The countdown to Halloween begins with plenty of Disney TV animation debuts throughout October. Highlights of the month include an original stop-motion seasonal short inspired by the world of Descendants, plenty of kid-friendly creepiness on Vampirina, and season premieres of Fancy Nancy, Star Wars Resistance, Elena of Avalor and Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventures!
Friday, Oct. 4
11:00-11:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Vampirina “Trick or Treaters/Play It Again, Vee” Vampirina is excited to go trick or treating with her friends for the first Time. | After Vampirina’s diorama project is destroyed, Demi casts a time loop spell to prevent it from happening again.
11:30 A.M. -12:00 P.M. EDT(Disney Channel) Fancy Nancy “The Return of Dudley/Nancy Quits the Clancy’s” Season Two Premiere Nancy accidentally becomes Freddy’s new best friend when JoJo ditches him for her imaginary friend. | Yearning freedom, Nancy decides to live on her own in the Playhouse.
10:00-10:05 P.M. EDT/7:00-7:05 P.M. PDT (Disney Channel) Wicked Woods: A Descendants Halloween Story This stop-motion animated short will feature Descendants dolls — Mal, Evie, Carlos, Jay, Uma and Audrey, voiced by Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, China Anne McClain and Sarah Jeffery, respectively — as they have a surprise encounter with the infamous Headless Horseman.
Sunday, Oct. 6
6:00-6:30 P.M. EDT (Disney XD)/10:00-10:30 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Star Wars Resistance “Into the Unknown” Season Two Premiere After being launched into space by Kaz and crew, the Colossus encounters engineering problems, which are made worse by a mysterious stowaway. Jim Rash (Community) and Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live) return as Flix and Orka, respectively.
9:30-10:00 P.M. EDT (Disney XD) Marvel’s Spider-Man “Cloak and Dagger” When a new criminal duo, Cloak and Dagger, emerge at Midtown High with the plan to take revenge against Midtown’s benefactor Tiberius Stone and his company Alchemax, Superior Spider-Man must take them down and protect the school. Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph (Freeform’s Cloak and Dagger) guest star as Cloak and Dagger, respectively.
Monday, Oct. 7
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “Sister of Invention” Season Three Premiere Isabel tries to prove she’s old enough to join Elena and her team when they set off on a mission to track down escaped villains Ash and Carla. Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) guest stars as Zopilote, a powerful shape-shifting sorcerer.
1:00-2:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure “Rapunzel’s Return” Season Three Premiere After learning the reason behind Cassandra’s betrayal, Rapunzel returns to Corona only to find it taken over by one of her most dangerous enemies.
Tuesday, Oct. 8
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “To Save a Sunbird” After Elena discovers that Hool used up her life force to repair her scepter, she risks everything to save her friend. Whoopi Goldberg (The View), Cloris Leachman (The Last Picture Show) and Tony Plana (Ugly Betty) return as sunbirds, Lama, Hool and Qapa, respectively. Kate Micucci (DuckTales) guest stars as Young Hool.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “Father-in-Chief” On the day the new Chief of the Jaquins will be chosen, Migs must bring his three Jaquin kids to work. Gia Lopez (Jane the Virgin) and Rosie Perez (Rise) return as Estrella and Dulce, respectively.
Thursday, Oct. 10
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “The Incredible Shrinking Royals” Things go awry when newly-elected Magister of Trade, Julio, decides to host his first Feast of Friendship and ancient magic shrinks all of the royal attendees. Jaime Camil (Jane the Virgin), Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) and Chrissie Fit (Pitch Perfect) return as Julio, Carmen and Valentina, respectively. Emmy and Tony Award winner Andrea Martin (Pippin) guest stars as Queen Abigail.
Friday, Oct. 11
11:00-11:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Vampirina “Jumpin’ Jack-o-Lanterns/Freeze Our Guest” Vampirina uses a magic gardening potion to grow pumpkins for the annual pumpkin carving contest at school. | Oxana accidentally sets off a winter storm in the midst of a heatwave while trying to keep the B&B’s famous weatherman guest, Blizzy Stormfront, comfortable. Bobby Moynihan (DuckTales) guest stars as Blizzy Stormfront.
