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Disney to celebrate Mickey’s 90th birthday with 2 hour televised bash on ABC

In less than 3 weeks Mickey Mouse will turn 90 (Nov 18th). The Walt Disney Company is so geeked for the milestone that they can’t even wait and are giving us a two hour TV spectacular this Sunday at 8pm Eastern Time. Check out the official release below along with the teaser video.

Join us as we celebrate 90 years of the one-and-only Mickey Mouse in a two-hour, prime-time special on ABC airing this Sunday, November 4 starting at 8:00 p.m. EST. From the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, the elegant affair will feature star-studded musical performances, moving tributes and never-before-seen short films.

You can watch the dazzling special on the ABC app from your smartphone and tablet (iOS and Android), computer on ABC.com and connected devices (Roku, AppleTV and [amazon_textlink asin=’B079QHML21′ text=’Amazon Fire TV’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’notclub33-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’a1f83a5a-ddec-11e8-9b10-3f0a5bc25947′]).

Superstars from music, film and television will join the festivities to celebrate the birthday of the internationally beloved character, including Kristen Bell, Sofia Carson, Tony Hale, Sarah Hyland, Sklyar Astin, Kelsea Ballerini, Miles Brown, Anna Camp, Josh Gad, Wendy McLendon-Covey and Sage Steele. There will also be special musical performances by Josh Groban, NCT 127, Leslie Odom Jr., Meghan Trainor, Zac Brown Band, Luis Fonsi and Tori Kelly.

Since his big-screen debut in Steamboat Willie on Nov. 18, 1928, Mickey has been the global ambassador for The Walt Disney Company. From the beloved Mickey Mouse Club to today’s Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, Mickey’s optimistic outlook and endearing personality continue to delight fans around the world every day.

Disney Parks will continue the celebration with special in-park activations at all six Disney resorts around the world, bringing the party well into the New Year for all things Mickey Mouse. Stay tuned for more!


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