Actors Ashley Nicole Williams, Jessica Sutton, and Praneet Akilla hold robes in their hands and stand in front of a large steel door. Williams, Sutton, and Akilla wear all black outfits adorned with a small red stripe on their forearms.

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Andie Hagemann

From a royal engagement to a battle royal, you won’t want to miss all the spectacular content coming to your TV (and assorted streaming devices) this week! On Tuesday, join in celebrating the milestone 25th anniversary of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella with Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20, followed by a presentation of the beloved musical on ABC. That same day, the series finale of Freeform’s Motherland: Fort Salem will have you on the edge of your seat! The campers are stirring up drama on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, with a new episode launching Wednesday on Disney+. And the new beginnings are in store on Thursday’s episode of Good Trouble on Freeform. Close out the week with a new episode of Eureka!, airing Friday, with a special guest stopping by Rocky Falls.

Actors and musical artists Brandy and Whitney Houston embrace while portraying Cinderella and Fairy Godmother, respectively. Brandy wears a light blue ball gown off her shoulders, matching gloves, and a silver tiara. Houston wears a gold dress with a high neckline and ornate beading.

Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20—Tuesday, August 23, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella with a double dose of magic. First, watch the ABC News special featuring members of the all-star cast—including Brandy, Disney Legend Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander, and Veanne Cox—as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes footage. Learn how the made-for-television musical started a revolution. After the special, The Wonderful World of Disney will present the original film at 9 p.m. ET/PT for the first time in more than two decades. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is available to stream on Disney+.

Actor Kandyse Mcclure looks to the left and wears a dark gray turtleneck top with a black blazer. Her surroundings are out of focus but behind her is a large window signaling daylight.

Motherland: Fort Salem—Tuesday, August 23, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform
It all ends here. The series finale is upon us, and the Unit is gearing up for a climactic battle against the Camarilla with the help of a few allies. Meanwhile, Alder (Lyne Renée) races across the world to find the final piece of the First Song. Who will prevail?

Actor Sofia Wylie reads a letter and stands next to a desk. On the desk are piles of papers, including scripts and a container holding pens, pencils, and highlighters. Behind her is a large multi-pane window. She wears a light green cropped, long-sleeved T-shirt and white pants.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series—Wednesday, August 24, on Disney+
Episode 5 picks up in the aftermath of Gina (Sofia Wylie) finding the letter E.J. (Matt Cornett) received from his father. Meanwhile, the campers heed the advice of Corbin Bleu and his documentary crew to stir up some drama at Camp Shallow Lake. Carlos (Frankie A. Rodriguez) instructs the gang on top reality TV star tactics, including crying on camera, running out of a room abruptly, and getting caught saying something scandalous near a hot mic. Will it be enough to keep Corbin’s helicopter grounded?

Actor Kara Wang smiles and sits on a brown, leather couch. She wears a white, long-sleeved sweatshirt emblazoned with blue and yellow butterflies, peace signs, and fruit, along with pants that feature yellow flowers and a bright pink stripe down the side of her leg. To her left is a small journal on the couch’s armrest.

Good Trouble—Thursday, August 25, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform
Speaking of drama, this all-new episode—intended only for mature audiences—has no shortage of it! As the FCGs become the latest victims of cancel culture, Davia (Emma Hunton) goes on a date with someone new. Meanwhile, Joaquin (Bryan Craig) learns more about his sister’s captor, and Sumi (Kara Wang) encourages Alice (Sherry Cola) to release her inhibitions.

An animated adult woman stand with both arms raised above her head. She wears a green shirt and leggings with a pink ballerina skirt and matching leg warmers. A group of children wearing brightly colored outfits stand facing her with some mimicking her arm position. Behind them is a bright blue sky with puffy white clouds and colorful jungle foliage.

Eureka!—Friday, August 26, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior
American ballet dancer Misty Copeland stops by Rocky Falls in this week’s groovin’ new episode, voicing Rockanne, the dance teacher. The kids learn a new dance for school that comes easy to everyone except for Pepper (voiced by Kai Zen). Actress Ryan Michelle Bathé also guest stars in the episode as Sierra. The second story follows Barry (voiced by Devin Trey Campbell), who decides to be just like his dad—the town’s “fix-it man.”