Disney digital books announces a limited time holiday offer


Disney Publishing Worldwide brings the magic of the holidays to children across America with a limited time offer of five Disney Digital Books plus one bonus holiday-themed title for just $5.99. This special offer lets families choose a collection of titles from popular Disney franchises such as, Princess, Cars, Toy Story and Disney classics.“We are thrilled to offer books for every level reader this holiday season from popular Disney franchises featuring Disney’s beloved characters,” said … [Read more...]

Netflix and Disney-ABC Television Group Announce Deal to Stream Shows

Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Disney-ABC Television Group today announced a new licensing agreement between the two companies that will allow Netflix to stream hundreds of episodes from the ABC Television Network, Disney Channel and – for the first time – ABC Family over the Internet.The agreement, brokered by Disney-ABC Domestic Television, will add significantly to the growing selection of movies and TV episodes that can be streamed from Netflix.  Once made available to Netflix … [Read more...]

Toy Story and Tangled Nominated for 38th Annual Annie Awards

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations today for the 38th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year's best in the field of animation including best animated feature, television production, commercials, short subjects, video games and outstanding individual achievements. The 2010 nominations for Best Animated Features are: Despicable Me (Illumination Entertainment); How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks Animation); Tangled (Disney); The Illusionist … [Read more...]

Arrest made in Disney’s Celebration community slaying


This article comes to us from LA Times.A 28-year-old homeless man has been accused of killing a Celebration, Fla., resident with an ax, the first homicide in the Disney-built community.Osceola County sheriff's deputies found David Israel Zenon Murillo of Kissimmee on Sunday. Officials arrested him on charges of dealing in stolen property after they said he tried to sell coins belonging to the victim, 58-year-old Matteo Patrick Giovanditto.Authorities on Monday added a first-degree … [Read more...]

Coming to ABC Family Jan 2011 – Mean Girls 2

ABC Family will present the worldwide premiere of Paramount Famous Productions’ “Mean Girls 2,” it was announced today by Tom Zappala, Executive Vice President, Program Acquisitions & Scheduling, ABC Cable Networks Group. “Mean Girls 2,” the long-awaited follow-up to the 2004 hit film “Mean Girls,” will premiere on ABC Family on Sunday, January 23 at 8:00PM ET/PT. The film, which wrapped production in Atlanta in August, is directed by Melanie Mayron, and written by Cliff Ruby & Elana … [Read more...]