Disney Launches Official TRON Pop-Up Shop At Royal/T In Los Angeles


Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is giving fans the ultimate TRON experience by hosting the official, one and only TRON: Legacy Pop-Up Shop with displays and merchandise inspired by the high-tech 3D adventure, TRON: Legacy, releasing in U.S. theaters Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, this six week-long retail destination for men and women of all ages will offer one-of-a-kind, limited-edition TRON merchandise at the café, retail … [Read more...]

ESPN finalizes sale of BASS to investor group


ESPN Inc. announced Tuesday that it has finalized the sale of BASS, LLC to a group of investors including Don Logan, Jerry McKinnis and Jim Copeland. An agreement in principle was announced in August by ESPN and the transaction was completed Monday.BASS is the largest membership organization of bass anglers in the U.S. with more than 500,000 members. It was purchased by ESPN in 2001 and includes several media platforms, including three magazines and a popular website. The investor … [Read more...]

Toy Story 3 Goes Digital with Online Streaming Service


Walmart and VUDU have joined forces to deliver physical and digital copies of one of the year’s biggest blockbusters for one low price. Starting today, anybody who buys Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 3 Exclusive Special Edition 3 Disc Set on DVD or Blu-Ray at Wal-mart gets a free digital copy on the VUDU streaming movie service.If your kids want to watch Toy Story 3 but the physical disc is in the minivan — no problem! Just stream the digital copy to your home theater with VUDU. Or, … [Read more...]

Disney’s deal with Priceline excludes European site


This article comes to us from Jason Garcia at the Daily Disney.A couple of tidbits following up on Walt Disney World's new agreement with Priceline.com , which will have the resort's hotel rooms appearing on the popular discount site by the middle of this month.— The agreement does not include Booking.com, Priceline.com Inc.'s fast-growing European site. That's significant because Booking.com is now the biggest online travel site in Europe, according to the travel-industry research … [Read more...]

Former Bush aide Brian Besanceney to Lead Public Affairs at Walt Disney World Resort


Brian Besanceney has been named senior vice president, Walt Disney World Public Affairs and Worldwide Government and Industry Relations. Besanceney will oversee all media relations, internal communications and community relations for Walt Disney World Resort as well as all government and industry relations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts worldwide. Additionally, Besanceney will retain the responsibilities of his previous position as vice president, Public Affairs for Business … [Read more...]