via press release:
ABC.COM DELIVERS HOLIDAY SPECIALS ONLINE THROUGHOUT DECEMBER
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “Disney Prep and Landing” Available
Online Starting Tomorrow, December 9
ABC.com is celebrating the holiday season with the addition of several holiday special to its Full Episode Player. Visitors to the site will be able to view both the classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and the new animated special “Disney Prep & Landing” beginning Wednesday, December 9 through Saturday, January 1.
Additionally, the site will offer a special Expert Commentary from the stars of “Disney Prep & Landing” – elves Wayne and Lanny and Thrasher the Reindeer. ABC.com’s new Expert Commentary feature allows viewers of the site’s Full Episode Player an opportunity to experience insights from the stars of ABC’s series and specials, as well as producers, writers, directors, production and costume designers, music supervisors and network executives.
Starting next week, ABC.com will add “Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special” and “Jennifer Hudson: I’ll Be Home for Christmas” to its online video offerings. “Christmas at the White House” will be available for viewing on ABC.com for two weeks, beginning Monday, December 14, following its primetime airing on the ABC Television Network on Sunday, December 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET.) Jennifer Hudson’s hour-long holiday music special will be available online beginning Tuesday, December 15, following its airing on the ABC Television Network Monday, December 14 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), through January 1.
Later this month, ABC.com will also present the magical “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade,” following its television debut on ABC Christmas morning.
In addition to these special video offerings this month, ABC.com’s popular Music Lounge has been transformed into a “Winter Wonder Lounge,” complete with a holiday playlist will be available and includes traditional classics performed by artists such as Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra as well as new versions of Christmas classics and also original songs by artists like Death Cab for Cutie, Snow Patrol, Fiona Apple and many more. The site is also offering a free download of the original song “Jingle Jang and Jive” from “Disney Prep & Landing” by composer Michael Giacchino (“Lost”). The song will be available for free download in the ABC Music Lounge at www.abcmusiclounge.com through Friday, December 11 at midnight, ET/9:00 p.m., PT.
As the online home of the ABC Television Network, ABC.com is dedicated to providing users with innovative ways to experience their favorite shows. In addition to the Emmy & Webby Award-winning ABC Full Episode Player, the site also offers the viewers of ABC’s hit series everything from games, blogs, community forums, photos and downloadables to new ABC Music Lounge and the ABC Store which provides fans access to a wide variety of unique ABC-related merchandise. ABC.com is available anytime, anywhere on mobile devices at m.abc.com.