First Episode of Disney Plus Series to Debut on Network TV

We know it’s surprising, but it’s true. The first episode of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will be coming to TV screens first. Is this yet another way for Disney to promote its new streaming service?

It might be. And it just might work. Especially with all the hype that is already surrounding Disney+ (also known as Disney Plus). Will this add to it?

Maybe. Maybe not. Only time will tell.

What is the series about?

Disney + High School Musical: The Musical: The Series cast members
Disney + High School Musical: The Musical: The Series cast members | Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney+

The show follows 10 main characters and takes place in the high school where the High School Musical movies were filmed. Though this show is going to follow new characters, of course, and include some new songs. It follows these characters as they make new friends and enemies, fall in and out of love, and of course audition for the musical.

This show will follow the main characters from the audition process all the way to the opening night of High School Musical: The Musical. These characters include Ricky, who is trying to appeal to his ex-girlfriend Nini, Nini, who has a new boyfriend but the same old insecurities, and Kourtney, Nini’s best friend who loves fashion and makeup as well as feminism. All of the characters seem to be exciting and fans will likely enjoy following their adventures.

What networks will the Disney Plus show be on?

The Disney+ show will be premiering on not one, not two, but three different channels. Yes, that’s right. Disney fans will be able to see the show on three different networks.

The networks that are going to be airing the show are ABC, Disney Channel, and Freeform. Only time will tell if this strategy of showing the first episode and asking fans to subscribe for more will work. It sounds like it might be a good idea, but we’ll have to see what happens.

When can you watch it?

The show will be airing on Friday, November 8th at 8:00 PM EST. Yes, you read that correctly. The show will air on TV before it is shown on Disney +.

Fans of the original and those who just think the show looks interesting can look forward to watching it on TV. Though to continue watching, you will probably have to subscribe to Disney +. So be prepared to go on a magical, musical journey.

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The show comes highly recommended as it is executive produced by Golden Globe and Academy Award nominee Tim Federle. So it’s there for you to love. Enjoy it and sing along to the songs that you love.

The show, like the movie it is somewhat based on, will likely be full of interesting characters and loads of drama. The characters and the drama will keep you intrigued and make you glad you watched it. So set your sights on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and you will hopefully not be disappointed.

Though the movie has been around a while, the show is new. It will hopefully be as successful as the original movie. We wish the cast and crew nothing but the best of luck.

They seem to be up to the task. We can’t wait to see it! So join us by watching High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. The show will likely be a real treat and make fans tap their feet throughout it.

You will probably be singing the songs for weeks on end. You won’t be able to forget the words.