ABC To Layoff 2% of Workforce

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 For those of you who don't know ABC television is owned by Walt Disney Co. Unfortunately yesterday they begun laying off about 175 people, or 2 percent of its workforce. They say it's to adjust to changes in viewing habits.The layoffs were prompted by a company-wide review of possible cutbacks to jobs Disney no longer needs, either because of improvements in technology or redundancies following a string of major acquisitions in the past few years.The layoffs will happen across … [Read more...]




Highlights of Star Wars Celebration Europe and Bonus Footage

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Star Wars Celebration — the second Star Wars Celebration Europe took place July 26-28, 2013 in Essen, Germany. It's the ultimate fan experience focused on a galaxy far, far away...Star Wars Celebrations bring fans of all ages together, from all points of the globe, to celebrate the pop-culture phenomenon that is Star Wars. Whether it's young fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars or die-hards fueled by the nostalgia for the original Star Wars trilogy; curious, casual followers; gamers, readers, … [Read more...]




Star Wars Celebration Convention Returns to US in 2015

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Lucasfilm revealed during closing ceremonies of Star Wars Celebration Europe that the next official Star Wars Celebration will take place in Anaheim, California, from April 16-19, 2015. The timing couldn't be better with the release of Star Wars: Episode VII. The event promises to be the biggest and best one yet! … [Read more...]




New Animated Series ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Coming in 2014

I was sad to learn that 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars', which has been one of the best additions to the 'Star Wars' canon, was coming to an end. It had some of the best storytelling and character development that the 'Star Wars' universe had seen while also keeping it alive for fans new and old of the franchise. On the tail of the announcement that the series was ending though, Lucasfilm had announced we'd have another series to take its place. Up until now, it's only been rumor and speculation on … [Read more...]




New Animated Series ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Coming to Disney XD in 2014

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If you're like me you were bummed to hear that "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" was being cancelled after a tremendous five season run. The animation, stories and acting were top notch and I really hoped that this new series Lucasfilm hinted at would be on par with the quality we, Wars fans, have grown accustomed to in terms of production value and storytelling. It would appear that our geeky prayers have been answered!StarWars.com just released details on their new animated series "Star Wars … [Read more...]