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “Norberg Peace Prize” Elena takes a trip to the Kingdom of Norberg to help their Queen resolve a dispute with a neighboring kingdom. Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) guest stars as Princess Chloe and Andrea Martin (Pippin) returns as Queen Abigail.
Sunday, Oct. 13
6:00-6:30 P.M. EDT (Disney XD)/10:00-10:30 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Star Wars Resistance “A Quick Salvage Run” The Colossus is in dire need of hyperfuel, and Kaz suggests they take it from a downed First Order ship. The salvage mission is compromised when the First Order shows up. Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Donald Faison (Scrubs) return as Jace Rucklin and Hype Fazon, respectively.
7:30-8:20 P.M. EDT (Disney Junior) Elena of Avalor “The Magic Within” On the eve of Carnaval, Elena attempts to capture Avalor’s most dangerous villain and falls into an ancient well of magic crystals, giving her new magical abilities. Kether Donohue (You’re the Worst) guest stars as Flo, a fantasy creature who Elena brings to life using her new magic.
9:30-10:00 P.M. EDT (Disney XD) Marvel’s Spider-Man “Superior” Superior Spider-Man must face his most challenging opponent yet when Venom escapes from stasis and attacks Midtown High.
Monday, Oct. 14
9:00-9:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “Mickey’s Mixed-Up Motor Lab/Wishy Washy Helpers” Mickey invents a new Motor Lab to add new upgrades to the gang’s roadsters. | The Happy Helpers offer their services to make the Bigby Towers’ windows sparkle and shine.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
9:00-9:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “One Unicorny Day!/The Happy Horse Helpers!” When a horse gets a traffic cone stuck on her head and is sprayed with sparkly paint, the townsfolk think they’ve seen a real unicorn. | Minnie and Daisy are thrilled when a ranch owner asks them to give horseback riding lessons.
Wednesday, Oct. 16
9:00-9:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “Animal Antics/Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty!” A Safari Park race provides a perfect opportunity for the gang to run their roadsters through the Mixed-Up Motor Lab, converting them into their favorite animals. | When Commander Heist’s kitty runs away because he is being mean, he asks the Happy Helpers to teach him how to be nice.
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “Flower of Light” When two mischievous spirits try to ruin Día de los Muertos, Elena teams up with her childhood friend Felicia to travel to the spirit world and save the holiday. Eugenio Derbez (Overboard), Taye Diggs (Set It Up) and Olga Merediz (In the Heights) guest star as Guillermo, Sombra and Felicia, respectively. Nestor Carbonell (Lost) and Andrea Navedo (Jane the Virgin) return as Elena’s parents, King Raul and Queen Lucia.
Thursday, Oct. 17
9:00-9:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “Mickey’s Monstrous Truck!/Minnie’s Vacation Home!” Mickey accidentally turns his roadster into a monster truck. Daisy and Cuckoo Loca grow suspicious when Minnie keeps running errand after errand with no logical explanation.
Friday, Oct. 18
9:00-9:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “Mixed-Up for a Day!/Princess Clarabelle!” Mickey offers to let the person who finds the golden Mixed-Up Ticket drive through his special Mixed-Up Motor Lab. | Minnie, Daisy, Cuckoo Loca and Clarabelle take a vacation in the kingdom of Royalandia.
9:30-10:00 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) T.O.T.S. “Monkeying Around and Around/Koala Kuisine” Pip and Freddy deliver a monkey who loves to play pretend so much, it gets in the way of his delivery. K.C. makes something tasty for a baby hippo who refuses to eat his food.
11:00-11:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Vampirina “Vamp-Opera/This Haunted House is Closed” Vampirina uses magic to write a new song for her block party that accidentally puts the whole town under a singing spell. All of the Scare B&B’s favorite guests return to help restore it to its spooky state before the haunted house inspector arrives.
