Today, May 20, marks the annual anniversary of National Streaming Day. National Streaming Day is a unofficial holiday that takes place on the same day each year, promoting streaming. Many companies take part of this day to market new shows, films or even exciting announcements! Today, I will take you through a list of what Disney offered to celebrate the occasion!
Let’s get into it!
Today, Disney has been posting announcements, sneak peeks and trailers on all social platforms. Follow these announcements on Twitter @disneyplus, @hulu and @DisneyBrandTVPR. Disney+ also hosted an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. watchparty in the evening.
Here’s the rundown of announcements:
- High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – HSMTMTS is a High School Musical franchise spin-off series made to stream exclusively on Disney+ and first premiered on November 12, 2019. The show ran for 2 seasons so far, with the third season announced to premiere on July 27, 2022. In addition to the premiere announcement, a fourth season of the series was ordered.
- Baymax! – Baymax! will follow the loveable character Baymax and his friends from Big Hero 6 as he helps the community in his own humorous way! The series will premiere on June 29, 2022.
- Zombies 3 – Originally set as a Disney Channel Original Movie, Zombies 3 (“Z3”) is now set to premiere on July 15, 2022 on Disney+ as an original movie. However, it will also premiere on August 12, 8:00pm on Disney Channel. The Disney Channel version will include a “lost song” and other extras not included in the Disney+ version.
- America the Beautiful – America the Beautiful will feature animal species that live in America, celebrating the culture and environment of the country. The series was announced to premiere on July 4, 2022.
- The Adventures with Bertie Gregory – The Adventures with Bertie Gregory will take guests on a journey about animals and ecosystems on Planet Earth. This series was confirmed to premiere later this year on Disney+, no exact release date yet.
- Big Shot – Big Shot explores a high school basketball coach, his daughter and her basketball team as they navigate the struggles of high school and being a team. They overcome many challenges together and end up becoming stronger overtime! The second seasons has officially wrapped filming and will stream on Disney+ later this year. No exact release date has been confirmed yet.
- The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers is now filming for its second season, set to premiere sometime later this year on Disney+. No exact release date has been confirmed yet.
- Love, Victor – Love, Victor takes audiences on an adventure of self-discovery and adjusting to life in a new city with new family and family challenges. The third season is currently set to premiere as a Hulu original series on June 15, 2022. All three seasons of the show will also be available to stream on Disney+.
- Glee – Glee explores a group of misfits who join a glee club to escape all the harsh realities of high school. Today, Disney announced that all six seasons of the show will be available to stream on both Hulu & Disney+ on June 1, 2022.
- The Captain – Announced today, Derek Jeter’s multi-part documentary series will begin streaming July 18 exclusively on ESPN+.
- The Savanah Bananas – The Savannah Bananas is a sports series announced to be coming to EPSN+ this summer. No exact release date has been announced yet.
As you can see, all day Disney has been advertising its premiere dates very heavily amongst all its streaming platforms and social media accounts. You can still expect to see more announcements regarding release dates and greenlights in the near future with Star Wars Celebration, San Diego Comic Con International and the D23 Expo events all happening soon! If you enjoyed todays blog, please follow me on Instagram @mattsworldofentertainment and Twitter @mattsworldofet for more entertainment news! As always, thank you for reading and I hope to see you all real soon!
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