Disney News Stories
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Ongoing Coverage: Hannah Montana Phenomenon - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Rapunzel News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: High School Musical News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Pirates of the Caribbean - the film - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Pooh Heirs Sue Disney Over Royaties - (General)
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Ongoing Coverage: Mary Poppins the Musical News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Pixar / Disney Up News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Disneyland Coming to Shanghai? - (OD)
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Ongoing Coverage: CARS News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Pixar / Disney Toy Story 3 News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Song of the South News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Disney and eBay sign auction deal - (Coll,General)
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Ongoing Coverage: Beverly Hills Chihuahua News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Little Mermaid the Musical News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Disney Cruise Line Adds Seven Day Cruise - (OD)
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Ongoing Coverage: Disneyland Resort and City of Anaheim at Odds - (DL)
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Ongoing Coverage: Hong Kong Disneyland - (OD)
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Ongoing Coverage: Tarzan the Musical News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Bolt News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Pixar / Disney Film WALL-E News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Lilo & Stitch - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: The Chronicles of Narnia News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Child Critically Injured on Cartoon Spin - (DL)
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Ongoing Coverage: Space Mountain Accident Injures Nine - (DL)
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Ongoing Coverage: Bedtime Stories News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Disney Films Weekend Box Office Totals - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Sky High News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Disney Acquires Muppets and Bear - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies,Coll,General)
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Ongoing Coverage: Gnomeo and Juliet - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Finding Nemo - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Pixar's Negotiations With Disney - (Movies,General)
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Ongoing Coverage: Undateable News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Accidents at Disneyland - (DL)
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Ongoing Coverage: Big Thunder Mountain Kills 1, Injures 10 - (DL)
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Ongoing Coverage: Enchanted News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Ratatouille News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: National Treasure - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: The Game Plan News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Neal Gabler's Disney Bio Released - (General)
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Ongoing Coverage: Old Dogs News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Underdog News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: The Magic Gourd News Stories - (Movies)
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Tokyo Disneyland Hotel Grand Opening July 8 - (DL) (6/28/2007)
Milial Resort Hotels Co., Ltd. announced that the new Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, the third Disney Hotel in Tokyo Disney Resort, will open on Tuesday, July 8, 2008. The new hotel will mark its grand opening during the Tokyo Disney Resort 25th Anniversary celebrations.
Tokyo Disney Resort 25th Anniversary Celebration to Start in 2008 - (DL) (6/28/2007)
Tokyo Disney Resort will kick off its 25th Anniversary on April 15, 2008. Starting on this day, the entire Resort will come together as one to host the Tokyo Disney Resort 25th Anniversary special event, a yearlong extravaganza under the slogan of "Unlock Your Dreams." Through a variety of programs and entertainment now under development for this very special year, Tokyo Disney Resort will provide guests with the keys to "unlocking," or realizing, the dreams that they’ve always had in their hearts.
Art Stevens, Veteran Disney Animator / Filmmaker Co-Directed "The Rescuers" and "The Fox and the Hound" During 44-Year Career at the Studio, Dies at 92 - (DL) (6/28/2007)
Art Stevens, a veteran Disney animator and filmmaker who co-produced and co-directed “The Fox and the Hound,” and co-directed “The Rescuers” during his illustrious 44-year career at the Studio, passed away on May 22nd at his home in Studio City, California after suffering a heart attack in his rose garden. He was 92-years old.
Disney's High School Musical: The Ice Tour Heats Up with Announcement of Principal Cast - (DL) (6/27/2007)
Feld Entertainment announced the skaters that will perform the lead roles in High School Musical: The Ice Tour. The show will premiere in New York on September 29th and its four casts will tour locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Australia, and Europe.
Disney Store Pin Offered for Ratatouille Opening Week Ticket Stub - (DL) (6/27/2007)
The Disney Store announces various upcoming merchandise for Ratatouille, along with a special offer... See the movie opening weekend (June 29 -- July 1) and bring your ticket stub to your local Disney Store to receive a free Ratatouille Pin (while supplies last).
