Disney Television Animation Reels In Second Season Of “Fish Hooks” And New Order For “Gravity Falls”


Disney Television Animation has reeled in a second-season pick-up of Disney Channel’s animated comedy series “Fish Hooks” and an order for a new animated Disney Channel comedy series, “Gravity Falls,” each creator-driven series from noteworthy storytellers Noah Z. Jones and Alex Hirsch. The announcement was made today by Eric Coleman, Senior Vice President, Original Series, Disney Television Animation.Coleman said: “The heart of our work is storytelling, and in these two outstanding … [Read more...]

Disney Moves Up Muppets Movie for Thanksgiving Release

This article comes to us from the Hollywood Reporter.Disney on Wednesday moved next year’s scheduled theatrical release of The Muppets Movie from Christmas to Thanksgiving.Now set for Wednesday, Nov. 23 instead of a previous Sunday, Dec. 25 slot, Muppets will be Disney’s latest candidate to dominate the prime Turkey Day play period. The Burbank studio has done that will regular consistency, most recently with Nov. 22 opener Tangled, a $69 million grosser through the five-day … [Read more...]

D23 and Disney Junior Present a Special Preview Screening of Jake and the Never Land Pirates


Ahoy, mateys! Gather up your tiny swashbucklers and prepare to come ashore! D23 and our friends at Disney Junior are thrilled to invite you and your family to join us for a special advance screening of two episodes of Jake and the Never Land Pirates, a new animated series debuting with the launch of Disney Junior this February.Jake takes us back to the magical realm of Never Land, where the title character leads a new crew of kid pirates on exciting adventures. Of course Captain Hook … [Read more...]

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...]