ABC has announced that they are celebrating the 90 anniversary of Mickey Mouse on November 4, 2018 with a two-hour primetime special: Mickey’s 90th Spectacular.
The special will be broadcasted from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, and will be full of stars and a few surprises for the Hollywood superstar mouse. Television producer/director Don Mischer will produce and direct Mickey’s 90th Spectacular, which will air Sunday, November 4 (8-10 p.m. EST) and will feature musical performances, moving tributes, and rare short films which have never been seen before by the public!’
Mischner said: “I’m delighted to be working on this magical event. Walt Disney was a major influence in my early life and actually inspired me to pursue my life’s work in television.”
Some of the special guests include:
- GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter and TV, film and Broadway actor Josh Groban will be singing his new hit song, “Granted,” from his recently released eighth studio album, Bridges.
- Seoul-based global K-Pop powerhouse NCT 127 will perform their popular hit, “Regular.”
- Tony® and GRAMMY Award-winning performer Leslie Odom Jr. will perform the classic “When You Wish Upon A Star” from the 1940 Disney adaptation of Pinocchio.
- GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Meghan Trainor will perform the Randy Newman hit and Toy Story franchise theme song, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.”
- Three-time GRAMMY-winning multiplatinum artists Zac Brown Band will perform “Bare Necessities” from the classic Disney film The Jungle Book.
- Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect franchise, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), GRAMMY®-nominated singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini,
- Miles Brown (ABC’s black-ish, Dancing with the Stars: Juniors),
- Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect franchise, the upcoming feature film The Wedding Year),
- Josh Gad (Disney’s Frozen),
- Wendi McLendon-Covey (ABC’s The Goldbergs, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, Bridesmaids) and
- Sage Steele (host of ESPN’s SportsCenter)
- Kristen Bell (Disney’s Frozen)
- Sofia Carson (Disney’s Descendants, Freeform’s upcoming Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionist)
- Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development)
- Sarah Hyland (ABC’s Modern Family),
- special musical performances by Luis Fonsi and Tori Kelly.
- Bob Burgess and Sharon Baird from the original Mickey Mouse Club will make a special appearance during the evening’s festivities, honoring 90 years of the internationally beloved character.
- Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger will make a special appearance during the evening’s festivities.
The special will include musical performances, tributes, and short films that have never been seen before.
Mickey’s 90th Spectacular will not be broadcast live as it was already filmed on October 6th. Make sure to tune in for all the fun Sunday, November 4th beginning at 8 pm (Eastern)!
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