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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Mark your calendars for the debut of 22 vs. Earth, a new short film from Pixar Animation Studios streaming on Disney+ starting this Friday. That same day, a new episode of Disney Channel’s Sydney to the Max will celebrate the beauty and complexities of Black hair. On Saturday, Hulu will add dozens of film titles to its library, including What’s…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

This weekend is a full of premieres! The documentary series Inside Pixar: Portraits and the documentary special Marvel’s Behind the Mask will both begin streaming Friday on Disney+. That same day, the documentary series Hip Hop Uncovered will debut with two back-to-back episodes on FX, which will be available to stream Saturday on FX on Hulu….

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Get Ready to Spin with New Disney Channel Original Movie—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney Channel Announces New Original Movie Spin
There’s a sure-to-be-fabulous new Disney Channel Original Movie coming to a TV screen (or mobile device) near you in 2021… Spin—starring Avantika Vandanapu (Disney Junior’s Mira, Royal Detective; Disney+’s Diary of a Future President) and directed by Manjari Makijany (the upcoming…

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American Idol Season Remote Grand Finale Strikes an Emotional Chord

By Beth Deitchman

Sunday night’s American Idol remote grand finale may have looked different from previous seasons, but it still packed the surprises, the performances from music’s biggest stars, and the suspense that fans of the show have come to expect. Most important, it proved once again that dreams do come true. The performer known as “Just Sam” was…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Savannah Salazar

Prepare for a star-studded weekend. The stars align on Saturday night in honor of the graduating Class of 2020 with a multimedia special on ABC and Freeform, #Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020. The next night, we’ll see the highly anticipated finales of ABC’s American Idol and ESPN’s The Last Dance. And we…

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Seven High Notes from American Idol’s Remote Disney and Mother’s Day Show

By Beth Deitchman

The big moment is just days away! Next Sunday, May 17 (8–10 EDT), American Idol will crown its next singing sensation, as determined by America’s nationwide vote. It’s been a dramatic journey for all of the contestants, and this week’s show no doubt became an indelible part of their American Idol experience. The remote episode continued…

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Katy, Lionel, and Luke Hint at Surprises to Come on American Idol

By Beth Deitchman

“I like that word, ‘surprise, surprise!’ You know what I’m saying?” Lionel Richie asked, following Sunday night’s episode of American Idol—the second to be filmed completely remotely. And we know exactly what he was saying! The evening was chock-full of unexpected moments of delight—from special appearances from musicians…

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How the American Idol Top 20 Made Musical Magic from Home

By Beth Deitchman

They made it through Hollywood Week and they blew us away with their show-stopping numbers at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, but this week, the American Idol Top 20 delivered captivating performances from a venue they never would have imagined at the beginning of the competition: home. For these 20 young singers, their American Idol journey…

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Get the Scoop on Secret Society of Second-Born Royals—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
First Look at Disney+’s New Secret Society of Second-Born Royals
You read about it last year, right here at D23.com—and now, its premiere is drawing ever closer… Just this week, Disney+ revealed a first look at its much-anticipated new film, Secret Society of Second-Born Royals.

Produced by Disney Channel, the film follows Sam (Peyton…

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