• Consumer Products
    Disney and Dole Announce Branded Fruit Products

    Oct 14 (Reuters) – Seeking to lure American children to the healthy delights of fruit and vegetables, Walt Disney Co.’s consumer products unit and Dole Food Company Inc are launching co-branded fresh produce featuring Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel characters. Under the marketing tie-up announced on Friday, the companies will supply Disney-branded Dole bananas, […]

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    All-New Animated Series ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man,’ Coming in 2017

    A new original animated television series, “Marvel’s Spider-Man,” will debut on Disney XD in 2017. The announcement was made today by Cort Lane, senior vice president, Marvel Animation and Family Entertainment, at New York Comic Con. Produced by Marvel Television, the series tells the story of an unsure but courageous teen who has to figure […]

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    Marvel Re-Org: Kevin Feige to Report to Studio Chief Alan Horn

    According to a story in THR, Disney has announced that Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will now report to Walt Disney studio chief Alan Horn. He previously was under Marvel Entertainment’s CEO Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter. “Marvel Studios is taking the next logical step in its integration with The Walt Disney Studios, joining Pixar and Lucasfilm in centralizing many […]

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    Disney’s Playmation: the Internet of Things

    Today Disney unveiled “Playmation,” a whole new type of high-tech toy that brings motion-sensor technology, Bluetooth and cloud connectivity to wearable devices and traditional action figures. Despite its cutting-edge nature, Playmation is in some ways an anti-video game. Why? It’s designed to get kids up and running around. Playmation, which launches in October, has been in the works for […]

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    Marvel and Star Wars Films to Have D23 Preview

    Disney confirmed Thursday morning that upcoming films from the Marvel and “Star Wars” universes will be previewed at the August D23 convention in Anaheim, Ca. Also fans will get a preview at what’s to coming to Disney’s theme parks. The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will kick off the Expo on […]

  • ABC
    ABC Gets Seven GLAAD Media Award Nominations

    The 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees have been announced. ABC tops the broadcast networks with six nominations. The Disney Channel and Marvel Comics also got nods. “This year’s nominees, including expanded categories in Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series, reflect the widening diversity of LGBT images and storylines that are closing the gap to full […]

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    Spider-Man Lands at Disneyland Paris

    In a Disney Parks first, the comic book hero is the star attraction at the French theme park. Spider-Man actors Andrew Garfield, 30, and Emma Stone, 25, who play Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy in the film, arrived in Disneyland Paris this week as part of their promotional tour of the film The Amazing Spider-Man […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Some Mousekabusiness

    Disney to discuss 2nd quarter Results via Webcast. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) will discuss fiscal second quarter 2014 financial results via a live audio Webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Results will be released at approximately 4:15 p.m. EDT / 1:15 p.m. PDT. To […]

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    Scuttlebutt – OMG!

    Four Marvel TV Shows to Film in New York. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced that Walt Disney and Marvel Studios would spend some $200 million filming four live-action television series in New York City. At least 60 episodes of the new shows — each based on a different comic book character — will […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Secrets, Threats, and an Un-Human Blog

    Ryan Phillippe to Star in ABC Drama Series ‘Secrets & Lies’. The actor is in final negotiations to star in ABC’s 10-episode drama Secrets & Lies. Phillippe will play Ben Garner, a decent family man who works as a house painter, who is the father of 16-year-old Natalie and 12-year-old Abby and is experiencing marital […]

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    onstage during the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
    Scuttlebutt – AAA, ABC and ESPN

    Disney World’s Wilderness Lodge has joined AAA’s four-diamond list. The hotel, inspired by turn-of-the-century national park lodges, is known for its log-cabin theme and Pacific Northwest décor. Other Disney World resorts on AAA’s four-diamond list include: Animal Kingdom Lodge-Jambo House, Animal Kingdom Villas Kidani Village, Beach Club Resort, BoardWalk Inn, Contemporary Resort, Grand Floridian Resort & […]