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Walt Disney Animation to Invade ABC


According to USA Today, Walt Disney Animation is scheduled to make its first television special for the ABC Television network. The program, labeled Prep and Landing is due out near Christmas time and was created by Chris Williams and produced by John Lasseter. Prep and Landing focuses on the North Pole Christmas Eve Command Center where elves […]

Pie Fans (and others too) Get Closure


According to TVGuide.com, ABC will air all three remaining episodes of Pushing Daisies as well as the final four episodes of Eli Stone and Dirty, Sexy Money. Starting May 30 at 10, join the workers of the Pie Hole for their last few adventures. Once that run wraps up, Eli Stone will take the time […]

Disney Increases Hold on Jetix Europe


According to BizJournals.com, The Walt Disney Company increased their stake in Jetix Europe (formerely Fox Kids Europe) from 74% to 96%, with all outstanding shares being bought by the company for 11 euros per share. The purchase was made to increase Disney’s kids and family media business in Europe and further extend the Disney brand in […]

ESPN-The Home of the BCS


As Netcot reported last week, ESPN had bid on airing all of the BCS Bowl games. According to the Orlando Sentinel, ESPN officials and BCS Coordinator John Swofford announced on Tuesday an expansive agreement that will make ESPN the new home to college football’s highest watched post-season games. ESPN will pay $125 million a year […]

This Week in Disney History (October 19-25)


1880: Actor Scotty Mattraw (Bashful in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Town Crier in Babes in Toyland) is born in Evans Mills, New York. 1901: Composer, and Disney Legend, Frank Churchill (Peter Pan, Dumbo, Bambi, “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?”, “Whistle While You Work”, “Some Day My Prince Will Come”) is born in Rumford, […]

FOX Awakens Snow White


Have you been a little bit out of it lately? Have your allergies been acting up or have you had an accident? Have you been increasingly irritable or sleepy? Have you been upbeat or shy? Then you might be suffering the Seven Dwarfs syndrome. ABC Studios has come up with a remedy to this situation […]