Michael Riley Named President of ABC Family


Respected television and radio executive Michael Riley has been named president, ABC Family, it was announced today by Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks & president, Disney/ABC Television Group, to whom he will report.In this new position, Riley will have oversight of ABC Family’s original programming and acquisitions, franchise management, marketing, sales and operations, and be responsible for the overall strategic and creative direction for the channel.In making the … [Read more...]

Disney and Fox to rent TV shows on iTunes for 99 cents


Fox and Disney are onboard with Apple to start  renting television shows on Apple’s iTunes for 99 cents each.ABC is the first studio to go on board as Apple CEO Steve Jobs is Disney’s largest shareholder and ABC was also the content provider for most of its TV software on iTunes.Fox has reportedly agreed to offer shows produced and telecast like Glee, Bones and Lie to Me.Stay tuned for more Disney News from the Apple event. … [Read more...]

Mitchel Musso & Doc Shaw Star in Pair of Kings on Disney XD


Disney Channel fan favorites Mitchel Musso (Oliver on "Hannah Montana," Jeremy on "Phineas and Ferb") and Doc Shaw (Marcus on "The Suite Life on Deck") will cross over to headline their own comedy adventure series, "Pair of Kings," premiering WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on sibling channel Disney XD. The series follows the fraternal twins who must relocate from their Chicago home to the island of Kinkow after they learn they are the rightful heirs to the throne of this odd kingdom, … [Read more...]

Submit Your Video for ABC’S No Ordinary Family Sweepstakes


Submit a Video Telling the Story of Your Extraordinary Family and You Could Win A No Ordinary Vacation Package to the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida.Even the most ordinary of families are extraordinary in their own special way. Now ABC's "No Ordinary Family" is looking for the most extraordinary family to tell America what makes theirs stand out from the rest. Submit a video to ABC at www.NoOrdinaryContest.com telling us what makes your family extraordinary and we might send you … [Read more...]

Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Movie Premiere


Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Hosts a Very Special "Picnic-In-The-Park" World Premiere of  TINKER BELL and the GREAT FAIRY RESCUE.Tinker Bell, the world's favorite fairy, will be spreading her mirth and magic for audiences of all ages as the worlds of fairies and humans meet for the first time in TINKER BELL AND THE GREAT FAIRY RESCUE, which debuts September 21st, 2010 on Blu-rayTM Combo-Pack, DVD, and movie download.Pre-order here: http://bit.ly/aPXOdXBecome a fan on … [Read more...]