BE OUR GUEST FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE ENCORE NIGHT OF MUSIC ON ‘THE DISNEY FAMILY SINGALONG,’ HOSTED BY RYAN SEACREST, REBROADCASTING SUNDAY, APRIL 26, AT 7:00 P.M. EDT
Then, ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Comes to America for the Very First Time Remotely With the Top 20 Performing for a Spot in the Top 10
Celebrating family, music and the love of all things Disney, ABC rebroadcasts the magical, one-hour television special, “The Disney Family Singalong,” SUNDAY, APRIL 26 (7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT). (TV-G) Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the nationwide singalong event features celebrities with their families as they take on their favorite Disney tunes from their homes. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/16/20)
Then, the stakes have never been higher as the Top 20 perform remotely for a spot in the Top 10 of “American Idol,” SUNDAY, APRIL 26 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. For the first time ever, “American Idol” reaches audiences in an all-new way, as judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, host Ryan Seacrest, in-house mentor Bobby Bones and the Top 20 contestants participate from different locations. Don’t miss the remaining Idol hopefuls as they continue their journeys remotely, filming their performances on iPhones, singing their hearts out for a chance to win America’s vote and ultimately the coveted season three crown! (TV-PG, L)
About “The Disney Family Singalong”
ABC’s broadcast debut of “The Disney Family Singalong” on Thursday, April 16, averaged 12.2 million Total Viewers and delivered a 3.2/15 with Adults 18-49 after three days of TV playback, ranking as TV’s highest-rated show on any network on any night since ABC’s broadcast of “The Oscars®” in February.
Special guests for remote performances and appearances include Christina Aguilera, Erin Andrews, Bobby Bones, Michael Bublé, Kristin Chenoweth, Auliʻi Cravalho, Darren Criss, Luke Evans, Elle Fanning, Jordan Fisher, Josh Gad, Ariana Grande, Josh Groban, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Tori Kelly, Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Alan Menken, Kenny Ortega, Donny Osmond, Thomas Rhett, Amber Riley, Marcus Scribner and John Stamos.
Also featured is an epic performance of “We’re All in This Together” with Kenny Ortega and his friends from “High School Musical,” “Descendants,” “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” “Zombies” and more including Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Lucas Grabeel, KayCee Stroh, Raven-Symoné, Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart, Sarah Jeffery, Meg Donelly, Milo Manheim, Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo, Sofia Wylie, Matt Cornett, Dara Reneé, Julia Lester, Larry Saperstein, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, Tik Tok Sensations Charli D’Amelio and Dixie D’Amelio, Chucky Klapow, Jared Murillo, Ro Malaga, Britt Stewart, Kim Klapow and Bayli Baker Thompson. Plus, James Monroe Iglehart and the Broadway Company of Disney’s “ALADDIN” reunite for a mesmerizing rendition of “Friend Like Me.”
With an animated character to guide the on-screen lyrics, audiences, families, roommates and loved ones can follow along in perfect harmony with their favorite celebrities as they sing beloved melodies from Disney classics, including “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Toy Story” to more recent fan favorites like “Moana,” “Frozen” and “High School Musical.” The television event features a vocal warmup by Kristin Chenoweth and a special introduction by Elle Fanning. Performances throughout the evening include the following:
“A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes” – Demi Lovato and Michael Bublé
“A Spoonful of Sugar” – Little Big Town
“Be Our Guest” – Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert, with a special appearance by Julianne Hough
“Can You Feel the Love Tonight” – Christina Aguilera
“Colors of the Wind” – Tori Kelly
“Do You Want to Build a Snowman” – Thomas Rhett
“Friend Like Me” – James Monroe Iglehart with Broadway Company of Disney’s “ALADDIN”
“Gaston” – Josh Gad, Luke Evans and Alan Menken
“How Far I’ll Go” – Auliʻi Cravalho
“I Won’t Say I’m In Love” – Ariana Grande
“I Wan’na Be Like You” – Darren Criss
“I’ll Make a Man Out of You” – Donny Osmond
“It’s a Small World” – John Stamos
“Let It Go” – Amber Riley
“The Bare Necessities” – Erin Andrews, Bobby Bones, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marcus Scribner
“Under the Sea” – Jordan Fisher
“You’ve Got a Friend In Me” – Josh Groban
The encore presentation of the Singalong is brought to you by State Farm. The special also airs PSAs with talent from across Walt Disney Television to raise awareness about Feeding America’s vast network and resources for people in the country who are finding themselves in unfamiliar circumstances and facing hunger for the first time due to COVID-19. Families and vulnerable members of the community who need help can visit FeedingAmerica.org/FeedTheLove to learn more about Feeding America’s COVID-19 response and how to locate local food banks for help.
“The Disney Family Singalong” is produced by Done+Dusted. Executive producers include Done+Dusted’s Hamish Hamilton, Katy Mullan and Raj Kapoor.
“American Idol” is produced by Fremantle and Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment. Executive producers include Fremantle’s Trish Kinane, also serving as showrunner, Jennifer Mullin, Megan Wolflick, with Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman serving as executive producers for 19 Entertainment. Fremantle distributes the series worldwide.
For more information on “American Idol,” visit AmericanIdol.com.