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[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[via press release from Freeform]

IT'S PLANES, 'TRAINS' AND MAGIC CARPET RIDES DURING FREEFORM'S FUNDAY PROGRAMMING EVENT ON NOVEMBER 12 AND 13

This Month's 'Funday' Includes the Freeform Premieres of 'Planes: Fire & Rescue,' 'How to Train Your Dragon' and 'Shrek Forever After'

Hop on a plane, a dragon, a spaceship, a magic carpet or even a flying elephant and land yourself in front of Freeform's Funday weekend, featuring the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After," starting SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 and continuing through SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13.

The highlights are:

Saturday, November 12

(9:30 - 11:35 a.m. EST) THE SMURFS (2011) In their race to escape the malevolent wizard Gargamel, the little blue forest dwellers find themselves suddenly transported to Central Park. Now stuck in a world populated by towering giants, the Smurfs must find a way to elude Gargamel, and find a way back to the village they call home. "The Smurfs" repeats on Sunday, November 13 at 7:00 a.m. EST.

(11:35 a.m. - 1:40 p.m. EST) DISNEY'S PLANES In this Disney's high-flying animated comedy, Dusty (Dane Cook) is a crop duster with sky-high dreams and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take on the world's fastest flyers in the greatest air race ever. Dusty has a huge heart but two big problems: he's not exactly built for speed and he's afraid of heights. His courage is put to the ultimate test as this unlikely hero aims higher than he ever imagined. With a little help from his friends, Dusty finds the courage to be more than he was built for and the inspiration to soar. Disney's "Planes" repeats on Sunday, November 13 at 9:05 a.m. EST.

(1:40 - 3:40 p.m. EST) DISNEY'S PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE - FREEFORM PREMIERE World-famous air racer Dusty joins forces with a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft in a comedy adventure. Together, the fearless team battles a wildfire at Piston Peak National Park, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero. Disney's "Planes: Fire & Rescue" repeats on Sunday, November 13 at 11:10 a.m. EST.

(3:40 - 5:50 p.m. EST) DISNEY�PIXAR'S WALL

·E Set in a galaxy not so very far away, after hundreds of lonely years doing what he was built for, WALL

·E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life, besides collecting knickknacks, when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE (Extra-terrestrial Vegetation Evaluator). EVE comes to realize that WALL

·E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet's future and races back to space to report her findings to the humans who have been eagerly waiting aboard the luxury spaceship Axiom for news that it is safe to return home. Meanwhile, WALL

·E chases EVE across the galaxy and sets into motion one of the most incredible comedy adventures ever brought to the big screen.

(5:50 - 8:20 p.m. EST) DISNEY�PIXAR'S FINDING NEMO Nemo (Alexander Gould), an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin (Albert Brooks) and his friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls and more along the way. Disney�Pixar's "Finding Nemo" repeats on Sunday, November 13 at 3:10 p.m. EST.

(8:20 - 10:30 p.m. EST) HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON - FREEFORM PREMIERE Hiccup is a young Viking who defies tradition when he befriends one of his deadliest foes - a ferocious dragon he calls Toothless. Together, the unlikely heroes must fight against all odds to save both their worlds. "How to Train Your Dragon" repeats on Sunday, November 13 at 5:40 p.m. EST.

(10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. EST) DISNEY'S ALADDIN In the heart of an enchanted city, a commoner named Aladdin and his mischievous monkey, Abu, battle to save the free-spirited Princess Jasmine with the help of their friend, a blue genie. Disney's "Aladdin" repeats on Sunday, November 13 at 7:50 p.m. EST.

(12:30 - 2:00 a.m. EST) DISNEY'S DUMBO (1941) One of the true Disney masterpieces, this poignant classic movie tells the story of Dumbo, a baby elephant born with humongous ears. Snubbed and ridiculed by all the other circus folks, he is befriended by a jocular mouse named Timothy. With luck, determination and an amazing amount of courage, Dumbo learns to soar as the high-flying star of the circus.

Sunday, November 13

(1:10 - 3:10 p.m. EST) GNOMEO & JULIET Garden gnomes Gnomeo (voice of James McAvoy) and Juliet (voice of Emily Blunt) have many obstacles to overcome on their path to true love as they are caught up in a feud between their warring families. With plastic pink flamingos and lawnmower races in the mix, can this young couple find lasting happiness?

(9:55 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. EST) SHREK FOREVER AFTER - FREEFORM PREMIERE It started with a lovable ogre... who befriended a talking donkey... and rescued a beautiful princess. Longing for the days when he was a "real ogre," Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back... but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey suddenly can't remember his best friend; Fiona is now a tough warrior princess; and Puss in Boots is one fat cat! Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract and restore happily FOREVER after to close the final chapter.

About Freeform

Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, Freeform connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. The network delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.





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