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“The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” Airs on ABC on Nov. 27, 2022

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration
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Siblings Derek and Julianne Hough return as hosts for ABC’s festive annual special “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.


The Guests

The special, filmed at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California, will feature a variety of musical performances of both holiday classics and new hits.

Joining Derek Hough and Julianne Hough will be Becky G, Chloe Flower, Ne-Yo, Black Eyed Peas, Il Volo, Jordin Sparks, Maren Morris, Meghan Trainor, Run DMC, David Foster and Katharine McPhee.


The Songs

Musical performances for “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” will include the following:

  • Derek Hough and Julianne Hough – “Such a Night,” “My Favorite Things,” “I Gotta Feeling” medley
  • Becky G with Chloe Flower and Ne-Yo – “Frosty The Snowman” and “What Christmas Means to Me”
  • Black Eyed Peas – “A Cold Christmas” and “I Gotta Feeling”
  • David Foster and Katharine McPhee – “Jingle Bell Rock”
  • Il Volo – “Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)”
  • Jordin Sparks – “Trapmas Medley”
  • Maren Morris – “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”
  • Meghan Trainor – “Here Comes Santa Claus” and “Made You Look” medley
  • Run DMC – “Christmas in Hollis”

Disney Synergy

In addition to the above performances, Freeform’s Trevor Jackson (“grown-ish”) will have a musical performance aboard the newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Wish.

There will also be sneak peek at the highly anticipated “Avatar: The Way of Water,” only in theaters on Dec. 16, 2022.


When to Watch

“The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” will air on ABC from 8-10pm EST, and then stream the next day on Hulu and Disney+.

Tune in an hour earlier at 7pm EST to get warmed up with airings of “Mickey Saves Christmas” and “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.”

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration on ABC

Will you be watching the special this year? Let us know in the comments.

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