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[25 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Get a Sneak Peek at the Destination D: Attraction Rewind Merchandise

D23’s Destination D: Attraction Rewind is still a few months away, but fans can get a sneak peek of some of merchandise that will be available at the event.
Mickey’s of Glendale – the Walt Disney Imagineering Store – will have a pop up location at the Destination D event, selling merchandise exclusively to the D23 members in attendance.
The pop up store opens November 21 and will stay open through November 23.
Some of the items on sale at Mickey’s of Glendale include Destination D: Attraction Rewind themed merchandise and a collection …

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[25 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
PBS Announces ‘Walt Disney’ Premiering on ‘American Experience’ in 2015

PBS recently announced that a new four-hour, two-night film Walt Disney will be premiering on American Experience in the fall of 2015.
The announcement was made at the Television Critics Association conference on July 22.
American Experience celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013 and brings to life the characters and stories that shaped America’s past and present. The American Experience documentaries have won 30 Emmy Awards, four DuPont-Columbia Awards, and 16 George Foster Peabody Awards.
Walt Disney is being directed and produced by Sarah Colt (Henry Ford, RFK) and written by Mark Zwonitzer …

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[24 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Consumer Products and Kohl’s Announce ‘D-Signed’ Collection

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Disney Consumer Products and Kohl’s have announced a new line from the tween lifestyle brand D-Signed.
The new apparel line is exclusive to Kohl’s and will offer a mix-and-match assortment of clothes that allow tween girls to create their own style.
The D-Signed brand is inspired by fashions seen on popular Disney Channel shows, and this new line is taking inspiration from the new hit series Girl Meets World.
“Disney Channel sets the pace with what tweens are watching and wanting to wear,” said Josh Silverman, executive …

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[24 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Details Announced for Epcot Food and Wine Festival Culinary Demos and Seminars

The details have been announced for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Culinary Demonstrations and Beverage Seminars.
Booking for these events opens on July 31 for the general public, but for Annual Passholders, DVC members, Tables in Wonderland members, and residents of Golden Oak the magical day is Friday, July 25.
The seminars and demos for this year’s Food and Wine Festival are $15. They feature celebrity chefs in addition to culinary talent from Walt Disney World. Representatives from beverage companies and wineries are also on the schedule.
The Disney Food Blog has …

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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD Announces New Animated Series, ‘Pickle & Peanut’

Disney Television Animation has announced it is working on a new animated series for Disney XD titled Pickle & Peanut.
The series is a buddy comedy about two friends – an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut. Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Johnny Pemberton (21 Jump Street) are providing the voices.
Pickle & Peanut is scheduled for a fall 2015 premiere on Disney XD. The series will feature a mix of 2-D animation and live-action clips to tell the story of the two friends with big plans. The show was created by …

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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Special Room and Ticket Rates for Military Personnel

Disney Parks has announced special pricing on theme park tickets and rooms for U.S. military personal.
The new rates are available at Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort.
At Walt Disney World from August 25, 2014 through September 30, 2015 active and retired U.S. military personnel or their spouse can purchase the following:

Disney 4-day Military Promotional Tickets with park hopper for $177 each, plus tax
Disney 4-day Military Promotional Tickets with water park fun and more option for $177 each plus tax
Disney 4-day Military Promotional Tickets with park hopper and water …

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[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
D23 Members Get a Sneak Peek of Disney Infinity 2.0 at San Diego Comic-Con

Disney Infinity’s next chapter arrives in stores later this fall, but D23 members have a chance to get an exclusive preview of the 2.0 edition at San Diego Comic-Con.
The special D23 member preview event takes place on July 26 from 2-4 p.m. However, it is not part of Comic-Con (it isn’t inside the San Diego Convention Center) and therefore members do not need admission to Comic-Con to attend the D23 event.
Disney Infinity will have a pop-up shop where members can get a hands-on experience with Infinity 2.0 which includes the …

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[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Eat to the Beat Dining Packages Announced for 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

Disney has announced a brand new dining package during this year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.
Guests will now be able to book an Eat to the Beat Dining Package that includes lunch or dinner at an Epcot restaurant and a guaranteed seat at that day’s Eat to the Beat concert.
The Eat to the Beat Dining Package times are:

5:30 p.m. show – Lunch meal times TBD
6:45 p.m. show – Dinner meal times TBD
8 p.m. show – Dinner meal times TBD

The dining package includes your choice of an appetizer, entrée, dessert, …

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[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Preparing for 60th Anniversary with New Contest

The Disneyland Resort is preparing to kick off its year-long Diamond Celebration next spring and promises a year full of fun and festivities for guests.
This year, on its 59th anniversary – July 17 – Disneyland announced a new contest, the #Disneyland60Contest. Families and past guests are invited to share their favorite memories via photos that they have taken at Disneyland.
The photos can be from any of the Disneyland Decades – the 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s, and 2000 to present day. Guests entering the contest can use the hashtag #Disneyland60Contest …

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[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Developing Animated Special Inspired by Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion

The Disney Television Animation Studios is developing a new animated special inspired by Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion.
The special is being developed for both Disney Channel and Disney XD and it will be animated by Gris Grimly, a legendary horror genre artist (Gris Grimly’s Wicked Nursery Rhymes).
Scott Peterson (Phineas and Ferb) is attached to the projects as a writer, executive producer, and story editor.
Eric Coleman, Senior Vice President, Original Programming Disney Television Animation said of the announcement, “We have steadily built our roster with both animation veterans and fresh voices, and have …