Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: ABC

Disney Media, Disney Parks »

[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 …

Disney Media, Disney Movies »

[25 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Descendants 2’ Premieres July 21 on Five Television Networks in Disney/ABC Television Group

The premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants 2 will be shown simultaneously on five networks within the Disney/ABC Television Group on July 21.
The movie will premiere on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, and Lifetime.
The film is the sequel to 2015’s Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants, which was the fifth most watched movie in cable television history.
The stars of the film – Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, and Booboo Stewart, are making an appearance at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards on April 30. They’ll be showing …

Disney Media, Disney Parks »

[16 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration’ Airs December 25

The annual Disney Christmas television special is set to air Sunday, December 25 on ABC. The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration is hosted this year by Julianne and Derek Hough.
This is the 33rd year for the Christmas morning special and this year’s show features a Christmas parade in Disneyland with Good Morning America’s Jesse Palmer.
The special also includes performances by Alessia Cara, Mariah Carey, Sofia Carson, Kelly Clarkson, Gavin DeGraw, Jordan Fisher, OneRepublic, and Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks.
The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration airs at 10 a.m. on December …

Disney Media, Disney Movies, Disney Parks »

[28 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60’ Set to Air February 21

The Disneyland Resort’s Diamond Celebration continues this year with a two-hour television event, The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 airing Sunday, February 21 on ABC.
The show is hosted by Dancing with the Stars’ Derek Hough and will feature scenes from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and landmarks at Disneyland including Sleeping Beauty Castle and Cars Land.
The Wonderful World of Disney special will also include many special appearances including a performance by Sir Elton John. He’ll be performing ‘Circle of Life’ from Disney’s The Lion King and his new song …

Disney Corporate, Disney Media, Disney Movies »

[29 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Signs Multiyear Deal with DirectTV

The Walt Disney Company has signed a multiyear distribution deal with DirecTV which gives the satellite broadcaster rights to online video services from ABC, ESPN, and Disney Channel.
The deal means that DirecTV subscribers will have access to Disney content on their televisions, smartphones, tablets, game consoles, and other devices.
DirecTV’s previous deal with Disney was set to expire at the end of this year.
DirecTV’s subscribers will have access to live and video-on-demand programs from all ESPN and Disney networks in addition to ABC stations. The deal also includes the ‘Watch’ services …

Disney Corporate, Disney Media »

[26 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
College Football Team Mascots Star in ‘I’m Going to Disney World’ Television Ads

The team mascots for the four college football teams in the College Football Playoffs are starring in a new slate of television spots that play off the ‘I’m going to Disney World!’ ad campaign.
The mascots – Brutus Buckeye from The Ohio State University, Big Al from the University of Alabama, the Duck from the University of Oregon, and the Garnet and Gold Guys from Florida State University – will appear in the television spots on ABC and ESPN during the holidays.
The first television spot started airing today on the networks …

Disney Media, Disney Movies, Disney Parks »

[18 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration Airs December 25 on ABC

The 2014 Disney Parks Christmas Parade has been Frozen.
The parade has been renamed the ‘Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration’ and it’s hosted by Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts along with ESPN analyst Tim Tebow. ABC’s Rob Marciano will host the Disneyland portion and Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland has hosting duties in Aulani.
This year’s parade is celebrating the coming together of loved ones and family and Disney is bringing together three groups of friends and families who have been separated for the holidays. The reunions are taking place at Disneyland, Walt …

Disney Corporate, Disney Media »

[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney/ABC Television Promoting Anti-Bullying During National Bullying Prevention Month

This month is National Bullying Prevention Month and Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) is working to promote way families can prevent bullying.
DATG has partnered with GLSEN, Pacer, and GLAAD to promote the anti-bullying campaign.
At the beginning of the month DATG kicked off the “Choose Kindness” campaign on Good Morning America. This campaign encourages kids and millennials to be the best version of themselves and includes public service announcements on ABC, ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior.
October 16 marks GLAAD’s Spirit Day and to mark the occasion ABC Family …

Disney Corporate, Disney Media »

[8 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Participants Announced for the Disney Accelerator Program

Disney has announced the 11 companies participating in the Disney Accelerator program.
The Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is connecting innovative companies with the Walt Disney Company and giving them access to the creative expertise and resources needed to help them develop new entertainment experiences and products.
The companies selected for the mentorship program are: Buzzstarter, ChoreMonster, Codarica, Cogo, Jogg, Sphero, Sidelines, Snow Shoe, Twigtale, Tyffon, Zombiebooth, and Ubooly.
The Disney Accelerator will provide the companies with the tools and support they need to expand their visions for the next 15 weeks.
Disney executives …

Disney Corporate »

[18 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Launches Accelerator Program for Startups

The Walt Disney Company has announced a new three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program for startups called Disney Accelerator.
The program will be based in Los Angeles and is powered by Techstars. Michael D. Abrams, Disney’s senior vice president, Innovation, is overseeing the project.
Ten startup companies will be selected to participate in the program and will receives $120,000 in investment capital to develop their ideas in addition to receiving mentorship support from Disney executives.
The mentors include Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of the The Walt Disney Company, plus leaders from Pixar, …