Disney and Target Team Up to Launch FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE

Disney and Target are coming together to present FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE. This aims to bring more entertainment with less interruptions to families as they are staying home. FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE began on April 10th and will continue through May 1st. Different movies will be presented on ESPN, Freeform and FX. These include family favorites like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Iron Man 2. 

The movies will be aired with limited advertisements and also commentary and entertainment. This will include trivia and new interviews ESPN talent such as Louis Riddick and Mike Golic Sr. PSAs and other custom content with Freeform talent will air on the network. All of this is brought to the networks by Target.

“We know many families are looking for different ways to spend time together in the comfort of their own homes,” said Rick Gomez, Target executive vice president and chief marketing, digital and strategy officer. “Target is proud to partner with Disney to offer Friday Night Movie, giving families another option as they stay home and stay safe.”

CreativeWorks, a Disney Advertising Unit, developed much of the content which was then filmed in the homes of talent.

“Disney is committed to continuously providing families entertainment especially during these unprecedented times,” said Wendell Scott, senior vice president, Disney Advertising Sales. “Together with Target, we’re meeting families where they are in their homes and delivering fun and exciting movies with a limited commercial experience.”

Here is a look at all that is being offered for FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE:

Friday, April 10
Freeform: “Back to the Future”
ESPN2: “You Don’t Know Bo”

Friday, April 17
Freeform: “Guardians of the Galaxy”
ESPN2: “The Book of Manning”
FX: “Transformers: The Last Knight”

Sunday, April 19
FX: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

Friday, April 24
Freeform: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
ESPN2: “Believeland”

Friday, May 1
Freeform: “The Intern”
ESPN: “Secretariat”
FX: “Iron Man 2”

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