ABC Network and Disney just sprinkled some magic on our quarantine! ABC announced it will air “The Disney Family Singalong” on Thursday, April 16, featuring celebrities and their families taking on their favorite Disney tunes.
Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the special will include an animated character who will guide on-screen lyrics so everybody in your household can sing along to classic Disney songs from “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Toy Story,” “Moana,” “Frozen,” “High School Musical” and other films.
Special guests confirmed for remote performances and appearances include Christina Aguilera, Erin Andrews, Bobby Bones, Michael Bublé, Kristin Chenoweth, Aulii Cravalho, Luke Evans, Jordan Fisher, Josh Gad, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Little Big Town, Kenny Ortega, Donny Osmond, Thomas Rhett, Amber Riley, John Stamos, and many more from across The Walt Disney Company portfolio, including Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Television, Disney Music Group, Disney Theatrical Productions and beyond.
The special will also include public service announcements raising awareness about Feeding America’s vast network and resources for people in the country who are finding themselves in unfamiliar circumstances and facing hunger for the first time due to COVID-19. Families and vulnerable members of the community who need help can visit FeedingAmerica.org/FeedTheLove to learn more about Feeding America’s COVID-19 response and how to locate local food banks for help.
President of ABC Entertainment, Karey Burke, said in a release; “If there’s something that we’ve all learned in the past few weeks, it’s to cherish every moment and the importance of connection, whether through laughter, stories or music. We hope that we can help create some new unforgettable moments in everyone’s home in a way that only the magic of Disney can.”
It looks to be a magical special, that will benefit an extremely important cause and bring happiness to millions of Americans at home. Thank you, ABC and Disney.
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