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Cinderella by Rodgers & Hammerstein returns to ABC in an all-new special celebrating the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking film, which stars Brandy and Whitney Houston as America’s first black Cinderella and fairy godmother.
Cinderella: The Reunion, a special edition of 20/20, airs Tuesday (Aug. 23) on ABC and streams exclusively on Hulu the following day. Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander, Veanne Cox, and Billy Porter (who played a gender-neutral Fabulous Godmother in the Amazon original Cinderella) will be featured in the hour-long program, which airs during Disney World Princess Week, and explores the Emmy-nominated film’s influence in “broadening society’s view of the term princess,” according to ABC.
“We are delighted that the 25th anniversary of this landmark incarnation of Cinderella by Rodgers & Hammerstein is being celebrated on its original network,” said Imogen Lloyd Webber, SVP at Concord Theatricals, in a statement on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. “The unforgettable music of Rodgers & Hammerstein is truly timeless – it continues to enchant listeners 80 years after their partnership began and 65 years after their partnership Cinderella the largest audience in television history for the first time.
Right after the special Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella will air on ABC for the first time in over two decades. Read on to learn how to stream the special for free.
how to watch Cinderella: The reunion Online for free
Cinderella: The reunion begins at 8 p.m. ET on ABC and is available to stream live on ABC.com, but you will need a cable or streaming provider login to access the special, otherwise you can watch it live using a television aerial or via a Watch streaming platform that offers ABC such as Hulu + Live TV, Direct TV Stream, YouTube TV, Vidgo and Fubo TV (Sling TV offers local channels with the output of an HD antenna). Depending on the streamer, live TV plans start at $20 to $50 per month for dozens of live and on-demand cable and local channels, and most of the platforms above include a free trial.
If you are not interested in that Cinderella Reunion Special on premiere date, stream it for free on Hulu starting Wednesday (Aug. 24). Right now, Hulu offers a 30-day free trial when you sign up. Plans start at $6.99 per month for streaming with limited ads, $12.99 for ad-free streaming, and $13.99 per month to bundle Hulu with Disney+ and ESPN+ (use ExpressVPN to connect to Hulu from outside the US to stream).
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