Disney Channel will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 25th anniversary of the Disney Conservation Fund with previously recorded interstitials led by cast members at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park beginning Monday, April 20.
The channel also will feature a full day of Earth Day programming on Wednesday, April 22, with a National Geographic special titled Born Wild: The Next Generation, the Disneynature films Monkey Kingdom and Penguins, and environmentally-themed episodes of series Bunk’d, Big City Greens, Coop and Cami Ask the World, Raven’s Home and Sydney to the Max.
Above, Christian J. Simon and Ava Kolker from Disney Channel’s Sydney to the Max demonstrate one of the interstitials, taking a quick tour of Disney’s Animal Kingdom where the pair learn all about animals, including an okapi and a baby porcupine.
Disney Junior will spotlight themed episodes of the popular series Mira, Royal Detective, Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures, T.O.T.S., Muppet Babies and Puppy Dog Pals. The channel also will present on-air messages designed to introduce preschoolers to Earth Day themes of taking care of animals and the world around them.
Disney Junior Celebrates Earth Day
Disney XD will offer viewers a full-day marathon of the animated series Amphibia, followed by a presentation of the acclaimed DisneyNature film Born in China.
The DisneyNOW app will feature an Earth Day Collection and a 10-minute extended version of the Disney’s Animal Kingdom interstitials.
Additional Earth Day content will appear across Disney Channels social media platforms.