The Lion King

ABC | 8:00 pm

Jon Favreau directed this 2019 "photorealistic computer-animated remake" of the 1994 animated blockbuster that chronicles the coming of age of Simba (now voiced by Donald Glover), a lion cub whose royal father (voice of James Earl Jones) has been murdered by Simba's villainous uncle (voice of Chiwetel Ejiofor). The voice cast also includes Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Alfre Woodard, Beyoncé and John Oliver. Tonight's ABC airing marks the first of three broadcast premieres of iconic Disney titles airing on successive Tuesday nights.