Television

Disney’s Brave, Princess and the Frog and Dumbo lead ABC Fundays

If you need more than football to keep everyone entertained over the weekend in September, you will want to be ready when “Funday” returns with one strong-willed princess, a despicable villain, two cursed frogs and an adorable flying elephant. ABC family has confirmed that Fundays start on Saturday, September 13th and continues on Sunday, September 14th.

The fun of “Funday” is not just limited to the small screen as it also extends to the digital space. Fans can visit fundayapp.com to decorate their social media profile photos with “Brave”-inspired icons and borders.

Saturday, September 13

(6:30–8:30 PM ET/PT) DESPICABLE ME

In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences and flowering rose bushes sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout belonging to Gru (Steve Carrell), a dastardly villain who, along with the help of his many little minions, is planning the biggest heist in the history of the world: he’s going to steal the moon! But his plans are foiled the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad. This smash hit boasts a stellar all-star vocal cast that includes Julie Andrews, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Danny McBride, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Mindy Kaling and more. “Despicable Me” repeats on Sunday, September 14th at 6pm ET/PT.

(8:30 -10:30 PM ET/PT) BRAVE

The ABC Family premiere of “Brave” whisks you away on an astonishing adventure to an ancient land full of mystery and tradition. Merida (Kelly Macdonald) is a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson). Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. When Merida’s actions inadvertently unleash chaos in the kingdom, she must harness all of her skills and resources, including her clever and mischievous triplet brothers, to undo a beastly curse before it’s too late and discover the meaning of true bravery. “Brave” repeats on Sunday, September 14th at 8pm ET/PT.

(10:30 PM- 12:30AM ET/PT) THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

Set in the great city of New Orleans, “The Princess and the Frog” is a modern twist on a classic tale about Tiana (Anika Noni Rose), a beautiful girl who is accidentally turned into a frog and Prince Naveen (Bruno Campos), a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again. With the help of trumpet-playing alligator Louis (Michael-Leon Wooley), Ray (Jim Cummings), the Cajun firefly, and Mama Odie (Jenifer Lewis), the old blind priestess, Naveen and Tiana are in a race against time to break the spell and fulfill their dreams.

“The Princess and the Frog” repeats on Sunday, September 14th at 10pm ET/PT.

(12:30AM – 2AM ET/PT) DUMBO

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.