Left: In an image from Disney+’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Percy (Walker Scobell) is crouching down near some wooden boxes while holding a sword. He’s wearing a green plaid button-up shirt and jeans. Middle: In an image from Marvel Studios’ animated Disney+ series What If? season 2, Wanda Merlin is bathed in red light. Fire appears to be coming out of one of her hands; she is looking at something offscreen to the left. Right: In a promotional image for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024, host Ryan Seacrest is wearing a tuxedo and smiling for the camera. He is holding several gold balloons, and more gold and black balloons hover behind him.

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

By Courtney Potter

Well, we did it, y’all—we made it to the last weekend of 2023. If you’ve been reading these articles with any regularity, you know that there’s always something interesting and entertaining to watch from around the world of Disney… and these upcoming hours surrounding New Year’s are no exception. From the next installment of Percy’s adventures on Disney+ to Ryan Seacrest back on ABC to usher in the next 366 days, there’s a little something for everyone. What to expect? Read on, friends! And Happy 2024 from all of us here at D23!!

In an image from Disney+’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians, from left to right, Annabeth (Leah Sava Jeffries), Grover (Aryan Simhadri), and Percy (Walker Scobell) are looking concerned at something off camera to the left. The ocean and a vast cloudy sky are seen behind them. Annabeth is wearing a purple jacket and army green pants; Grover is wearing a yellow T-shirt and dark jacket; and Percy is wearing a green plaid button-up shirt and jeans.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians—Episode 3 now streaming on Disney+
Percy (Walker Scobell) is tasked with the quest to return Zeus’ stolen Master Bolt, to stop a war between the gods. Choosing Annabeth (Leah Sava Jeffries) and Grover (Aryan Simhadri) as his quest mates, they set off to retrieve it from the Underworld. Enemies derail their journey before it’s barely begun, and the three seek refuge from a stranger who could pose an even more dangerous threat…

BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star—first four episodes now streaming on Disney+
Featuring never-before-seen interviews, performances, and behind-the-scenes moments with RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook, BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star is an eight-part docuseries that takes audiences on an in-depth journey across the band’s 10-year career—highlighting both their highs and lows for the first time ever in a captivating docuseries format. Stay tuned for the final four episodes in the coming weeks.

In an image from Marvel Studios’ What If? season 2, Black Panther/King T’Chaka, Howard Stark, Bill Foster/Goliath, Peggy Carter, Dr. Wendy Lawson/Mar-vell, and Hank Pym/Ant-Man are standing in a semi-circle in a darkened room, looking forward.

What If…? Season 2—all episodes streaming as of Saturday, December 30, on Disney+
In Season 2 of this animated Marvel Studios series, the Watcher (voiced by Jeffrey Wright) continues the journey as our guide through the vast multiverse—introducing brand-new and familiar faces from throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The anthology series questions, revisits, and twists classic MCU moments with an incredible voice cast that includes a host of stars reprising their iconic roles.

In an image from ABC News’ The Year: Countdown to 2024, host Disney Legend Robin Roberts—wearing a sparkly silver dress—stands in front of a large TV screen displaying the special’s title treatment. She is smiling at the camera.

The Year: Countdown to 2024—Sunday, December 31, at 7 p.m. ET/PT on ABC (check local listings)
New this year to ABC News’ The Year franchise is a special one-hour event: The Year: Countdown to 2024 on New Year’s Eve. Disney Legend Robin Roberts from Good Morning America conjures up the best moments of 2023 and takes out her own crystal ball to look ahead to 2024. She’ll be joined by 20/20 co-anchor Deborah Roberts, Nightline co-anchor Juju Chang, GMA’s Lara Spencer, GMA3: What You Need to Know co-anchor Eva Pilgrim, and ABC News correspondent Chris Connelly.

In the key art for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024, host Ryan Seacrest is wearing a dark blue tuxedo and smiling at the camera. He is surrounded by what looks like glittering firework trails falling from the sky, and the title treatment for the show is seen toward the bottom of the image, along with the ABC logo and the show’s time slot.


Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024—Sunday, December 31, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC (check local listings)
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest is THE destination for viewers to ring in the new year! Hosted by Seacrest live from Times Square in New York City, the show celebrates the year’s very best in music. Wrapping up the holiday season, the nation’s most-watched New Year’s Eve celebration will give viewers a look at New Year’s merriment from around the globe—including for the first time from South Korea and a performance by K-Pop group NewJeans! Rita Ora joins Seacrest as co-host in Times Square, while Jeannie Mai will lead the Hollywood festivities—which will feature performances from the likes of Ellie Goulding, Green Day, Janelle Monáe, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Reneé Rapp with Coco Jones, and Thirty Seconds to Mars.