Burbank, CA (Friday, December 18, 2009) — In its world broadcast premiere, ABC Family will give fans their very first opportunity to see a sneak peek from Disney?Pixar’s highly anticipated upcoming film, Toy Story 3. Woody and Buzz Lightyear return in this exclusive first-look, which debuts during the network’s telecast of The Incredibles this Sunday night, December 20, (8:30-11:00PM ET/PT) on ABC Family as part of the network’s 25 Days of Christmas Disney/Pixar Weekend television event.
The two minute exclusive piece will feature an introduction by Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich, followed by a special look at the film. In the upcoming film (due in theaters on June 18, 2010), the creators of the beloved Toy Story films re-open the toy box with Toy Story 3, a comical new adventure in Disney Digital 3D™, bringing moviegoers back to the world of Woody, Buzz and our favorite gang of toy characters as Andy prepares to leave for college.
The world broadcast premiere is part of ABC Family’s special Disney/Pixar Weekend television event, which begins this Friday (12/18) and continues through Sunday (12/20), and includes airings of Cars, the basic cable premiere of Ratatouille, The Incredibles and “Pixar Short Films.” The network launched the twelfth year of its must see “25 Days of Christmas” event on December 1 featuring over 200 hours of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family continuing through December 25 – the biggest cable programming event of the year. Viewers will celebrate the season with an all-new original movie, specials and, of course, the return of Christmas favorites during primetime, as well as weekend holiday marathons every Saturday and Sunday.