IMAGE 00A Alt Text: In a scene from the Disney Channel animated series Hamster & Gretel, young Gretel sits in front of a makeup vanity and wears a silver knight costume with horns and a crown atop her helmet, and a red cape tied around her neck. A small brown hamster sits on the vanity’s tabletop and holds a large sheet of white paper. The table also holds a pink makeup puff and colorful cosmetics containers. IMAGE 00B Alt Text: In a scene from Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, animated snowman Olaf holds two kittens in each arm and looks up with his eyes closed. He wears a blue winter hat and three black coal buttons down his abdomen. The gray and white kitten wears a red sweater and matching booties. The orange and white kitten wears a blue sweater and matching booties. Behind Olaf is a large wooden sled with a pink and turquoise Nordic design on the front. IMAGE 00C Alt Text: In a scene from the Hulu animated series The Croods: Family Tree, Hope, an older woman, hugs Dawn, a young teen girl. Hope has one hand on Dawn’s cheek and the other arm grasping Dawn’s shoulder. Hope wears a long blue sleeveless dress and a necklace with a large blue stone. Dawn wears a long blue sleeveless top and a necklace with a blue stone. Behind them is a wooden hut and a large tree with green leaves.

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend Presented by State Farm®

By Andie Hagemann

The holiday season is upon us, and you won’t want to miss all the specular titles coming to your TV (or favorite streaming device) this weekend! The fifth season of the Hulu Original series The Croods: Family Tree debuts Friday on the streamer. On Saturday, a brand-new episode of Hamster & Gretel airs on Disney Channel. Plus, Mickey Saves Christmas, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, and The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration air back-to-back-to-back Sunday night on ABC!

In a scene from the series The Croods: Family Tree, Gran stands center and holds a long wooden stick. She wears a bikini made from turtle shells and bones, with green paint on her face. On each side stands other female members of the Crood family with colorful paint on their faces and prehistoric outfits. Each stands ready to attack an enemy with their hands in fists. Behind them is a dense, colorful forest with abstract-shaped plants and a bright blue sky.

The Croods: Family Tree—Friday, November 25, on Hulu
Season 5 of the animated series is jam-packed with action and hysterical twists! The Croods discover a man frozen in a block of ice, and upon defrosting they soon realize he used to date Gran (voiced by Artemis Pebdani). Elsewhere, after Grug (voiced by Kiff Vanderheuvel) saves Hope (voiced by Amy Rosoff) during a dangerous mountainside tartichoke harvest, she becomes determined to repay the favor. And last but not least, Ugga (voiced by Amy Landecker) decides to cook a meal that will dazzle the farm residents, but quickly finds herself overwhelmed and turning to an unlikely place for help. All episodes are available to stream at launch.

In a scene from the Disney Channel animated series Hamster & Gretel, a young girl and boy stand side by side facing an enormous brown woolly mammoth. She wears a turquoise sleeveless shirt, orange headband, orange skirt, yellow belt, and turquoise shoes. He wears a blue long-sleeve shirt, khaki shorts, and brown shoes. They stand in a room with large glass windows that extend toward the ceiling.

Hamster & Gretel—Saturday, November 26, at 9:30 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel
This brand-new episode is chock-full of hilarious hijinks and follows Gretel (voiced by Meli Povenmire) as she creates a science project that reaches mammoth proportions. Will her superpowers be enough to take on the prehistoric creature? Elsewhere, spooky occurrences start to happen when the elementary school begins rehearsals for an upcoming play.

In the stop-motion holiday special Mickey Saves Christmas, Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Daisy Duck stand around a green Christmas tree adorned with gold tinsel, Christmas ornaments, and lights. Green garland and multi-colored lights are strung around the room near the ceiling.

Mickey Saves Christmas—Sunday, November 27, at 7 p.m. ET/PT on ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD
The brand-new stop-motion holiday special follows Mickey Mouse (voiced by Bret Iwan), Minnie Mouse (voiced by Kaitlyn Robrock), and their pals as they attempt to celebrate the perfect Christmas at their snowy cabin. However, when Pluto (voiced by Disney Legend Bill Farmer) causes Santa (voiced by Brock Powell) to lose all the presents on his sleigh, the pals travel to the North Pole on a quest to save Christmas and find the true meaning of the holiday. The special will simulcast across ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD, and be available to stream the following day on Disney+.

In a scene from Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, animated characters Kristoff, Anna, Elsa, Sven, and Olaf huddle together and look toward the sky. Kristoff wears a dark winter coat and matching pants with a beanie atop his head. Anna wears a periwinkle jacket and matching skirt with furry earmuffs. Elsa wears a dark blue gown covered in sparkles and a white fur neckline. Olaf, a snowman, sits atop Sven’s antlers. Behind them is a large group of people holding small lanterns.

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure—Sunday, November 27, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on ABC
It’s the first holiday season since the Arendelle gates reopened, and Anna (voiced by Disney Legend Kristen Bell) and Elsa (voiced by Disney Legend Idina Menzel) plan a festive celebration for everyone to enjoy. But once the guests leave the party early to partake in their own holiday customs, the sisters realize they have no family traditions of their own. So, Olaf (voiced by Disney Legend Josh Gad) embarks on a mission to bring home the best traditions to save Anna and Elsa’s Christmas.

In a scene from The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration, performers Derek Hough and Julianne Hough stand center stage, with their arms extended up into the air, in front of Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World Resort. Fireworks soar into the sky and pyrotechnics deploy around them. Behind Derek and Julianne stand a group of dancers wearing red and white outfits. Derek wears a cardinal velvet suit jacket with black lapels and black pants. Julianne wears a white sequin body suit with one white opera glove and one red opera glove.

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration—Sunday, November 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC
It’s time to deck the halls with holiday cheer! Derek Hough and Julianne Hough return as hosts for the spectacular event filmed at both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. Don’t miss festive show-stopping musical performances by Derek and Julianne, and superstars Jordin Sparks, Maren Morris, Run DMC, Black Eyed Peas, and Meghan Trainor—to name a few. Plus, see a sneak peek of 20th Century Studios’ Avatar: The Way of Water, and a magical musical performance from aboard the Disney Wish.