Get ready for a special unlike anything you’ve ever seen from Disney Parks! This Friday “The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World” airs on ABC and you won’t want to miss it. The primetime special takes viewers on a fascinating journey of Walt Disney World Resort from its origins to its development over time to the impact the Resort has had on pop culture to a special look into the future of the Resort. This riveting story is told through incredible interviews with celebrities, athletes, Disney Imagineers, and Disney executives and cast members past and present.
Interviewees were asked to describe Walt Disney World in one word and here’s what they had to say:
Hosted by Disney Legend and moderator of ABC’s “The View,” Whoopi Goldberg, the two-hour program will also feature spectacular visuals and musical performances from Christina Aguilera and Halle Bailey in front of the legendary Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park, accompanied by the renowned Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.
Here is a behind the scenes look at the making of these iconic performances:
This special is produced by ABC News and Disney Parks. Tune in this Friday, Oct. 1 at 8/7c on ABC, stream on Hulu starting Oct. 2, or watch on Disney+ starting Oct. 8.