Donald Duck Presents
was a television series on the Disney Channel
beginning in 1983, which featured classic Disney shorts. Although Donald Duck
shorts were the primary programming, additional cartoons featuring Goofy
, Mickey Mouse
, Chip 'n Dale
and others were also shown. It was first aired on September 1, 1983, a few months after Disney Channel was launched. Its timeslot for its early run was at 7:30 AM Eastern Time, making it the second program of the Disney Channel's 16 (later 18) hour programming day.
The opening of the show featured a cavalcade of scenes from classic Disney shorts, and a theme song. Unlike the opening of Good Morning, Mickey!
, which features all of the characters in the theme, the opening of Donald Duck Presents features only Donald (and the nephews
It was replaced by Donald's Quack Attack
This show was released only on VHS PAL in the UK as part of a six-volume set which also each featured an episode of Good Morning, Mickey!
, Welcome to Pooh Corner
, The Mouse Factory
. Unlike the stateside version of Donald Duck Presents
, however, there were no cartoon shorts released; that position was filled by Good Morning, Mickey
. Instead, it contained different Disney featurettes.