Tarzan to end its Broadway run on July 8th - (DL) (6/26/2007)
Disney has announced Tarzan the Musical will have its last performance on Broadway on July 8th.
Meet the Cast of The Little Mermaid on Broadway.com - (DL) (6/26/2007)
Press release announcing three video features introducing the cast of The Little Mermaid on Broadway.com
Disneyland Resort Joins the Festival of Arts Opening Day Celebrations to Debut a Special Exhibition - (DL) (6/22/2007)
The Disneyland Resort and the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts are joining forces for a special exhibit that runs from July 1st through August 31st(closed July 4 and August 25) entitled "Dream, Imagine, Create: The Art of Disney Parks". The exhibit will premiere on Sunday, July 1 with a ceremony at 10:30 and 12:30 that will feature Festival of Arts President Anita Mangels and Mickey Mouse.
Exclusive Event with Disney Book Group's 'Tale Spinners' With Radio Disney at the Union Square Barnes & Noble Harry Potter Midnight Magic Costume Party on July 20 - (DL) (6/21/2007)
Manhattan's Union Square Barnes & Noble will host "Tale Spinners" with Radio Disney. Five hours of live entertainment will feature appearances, discussions, and signings by Disney Book Group's bestselling children's fantasy authors. The event will be webcast at the Barnes & Noble site.
Disney's Enchanted Coming to Nintendo DS This Fall - (DL) (6/21/2007)
Enchanted for Nintendo DS follows the story of Giselle, a princess banished from a fairy tale animated land to modern-day Manhattan. Players take on the roles of Giselle, Prince Edward and Giselle’s trusted chipmunk friend Pip in adventures that span both mythical Andalasia and real-world New York City with film-inspired and original gameplay elements. The game is scheduled for release in conjunction with the film this fall.
Playhouse Disney Launches UK's First Ever Environmental Guide for Parents with Preschool Children - (DL) (6/21/2007)
The United Kingdom's edition of Playhouse Disney is creating an enviromental guide for parents of preschool aged children. The guide, Playing for the Planet, is designed so that parents can teach their children enviromental lessons vis interactive games and activities. For more information, or to download the guide go to www.playhousedisney.co.uk
Disney Assists With Rehabilitating Injured Bears - (DL) (6/20/2007)
A team of biologists and veterinarians from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Disney’s Animal Kingdom and University of Florida Veterinary Medical Center (UF VMC) released two bears back into the Osceola National Forest today.
Walt Disney Record's Newest Hit Sensation T-Squad to Headline Inaugural Disneymania! Concerts for Conservation - (DL) (6/20/2007)
Walt Disney Records will host the Disneymania! Concerts for Conservation at 9 AZA zoos July 10-August 20. The headliners are T-Squad and the hosts are Olesya Rulin ("Kelsi") and Chris Warren Jr. ("Zeke) from Disney Channel's High School Musical. The tour is presented by Build-a-Bear Workshop.
Disney Forms Global TV Distribution Division - (DL) (6/20/2007)
Disney announced the formation of an integrated global television distribution unit. Ben Pyne will oversee this new division as President, Global Distribution, Disney- ABC Worldwide Television & Disney Media Networks. In addition,David Preschlack was promoted to executive vice president, Disney & ESPN Networks Affiliate U.S. Sales and Marketing, reporting to Mr. Pyne. These moves are predicated by announcement that respected industry veteran Laurie Younger will retire at the end of her contract in January 2008
Amazon.com Teams with Walt Disney Records to Host Interactive Chat with Miley Cyrus, Star of 'Hannah Montana' - (DL) (6/19/2007)
Amazon.com will host a live interactive interview with Miley Cyrus, star of Hannah Montana. The live web cast will being on Wednesday, June 7th at 4pm PDT, the day after the release of the Hannah Montana 2 soundtrack. To submit questions ahead of time or watch the webcast go to http://www.amazon.com/childrens-music
The Marketing-To-Mom Magic Behind the Mouse: Disney Family.com Becomes Exclusive Presenting Sponsor of the 3rd Annual M2Moms Conference - (DL) (6/19/2007)
DisneyFamily.com will be the exclusive presenting sponsor of the 3rd Annual M2Moms-The Marketing-to-Moms Conference being held October 23-24 in Chicago. The conference is for those interested to marketing to the mom market.
