Disney names new president of Disney Channels

Walt Disney Co on Tuesday named Carolina Lightcap president of Disney Channels Worldwide, replacing Rich Ross, who left to head up the company's movie studio in October.Ross is credited with turning the Disney Channel into a powerhouse of "tween" programing aimed at 7 to 12-year-old kids. He took over Disney's film studio after the abrupt departures of Disney Studios Chairman Dick Cook in September and of Miramax Films President Daniel Battsek last month.Lightcap joined Disney in 2000 … [Read more...]

Disney’s Armed Forces Salute 2009


Saluting our men and women of the armed forces this holiday Disney is offering a discount for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party tickets.Adults 10 and Up: $36.40 plus tax Children 3-9: $32.20 plus taxDiscounted tickets for Active and Retired U.S. Military, including Coast Guard and active National Guard or Reservists. Can purchase up to 5 additional tickets for family or friends. ID requirements are the same as the 5-day Disney's Armed Forces Salute tickets.NOT available at … [Read more...]

DisneyWorld Holiday Events Calendar

Christmas at Disney World is upon us, with beautiful decorations around the parks & resorts, as well as all kinds of special events. It certainly is a Magical Time of year!Magic KingdomMickey's Very Merry Christmas Party remaining dates: November 29; December 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 2009.EpcotCandlelight Processional with celebrity narrators; World Showcase Storytellers, and a special finale to IllumiNations. Presented at America Gardens Theatre in Epcot at … [Read more...]

How to Carve a Holiday Turkey Like a Disney Parks Chef

Sure, carving a turkey can be intimidating — most of us only do it once or twice a year. But for chefs at Disney Parks, it’s routine. They’ll carve thousands of turkeys this holiday season and they’ll make it look easy.To make sure you can pull it off, Walt Disney World executive chef Lenny DeGeorge is offering a quick how-to. He says start with the drumstick:To safely carve your holiday turkey, it’s important to give yourself some room to operate and make sure you’re … [Read more...]

Disney’s Old Dogs … Are Werewolves

Funny spoof of Disney's Old Dogs & New Moon on the Jimmy Kimmel Live Show. … [Read more...]