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February Highlights: Disney’s Animated TV & Streaming Debuts

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February Highlights: Disney’s Animated TV & Streaming Debuts

Jim Henson fans will rejoice as classic seasons of The Muppet Show finally arrive in the Disney+ library on February 19. Animation lovers won’t want to miss Myth: A Frozen Tale later in the month, and, of course, more episodes of the new Marvel series WandaVision will continue to arrive weekly. Highlights also include new movie Flora & Ulysses, a second batch of Inside Pixar: Portraits, animated feature The Book of Life and both seasons of mid-2000s toon American Dragon: Jake Long. Those subscribers with Hulu bundled can also catch 2020 box office hit Sonic the Hedgehog on February 18 on the sister platform.

Across linear TV, Disney Channel is rolling out new episodes of recently renewed comedy Big City Greens — including a special episode guest starring Macy Gray and Reel Big Fish frontman Aaron Barrett — and Puppy Dog Pals. Disney is powering up more Big Hero 6 and a techno-romantic episode of DuckTales, featuring returning guest stars Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jameela Jamil. And Mira, Royal Detective tackles fresh cases on Disney Junior with the help of guest star Iqbal Theba from Glee.

And Freeform will be re-airing a few heartfelt animated features for its “Love Week” programming event. On Saturday, Feb. 13, catch The Princess and the Frog (5:35 p.m.), 1991’s Beauty and the Beast (7:40 p.m.), Brave (9:45 p.m.) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (11:50 p.m.), then rise and shine on Sunday, Feb. 14 for Gnomeo & Juliet (8 a.m.), Tarzan (10 a.m.), Hercules (12:05 p.m.), Pocahontas (2:10 p.m.), The Little Mermaid (7:20 p.m.), Tangled (9:20 p.m.) and the Freeform premiere of Madly Madagascar at 1:30 a.m. Monday.

Myth: A Frozen Tale

Myth: A Frozen Tale

Disney+ highlights:

Friday, February 5
Originals: WandaVision New Episode | A blend of classic television and the Marvel Cinematic Universe in which Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) — two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives — begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

Friday, February 12
Library: Marvel Battleworld: Mystery of the Thanostones S1
Originals: WandaVision New Episode
Inside Pixar: Portraits Second Batch

  • Patty Bonfilio, Director of Facility Operations
  • Rachelle Federico, Production Assistant
  • Barney Jones, Music Editor
  • Cynthia Lusk, Director of International Production
  • Marylou Jaso, Pastry Chef

Friday, February 19
Library: The Book of Life
The Muppet Show S1-S5
Originals: Flora & Ulysses Movie Premiere | A delightful comedy-adventure based on the Newbery Award-winning book about 10-year old Flora, an avid comic-book fan and a self-avowed cynic, whose parents have recently separated. After rescuing a squirrel she names Ulysses, Flora is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora’s life — and her outlook — forever.
WandaVision New Episode

Friday, February 26
Library: American Dragon: Jake Long S1-S2
Premiere: Myth: A Frozen Tale | In an enchanted forest outside of Arendelle, a family sits down for a bedtime story and is transported to a vibrant and mystical world where the elemental spirits (inspired by Disney’s global phenomenon, Frozen 2) come to life and the myth of their past and future is revealed.
Originals: WandaVision New Episode

DuckTales

DuckTales

Disney TV highlights:

Monday, Feb. 1
7:30-8:00 p.m. EST (Disney XD) Big Hero 6 The Series “The MiSFIT/Return to Sycorax” – In order to recruit child prodigy Rishi Patel, Professor Granville enlists Hiro to give him a tour of SFIT. | When Krei is lost in the old Sycorax building, the heroes must search the abandoned monster factory to find him.

Saturday, Feb. 6
9:00-9:30 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Big City Greens “Mages & Mazes/Okay Karaoke” – When the kids play a role-playing game at Remy’s, his rules lead to conflict. | When the Greens go out for karaoke, Tilly struggles to decide what genre of music will best express her true self. Singer-songwriter Macy Gray and Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish) guest star as Kara Karaoke and Ska Guy, respectively.

Saturday, Feb. 13
9:00-9:30 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Big City Greens “Date Night/The Room” – Bill chaperones Cricket and Gabriella’s first date. | Tilly closes up Cricket’s secret escape hole in their room, sparking a conflict that leads to them splitting the room down the middle.

Friday, Feb. 19
7:30-8:00 p.m. EST (Disney Junior) Mira, Royal Detective “A Royal Detective Mystery/The Mystery of the Missing Crown” – When the former royal detective comes to town, Mira asks for his help with a cold case. Iqbal Theba (Glee) guest stars as Detective Gupta. | Mira must find the royal crown when it goes missing.

Monday, Feb. 22
7:00–7:30 p.m. EST (Disney XD) DuckTales “Beaks in the Shell!” – Huey struggles to keep Fenton and Gandra’s top-secret experiment (and their relationship) hidden from the world. But, Mark Beaks is desperate for one last gizmo to steal. Lin-Manuel Miranda (Broadway’s Hamilton) returns as Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera/Gizmoduck,

Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) returns as Gandra, Selenis Leyva (Orange Is the New Black) returns as Officer Cabrera/M’Ma, and Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) returns Mark Beaks.

Friday, Feb. 26
10:00-10:30 a.m. EST (Disney Channel) Puppy Dog Pals “Pups of the Dance/Fantastic Pet Force Gems” – Bob wants to take a traditional Irish dance class while visiting Ireland, but when the instructor goes missing, Bingo and Rolly set out on a mission to find him. | Bob and Ana enter a costume contest as a superhero duo, but when they realize they’re missing special gems to complete their costumes, Bingo and Rolly go on a mission to find them.

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