“Glee” star Amber Riley will be featured in a balcony performance while Disney princes and princesses dance below her, and reigning “Idol” champ Lee DeWyze will perform a rendition of “The Little Drummer Boy.” Adding to the “Idol” flavor, Ryan Seacrest will serve as one of the hosts of the special, emceeing the action from Walt Disney World in Florida.
Nick Cannon will be the host at Disneyland in California; his wife, Mariah Carey, is also scheduled to perform. Other performers set to appear include Selena Gomez, “America’s Got Talent” sensation Jackie Evancho, Sean Kingston, Darius Rucker and several “Dancing With the Stars” pros.
The special will air Christmas Day on ABC stations. Check your local listings for times.