A new television movie will be getting the royal treatment when it comes time for the film’s premiere. Disney-ABC Television Group announced today that the Disney Channel original movie “Descendants 2” will roll out simultaneously on five networks.
The premiere, set for Friday, July 21 (8 p.m. ET), will take place on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform and Lifetime.
“The announcement, made today by Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney|ABC Television Group, continues the group’s commitment to showcasing its programming in new, innovative ways to reach an even wider audience, joining the announcement of ABC’s exhibition of ‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ in IMAX theatres worldwide this fall,” the company said in its announcement.
Said Sherwood: “‘Descendants’ fans asked for more, and we’ve answered their call, with more ways to watch and more ways to engage with the next chapter in their favorite TV movie. We’re combining the magic of Disney Channel content with the power and reach of our linear networks and digital platforms to ensure we’re everywhere our fans are all at the same time.”
Please click here to read today’s announcement, which includes full details about the production.