watch this weekend 8/21

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Immerse yourself in the worlds of spies, spirits, and more this weekend! Disney+ will debut another laugh-out-loud episode of the original series Muppets Now Friday, while FX will air the 2014 blockbuster Kingsman: The Secret Service. On Saturday and Sunday, Freeform will premiere its original four-part limited series Love in the Time of Corona…

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Sneak Peeks at Marvel’s 616 on Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

See What’s In Store on Marvel’s 616—New Docuseries Coming to Disney+

There’s a brand-new series arriving soon on Disney+, and just this week we got to see a few sneak peeks at the excitement to come. Marvel’s 616 explores how Marvel’s rich legacy of stories, characters, and creators exist within the world outside your window….

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elena of avalor

Disney’s Elena of Avalor to End with a Magical Prime-Time Special

By Zach Johnson

Princess Elena’s heroic journey to become queen will culminate in an epic prime-time finale special of Disney’s Emmy®- and Imagen Award-winning series Elena of Avalor, premiering Sunday, August 23, at 7 p.m. ET/PT. New episodes leading up to the finale will debut every Sunday, beginning July 26, at 5 p.m. ET/PT, and all episodes will debut on…

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watch this weekend 7/17

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

The time has come to say goodbye to Heartland Docs, DVM and Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted… for now! Both series’ season finales will air this weekend, on Nat Geo WILD and National Geographic, respectively. This weekend will also see the premiere of Hulu’s highly anticipated documentary film Freestyle Love Supreme. Meanwhile, Freeform will air…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Savannah Salazar

Looking for a helping of Disney magic this weekend? We’ve got you covered! This Friday, tune in to a brand-new episode of Be Our Chef, as two families make some delicious Disney-inspired dishes. The following day, gather the family for the hilariously heartwarming The Parent Trap, playing on Freeform. And of course, we didn’t forget…

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TVA Iris

An Inside Look at Disney Television Animation’s 35 Magical Years and a Sneak Peek at its Exciting Future

By Beth Deitchman

Disney Television Animation (TVA) was a huge part of Emily Hart’s childhood. Like so many of us, she grew up watching the Adventures of the Gummi Bears and The Wuzzles. And 16 years ago, she joined TVA, where she currently works as vice president of Original Programming, heading up a team of creative executives who are building an incredible…

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This Week’s Disney News

“New Fantasyland” Coming Soon to Tokyo Disneyland—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Tokyo Disneyland to Debut Enchanting “New Fantasyland” in Spring 2020
If you’ve been following News Briefs (and D23.com in general) for a while, you know we’ve been happily anticipating some incredible new additions coming to Tokyo Disneyland… and with this week’s big announcement, we now have an opening day to circle on our calendar!…

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Elena of Avalor

Elena of Avalor Gets a Season Three Premiere Date

By Zach Johnson

Mark your calendars, Elena of Avalor fans! This morning, Disney Channel announced that the third season of the animated series will premiere Monday, October 7, at 12:30 p.m. on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. The Emmy®- and Imagen Award-winning program, which premiered in 2016, is inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore. The new season will…

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