Articles Archive for March 2017
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A new animated series, Puppy Dog Pals, is set to debut on Disney Channel on April 14.
The new series was created by comedian Harland Williams and follows two pug brothers, Bingo and Rolly, with thrill-seeking appetites. Their adventures take them through their neighborhood and around the world.
The pugs’ owner Bob, his cat Hissy, and a “loveable robot” named A.R.F. are also part of the adventures in the show.
Each episode of Puppy Dog Pals will feature two 11-minute stories that “showcase Bingo and Rolly’s similarities and differences while demonstrating positive lessons …
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A new nighttime spectacular is coming to the Magic Kingdom on May 12 when ‘Happily Ever After’ debuts.
The new show is replacing fan-favorite Wishes, which will be shown for a final time on May 11.
Recently, Disney gave guests a preview of the new theme song for Happily Ever After, titled (what else?) “Happily Ever After.”
The song is performed by country music artist Angie Keilhauer and singer Jordan Fisher. Fans might recognize Fisher’s voice from the Moana soundtrack or the 2016-winter 2017 cast of Hamilton on Broadway.
You can check out a …
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Disneyland Paris is celebrating its 25th anniversary with new entertainment options, special merchandise, and even special food and drinks.
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue opened at the park 25 years ago and as part of the celebration it features a new experience, a new pilot, new characters, and 3D technology.
Guests will have a chance to meet Darth Vader every day at Disneyland Paris at a new area near Star Tours.
The park is also celebrating with a new parade – Disney Stars on Parade. This new experience features new floats, new music, …
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Happy Sunday! It’s been another week full of exciting Disney news, so let’s check it out!
If you’re making plans to visit Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the FastPass+ reservations have opened for guests staying at Disney World resort hotels.
The Music of Pixar Live! is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this summer. This limited-time live show will feature music and characters from Pixar films.
Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs has announced plans to bring more “star sightings” and a counter service option to the recently refurbished …
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The redesigned Planet Hollywood Observatory officially reopened in January, but the restaurant held an official ribbon cutting ceremony last week with actress Reese Witherspoon in attendance.
The restaurant is planning on adding more “star presence” – meaning guests should probably expect to see more celebrities at the restaurant.
Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is the creator of the new burger menu at Planet Hollywood Observatory.
Planet Hollywood’s founder Robert Earl says he also has plans to offer a quick service expansion on the outside of Planet Hollywood Observatory. He reportedly has the OK to …
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Today’s the day! You can now make FastPass+ reservations for the two new attractions in Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The new land opens May 27 and will feature two new attractions: Avatar Flight of Passage and Na’vi River Journey.
Avatar Flight of Passage will allow guests to “fly” on a banshee over Pandora, and the family-friendly Na’Vi River Journey takes guests on a journey down a mystical river in a bioluminescent rainforest.
Guests staying at Walt Disney World Resort hotels can make their FastPass+ reservations 60 days …
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The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors voted this week to extend the contract of CEO and Chairman Bob Iger to July 2019.
Iger,66, has served as the CEO of The Walt Disney Company for 11 years.
The new contract has him serving until July 2, 2019.
Iger’s contract was slated to end in 2018, but industry insiders are reporting that there is no “heir apparent” for the long-time CEO.
Former Disney COO Tom Staggs was largely considered by many to be Iger’s replacement until his departure from the Company last year.
A few of …
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A new limited-time concert is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this summer – ‘The Music of Pixar Live! A Symphony of Characters.’
This new live concert debuts May 26 and will feature music from Pixar Animation Studios films, a live orchestra, and visits by popular Disney/Pixar characters.
The Music of Pixar Live! will be performed three times nightly at the Theater of the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The daytime performances of Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage will continue during daytime hours.
The music in the show will include highlights from …
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Amorette’s Patisserie in Disney Springs is now offering a new Cake Decorating Experience where guests can learn to decorate cakes like the pros.
The cake decorating experience starts March 31 and reservations are now open and must be booked in advance. The reservations will be for every Friday through May 5 from 8:45 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
During the experience guests can enjoy complimentary coffee, mimosas, bellinis while working with the pros at the Patisserie to decorate a Mickey Dome Cake.
Guests will learn how to use the glacage (mirror glaze) and create …
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Cars 3 drives into theaters on June 16, but a new ‘Road to the Races’ nationwide tour inspired by the films kicks off this weekend at Disney Springs.
The Road to the Races tours stars March 23 and runs through March 26 at Disney Springs and it’s fun for the whole family.
Some of the fun planned for the weekend includes three life-size character cars; a giant color mural from Alamo Rent A Car; a racer pit crew tire-changing activity; “high-octane” smoothies from Dole; prizes from Crest and Oral-B; and an interactive …