Ring in the new year with a winter flurry of new animated series and episode premieres across Disney Channel and Disney Junior next month! In addition to the premiere of new original Dino Ranch on January 18 and a “ginormous” second season of Gigantosaurus premiering January 4 (new episodes every Monday morning), audiences can tune into special New Year episodes of Big City Greens and Puppy Dog Pals, plus more Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures and Mira, Royal Detective.
Peppered throughout these episode premieres are guest voice appearances from the likes of Paul Scheer, Andy Richter, Richard Kind, Madison Pettis, Amy Hill, Keone Young, Brian George and Booboo Stewart.
Disney TV animation highlights for January:
Friday, Jan. 1
8:30-9:00 a.m. EST (Disney Junior) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “There Goes Our Fun!/Don’t Wake the Baby!” – Mickey invites everyone to join him for Mickey Day at the amusement park. / The Happy Helpers babysit the Matisses’ new baby boy, Ollie.
Monday, Jan. 4
8:55 a.m. EST (Disney Junior) Season 2 Premiere Gigantosaurus – S2 brings dino-mite all-new adventures to life featuring the young dinosaur best friends Rocky, Bill, Tiny and Mazu. It also introduces new characters, including extra-adorable baby dinos(!) and a new “baddy,” and takes the team to exciting never-before-seen locations.
Friday, Jan. 8
7:30-8:00 p.m. EST (Disney Junior) Mira, Royal Detective “The Case of the Missing Library Book/A Double Dosa Mystery” – Mira must find the missing library book that everyone wants to read. / When Sandeep’s dosa goes missing, Mira goes on a stakeout to discover who took it.
Monday, Jan. 18
12:30-12:55 p.m. EST (Disney Junior) Series Premiere Dino Ranch “Big Jon Big Trouble/Min’s Quest” – Jon’s enthusiasm gets the best of him when he tries to tame a rambunctious little dinosaur by himself. / When Min overcomes adversity to find an elusive flower, she helps cure an ailing mother brontosaurus.
12:55-1:20 p.m. EST (Disney Junior) Dino Ranch “Stop that Spinosaurus!/The Spookasaurus” – A rampaging dinosaur threatens to cause havoc. / When Jon gets spooked by a campfire story about a legendary dinosaur, he doesn’t want to admit it to Miguel and Min.
Friday, Jan. 15
10:30-11:00 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Puppy Dog Pals “New Year, New Bob/All for Show” – While in Hong Kong for the Chinese New Year, Bob’s homemade lantern for the Lantern Festival accidentally floats out his hotel window. / Lollie is eager to win the top prize in the local dog show, so Bingo and Rolly go on a mission to help her complete her obstacle course training.
Saturday, Jan. 16
9:00-9:30 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Big City Greens “Chipocalypse Now” – Chip Whistler tears down the buildings around the Greens’ house to build a new Wholesome Foods store. Paul Scheer (Star Trek: Lower Decks) and Andy Richter (Conan) guest star as Chip Whistler and Mayor Hansock, respectively.
Friday, Jan. 22
6:00-6:30 p.m. EST (Disney Junior) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “Donald’s Dilemma/The Royal-ympics!” – Donald’s day of doing chores is derailed when his Uncle Manny pays him a surprise visit. Richard Kind (Curb Your Enthusiasm) guest stars as Uncle Manny. / Princess Olivia of Royalandia asks the Happy Helpers for help with the Royal-ympics. Madison Pettis (Five Points) guest stars as Princess Olivia.
Saturday, Jan. 23
9:00-9:30 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Big City Greens “‘Rent Control/Pool’s Gold” – When Gloria’s parents visit, she ropes the Greens into escalating lies about her success. Amy Hill (Magnum P.I.) and Keone Young (Star Wars Rebels) guest star as Mr. and Mrs. Sato. / Cricket goes on a quest to find the best pool in Big City.
Friday, Jan. 29
10:30-11:00 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Puppy Dog Pals “My Bobby Valentine/Musical Mission Mishap” – Ana is excited to give Bob his favorite candy for Valentine’s Day, but when every store is sold out, Bingo and Rolly must track down the special holiday treat. / Bob surprises Ana by winning a walk-on role in “Pups: The Musical!”
7:30-8:00 p.m. EST (Disney Junior) Mira, Royal Detective “Mira’s Birthday Mystery/The Great Art Mystery” – On Mira’s birthday, Queen Shanti asks her to solve a strange mystery. / When an anonymous painting appears, Mira searches for the artist so it can be entered in Priya’s art show. Brian George (The Big Bang Theory) guest stars as the art shop owner, Mr. Burman.
Saturday, Jan. 30
9:00-9:30 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Big City Greens “Big Resolution/Winter Greens” – On New Year’s Eve, Cricket insists on helping Gloria complete her resolution of approaching her longtime crush, Kevin. Booboo Stewart (Descendants franchise) guest stars as Kevin. / Cricket and Remy challenge Vasquez to a snowball fight, while Tilly creates a snowperson.