• Media Networks
    Disney Wins 14 Annie Awards

    Disney Animation’s Frozen topped the feature competition at the 41st Annie Awards, collecting five trophies, including best animated feature, direction for helmers Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, music, production design and voice acting. Pixar Animation Studio’s Monsters University and Toy Story of Terror! was honored for storyboarding and editing while Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki won the award for best writing for his final film, The Wind Rises
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  • ABC
    Disney get 17+1 Nods for Critics’ Choice Television Awards

    The nominations for the 3rd Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards have been announced, with Disney picking up seventeen nominations. Broken down by network, HBO has scooped up the most nominations with 21, FX is second with 19 nominations, and CBS is the most-nominated broadcast network, coming in third overall with 11 nominations followed by ABC with […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – The Return of Scrooge McDuck

    ABC Studios has ordered a script for a show based on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad ride at Disneyland. The adventure-drama could air as early as next fall. My only question is… Why? Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow has started “limited’ soft openings. This walk-through experience is located in Soundstage 4 at Disney’s […]

  • Consumer Products
    DbM Scuttlebutt – Revolt at American Adventure, MLB Deal, & Your New Prom Dress

    Disneyland has announced they will hold 20 performances of the Disneyland’s Candlelight Ceremony for the 2012 Holiday season.  The first two nights will be invitation-only and the remaining performances will be open to guests.  They also announced that the performances scheduled for December 3-20, 2012 will be open to registered Annual Passholders free of charge. Ho Ho […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    ABC is developing a Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn drama (The Hollywood Reporter). The network is developing Finn & Sawyer, a contemporary take on Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  It is described as an adventure-themed reinvention that revolves around the two famed literary characters who re-meet as young men in their 20s and form an investigative firm in a […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Disney has appointed Kathy Mangum to the newly created post of “Executive Producer” for Walt Disney World. Kathy is a vice president with Walt Disney Imagineering and has just finished leading the Cars Land expansion at DCA. Congratulations to Kathy, you earned it! Rumor has it that Disney World’s resort spa management might be coming “in-house” with […]

  • DbM Show Reviews: Disney XD

    I realized recently that many adults haven’t watched the Disney Channel in awhile. Some didn’t know there were two new channels, Disney XD, and Disney Junior. I felt it was time for me to take the plunge and watch hours and hours of Disney’s new programming and write about it, just for you. So here we […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Disney Cruise Line has announced that Disneyland Annual Passholders can save 25% on Disney Wonder California Coastal sailings! The discount is for Category 4A-11B staterooms and you have to sail 9/16, 9/23, 9/30 and 10/7. Rumor has it that Team Disney Anaheim executives reportedly are hard at work on trying to decide how soon they can raise […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt, Kids & Tweener News

    Comic-Con 2012: Lone Ranger “Wows” at Disney Presentation. There were glimpses of Johnny Depp as Tonto, Armie Hammer as the masked cowboy, and plenty of visual stunners — trains going off the rails, a bullet shot through the air in slo-mo, quick cuts of faces, set to a rock-style soundtrack. The reaction was immediate as […]

  • California Adventure
    DbM Scuttlebutt

    A 34-year-old man sustained a minor injury at Tokyo Disney Sea last Monday while trying to get off the “Raging Spirits” roller coaster that dispatched with his safety bar up. While trying to get out his leg was dragged about 2 meters on the loading zone. The eight other people in the coaster cars were uninjured. […]

  • “My Yard Goes Disney” Premiers on HGTV

    HGTV and Disney Parks join forces to surprise lucky homeowners with an eye-popping backyard makeover they never thought possible. This innovative gardening show premiers today at 8pm on HGTV. In the first episode the Morales’ daughters have all of their princess dreams come true as HGTV’s designers turn one little girl’s drawings for a Disney-inspired […]

  • TRON Uprising

    “TRON: Uprising” stars Elijah Wood as the voice of Beck, Bruce Boxleitner returns as the voice of Tron, Mandy Moore as Mara, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Paige, Nate Corddry as Zed, Lance Henriksen as General Tesler, Reginald VelJohnson as Able, Paul Reubens (aka Pee-Wee-Herman)  as Pavel and Tricia Helfer as the narrator and omnipresent voice of […]