The countdown to the 25 Days of Christmas programming starts November 18th this year with ‘Inside Out’.
Then, the special month-long 25 Days of Christmas holiday programming is shown every year from December 1st to December 25th on the Freeform channel.
Disney will also be airing holiday musical specials are being taped this weekend in front of the Cinderella Castle at Disney World.
WDW taping schedule: 2017 Taping of Disney Christmas Day Special at WDW.
They’re taping two Christmas specials at the Disney Parks this weekend.
Julianne Hough and Nick Lachey will be based at Walt Disney World Resort for the specials. Jesse Palmer will co-host from Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif.
First up is “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magic Holiday Celebration” airing on Nov. 30, 2017.
The second special airs Christmas morning called “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration.”
The acts performing in Orlando will be 98 Degrees, Fitz and the Tantrums, Fifth Harmony, Ciara and Darius Rucker.
For the first special “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magic Holiday Celebration”, Hough and Lachey will perform an opening number on the steps of Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World. The special also features Disney Parks around the world, from Anaheim to Paris, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
The performers on the Nov. 30 special include:
Ciara in a Christmas medley from Cinderella Castle.
Rucker on “Winter Wonderland.” (Taping at DAK on Saturday)
Fifth Harmony sings “Can You See,” from “The Star” soundtrack, and “The Christmas Song.”
Fitz and the Tantrums perform “HandClap” and their original Christmas song “Santa Stole My Lady.”
Hanson will sing “Finally It’s Christmas,” from their recently released Christmas album.
Boy band In Real Life will sing “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”
Jason Derulo performs “This Christmas.”
Lea Michele performs “Baby It’s Cold Outside.”
The Dec 25th Christmas morning special “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration” presents Hough and Lachey taking viewers down Main Street, U.S.A. Palmer again co-hosts from Disneyland.
The lineup of performers so far:
Ciara sings “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” from Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort.
Rucker on “Home for The Holidays.”
Fifth Harmony on “Sleigh Ride.”
Fitz and the Tantrums on “Last Christmas.”
Derulo delivers “Silent Night” from Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Resort.
“Glee” star Lea Michele sings “Let It Snow.”
98 Degrees performs “Season of Love.”
Broadway’s Telly Leung and Arielle Jacobs, of the stage hit “Aladdin,” perform “A Whole New World” (taping at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Friday).
Here’s the link to the facebook page for programming updates: https://www.facebook.com/25DaysofChristmas/
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