Complete List Of Disney Channel Original Movies By Years.Many television films have been produced for the United States cable network, Disney Channel, since the service's inception in 1983. In its early years, such movies were referred to as Disney Channel Premiere Films. From late 1997 onwards, these television films have been branded under the Disney Channel Original Movies (DCOM) banner.
Most of these films were subsequently released on VHS, DVD, or, more recently, Blu-ray. However, many more in the Disney television film library have never been released in any home video format. Originally, DCOMs were released on DVD months after they premiered on Disney Channel, but starting with Princess Protection Program, DVDs for DCOMs have been released one week after they premiere on Disney Channel. Also, although DCOMs have been produced in widescreen HD format since mid-2005, the 2009 release of Princess Protection Program became the first DCOM to receive a widescreen DVD transfer.