Disney Consumer Products Continues Strong Growth at Retail - (DL) (6/19/2007)
At the 2007 International Licensing Exp,Disney Consumer Products announced that they expect a 13% increase in retail sales this fiscal year. Disney is on track to reach $26 billion in retail sales this fiscal year, which is double the sales of five years ago in fiscal 2002. DCP is having great success with Cars, Disney Princess, High School Musical, and Hannah Montana
Girls Receive a Royal Invitation to Join the Disney Princesses in Video Game Adventures This Fall - (DL) (6/18/2007)
Disney Interactive Studio announced new video games based on the popular Disney Princess franchise. The games are Disney Princess: Enchanted Journey for the Wii, Playstation 2, and the PC as well as Disney Princess: Magical Jewels for the Nintendo DS. Both games are expected to be released this fall.
I Pledge Allegiance . . .Walt Disney World Resort To Host the Swearing-In Of 1,000 New Americans July 4 on Main Street, U.S.A. - (DL) (6/18/2007)
The Magic Kingdom's Main Street USA will host a very special July 4th swearing-in of 1,000 new Americans. The ceremony will feature the presentation of the colors, a keynote address by U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL), the national anthem performed by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan, the Oath of Allegiance and the Pledge of Allegiance. Besides the keynote address by Sen. Martinez, festivities will also include a stirring performance of “God Bless the U.S.A.” by singer Lee Greenwood. To cap a star-spangled morning, a squadron of U.S. Air Force F-15s will streak across the sky.
Ongoing Coverage: Couple Reports Violent Abduction from Downtown Disney - (WDW)
Original Story: 6/12/2007 Most Recent Story: 6/14/2007
Family Fun Comes Home This Fall With Disney Channel Video Games - (DL) (6/14/2007)
The Disney Interactive Studios issued a press release regarding upcoming games based on Disney Channel and Toon Disney series. These games include Hannah Montana: Music Jam on Nintendo DS, Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour on Wii, The Cheetah Girls: Pop Star Sensations on Nintendo DS, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies on Nintendo DS, High School Musical: Sing It! on Wii and PlayStation2, High School Musical: Makin' the Cut on Nintendo DS, and Power Rangers: Super Legends on Nintendo DS, PC and PlayStation 2 system.
Fans Step into the 'High School Musical' Spotlight with First Video Games Based on Disney Channel's Hit Movie - (DL) (6/14/2007)
Disney Interactive Studios offers further details on video games based upon Disney Channel's "High School Musical" The games are"Bop to the Top" with "High School Musical: Sing It!" for Wii and PlayStation 2 and "Get-cha Head in the Game" with "High School Musical: Makin' the Cut!" for Nintendo DS
Family Fun Comes Home This Fall With Disney Channel Video Games - (DL) (6/14/2007)
All-new video game adventures based on hit Disney Channel series are coming to consoles and handhelds this fall. Published by Disney Interactive Studios, the video game lineup includes Hannah Montana: Music Jam on Nintendo DS™, Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour on Wii™ from Nintendo, The Cheetah Girls: Pop Star Sensations on Nintendo DS, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies on Nintendo DS, High School Musical: Sing It! on Wii and PlayStation®2, High School Musical: Makin’ the Cut on Nintendo DS and Power Rangers: Super Legends on Nintendo DS, PC and PlayStation 2 system.
CareerBuilder.com Offers Videos of the Honorary Disney Parks Cast Members Magical Day - (DL) (6/13/2007)
They've lived their Disney Dream "Jobs" and played "starring roles" at the Disneyland Resort for a day. Now, their moments in Disney Parks' Year of a Million Dreams spotlight are available for all to see online at www.careerbuilder.com/disneydreamjobs.
