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[9 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Holiday Specials to Air on ABC, Freeform, and Disney Channel

It’s the holiday season and Disney Parks Holiday specials are set to air on ABC, Freeform, and Disney Channel.
The Disney Parks Presents a Disney Channel Holiday Celebration will air on Disney Channel on Friday, December 1 at 8:30 p.m. The special is hosted by Raven-Symoné and Issac Ryan Brown from Raven’s Home.
On ABC you can catch The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration on Thursday, November 30 at 9-11 p.m. This special is hosted by Julianne Hough and Nick Lachey and includes holiday fun from Disney World and Disneyland.
Performances …

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[23 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Win a Stay at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in New Marvel-themed Sweepstakes

If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii there’s a new Marvel-themed sweepstakes just for you!
The winner of the Marvel Inhumans Sweepstakes will win a four-night stay at Aulani – including airfare – for four guests!
The new ABC series Marvel’s Inhumans is partially filmed on the west coast of Ohau, which is a few miles away from Aulani.
The sweepstakes is open through November 10. You can get more details here. To enter the sweepstakes visit Twitter and send out a tweet that includes the hashtag …

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[9 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Channel’s ‘Elena of Avalor’ Returning for Second Season

Disney Channel’s and Disney Junior’s hit animated series Elena of Avalor is returning for its second season on October 14.
The first episode of the second season is a special Día de los Muertos-themed episode that will air on Disney Channel at 9 a.m. and Disney Junior at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 14.
In the episode – titled ‘The Jewel of Maru” – “Elena is visited by the ghosts of her parents on the Day of the Dead and meets another ghost named Amaláy who stands watch over the powerful Jewel …

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[27 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Junior Series “Vampirina” Debuts October 1

Disney Junior’s newest animated series, Vampirina, debuts October 1 with two back-to-back episodes simulcast on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.
The show stars Lauren Graham, James Van Der Beek and Isabella Crovetti as the Hauntley family. They’re a family of friendly vampires who recently moved from their home in Transylvania.
The episodes follow Vampirina (Vee) as she “aces the joys and trials of being the new kid in town including making friends and attending a new school in the human world.”
The voice cast also includes: Mitchell Whitfield (My Cousin Vinny) as playful ghost, …

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[12 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
J.J. Abrams Tapped to Write and Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

J.J. Abrams, the writer and director of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been tapped to finish the latest trilogy, writing and directing Star Wars: Episode IX.
Last week it was announced that Lucasfilm and then-Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow had parted ways.
Trevorrow’s departure was the second high profile departure from a Star Wars film this summer. Earlier this summer Ron Howard took over the stand-alone Han Solo film from Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
Lucasfilm said of Trevorrow’s departure that “we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for …

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[7 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Fourth and Final Season of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Premieres October 16 on Disney XD

The fourth and final season of Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels returns on October 16 on Disney XD and the Disney XD app.
In this last season the Ghost crew will join the Rebel Alliance, but “when a new Imperial threat arises on Lothal, Ezra leads the crew back to his home world to defeat the oppressive forces of the Empire.”
The show stars the voice talents of Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, Dee Bradley Baker …

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[16 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s ‘Dream Big, Princess’ Campaign Launches Global Photography Initiative

Disney’s ‘Dream Big, Princess’ campaign launched in 2016 as a way to encourage kids to dream big by showcasing inspirational stories featuring Disney Princesses.
The campaign has now launched a global photography initiative on its Facebook and Instagram accounts that “places the spotlight on inspiring stories of real women and girls around the world.”
The new project brings together women photographers from 15 countries. The photographers will create images that “celebrate the power of dreaming and aim to show kids what’s possible if you dream big” according to Disney.
Photographers include the first …

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[11 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Launch ESPN Streaming Service and Ending Netflix Agreement

The Walt Disney Company announced this week that it agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC.
The Company will launch its ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service next year and will also launch a Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019.
This mean that Disney’s current agreement with Netflix will end with the 2019 calendar year theatrical slate.
Disney will pay $1.58 billion to acquire an additional 42% stake in BAMTech. The company is a leader in direct-to-consumer streaming technology.
The ESPN-branded service debuting in 2018 will feature an “array” of sports programming including about …

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[9 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘American Idol’ to Kick Off Open Auditions at Disney Springs on August 17

The revamped American Idol – coming this fall to ABC – is set to kick off open auditions at Disney Springs on August 17.
Past winners including Jordan Sparks, Kris Allen and Ruben Studdard will be on hand to greet participants.
The American Idol bus is set to roll into Disney Springs on August 17 for the one-day open audition.
But Idol hopefuls will still have a chance to audition after that day thanks to the American Idol pop-up audition kiosk that will be located in Disney Springs from August 18 through September …

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[8 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hyper-Reality Experience ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Coming to Disney Springs and Downtown Disney

The VOID’s new hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, is coming to Disney Springs at Disney World and Downtown Disney at Disneyland.
The experience will transport guests “to a galaxy far, far away” where they can interact with “friends, family and Star Wars characters through sight, sound, touch, smell, and motion.”
The VOID is an entertainment company that combines advance technology with the magic of illusions to create “immersive social experiences.”
There’s no official opening date yet for this new experience, but it is expected to open later this year close …