May 2018 Disney Highlights

Here’s what’s happening in the world of Disney in May 2018:

Disney Digital Network

Disney Digital Network

May 1

The Disney Digital Network holds their NewFront presentation where they reveal their upcoming digital series to advertisers.

May 2

The Hulu Theatre is appropriately hosting the Hulu upfront. As the streaming service rides the success of their first big hit, A Handmaid’s Tale, expect to learn what is next.

May 3

The Disneyland Resort hosts their Star Wars Nite with previews of Star Wars experiences that will be officially launching the next day.

May 4

Today is Star Wars Day! Follow Laughing Place for the special deals and events that will be happening throughout the day.

May 5

Today is Free Comic Book Day. Stop by your local comic book shop to pick up free issues from Marvel and other comic publishers.

Duck Week

Duck Week

May 6

Get ready for new episodes of DuckTales on Disney Channel as their Duck Week promotion officially begins.

May 7

In a new episode of Mission Force One on Disney Channel, Miles and his friends travel back in time to prevent the International Space Station from getting stuck in the future, with help from the astronauts on board.

May 8

Disney will announce their quarterly earnings after the market closes. Follow Laughing Place for all the news and information.

May 9

Marvel’s “Fresh Start” continues with Venom #1. In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most Wicked of Webslingers – Venom

May 10

Solo: A Star Wars Story holds its World Premiere in Hollywood.

May 11

DuckTales returns and is now on Disney Channel. In the new episode brilliant young scientist, Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, is recruited by Launchpad who is feeling menaced by tech genius Mark Beaks’ newest invention. Lin-Manuel Miranda voices the new iteration of Gizmoduck starting with this episode.

Disney Channel GO!

Disney Channel GO!

May 12

The Disney Channel GO! Fan Fest is held at Disney California Adventure. See Disney Channel stars, watch a DuckTales table read and more.

May 13

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Don Felder, formerly of The Eagles, who performs at Epcot as part of the Garden Rocks concert series.

May 14

In a new episode of ABC’s The Crossing, as tensions in the camp rise, Craig Lindauer agrees to allow a select group of refugees take a trip into town, causing Jude to question the sudden show of goodwill. Meanwhile, Hannah shares startling information with Marshall, and Caleb discovers that a survivor amongst them is an Apex inside.

May 15

ABC holds their Upfront presentation in New York. Learn all about the new ABC series coming to the network next season.

May 16

X Games Norway kicks off in….. Norway

May 17

In the season finale of Grey’s Anatomy, Meredith Grey and the team of doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial are faced with life-or-death decisions on a daily basis. They seek comfort from one another, and, at times, more than just friendship. Together they discover that neither medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white.

May 18

Tonight is the series finale of Once Upon a Time. Expect fan-favorite characters to reappear and the storybook to reach its final chapter.

Ashley Eckstein

Ashley Eckstein

May 19

D23 Members are invited to an exclusive event in Bellevue, Washington with the creator of Her Universe, Ashley Eckstein, to celebrate the release of her brand-new book, It’s Your Universe: You Have the Power to Make It Happen!

May 20

In a new episode of ABC’s Deception, The Deception team is called on to help stop a spy from stealing top-secret military information, while Cameron is frustrated when someone from Kay’s past comes back into the picture.

May 21

Who will be the next American Idol? Find out tonight.

May 22

Tonight is the series finale of The Middle. After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job – and new life away from home.

May 23

For years, T’Challa has fought off invaders from his homeland, protecting Wakanda from everything from meddling governments to long-lost gods. Now, he will discover that Wakanda is much bigger than he ever dreamed in the all-new Black Panther #1

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 24

Get a jump on the latest installment of Star Wars with the Thursday preview screenings of Solo: A Star Wars Story.

May 25

Beauty and the Beast is performed as a concert-to-film at the Hollywood Bowl for the next two nights.

May 26

Incredible Summer at Walt Disney World has begun. Don’t miss Donald’s Dino-Base at Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Dinoland U.S.A.

May 27

The Galactic Nights after-hours event returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios to celebrate the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story.

May 28

The Spinners close out this year’s Garden Rocks concert series at Epcot.

May 29

Incredible Summer continues. If you are at the Magic Kingdom, check out the An Incredible Tomorrowland Expo featuring characters from The Incredibles and Incredibles 2.

May 30

Everyone finds their futures up in the air in the dramatic season finale of Freeform’s Famous in Love.

May 31

10 years ago: Buzz Lightyear blast off to the International Space Station as “a member of the crew” aboard the space shuttle Discovery. Buzz Lightyear will blast back into theaters next year with the release of Toy Story 4.veloped. Buzz’s mission

coincides with the openin of “Toy Story Midway Mania!,” a new
4-D interactive attraction opening on this day at Disney World.