Disney has released some further details on the upcoming National Geographic series, “The ’80s: Top Ten”, which highlights the best of ’80s lists and remind viewers why the aftershocks of that decade are still felt today.
Pop culture icon Rob Lowe takes viewers down memory lane with six entertaining and thought-provoking top 10 countdowns of 1980s pop culture, as voted by a panel of experts including Kevin Smith, Jon Lovitz, Ridley Scott, Tony Hawk, Amber Riley, Joan Collins, and Meatloaf. Revisit the most memorable moments, gadgets, toys, fast foods, commercials and streetwear of this iconic decade, and see which items our panel put at the top of each list.
With stories you’ve never heard before from stars who were at the heart of the action, from the launch of MTV and the Apple Macintosh to the tale of Teddy Ruxpin and Wendy’s Super Bar, this series will remind you why the aftershocks of the ’80s are still felt today.
Last month, Disney revealed that the entire six-episode series would be coming to Disney+ in the United States on New Year’s Eve, but today, E! has revealed that the series will debut on Disney+ and then be released on the National Geographic channel the following day on New Years Day at 9 pm. ET/PT.
Once again, Disney is experimenting with different ways of releasing its content and this is the first series to debut on Disney+ before arriving on the National Geographic channel.
Are you going to be checking out “The ’80s: Top Ten” on Disney+?