Disney Worker Injured at Animal Kingdom

Our thoughts and prayers go out to a a Walt Disney World worker that was rushed to the hospital Sunday after suffering a head injury while working on a ride in Disney's Animal Kingdom. Disney officials said the maintenance worker was working on the "Primeval Whirl" attraction when the accident happened around 3:45pm.The employee was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition.The attraction had been closed to guests for refurbishment. "Our concern at this time is … [Read more...]

ABC Family Announces Summer 2011 Programming Guide


Michael Riley, president, ABC Family, announced today the network’s 2011 summer schedule. For the first time in its seven-year history of original programming, the network’s slate will be expanded to offer viewers three nights of original programming this summer, including four new original series, three returning hit series and original movies, in addition to showcasing blockbuster theatrical acquisitions. In 2010 ABC Family earned its highest annual Prime rank ever in Women 18-49 (No. 4), and … [Read more...]

Mel Brooks, Rebecca Romijn, Jenna Elfman, Doris Roberts, Freddy Rodriguez And Sarah Chalke Guest Star On Disney Junior’s “Special Agent Oso”

 Mel Brooks, Rebecca Romijn, Jenna Elfman, Doris Roberts, Freddy Rodriguez and Sarah Chalke will guest star in new episodes of Disney Junior's Emmy-nominated series, "Special Agent Oso," beginning MONDAY, APRIL 4 (1:00-1:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel. The star-studded week of new episodes includes Brooks as a sleepy grandpa, Romijn as a helpful department store clerk, Elfman as a safety-conscious mom, Roberts as a forgiving grandma, Rodriguez as a health-conscious dad and Chalke as a … [Read more...]

Newsies Seize the Stage


This fall, the world will know a new theatrical version of Disney's 1992 movie musical — Newsies — and D23 has the inside scoop from the show's lyricist, Jack Feldman.There are a handful of Disney movie musicals that were just meant to be full-fledged stage shows of their own. Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid, with their moving songs and beloved stories, are a few of these Disney masterpieces that seemed to transition seamlessly into a theatrical … [Read more...]

Blu-ray movie magic at your fingertips: Disney’s Second Screen


Disney Second Screen transforms the movie watching experience by allowing viewers to explore the story behind the film perfectly synched on a second device, like an iPad™ or laptop, without interrupting their enjoyment of the movie.By accessing the Disney Second Screen companion application on their Internet-connected device, consumers are able to dive deeper into the film by engaging with key elements of the movie.This groundbreaking new application allows users to interact with their … [Read more...]