On Saturday afternoon, just ahead of the global release of the first extended “Bluey” special, “The Sign”, being released on Disney+ around the world, Disney hosted a special screening celebration at the Walt Disney Studios Lot In Burbank, California.

Created and written by Joe Brumm, Bluey follows the adventures of a lovable and inexhaustible Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her Dad, Mum and little sister, Bingo. It showcases the joyful simplicity that can be found in families, by bringing to life how children learn and grow through play.   “The Sign” is the first extended episode, which is four times longer than the typical episode.

Just ahead of the screening was an introduction by Ayo Davis, who is the President, Disney Branded Television, along with Bluey and Bingo by her side, who shared a special message from “Bluey” creator, Joe Brumm. 

The event was attended by many celebrities and their families, including Chad Michael Murray (“One Tree Hill”), Samira Wiley (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), Shay Mitchell(“Pretty Little Liars”), Stassi Schroeder (“Vanderpump Rules”),  Iliza Shlesinger (“Last Comic Standing”), Tia Mowry (“Sister, Sister”), Jon M. Chu (“Wicked”), Kevin McKidd (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Ben Feldman (“Monsters at Work”), Lily Rabe (“American Horror Story”), Mamie Gummer (“The Good Fight”), Kate Mara (“House of Cards”), Rachel Bloom (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”), Jennifer Love Hewitt (“9-1-1”), Hannah Simone (“New Girl”), Leslie Odom Jr. (“Hamilton”), Leah Sava Jeffries(“Percy Jackson and the Olympians), Raven-Symoné (“Raven’s Home”), Sheldon Bailey (“The Sterling Affairs”), Lisa Ling (“This Is Life with Lisa Ling”), Nicholas Gonzales (“The Good Doctor”),Caterina Scorsone (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Sam Page (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Alan Kim (“Minari”), Angelique Cabral (“Wish”), Eric Christian Olson (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) and Mykal-Michelle Harris(“Disney Junior’s Ariel”), and Sheldon Bailey (“The Sterling Affairs”)

Also in attendance at the event was Disney’s Co-Chairman, Disney Entertainment, Dana Walden, along with Shannon Ryan (President, Marketing, Disney Entertainment Television,) and Alyssa Sapire(Senior Vice President, Development, Series & Strategy, Disney Junior).

Here are some photos from the event:

“Bluey” is produced by the multiple Emmy Award-winning Ludo Studio for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and BBC Studios Kids & Family, the series airs and streams to U.S. and global audiences (outside of Australia, New Zealand and China) across Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+ through a global broadcasting deal between BBC Studios Kids & Family and Disney Branded Television.

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Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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