5 fantastic things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

So much to watch, so little time! First up, enjoy two back-to-back episodes of Gabby Duran & The Unsittables, airing Friday on Disney Channel. That same day, Disney+ will add Descendants: The Royal Wedding and Disney’s Broadway Hits at London’s Royal Albert Hall to its library. The following night, FXX will present the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys®. Wrap up the weekend Sunday when ABC airs the hilarious season finale of Celebrity Family Feud.

Gabby Duran

Gabby Duran & The Unsittables—Friday, September 17, at 8:48 p.m. ET on Disney Channel
In “Welcome to the Club,” when joining the Latinx club fuels an identity crisis within Gabby (Kylie Cantrall), she goes overboard in her efforts to impress the group with her knowledge of all things Latinx. Then, in “Dinas and Dougs,” when Dina (Valery Ortiz) introduces Gabby and Olivia (Coco Christo) to her new boyfriend, Doug, the girls discover that while he may be a prince, he also has an extraterrestrial secret.

Descendants: The Royal Wedding

Descendants: The Royal Wedding—Friday, September 17, on Disney+
Happily-ever-after is about to begin for Auradon’s beloved power couple Mal (voice of Dove Cameron) and King Ben (voice of Mitchell Hope) as they prepare to say “I do” at a magical celebration with their friends and family. But is Hades (voice of Cheyenne Jackson) about to ruin his daughter’s big day? Featuring a brand-new song, the animated special features the voices of Sofia Carson as Evie, Booboo Stewart as Jay, Sarah Jeffery as Audrey, Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother, China Anne McClain as Uma, Jedidiah Goodacre as Chad, Anna Cathcart as Dizzy, Dan Payne as Beast, and Bobby Moynihan as Dude the Dog.


Disney’s Broadway Hits at London’s Royal Albert Hall—Friday, September 17, on Disney+
This magical musical extravaganza is a must-see for fans of Aida, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Newsies, and Tarzan. Filmed in 2017, the special features several world-class singers, such as Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland, performing beloved songs from Disney on Broadway productions, along with a special appearance by Disney Legend Alan Menken.

2021 Creative Arts Emmys

2021 Creative Arts Emmys—Saturday, September 18, at 8 p.m. ET on FXX
An edited presentation of the awards ceremony, filmed over two consecutive days, will honor and celebrate the talented artists and craftspeople in categories across all genres, including animation, comedy, documentary, drama, limited series, movies, reality, and variety. Fan-favorites Black Is King, The Conners, Dancing with the Stars, Life Below Zero, The Mandalorian, Pose, Secrets of the Whales, and WandaVision are among the winners!

Celebrity Family Feud

Celebrity Family Feud—Sunday, September 19, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC
Reality stars from Selling Sunset (playing for Food on Foot) and Bling Empire (playing for Hate Is a Virus) go head-to-head and compete to win money for their chosen charities. Then, the Wilson Phillips family (playing for ASPCA, MusiCares, and the Los Angelitos Orphanage) takes on Grammy® Award winners Pentatonix (playing for Make-a-Wish®).