Full-time moms, small business owners and teachers were magically turned into swashbuckling Pirates and graceful Princesses, among other dream roles, at Disneyland Resort yesterday as the 25 CareerBuilder.com – Disney Parks Dream "Job" winners fulfilled their honorary "jobs."
Ongoing Coverage: Swiss Family Robinson News Stories - (Movies)
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Ongoing Coverage: Broadcast of the Very Merry Christmas Parade - (WDW,Movies)
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Cast Member Lonnie Lindley Retires After 45 Years at Disney - (DL) (6/12/2007)
After 45 years with The Walt Disney Company, Cast Member Lonnie Lindley retired. Lonnie's connection to Disney began when he attended the same high school as original Mouseketeer Annette Funicello. His first job at Disneyland® in California gave him the opportunity to meet Walt himself. That momentous occasion led to his move to Orlando to join the Magic Kingdom® construction team where he was in charge of all projects related to paint on property. He later joined the Architecture and Facilities Engineering team as a coatings specialist where he remained until retirement.
Disney and Citadel Announce Completion of ABC Radio Merger - (DL) (6/12/2007)
The Walt Disney Company and Citadel Broadcasting Corporation announced the completion of the spin-off and subsequent merger of ABC Radio. Disney shareholders received .0768 of a share of ABC Radio Holdings common stock. For each share of ABC Radio stock, shareholders received one share of Citadel common stock.
ESPN Acquires Cricinfo from The Wisden Group - (DL) (6/11/2007)
ESPN and The Wisden Group announced today, that the worldwide leader in sports is acquiring Cricinfo, the world's largest Cricket website.
ABC News and USA TODAY Announce Content Partnership for 2008 Election - (DL) (6/11/2007)
ABC News and USA Today announced a partnership to cover the 2008 Presidential Election. USA Today will contribute blog posting and stories to ABC News.com and ABC News will contribute video reports to USAToday.com. The two newsgathering organizations have partnered before on such projects as, "Iraq: Where Things Stand," "The 7 Wonders of the World," "Living Longer, Living Better," and "Prescription for Change: Fixing American Healthcare".
The Walt Disney Studios Teams Up With Yash Raj Films - (DL) (6/11/2007)
The Walt Disney Studios and Yash Raj Films(YRF) have entered into a co-production agreement to make computer animated films in India. The two studios will collaborate on the films which will be produced by Indian talent in the Indian language. The first film to be released is "Roadside Romeo" and will debut in 2008.
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Now Open - (DL) (6/11/2007)
Bob Iger, Jay Rasulo, and Ed Grier opened the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage today at Disneyland Park. The subs, which were retired in 1998, resurfaced with Nemo and his friends from Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. Announces Agreement With The Walt Disney Company - (DL) (6/8/2007)
The Children's Place and Disney have reached an agreement over their recent differences regarding renovations to Disney Stores across the country. The Children's Place has agreed to remodel a total of 234 Disney Stores by the end of 2011. In addition, The Children's Place will openat least 18 new stores.
Disneyland Adds Magical '8th Day' to the Week - (DL) (6/6/2007)
Disneyland announced that they will continue operating the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage up to two and a half hours after park close. Guests will be able to queue up to the attraction until the official park closing time. This is just an extension of normal Disney operating proccedure that allows guests to queue up to an attraction until the park closes
The Walt Disney Studios Signs Exclusive Deal With Spider-Man's Legendary Creator Stan Lee - (DL) (6/6/2007)
The Walt Disney Studios has entered in to a first look deal with Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment. Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk, and his production company will develop and produce all forms of entertainment with The Walt Disney Company
Disney's The Lion King Celebrations Gala Opening in South Africa - (DL) (6/5/2007)
Disney’s THE LION KING opens tonight in South Africa at the new Montecasino Teatro in Johannesburg. Preview performances have so far been welcomed by cheering and standing ovations from capacity crowds. Guests tonight include Deputy President, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Oprah Winfrey with students of her Girls’ Academy, and Robert A. Iger, President and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. The South African premiere celebrates and kicks-off the 10th Anniversary of the opening of THE LION KING on Broadway, which will be celebrated Sunday, November 11.