THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE SCREENINGS AND Q&As
WITH THE CREATIVE FORCES BEHIND TV’S MOST ANTICIPATED NEW FALL SERIES
AND ANIMATED HOLIDAY SPECIAL – “ONCE UPON A TIME” AND “PREP & LANDING:
NAUGHTY VS. NICE” -- AUGUST 19 AND 20 AT THE D23 EXPO
“Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice,” Screening Will Be Followed By a
Q&A with Directors and Producer, Set for August 19
“Once Upon a Time” Screening Will Be Followed By a
Q&A with “Lost” Writers Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz on August 20
Both Panels Will Be Moderated By “D23’s Disney Geek” Host Jeffrey Epstein
Be among the first to watch ABC’s most anticipated new fall series and animated holiday
special and have a chance to learn the secrets behind how they were made. Fans will have those
opportunities at the D23 Expo, where the entire world of Disney comes together, August 19 and 20,
at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Get a jump on the holiday season on Friday, August 19 at 12:45 p.m. in Stage 23, as the
D23 exposition unwraps Walt Disney Animation Studios’ festive new special, “Prep & Landing:
Naughty vs. Nice,” with an exclusive premiere screening of the latest, nicest and naughtiest
adventure in this multiple Emmy Award®-winning program. Santa’s dauntless elves, Wayne and
Lanny, find themselves up to their pointy ears in trouble, as they race to recover classified North
Pole technology, which has fallen into the hands of a computer-hacking Naughty Kid. Their mission
to prevent Christmas from descending into chaos has some riotous twists, turns and surprises.
A special “Christmas in August” presentation and Q&A, moderated by “D23’s Disney Geek” host
Jeffrey Epstein, will follow with Emmy Award-winning directors Kevin Deters & Stevie Wermers-
Skelton, and producer Dorothy McKim.
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz -- the esteemed executive producers/writers of “Lost”
and writers of “Tron: Legacy” -- bring you ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” a bold, new series where
fairytale characters collide with our world. On Saturday, August 20 at 12:45 p.m. in Stage 23, join
Eddy and Adam for a Q&A, moderated by “D23’s Disney Geek” host Jeffrey Epstein, as well as a
special screening of the show. Brace yourselves for a modern fable with thrilling twists and hints of
darkness, brimming with wonder and filled with the magic of our most beloved fairytales. The series
will premiere on Sunday, October 23 on ABC.