Disney Channel Reveals This Year’s Lineup of Holiday Specials and Episodes
Disney Channel is getting into the holiday spirit.
The network’s “Fa-La-La-Lidays” programming event returns for the fifth year starting Sunday, Nov. 29 with the TV premiere of the Disney animated short Frozen Fever.
That leads into a month of holiday-themed episodes of Disney Channel originals such as Bunk’d, Girl Meets World, K.C. Undercover, Best Friends Whenever, Austin & Ally and Liv and Maddie.
Disney Channel will also premiere a Radio Disney-themed holiday special on Friday, Dec. 4 at 9/8c.
Other programs include the premiere of the new animated special Bob’s Broken Sleigh, the Disney Channel premiere of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and several Rankin-Bass holiday classics, including Frosty Winter Wonderland, The Year Without a Santa Claus and Rudolph’s Shiny New Year.
Here’s a look at Disney Channel’s “Fa-La-La-Lidays” lineup, with show descriptions provided by the channel:
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Frozen Fever (Premieres during Descendants at 6:30/5:30c)
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.
Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad return to voice their Frozen characters.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4
“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.
8:30/7:30c: Girl Meets World
“Girl Meets New Year” – Farkle tells Riley that she has until midnight on New Year’s Eve to tell everyone how she really feels about Lucas.
9/8c: Disney Channel Fa-La-La-Lidays Celebrates a Radio Disney ‘Family Holiday’
Hosted by Girl Meets World star Sabrina Carpenter, the special includes performances by Andy Grammer, Charlie Puth, Jacob Whitesides, Forever In Your Mind, Mickey Guyton and Carpenter.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5
8/7c: Toy Story That Time Forgot
8:30/7:30c: Frosty Winter Wonderland
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6
8/7c: 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 (George Wallace) don’t really get along and he has no idea they are all spies.
8:30/7:30c: 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.
9/8c: 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.
9:30/8:30c: 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.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11
8/7c: Bob’s Broken Sleigh
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20
8/7c: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
MONDAY, DECEMBER 21
8/7c: The Year Without a Santa Claus
9/8c: Rudolph’s Shiny New Year