5 Things to Watch This Weekend (US)

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Looking for something to watch this weekend? Disney has got you covered.  On Friday, Hamilton fans will want to check out Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You hosted by Robin Roberts on Disney+. Also on Friday, venture into the unknown as the latest episode of the Disney+ documentary series One Day at Disney profiles Frozen 2’s director of story. On Saturday, Disney Channel will bring us the season premiere of Amphibia followed by a new episode of The Owl House.  On Saturday and Sunday, Freeform is hosting a Hunger Games Weekend Marathon!

Check out the line-up below:

Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You – Friday, July 10 on Disney Plus

Hosted by ABC News’ Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You is an intimate discussion about the groundbreaking film that has become a global phenomenon and features Hamilton’s creator, its director and cast members of the original Broadway production.  A Harvard Historian also shares insight on the historical relevance and accuracy of the production.  Earlier today, Roberts shared a first look with Good Morning America viewers. From cast members sharing personal memories and stories about their participation in the groundbreaking Broadway show to what it means to them to be part of this project, this conversation will enhance the Hamilton experience for all Disney+ subscribers.

One Day at Disney—Friday, July 10, on Disney+
Meet Marc Smith, Director of Story, Frozen 2, at Walt Disney Animation Studios. He will show how a drawing is often the key to a moving, emotional story. With each sketch, he emotionally engages with his work to create a bond between himself and the character—i.e., he blurs the line between fiction and reality, resulting in a lifelike portrayal onscreen.

Amphibia—Saturday, July 11, at 8:20 p.m. ET on Disney Channel
Season two kicks off with “Handy Anne.” Worried something bad could happen while they are in Newtopia, Anne (voice of Brenda Song) decides to disaster-proof the farm. Then, in “Fort in the Road,” Sprig (voice of Justin Felbinger) longs for a fun road trip… but Hop Pop (voice of Disney Legend Bill Farmer) enacts strict road rules that threaten to ruin his plans.

The Owl House—Saturday, July 11, at 8:43 p.m. ET on Disney Channel
In “Sense and Sensitivity,” when the feisty yet adorable tiny warrior King (voice of Alex Hirsch) becomes a bestselling author, he learns a valuable lesson in reading the fine print.

Hunger Games Weekend Marathon – Saturday & Sunday, July 11-12, Freeform Channel

Freeform will host a Hunger Games Weekend July 11 -12 with a two-day movie marathon. The weekend lineup includes The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 and more.

What will you be watching?

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