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ABC Announces New ‘Toy Story’ Holiday Special

Following the success of Toy Story OF TERROR!, Disney•Pixar’s new Christmas special, Toy Story That Time Forgot, is set to air during the holidays this year on ABC.

Toy Story That Time Forgot, Disney•Pixar’s new Christmas special featuring your favorite characters from the Toy Story films, will air during the holidays this year on ABC. The special comes on the heels of the success of Toy Story OF TERROR!, which premiered to stellar ratings this past October. 

During a post-Christmas play date, the Toy Story gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie's room in this Toy Story That Time Forgot.

ABC’s October 2013 premiere of Toy Story OF TERROR! ranked No. 1 in its time period among Total Viewers (10.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.1/10), giving the network its best performance in the half-hour in nearly two years – since 11/09/11. In addition, it was the night’s dominant number one show with Kids 2-11 posting the network’s highest rating in the half-hour in almost six years – 11/28/07. 

The cast of Toy Story That Time Forgot includes Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz, Kristen Schaal as Trixie, Kevin McKidd (Grey’s Anatomy) as Reptillus Maximus, Wallace Shawn as Rex, Timothy Dalton as Mr. Pricklepants, Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head and Joan Cusack as Jessie.

Toy Story That Time Forgot is produced by Galyn Susman and directed by Steve Purcell. The special is from Disney•Pixar.

Source: ABC Television

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.