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “Sugar Rush” When Elena is having trouble making time for family, Luisa convinces her to reopen the family chocolate shop. Marsai Martin (ABC’s black-ish) returns as Isabel’s friend and budding inventor, Caterina.
Sunday, Oct. 20
6:00-6:30 P.M. EDT (Disney XD)/10:00-10:30 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Star Wars Resistance “Live Fire” Kaz officially joins the Aces, as does Yeager — who trains them to become better combat pilots. Meanwhile, Tam learns what it’s like to be a First Order pilot. Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Donald Faison (Scrubs) return as Jace Rucklin and Hype Fazon, respectively.
9:30-10:00 P.M. EDT (Disney XD) Marvel’s Spider-Man “Brand New Day” When a series of attacks by a suspected team of super-villains captures The Avengers, Spider-Man is left to figure out who could be behind it.
Monday, Oct. 21
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “The Family Treasure” Elena and Isabel help two feuding brothers find a valuable treasure hidden by their mother. Danny Trejo (Machete) returns as Antonio Agama.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “Changing of the Guard” Elena helps the Royal Seamstress follow her dream of becoming the first female member of Avalor’s Royal Guard. Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Allen Maldonado (ABC’s black-ish) and Arturo Castro (Lady and the Tramp) guest star as Antonia, Rocco and Felipe, respectively.
Thursday, Oct. 24
12:30-1:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Elena of Avalor “King Skylar” When Skylar’s father falls ill, he becomes king for a day and must learn what it takes to be in charge. Jenifer Lewis (ABC’s black-ish) returns as Tornado.
Friday, Oct. 25
9:00-9:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures “A Gollywood Wedding!/No Dilly Dally in New Delhi!” Mickey and his pals travel to New Delhi, India, for the wedding of their friends Savi and Raj. | The Happy Helpers assist an old friend who runs an auto-rickshaw business by being Tuk-Tuk Drivers for the day.
10:30-11:00 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Muppet Babies “Tagalong Polliwog/Sparkly Star Switcheroo” Kermit’s nephew, Robin, comes to visit and everyone is excited to play with him, but Kermit is very protective and asks him to sit out on a lot of the games because he feels he is too small to keep up with the others. | When Rizzo is sad about not making a wish on a shooting star, Summer paints a sparkly star to cheer him up. Fan-favorite Muppet, Rowlf, returns in the episode.
11:00-11:30 A.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Vampirina “Día de los Muertos/As You Wish” Vampirina and her family celebrate Día de los Muertos with a family of mariachi musicians who get caught in a storm and must stay the night at the Scare B&B. Sara Ramirez (Grey’s Anatomy), Jorge Gutiérrez (The Book of Life), Alma Martinez (Zoot Suit) and Henry Winkler (Barry) guest star as Mama Calaca, Papa Calaca, Abuelita Calaca and Uncle Dieter, respectively. | Chef Remy bakes Crystal Ball cupcakes that, with every bite, grant wishes for the day.
11:30 A.M. -12:00 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Fancy Nancy “Paris, Adieu!/Nancy’s Fancy Heirloom” When Grace returns from a summer vacation trip to Paris, Nancy is determined to save money to go to her beloved city too. | Nancy realizes she is more like her Mom than she thought.
Sunday, Oct. 27
6:00-6:30 P.M. EDT (Disney XD)/10:00-10:30 P.M. EDT (Disney Channel) Star Wars Resistance “Hunt on Celsor 3” The pirates volunteer to find food for the Colossus, but Kaz doesn’t trust them. He and Torra go on the hunt but run into big problems.
9:30-10:00 P.M. EDT (Disney XD) Marvel’s Spider-Man “The Cellar” Spider-Man takes his mission to The Cellar where he believes The Regent is using the powers of Cloak and Dagger, as well as other supervillains, to hold The Avengers captive.