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ABC Spotlights Some Of Its Exciting and Iconic Shows At D23 Expo 2019

Today, we have more exciting news about D23 Expo 2019. We are super excited to be attending the event and we are even more excited to share all of it with you! We now have news that ABC will spotlight the stars from some of its most exciting and iconic shows at D23 Expo 2019. Spotlights will include exclusive presentations, meet and greets, photo opportunities, and more!

Here is just a taste of what you can expect from this year’s event.



‘Dancing with the Stars’ Panel Celebrating the Tradition of Disney Night: Features Former Celebrity Contestants Ginger Zee, Rashad Jennings and Jordan Fisher, Show Host Tom Bergeron, Show Judge Carrie Ann Inaba, Plus Executive Producer Andrew Llinares.



‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Panel: This panel marks the Series’ First Appearance at D23 Expo. The final episode of the flagship Marvel series is set to air Summer 2020.



The ‘ish’ Universe Panel: The ‘ish’ panel brings together the stars of ‘black-ish,’ ‘grown-ish’ and ‘mixed-ish,’ Including Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, and Tika Sumpter, to Highlight the Expanding ‘ish’ Universe.

Meet and Take Photos: Fans will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with cast members of ‘black-ish,’ ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘mixed-ish’. Make sure your autograph book is ready!

Fans will laugh, cry and be tempted to bust a move when ABC brings their biggest stars of comedy, action and dance competition to D23 Expo 2019 this August. Be among the first to learn the secrets of what’s ahead on ABC’s hit series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”; take a peek behind the curtain of the now-iconic Disney Night on “Dancing with the Stars”; travel to the “ish” universe, centered around groundbreaking comedy “black-ish”; and meet some of your favorite ABC stars in-person during special meet & greet/photo op sessions at D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, Aug. 23-25, at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Keep reading for a full run-down of the events, panels, and experiences from ABC at this year’s D23 Expo.

“Dancing with the Stars” and Disney!
Friday, Aug. 23, 10:00 a.m., D23 Expo Arena
“Good Morning America”’s Ginger Zee hosts a behind-the-scenes peek into the most magical night in the ballroom: Disney Night! Join Ginger, show host Tom Bergeron, show judge Carrie Ann Inaba, Mirrorball champions Rashad Jennings and Jordan Fisher, and “Dancing with the Stars” executive producer Andrew Llinares for a celebration of the “Dancing with the Stars” and Disney connection. There may even be a hint at what’s to come on “Dancing with the Stars” 2019 this fall on ABC.

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Friday, Aug. 23, 3:00 p.m., D23 Expo Arena
Stars and executive producers from ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” come together to honor the past six seasons of the show while looking forward to the forthcoming thrilling conclusion of the series in summer 2020. Executive producer and head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb, will host the presentation with cast members Clark Gregg, new Disney Legend Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, and Jeff Ward as well as executive producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen and Jeff Bell.

The “ish” Universe: “black-ish,” “grown-ish” and “mixed-ish”
Saturday, Aug. 24, 3:00 p.m., D23 Expo Arena
Headlined by Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi and Tika Sumpter, the stars from ABC’s “black-ish,” Freeform’s “grown-ish” and ABC’s newest spinoff “mixed-ish” come together to highlight the expanding “ish” universe. Fans won’t want to miss this star-studded panel where anything could happen!

Following is the full schedule* of stars making special appearances in the Walt Disney Television booth throughout the weekend:

Friday, Aug. 23
2:00-3:00 p.m.
“Dancing with the Stars” stars past and present Ginger Zee, Carrie Ann Inaba, Tom Bergeron, Rashad Jennings and Jordan Fisher

5:00-6:00 p.m.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons and Jeff Ward, and executive producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeff Bell and Jeph Loeb

Saturday, Aug. 24
1:00-2:30 p.m.
“black-ish,” “grown-ish” and “mixed-ish” stars to be announced

Which of these ABC events are you dying to see at this year’s D23 Expo? I know that my husband is going to race to the Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D panel. Let me know in the comment section below!




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Monica V

Monica lives in Ann Arbor, MI. She is a former Disney Cast Member (via the Disney College Program Fall 2011) and a current Disney Addict.
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