” 

8:00-10:00 p.m.        “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration”

FRIDAY, NOV. 27

7:00-8:01 p.m.          “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” 

SUNDAY, NOV. 29

6:00-6:30 p.m.          “Disney Prep & Landing” 

6:30-7:00 p.m.          “Disney Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice” 

MONDAY, NOV. 30

1:00-2:00 p.m.          “General Hospital” (check local listings) 

7:00-8:00 p.m.          “The Disney Holiday Singalong”

8:00-9:00 p.m.        “CMA Country Christmas” – *new

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2

7:00-7:30 p.m.          “The Goldbergs” – *new holiday-themed episode

8:30-9:00 p.m.        “black-ish” – *new holiday-themed episode

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9

7:00-9:00 p.m.        “The Great Christmas Light Fight” – *season premiere

WEDNESDAY, DEC 16 

7:00-9:00 p.m.        “The Great Christmas Light Fight” 

FRIDAY, DEC. 18

7:30-8:01 p.m.          “Shrek the Halls”

SUNDAY, DEC. 20

6:00-10:00 p.m.        “The Sound of Music” 

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23

1:00-2:00 p.m.          “General Hospital” (check local listings) – *new holiday-themed episode

8:00-10:00 p.m.        “The Great Christmas Light Fight” – *season finale 

THURSDAY, DEC. 24

7:00-9:00 p.m.        “The Greatest Showman” – *network broadcast premiere

FRIDAY, DEC. 25

9:00 a.m-11:00 a.m.   “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Celebration

 

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