The Disney Family Singalong (2020)

Movie


The Disney Family Singalong (2020)

Ryan Seacrest hosts a nationwide singalong event featuring celebrities and their families as they take on their favorite Disney tunes from their homes; onscreen lyrics allow viewers to sing along.
USA
IMDb  7.8 /10
Creators
Director Hamish Hamilton
Director James B. Merryman
Writer Mason Steinberg
Writer Brian Strickland
Information
Release Date2020-04-16
Runtime
GenreFamily, Musical
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyDone and Dusted Productions
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Self - Performer
Erin Andrews
Erin Andrews
Self - Performer
Self - Performer
Bobby Bones
Bobby Bones
Self - Performer
Self - Performer
Karelina Clarke
Karelina Clarke
Self
Self - Performer
Self - Performer

The Disney Family Singalong

The Disney Family Singalong is an American television special, which aired on ABC on April 16, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. The program, which is hosted by Ryan Seacrest, featured musical performances of songs from select Disney films, performed by musicians from their respective homes, while viewers sing along by following Mickey, the bouncing ball (which is a gold version of the bouncing ball that was used in Disney's Sing Along Songs). It also featured a reunion performance from the cast of the 2006 Disney Channel original film, High School Musical. The special also included public service announcements raising awareness for the efforts of Feeding America during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On April 29, 2020, ABC announced that it would broadcast a second special branded as Volume II on May 10, once again hosted by Seacrest. A holiday special titled The Disney Holiday Singalong premiered on November 30, 2020.


Performances

Performers & Songs featured on The Disney Family Singalong
Artist(s)Song(s)Film
Derek Hough
Hayley Erbert
Julianne Hough
"Be Our Guest"Beauty and the Beast
Josh Groban and friends"You've Got a Friend in Me"Toy Story
Little Big Town and their respective children"A Spoonful of Sugar"Mary Poppins
Auliʻi Cravalho"How Far I'll Go"Moana
Beyoncé"When You Wish Upon a Star"Pinocchio
Amber Riley
(introduced by her niece)
"Let It Go"Frozen
Darren Criss"I Wan'na Be like You (The Monkey Song)"The Jungle Book
James Monroe Iglehart
The cast of Aladdin
"Friend Like Me"Aladdin
Ariana Grande"I Won't Say (I'm in Love)"Hercules
Bobby Bones
Carrie Ann Inaba
Erin Andrews
Marcus Scribner
"The Bare Necessities"The Jungle Book
Josh Gad
Luke Evans
Alan Menken
"Gaston"Beauty and the Beast
Donny Osmond and his grandchildren"I'll Make a Man Out of You"Mulan
Christina Aguilera"Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"The Lion King
Jordan Fisher and friends"Under the Sea"The Little Mermaid
Tori Kelly"Colors of the Wind"Pocahontas
John Stamos
Caitlin McHugh
Billy Stamos and friends
"It's a Small World"N/A
Thomas Rhett"Do You Want to Build a Snowman?"Frozen
Kenny Ortega
Raven-Symoné
Charli D'Amelio
The cast of High School Musical
Vanessa Hudgens
Ashley Tisdale
Monique Coleman
Lucas Grabeel
Corbin Bleu
Kaycee Stroh
The cast of Descendants
Sofia Carson
Dove Cameron
Sarah Jeffery
Booboo Stewart
The cast of Zombies
Milo Manheim
Meg Donnelly
The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
Olivia Rodrigo
Joshua Bassett
Matt Cornett
Sofia Wylie
Larry Saperstein
Julia Lester
Dara Reneé
Frankie Rodriguez
Joe Serafini
"We're All In This Together"High School Musical
Michael Bublé
Demi Lovato
"A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes"Cinderella
VariousThank You (sung to the tune of Heigh Ho)Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Appearances

  • Kristin Chenoweth
  • Chris Harrison
  • AJ Michalka
  • Eric Stonestreet
  • Nathan Fillion
  • Jaina Lee Ortiz
  • Anthony Anderson
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey
  • Cobie Smulders
  • Jimmy Kimmel
  • Marcella Izaguirre
  • Lionel Richie
  • Robin Roberts
  • Taran Killam
  • Elle Fanning (introduced Ariana Grande)
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (introduced Christina Aguilera)
  • Zac Efron (introduced Kenny Ortega and the casts of High School Musical, Descendants, Zombies, and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
  • Elizabeth Olsen
  • Sebastian Stan
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Paul Bettany
  • Anthony Mackie
  • Emily VanCamp
  • Don Cheadle
  • Raven-Symoné
  • Charli D'Amelio

Broadcast

The special, which was broadcast on April 16, 2020 by ABC, received 10.3 million viewers during its airing. It also scored 2.6 in the 18-49 ratings demographic, beating its nearest competitor, Young Sheldon as the most watched show for that evening in this demographic.

The special also aired on Disney Channel on April 24, 2020 at 8pm followed by the singalong version of the Disney Channel Original Movie, High School Musical. The broadcast had 515,000 total viewers, making it the #1 rated telecast on Disney Channel and in its 8pm timeslot.

On April 21, the special was made available for streaming on Disney+.