Walt Disney construction debate continues in Glendale


This article comes to us from the Glendale News Press.Angry residents told Walt Disney Co. executives Wednesday they want to be compensated for the construction impacts of a childcare center on the studio's massive campus.About 20 residents Wednesday night met with a half-dozen Disney representatives and an equal number of city officials at the Glendale Environmental Management Center, a short distance from the recently completed childcare center for 236 children on Flower Street … [Read more...]

Disney FamilyFun Announces 34 Toy of the Year Award Winners & ToyHopper App

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Disney FamilyFun today announced their 19th annual Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Award winners, published in FamilyFun’s November issue.  More than 500 new toys were narrowed down by parent and kid testers from across the country, who evaluated quality, value, and of course, fun.  Using FamilyFun’s new ToyHopper App, available now on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, it’s now easier than ever for busy parents to find the perfect gift, including this year’s T.O.Y. Award winners and … [Read more...]

Disney Reveals “Who Is Hannah Montana?” On New DVD

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Who is Hannah Montana? Disney is answering the question once and for all with the release of a brand new DVD.“Hannah Montana Forever: Who Is Hannah Montana?” selects some of the most memorable moments from the hit Disney Channel’s four hit seasons. There’s eight episodes featured on the DVD for over 3 hours of Miley Cyrus musical comedy mayhem.Among them are the show’s pilot, “"Lilly, Do You Want to Know a Secret?,” where Hannah reveals herself to her best friend Lilly (Emily … [Read more...]

Legend Lives on at Disney Channel Origianal Movie – Avalon High


"Avalon High," a new Disney Channel Original Movie that puts a contemporary twist on Arthurian legend, premieres FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel and Disney Mobile for Sprint TV, MobiTV and Flo TV. Starring Britt Robertson ("Life Unexpected") and Gregg Sulkin ("Wizards of Waverly Place," Disney Channel UK's "As the Bell Rings"), the movie is based upon the award-winning novel by best-selling author Meg Cabot ("The Princess Diaries"). It follows Allie, a transfer student … [Read more...]

Disney World unions vote Thursday on contract


This article comes to us from the Orlando Sentinel.Thousands of unionized workers at Walt Disney World will cast ballots Thursday on a new labor contract, amid jockeying both by union leaders and the company.Opponents of the proposed Service Trades Council contract have been distributing flyers urging workers to vote no on the contract, under the slogan "Send Disney a message: We're worth more." Disney, meanwhile, has hung scores of posters that state: "A vote to ratify = more money" … [Read more...]