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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 …

Disney Movies, Disney Parks »

[11 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney PhotoPass Options at Disney California Adventure

This summer guests at Disney California Adventure can tell document their Summer of Heroes adventures with Disney PhotoPass.
PhotoPass will capture your adventures at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, outside of the Collector’s Fortress, and more.
There’s also a Baby Groot Magic Shot in Hollywoodland.
And, guests can also take part in several heroic encounters with Spider-Man, Captain America, a regenerated Groot, and more.
Kids who take part in the Avengers Training Initiative with Black Widow and Hawkeye can also get in on the PhotoPasss fun with a photo opportunity with the …

Disney Cruise Line, Disney Parks »

[10 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Halloween at the Magic Kingdom and on Disney Cruise Line

It’s time to start planning your Halloween celebration at the Magic Kingdom or on the Disney Cruise Line!
This year’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party kicks off August 25 and the Halloween on the High Seas celebrations start in September on board Disney Cruise Line.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party runs for a record 32 nights from August 25 through November 1. The party features Happy HalloWishes Fireworks,  Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, trick-or-treating, the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular, and more.
Tickets start at $74 per adult and $69 for kids ages 3-9. Ticket prices may …

Disney Parks »

[10 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Disney PhotoPass Day on August 19

August 19 is World Photo Day and to celebrate guests at the Walt Disney World Resort can take part in Disney PhotoPass Day!
The day will be filled with special photo opportunities and rare character interactions. Some photo opps will be inspired by the Dream Big, Princess campaign.
At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Meeko will join Pocahontas, Timon will join Rafiki, and Princess Atta will join Flick.
Over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios guests can meet the Queen from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” Maleficent, and Cruella de Vil at Sunset Showcase.
Guests at Epcot …

Disney Media, Disney Springs »

[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 …

runDisney »

[8 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Gives Preview of Wine & Dine Half Marathon Finisher Medals

runDisney has released a preview of the new finisher medals for this year’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend races.
The finisher medals feature travel-themed designs including luggage tags, plane tickets, and passports. The designs were inspired by the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.
The 5K for the race weekend is the Disney Fall Feast 5K and the finisher medal celebrates the harvest season.
The Disney Wine & Dine 10K finisher medal features a decorative luggage tag, while runners who finish the half marathon will earn a finisher medal that resembles a plane …