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[21 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Junior to Debut Two Valentine’s Day Specials

In February, Disney Junior will debut two Valentine’s Day themed episodes for a couple of their popular shows: Doc McStuffins and Handy Manny.
In “My Huggy Valentine,” Doc receives a new toy for Valentine’s Day. Her current toy, Lambie, becomes jealous of Doc’s affections for the new toy until Doc assures Lambie that no one could ever take her place. This heartwarming episode will premiere February 1 at 10 a.m. on Disney Channel and 4 p.m. on Disney Junior.
Meanwhile, in the Handy Manny episode “Valentine’s Day Party,” Manny, with the help of his tools, works up …

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[11 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD Show ‘Tron: Uprising’ Canceled

According to a media report, Disney XD’s cult favorite Tron: Uprising has been canceled. It will not return for a second season.
The news comes hot on the heels of the anticipated release of the Tron: Uprising soundtrack, which became available online January 8. Fans are curious as to why Disney would hype the show this way, and then cancel the series. Despite its small fan base, Tron: Uprising had many positive reviews and was nominated for numerous awards, leading many to believe the network would opt to continue the series.
The news hit the internet when one …

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[17 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
ABC’s ‘The Neighbors’ Will Air on Disney Channel

ABC’s new show The Neighbors will air four episodes on The Disney Channel in an attempt to expand their audience.
The Neighbors, which stars Jami Gertz and Simon Templeman, focuses on a family who moves into a new neighborhood, only to discover that all of their neighbors are aliens. The show premiered in September to audiences of about 6.5 million viewers per episode. Thus far, 10 episodes have aired.
This marks the first time that the Disney Channel has aired a current ABC show, despite the fact that they are both part of the …

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[9 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘My Life As An NBA Rookie’ Premiering on Disney XD

As part of Disney XD’s Nothin’ But Net marathon, the network will premiere a new show entitled My Life As An NBA Rookie. This special feature will give viewers a glimpse into the lives of today’s biggest NBA stars in their first year in the league.
My Life As An NBA Rookie will be hosted by Lab Rats star Billy Unger, and follows the story of New Orleans Hornets’ player Anthony Davis. The feature will give viewers an inside look at the NBA draft as well as what it takes players …

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[26 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
ABC Orders Pilot for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ TV Show

Sources say that Disney-owned ABC has ordered a pilot for a Beauty and the Beast TV show, which has been described by Jericho’s Jonathan Steinberg as “a fantastical re-imagining of the classic fairy tale set in a mythical, dangerous world wherein a beautiful and tough Princess discovers an unlikely connection with a mysterious beast.”
Despite ABC’s success with their fairy tale inspired hit Once Upon A Time, the network will have some pretty stiff competition if they move forward with this pilot. In addition to NBC’s Grimm, the CW …

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[10 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
‘Good Luck Charlie’ Holiday Movie a Ratings Winner

Good Luck Charlie:  It’s Christmas, delivered stellar ratings last week during its premiere on the Disney Channel, making it the top live action cable film of the year among total viewers.
The made-for-television movie, inspired by the popular family comedy series Good Luck Charlie, follows the Duncan family as they become separated while travelling to their grandmother’s house to celebrate the holidays.  It’s a race against the clock to get everyone back together in order to celebrate the holiday as a family.
Good Luck Charlie:  It’s Christmas surpassed the success of Disney’s …

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[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Three Finalists on ‘Next Big Thing’ Compete for a spot at Radio Disney Concert

Radio Disney recently eliminated another contestant in its music showcase N.B.T., (Next Big Thing) and has announced the three finalists who will be competing in the third round.
The three finalists are Zack Montaina, Shealeigh, and Hollywood Ending, and all of them are competing for a spot at the NBT winner concert with Cody Simpson, which will happen December 7. Simpson and Radio Disney host Jake Whetter will be on hand to announce the winner at The Americana in Glendale, CA, where two of the three finalists will be chosen to …

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[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney-ABC Extends Licensing Deal with Netflix and Amazon

Disney-ABChas extended their licensing deal with Netflix, while creating a separate deal with Amazon to stream Disney content. With the extended Netflix contract, new episodes of Disney-ABC series like Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives and others will be available via their streaming service 30 days after air. Other television shows from ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel will also be available for streaming.
The new contract with Amazon will allow members of Amazon Prime, a loyalty program, to watch many of the same Disney shows via instant streaming. Members will be …