We are a little more than a month away from Walt Disney World’s grand 50th anniversary! And to celebrate with Disney fans around the world, the resort will be featured in a full television special!

The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World will be a two-hour long special that will air on October 1st via the ABC network.

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The star-studded special will be hosted by none other than Disney Legend, Whoopi Goldberg. Also featured in this celebratory special are:

  • Christina Aguilera
  • Halle Bailey (live-action The Little Mermaid)
  • Anthony Anderson
  • John Stamos
  • Melissa Joan Hart
  • Marsai Martin
  • Kevin Feige
  • James Cameron
  • Pete Docter
  • The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

The special will also feature appearances from some familiar Disney executives, such as: Bob Chapek, Bob Iger, and Michael Eisner.

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The television program will showcase the history and evolution of the Walt Disney World resort. But that’s not all, views will also get a glimpse of what’s to come- not only during the 50th anniversary, but in the coming years of the resort.

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We’re hoping to see exclusive looks at the resort’s new nighttime spectaculars “Harmonious” and “Disney Enchantment”. We’re also hoping to see updates on EPCOT’s new developments!

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Make sure you tune in to ABC’s The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World on October 1st, check your local listings.

What would you like to see during this special? Let us know in the comments!

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