-- Christmas-themed episodes across Disney Junior and Disney Channel --
-- Brand-New Series and Show Seasons to Premiere December and January --
This holiday season a myriad of festive programming awaits the whole family as Disney Channel (DStv channel 303) and Disney Junior (DStv channel 309) present their festive lineup.
Audiences can expect old favourites and new friends as we kick off the holidays:
There are wonderful festive episodes and specials on Disney Channel this December. In Big City Greens, it’s Christmas Eve and Tilly helps Cricket redeem his years’ worth of bad deeds for one last chance to get on Santa's nice list, on 10 December at 10:15.
Disney Channels’ Original Movie Christmas Again sees Rowena, a child of divorced parents, experiencing a lacklustre Christmas, she makes a wish to a neighbourhood Santa for a "do-over," and unexpectedly finds herself reliving Christmas day over and over again. In this magical holiday movie, Rowena must learn to love her modern blended family as it is, in order to break the strange loop she has found herself in. In the process, she'll learn that the true meaning of Christmas is about helping others, not just herself. Go on the never-ending adventure with Rowena on Friday, 23 December at 17:25.
Re-live the fun times with tech whiz K.C in K.C Undercover on Saturday, 24 December at 08:10 with “Twas the Fight Before Christmas” where K.C. prides herself on giving great Christmas gifts and thinks she's found the perfect one for her dad - a visit from his father! But it doesn't go to plan.
Enjoy a marathon of Christmas movies on the channel on Christmas Day starting with The Ultimate Christmas Present at 10:15; the story of two high school girls who use a weather machine to get the schools closed early for Christmas. A blizzard hits LA and comic chaos ensues. This is followed by Twas the Night at 11:55, where Danny and his irresponsible uncle decide to take Santa's brand-new high-tech sleigh for a ride, they nearly ruin Christmas for millions of kids. At 13:35, go on a crazy trip with the Duncan family in Good Luck Charlie: The Road Trip Movie. While travelling to Palm Springs to spend the holidays with her grandparents, Teddy decides to give up her seat on the plane to get a free flight voucher - assuming she’ll be able to get a seat on the next flight. Amy goes with her and they two are unfortunately separated from the rest of the family and have to find alternate plans to get to Palm Springs.
Disney Junior has a special holiday stunt with festive episodes from Monday, 19 December, kicking off with a new episode of Alice’s Wonderland Bakery on the day at 10:00. It’s Christmas in Wonderland and the Queen invites a few guests to her dinner. When a Mome Rath invasion cancels the event, Alice and her friends host a dinner for all of Wonderland.
On Wednesday, 21 December at 10:30, it's Christmas Eve with the PJ Masks. Greg tries to learn how to ice skate with Amaya and Connor until they notice all the Christmas decorations are missing. On Christmas Eve night, the PJ Masks find that Luna Girl is stealing everyone's Christmas presents from the chimneys for herself with her Luna Magnet.
In Mickey Saves Christmas on Friday, 23 December at 12:00, Mickey Mouse wants to throw the perfect Christmas for his friends in a cozy cabin. Plans change when Pluto tries to convince Mickey to play fetch with him instead of decorating, accidentally causing Santa to crash his sleigh and lose all of his presents. With time running out on Christmas Eve, Mickey, Pluto, and their friends must travel to the North Pole to save Christmas and learn the true meaning of the holiday.
In the new year, Disney Channel welcomes a brand-new season of Miraculous Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir – where teenager Marinette changes into Ladybug, her clandestine superhero persona, while her classmate and crush Adrien transforms into Cat Noir, his secret superhero persona, to shield Paris from evil. In Season 5, which airs 16 January at 15:15, Ladybug has lost the Miracle Box and Monarch has never been so close to victory. But our heroes will prove to be more united than ever.
Brand-new show Chip ‘n Dale Park Life premieres on Disney Channel on 16 January as well – with everyone’s favourite chipmunks causing chaos everywhere they go. Our two tiny troublemakers have huge adventures while trying to live the good life in a big city park. Nervous worrier Chip and laid-back dreamer Dale make the perfect odd couple: they’re best buddies and they drive each other nuts. Catch all the mayhem Monday to Thursday from 16 January at 17:50.
Disney Junior kicks off the New Year with Season 3 of T.O.T.S on Saturday, 14 January at 18:30. The heartfelt animated comedy series explores the hilarious adventures of best friends Pip and Freddy, a tenacious penguin and a kind-hearted flamingo, who are the only non-stork delivery birds in-training at Tiny Ones Transport Service (T.O.T.S.). Pip and Freddy’s sleuthing skills are put to the test while Freddy can’t wait for his cousin to spend the day with him, but his idea of fun gets out of control. JP reveals how he became a Super-Duper Flier!
Our favourite neighbourhood super-hero Spidey is back with Season 2 of Spidey and his Amazing Friends on 30 January at 08:05. Peter Parker, Gwen Stacey and Miles Morales continue their Super-Hero adventures as Team Spidey are joined by all-new Avengers – Iron Man, Ant-Man and Wasp and Reptil. Together, they square off against tricky new foes Electro, Black Cat and Sandman, in an effort to protect not just their community but the world of nature around them.
Tis the season to enjoy a world of festive programming, only on Disney Channel and Disney Junior!