5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend Presented by State Farm.
Well, we did it, y’all—we made it to the last weekend of 2023. If you’ve been reading these articles with any regularity, you know that there’s always something interesting and entertaining to watch from around the world of Disney… and these upcoming hours surrounding New Year’s are no exception.
From the next installment of Percy’s adventures on Disney+ to Ryan Seacrest back on ABC to usher in the next 366 days, there’s a little something for everyone. What to expect? Read on, friends! And Happy 2024 from all of us here at D23!!
Percy Jackson and the Olympians—Episode 3 now streaming on Disney+
Percy (Walker Scobell) is tasked with the quest to return Zeus’ stolen Master Bolt, to stop a war between the gods. Choosing Annabeth (Leah Sava Jeffries) and Grover (Aryan Simhadri) as his quest mates, they set off to retrieve it from the Underworld. Enemies derail their journey before it’s barely begun, and the three seek refuge from a stranger who could pose an even more dangerous threat…
BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star—first four episodes now streaming on Disney+
Featuring never-before-seen interviews, performances, and behind-the-scenes moments with RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook, BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star is an eight-part docuseries that takes audiences on an in-depth journey across the band’s 10-year career—highlighting both their highs and lows for the first time ever in a captivating docuseries format. Stay tuned for the final four episodes in the coming weeks.
What If…? Season 2—all episodes streaming as of Saturday, December 30, on Disney+
In Season 2 of this animated Marvel Studios series, the Watcher (voiced by Jeffrey Wright) continues the journey as our guide through the vast multiverse—introducing brand-new and familiar faces from throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The anthology series questions, revisits, and twists classic MCU moments with an incredible voice cast that includes a host of stars reprising their iconic roles.
The Year: Countdown to 2024—Sunday, December 31, at 7 p.m. ET/PT on ABC (check local listings)
New this year to ABC News’ The Year franchise is a special one-hour event: The Year: Countdown to 2024 on New Year’s Eve. Disney Legend Robin Roberts from Good Morning America conjures up the best moments of 2023 and takes out her own crystal ball to look ahead to 2024. She’ll be joined by 20/20 co-anchor Deborah Roberts, Nightline co-anchor Juju Chang, GMA’s Lara Spencer, GMA3: What You Need to Know co-anchor Eva Pilgrim, and ABC News correspondent Chris Connelly.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024—Sunday, December 31, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC (check local listings)
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest is THE destination for viewers to ring in the new year! Hosted by Seacrest live from Times Square in New York City, the show celebrates the year’s very best in music.
Wrapping up the holiday season, the nation’s most-watched New Year’s Eve celebration will give viewers a look at New Year’s merriment from around the globe—including for the first time from South Korea and a performance by K-Pop group NewJeans! Rita Ora joins Seacrest as co-host in Times Square, while Jeannie Mai will lead the Hollywood festivities—which will feature performances from the likes of Ellie Goulding, Green Day, Janelle Monáe, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Reneé Rapp with Coco Jones, and Thirty Seconds to Mars.