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What’s on TV: Christmas specials & school holiday premieres

 School’s out and ‘tis the season to be jolly! Entertain your little ones this Christmas with heaps of blockbuster movie premieres and fun shows all through December. Watch out for awesome movies like Incredibles 2 and Dumbo, as well as the series premiere of the third season of Big Hero 6! 

Here are our top highlights for the month:

New on Disney Channel - Astro CH 634 (SD) | CH 614 (HD)

Incredibles 2 *PREMIERE*

5 December, Saturday @ 10am

Disney’s favourite crime fighting family reunites for this award-winning sequel where, entrusted with a task to restore public faith in superheroes, Helen sets off on a mission to catch a supervillain, while Bob faces the challenges of stay-at-home parenting. 

Movies @ 12

December - January, daily @ 12pm

Kids can now brighten up their afternoons with a new 12pm timing for movies on the Disney Channel through December and January. Catch favourite movie titles like Coco, Big Hero 6, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast and many more.


13 December, Sunday, @ 10am

In Tim Burton’s stunning live action retelling of a beloved classic, Holt, a circus performer, is tasked with caring for a baby elephant with oversized ears that he names Dumbo. But when it is discovered that Dumbo can fly, a few wicked men try to take advantage of the situation.

Holidays Unwrapped

14-25 December, daily @ 4.30pm

14 Dec - Ducktales *New Episode*

15 Dec - Hotel Transylvania 

16 Dec - Cupcake & Dino *New Episode*

17 Dec - Star vs. The Forces of Evil 

18 Dec - Rabbids Invasion 

19 Dec - Sydney To The Max *New Episode*

20 Dec - Club Mickey Mouse 

21Dec - Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir 

22 Dec - Amphibia 

23 Dec - Big Hero 6 *New Episode* 

24 Dec - Pucca 

25 Dec - From 9am onwards, enjoy a whole day of Xmas themed episodes spanning  all your favourite Disney Channel shows

Enchanting Princesses

14-25 December, daily @ 12pm

14 Dec - The Princess and the Frog 

15Dec - Aladdin

16 Dec - Elena of Avalor: The Magic Within

17 Dec - Moana

18 Dec - Frozen

19 Dec - Cinderella II: Dreams Come True

20 Dec - Pocahontas

21 Dec - Tangled

22 Dec - Sofia the First: Forever Royal

23 Dec - Mulan II

24 Dec - The Little Mermaid

25 Dec - Beauty and the Beast

Big Hero 6 Season 3 *SEASON PREMIERE*

18 December, Friday @ 4pm. New episodes out every Friday until 22 January

The adventures of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro Hamada continue in this new season that follows the Big Hero 6 team as they face off against Noodle Burger Boy and his team of evil mascot robots in order to protect San Fransokyo. 

Missing Link

20 December, Sunday @ 10am

In this stop-motion animated adventure, the furry Mr. Link recruits explorers Sir Lionel Frost and Adelina Fortnight to help find his long-lost yeti relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. The trio of explorers travel the world to help their new friend.

New on Disney Junior - Astro CH 613

12 Days of Festive Cheer *NEW EPISODES*

14-25 December, daily @ 10am. Encores on the same day at 1pm and 6pm

14 Dec - Puppy Dog Pals *New Episodes*

15 Dec - Mickey Mouse Roadster Racers

16 Dec - Sofia the First

17 Dec - Elena of Avalor

18 Dec - PJ Masks

19 Dec - Vampirina *New Episodes*

20 Dec - The Rocketeer *New Episodes*

21 Dec - Bluey *New Episodes*

22 Dec - Doc McStuffin

23 Dec - Muppet Babies

24 Dec - T.O.T.S

25 Dec - Catch all the Disney friends as they come together and party on Christmas Day 

Doc McStuffins: Arctic Rescue - The Great McStuffins Meltdown

11 December, Friday @ 11am. Encore on the same day at 6pm and the following day at 4pm

When Doc approves an upgrade to the hospital, she has no idea that the electricity the new machines use will melt the snow in the Toyarctic and endanger her Arctic friends.

New Year’s Eve Programming *NEW EPISODES*

31 December, Thursday @ 10am. Encores on the same day at 1pm, 4pm and 10pm

31 Dec, 10am - Vampirina *New Episodes*

31 Dec, 10am - Fancy Nancy Clancy *New Episodes*

New on Disney XD - Astro CH 612 (HD)

Marvel Rising Specials

7-13 December, daily @ 9am. Encores on the same day at 12.30pm and 6pm

Marvel Rising fans, get ready for new adventures with a series of specials! Follow the Secret Warriors, a diverse team of teenage superheroes, as they fight villains in unpredictable situations, save their friends and keep the city safe! 

7 Dec - Marvel Rising: Initiation

8 Dec - Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors

9 Dec - Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts

10 Dec - Marvel Rising: Heart Of Iron

11 Dec - Marvel Rising: Battle Of The Bands

12 Dec - Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri

13 Dec - Marvel Rising: Playing With Fire

Marvel’s Spider-man: Maximum Venom Catch Up Marathon & Episode 6 *PREMIERE*

14-19 December, daily @ 9am. Encores on the same day at 12.30pm and 6pm 

When Spider-Man and his allies attempt to track down the missing and dangerous lizard, they discover that Venom has returned to seek revenge on Earth. A threat this big will take the combined might of not only Spider-Man and his friends, but the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy as well.

Jolly Ho-Ho Holidays!

24-27 December, daily @ 9am. Encores on the same day at 12.30pm and 6pm

Ho-Ho-Ho! It’s the holidays! Disney XD has prepared an exciting line-up of your favourite programs, kick-starting the line-up with new episodes of Milo Murphy’s Law, 101 Dalmatian Street and The 7D! 

24 Dec - Milo Murphy’s Law *New Episode*

24 Dec - 101 Dalmatian Street *New Episode*

25 Dec - The 7D *New Episode*

26 Dec - Kid vs Kat 

26 Dec - Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil

27 Dec - Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero

27 Dec - Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars