Disney Channel, Disney Junior & Disney XD Release Holiday Lineup

Your little ones will be so excited to tune in. Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD are spreading holiday cheer with new themed programming including festive episodes of DuckTales, Disney Fam Jam, Puppy Dog Pals and a one-hour special episode of Raven’s Home. The episodes will premiere Sat., Nov. 28 and continue airing throughout the month of December.


Additional highlights include the animated special The Snowy Day, based on the beloved children’s book by Ezra Jack Keats, and two Random Rings animated shorts featuring ZOMBIES 2 stars Chandler Kinney and Trevor Tordjman.

Raven's Home

DisneyNOW will also present a collection of new and existing holiday-themed episodes, movies and short-form content beginning Fri., Nov. 27. Also included in DisneyNOW are holiday-themed levels of favorite games launching Tue., Dec. 1 and a new “Mickey’s Holiday Party” mini-game debuting each day throughout the month of December.

Disney Fam Jam

Saturday, November 28

Snowsnaps – “Gone to the Dogs” (Short-form)

Violet and Tomas challenge Kiki and Sami to a dogsled.

8:55 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior


Sunday November 29

“Put The Happy In The Holidays” Music Video

Disney Channel stars come together and sing “Put The Happy In The Holidays” a festive and upbeat holiday song to bring joy to kids and families around the world. The lively music video, filled with holiday cheer, will feature ZOMBIES 2 stars Meg Donnelly, Chandler Kinney and Trevor Tordjman plus Raven’s Home stars Navia Robinson, Sky Katz, Issac Ryan Brown and Sydney to the Max star Ruth Righi.

Airing on Disney Channel and DisneyMusicVEVO


Monday, November 30

Chuggington: Tales from the Rails – “Chugging Home for the Holidays”

Wilson, Koko, and Brewster visit San Locomota to experience Rosa’s holiday traditions.

8:15 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior and in DisneyNOW


Vampirina – “The Fright Before Christmas” / “Scared Snowman”

In the first story of the episode, Vampirina plans a spooky scare in the hopes of attracting Spooky Claus so that her family can enjoy a festive Transylvanian Christmas. Then, when the Abominable Snowman arrives at the Scare B&B after a big snowstorm, Vee and her friends help him overcome his fears. 

Chris Sullivan (This Is Us) guest stars as Steve, the Abominable Snowman

11:00 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior and in DisneyNOW


DuckTales – “How Santa Stole Christmas!”

Scrooge teams up with his archrival, Santa Claus, to save Christmas, while Webby discovers the true history behind their infamous feud. *Hugh Bonneville (“Downton Abbey”) guest stars as Santa Claus.

7:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD and in DisneyNOW


Friday, December 4 

Puppy Dog Pals – “A Christmas Mission in Toyland” / “Nine Lights Tonight!”

In the first story, Auggie and Mo help recite their naptime Christmas story when the pages of their book go missing. In the second story, Bingo and Rolly go on a mission to help Santa and Mrs. Claus replace the lights on their friend’s Hanukkiah.

Henry Winkler (Happy Days) returns as Santa.

9:00 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW


The Snowy Day

Based on the award-winning book by Ezra Jack Keats. Peter goes on a magical, snowy walk to his Nana’s house to bring home their Christmas Eve dinner.

11:00 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel


Piney: The Lonesome Pine

A cheerful girl grows a talking pine to be her Christmas tree, but when he’s accidentally removed from her grandfather’s Christmas tree farm, the family dog leads him on a journey across the countryside while the girl and her grandpa search to get them home before Christmas.

7:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior and in DisneyNOW


Disney Holiday Magic Quest

Virtually hosted by Raven-Symoné, features ZOMBIES 2 stars Milo Manheim, Kylee Russell, Ariel Martin and Pearce Joza competing in a high-stakes, holiday adventure inside Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort after dark. The stars will navigate a series of challenges and obstacles through iconic Disney attractions, including the Haunted Mansion and Cinderella Castle, in an attempt to restore the holiday magic that was stolen by famed Disney villains Maleficent and Evil Queen. As stars compete for the grand prize, proceeds will be donated to Toys for Tots, a nonprofit organization that delivers hope and the magic of the holidays to less fortunate children.

8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW day after


Disney Fam Jam – “Jolly Holidance”

Ariel Martin and Trevor Tordjman host the family dance competition as two holiday-obsessed families dance it out to their favorite seasonal songs and become the “Disney Fam Jam” champions. Choreographer Phil Wright lends his expertise to help the Villalobos and Mucha families incorporate their creativity and holiday tradition into their routines.

