ABC has announced that a star-studded line-up of music, film and television personalities will participate in the festivities on The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60. Stars include Jessica Alba, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson, Priyanka Chopra, Viola Davis, Hilary Duff, Ginnifer Goodwin, Nolan Gould, Neil Patrick Harris, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sarah Hyland, Jimmy Kimmel, Dame Helen Mirren, Lupita Nyong’o, Pink, Alfonso Ribeiro, John Stamos, Eric Stonestreet, Kiefer Sutherland, Kerry Washington, Ariel Winter and Zendaya. The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60, with Master of Ceremonies Derek Hough, airs SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 (8:00 – 10:00 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.
Previously-announced participants and performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Witney Carson, Harrison Ford, Josh Gad, Jessie J, Elton John, Tori Kelly and Kermit the Frog, Maddie Ziegler and The Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by music and artistic director Gustavo Dudamel.
Walt Disney’s legacy lives on through the Disneyland Resort, but even he might not have been able to imagine how big his idea would become at Disneyland and at Disney parks that span the globe. He launched an entirely new concept for family entertainment that remains as relevant today as the day it opened, July 17, 1955, for guests of all ages.
The Disneyland Resort will continue its 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration through Summer 2016, extending the three spectacular after dark shows created for the special anniversary – the Paint the Night parade, the immersive Disneyland Forever fireworks show and the all‑new World of Color – Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney. The exciting celebration, which also features sparkling décor, themed food and merchandise, will conclude on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 is a production of Den of Thieves (MTV Video Music Awards, American Idol, MTV Movie Awards, Critics Choice Movie Awards, the Radio Disney Music Awards). Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager are the executive producers. The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720p), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 stereo surround sound.
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