The New Year will get off to a solid animated start on Disney Channel and Disney XD with exciting new episodes — including the recently announced season two premiere cross-over event for Milo Murphy’s Law, “The Phineas and Ferb Effect.” Fans can also catch exciting new episodes of Black Panther’s Quest and Star Wars Resistance, magical mishaps in Elena of Avalor, hilarious family foibles in Big City Greens and pre-k friendly premieres for Vampirina, Fancy Nancy and Puppy Dog Pals.
Disney TV animation highlights for January include:
Saturday, Jan. 5
7:00–8:00 A.M. EST [Disney Channel/Disney XD] Milo Murphy’s Law Season Two Premiere “The Phineas and Ferb Effect” Milo and his friends, along with their newly discovered neighbors — Phineas, Ferb, Perry the Platypus, Candace, Isabella, Baljeet and Buford — must work together to overcome Murphy’s Law in order to stop a pistachio invasion. Guest stars include Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical) as Candace, Alyson Stoner (Camp Rock) as Isabella, Vincent Martella (Everybody Hates Chris) as Phineas, David Errigo Jr. (Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V) as Ferb, Dee Bradley Baker (Mickey and the Roadster Racers) as Perry the Platypus, Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock) as Baljeet and Bobby Gaylor (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore) as Buford.
Sunday, Jan. 6
9:00–10:00 P.M. EST [Disney XD] Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest “Vibranium Curtain Part One” Black Panther devises a plan to get the information he needs, but he isn’t the only one with a plan.
“Vibranium Curtain Part Two” Captured by his enemies, Black Panther must break out of prison with an unlikely ally.
Friday, Jan. 11
10:30–11:00 A.M. EST [Disney Channel] Vampirina “The Woodsie Way/TNN” Vee and her friends go on their first hiking trip with the Woodchuck Woodsies. / One of Vee’s oldest friends from Transylvania, Frankie Bolt, comes to visit her in Pennsylvania. Marsai Martin (black-ish) and T.J. Holmes (Good Morning America) guest star as Frankie and her father, Franken, respectively.
11:00–11:30 A.M. EST [Disney Channel] Fancy Nancy “What’s Bugging Nancy?/Nancy Clancy, Pet Psychic!” Nancy struggles to accept Bree’s interest in bugs. Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) returns as Bree’s mom. / Nancy believes she can read animals’ minds. Christine Baranski (The Good Fight) returns as Ms. Devine.
8:50–9:20 P.M. EST [Disney Channel] Big City Greens “Uncaged” Cricket and Tilly’s mother, Nancy Green, returns to the city. Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs) returns as Nancy Green.
Saturday, Jan. 12
8:30–9:00 A.M. EST [Disney Channel] Big City Greens “Harvest Dinner/Winner Winner” Bill and Nancy prep a special harvest dinner while Cricket and Gramma race Tilly to get a missing ingredient. Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs) returns as Nancy Green. / At the local community center, Tilly wants to win a trophy and begins training with the center’s director. Betsy Sodaro (All Hail King Julien) guest stars as Community Sue.
Sunday, Jan. 13
9:00–9:30 P.M. EST [Disney XD] Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest “T’Chanda” Black Panther discover secrets about his grandfather, T’Chanda. Mark Hamill (Star Wars films) guest stars as Arnim Zola and Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) returns as Peggy Carter.
10:00–10:30 P.M. EST [Disney Channel] Star Wars Resistance “Bibo” Neeku adopts a strange sea creature and gets way more than he bargained for when it brings chaos to the platform. Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) returns as Jace Rucklin.
Saturday, Jan. 19
8:30–9:00 A.M. EST [Disney Channel] Big City Greens “Night Bill/Cheap Snake” When Bill sneaks out at night with a mysterious duffel bag, the kids hide in his truck to see where he goes. Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride) guest stars as Jyle. / Cricket impulsively buys a giant pet snake.
11:30 A.M.–12:00 P.M. EST [Disney Junior] Elena of Avalor “Two Left Fins” After being invited to attend his first Royal Retreat, Prince Marzel tries hard to impress and accidentally turns the visiting kings into Sirenas. Returning guest stars include Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) as Princess Marisa, Prince Royce (East Los High) as Prince Marzel, Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica) as King Pescoro, Echo Kellum (Arrow) as King Joaquin and Aasif Mandvi (A Series of Unfortunate Events) as King Raja.
Sunday, Jan. 20
9:00–9:30 P.M. EST [Disney XD] Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest “Yemandi” Black Panther discovers secrets about his ancestor, Yemandi.
10:00–10:30 P.M. EST [Disney Channel] Star Wars Resistance “Dangerous Business” In exchange for parts, Kaz minds acquisitions for Flix and Orka and comes into conflict with a shady alien customer in league with the First Order. Jim Rash (Community) and Bobby Moynihan (DuckTales) return as Flix and Orka, respectively.
Friday, Jan. 25
9:30–10:00 A.M. EST [Disney Channel] Puppy Dog Pals “Windy City/Sham-pooch” When Bob is disappointed that there’s no wind to test his new kite invention, Bingo and Rolly go on a mission to the Windy City. Ernie Hudson (Grace and Frankie) guest stars as Buddy. / Keia is nervous to go to the groomer for the first time.
Saturday, Jan. 26
7:00–7:30 A.M. EST [Disney Channel] Milo Murphy’s Law “Game Night/Pace Makes Waste” Milo, Melissa and Zack try to finish playing a board game for the first time in Milo’s life. / When there’s a big charity stock car race in town, Murphy’s Law wreaks havoc. Current and former NASCAR racers Rusty Wallace, Joey Logano, Ty Dillon, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Erik Jones and William Byron guest star as themselves; and sports announcer Mike Joy guest stars as himself.
8:00–8:30 A.M. EST [Disney Channel] Big City Greens “Hiya Henry/People Watching” Tilly tries ventriloquism for the Big Coffee open mic night. / The family plays the people watching game, making up stories about city folk passing by. Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs) returns as Nancy Green.
Sunday, Jan. 27
9:00–9:30 P.M. EST [Disney XD] Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest “Bashenga” Black Panther discovers secrets about his ancestor Bashenga, the founder of Wakanda.
10:00–10:30 P.M. EST [Disney Channel] Star Wars Resistance “The Doza Dilemma” Synara settles into life on the platform, but her pirate compatriots have other plans for her.