8:45 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW


Saturday, December 5

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir –  “Chris Master”

Nino’s little brother transforms into Chris Master and sends giant toys out to wreak havoc throughout Paris, looking for Santa Claus. 

8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW


Sunday, December 6

Challenge Accepted! Disney Channel’s Epic Holiday Showdown

Centers around Santa and Mrs. Claus, played by Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner, respectively, as they enlist the help of Disney Channel stars to save the holidays from Ebenezer Scrooge (Raven’s Home star Anneliese van der Pol). The stars will take on a series of zany holiday-themed challenges to lift her evil curse on Christmas. The special will include a performance by ZOMBIES 2 star Meg Donnelly with one lucky fan, and a show-stopping number by global pop group “Now United.” Also starring Milo Manheim, Chandler Kinney, Trevor Tordjman, Kylee Russell, Issac Ryan Brown, Navia Robinson, Sky Katz, Jason Maybaum, Mallory Mahoney, Raphael Alejandro, Will Buie Jr., Christian J. Simon, Ruth Righi, Ava Kolker and Ramon Reed.

7:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW day after


Monday, December 7

Oddbods – “The Festive Menace”

T’was the night before Christmas and trouble is brewing, Santa’s gone bad and it’s the Oddbods doing.

7:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD and in DisneyNOW


Tuesday, December 8

Random Rings – “Cricket Pranks Chandler” (Short-form)

Cricket pretends to be Santa Claus and tells Chandler Kinney (Zombies 2) she’s on Santa’s naughty list, unless she mails Cricket a bunch of money.

Airing on Disney Channel and Disney Channel YouTube


Friday, December 11 

Bluey – “Christmas Swim”

Bluey gets a new teddy for Christmas and introduces him to the whole family. But the family plays too rough with him and now he wants to go home. Until Frisky convinces him to stay.

10:30 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW


Disney Channel Holiday House Party

Features Disney Channel stars, remotely from their homes, delivering a holiday sketch comedy show for kids and families. Hosted by Miranda May (BUNK’D), the ensemble of comedic actors will deck the halls with a variety of wacky characters and hilarious sketches, including a Gen Z influencer take on a Charles Dickens classic, a Disney Wand ID fail and a High School Musical throwback. Starring are Raphael Alejandro, Suzi Barrett, Issac Ryan Brown, Kylie Cantrall, Scarlett Estevez, Kaylin Hayman, Ramon Reed, Trevor Tordjman, Ruby Rose Turner and Tobie Windham.

8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW day after


Just Roll With It – “The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year”

When Rachel is put in charge of running Beatz 101’s charity Christmas telethon and the starring act’s props and costumes are mysteriously destroyed right before the show, Owen takes it upon himself to uncover the mystery of “who dunnit.”

8:25 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW 


Monday, December 14 

“Vampirina” – “New Century’s Eve” / “Bridget to the Brave”

In the first story of the episode, Vampirina and her family celebrate New Century’s Eve and learn that following their resolutions is harder than they thought. Then, Bridget finds a spell book in the attic and accidently casts a spell that makes her fearsome instead of fearless.

11:00 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior and in DisneyNOW


Tuesday, December 15

Random Rings “Tilly Tests Trevor” (Short-form)

Tilly is making her very own Christmas movie and wants to cast Trevor Tordjman (“Zombies 2”) as Santa Claus, but Gramma Alice challenges Trevor to prove he’s worthy of the role.

Airing on Disney Channel, and Disney Channel YouTube


Friday, December 18 

Raven’s Home One-hour Holiday Episode – “Mad About Yuletide”

It’s Christmas Eve and the Baxter/Grayson family are trying to make the best of the holiday when a storm hits and disrupts their plans to celebrate together at a cabin on the lake. Snowed in at three different places – Raven and Chelsea are lost in a snow tunnel, dads Devon and Garrett are stuck at the cabin and the kids are home alone – they all must lean on each other to help keep their inner “Christmas Cray” alive!  

8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW


Sunday, December 27 

Fancy Nancy – “New Year’s Nancy” / “Nancy’s Gift to Grandpa”

In the first story of the episode, Nancy wants to stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve, but finds that staying awake is harder than she thought. Then, to cheer up Grandpa on a wintry day, Nancy draws a masterpiece in chalk on the driveway.

Kal Penn and Aparna Nancherla (both from Disney’s Mira, Royal Detective) return as Mr. and Mrs. Singh. George Wendt (Cheers) returns as Nancy’s Grandpa.

12:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior and in DisneyNOW


—Jennifer Swartvagher

All photos courtesy of Disney


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