• ABC
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    ‘Modern Family’ Casts TV’s First Transgender Child Actor

    ABC’s hit TV series “Modern Family” will feature TV’s first transgender child in a groundbreaking show this Wednesday. Eight year old Jackson Millarker, who openly identifies as transgender, is the first child actor to appear in such a role. Millarker will play Tom, who Aubrey Anderson-Emmons’ character Lily invites over for a playdate. According to Variety, an insult leads to a […]

  • The Walt Disney Company
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    Breaking: Disney Considering Bid for Twitter

    The Walt Disney Company is evaluating a potential bid for Twitter, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. After receiving interest in discussing a deal, Twitter has started a process to evaluate a potential sale. Speculation that Twitter will be sold has been gathering steam in recent months, including last week’s news […]

  • Disneyland Resort
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    Disney Brings Back the Southern California Annual Passport

    After two years, Disneyland is once again offering its Southern California Annual Passport. It is now available for purchase by Southern California residents at the Disneyland Resort main entrance ticket booths. The annual admission program is different than the park’s Southern California Select Passport. The cost is higher but passholders receive fewer blackout dates. People living in […]

  • Consumer Products
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    Disney Removes ‘Moana’ Halloween Costume After Being Accused of ‘Polyface’

    Disney has pulled a costume inspired by the upcoming movie “Moana” that drew objections from critics, who called it “brownfacing,” CNN reported Friday. The Disney Store came under fire after the store introduced a costume for children that allowed them to dress up as the character, Maui. The problem, as many see it, is that the costume sports […]

  • Dining Reviews
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    Dining Review: Main Street’s Carnation Cafe

    “Dine on classic American comfort food, including some of Walt’s favorite dishes, at this Main Street, U.S.A. institution.” The Carnation Cafe is one of those hidden dining gems in the park that many just walk by on their way into Disneyland. Where the outdoor seating exists today was formerly the “Flower Market”, where guests could […]

  • ABC
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    ABC is 0-8 at Primetime Emmy Awards

    The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the show, which aired live on ABC. Of the 28 categories ABC received eight nominations, but none won a “Best” award. This is in stark contrast to years past, and showcases ABC’s inability to produce new groundbreaking primetime […]

  • Lucasfilm
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    Turner Gets TV Rights to All Star Wars Movies

    In the biggest movie package sold to an ad-supported TV network, TNT and TBS will have exclusive liner basic cable and ad-supported on-demand rights to the Star Wars movie franchise. The Disney deal includes last year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this year’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the next three yet-to-be-released movies and five of the six […]

  • ABC
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    Anti-Lochte Protestors Disrupt DWTS Show

    Two men were arrested Monday after police said they stormed the “Dancing With the Stars” stage during a live production and attempted to confront disgraced Olympian Ryan Lochte. The Olympian appeared shocked as his debut on the live ABC reality competition show was plagued by protesters: “We had a bit of a scary moment.” The […]

  • ABC
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    ABC Bombs at Creative Arts Emmys

    ABC was unable to garner any major Creative Arts Emmy wins this weekend at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Game of Thrones, The People v. O.J. Simpson, Making a Murder and Grease Live! were the nights big winners. Of the 26 nominations ABC and the Disney Channel received only three minor level awards were […]