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Disney XD Renews “Big Hero 6 The Series” Ahead of Premiere

Disney XD has ordered an early second season of the highly anticipated Big Hero 6 The Series before the first season premieres this fall, with Emmy Award winners Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi (the team behind the global hit Disney Channel series Kim Possible) as executive producers. Based on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ […]

Marvel and Disney XD announce mini-series of “Rocket & Groot” shorts

Marvel and Disney XD announced today a 12-episode series of Rocket & Groot animated shorts. The shorts follow Rocket and Groot (from the Guardians Of The Galaxy) as they try to figure out how to get enough credits to buy a new ship after their old one breaks down. A compilation of all the shorts […]

SNEAK PEEK: The First Five Minutes of “Tangled Ever After”

Disney posted a sneak peek at the first five-minutes of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie Tangled Before Ever After on YouTube page! Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi reprise their roles as Rapunzel and Eugene (formerly known as Flynn Rider), and favorite characters like the loyal chameleon sidekick, Pascal; no-nonsense and dutiful horse, Maximus; and […]

NEW CLIP: DISNEY XD Orders Second Season Of “DuckTales” Ahead Of It’s Summer Premiere

Disney XD has ordered a second season of the all-new reboot of DuckTales ahead of its highly-anticipated summer premiere. Based on the Emmy Award-winning series, which itself was based on Carl Barks’ Uncle Scrooge comic book stories, the Disney Television Animation-produced series stars David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck; Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan […]

FIRST LOOK: Patrick Stump (“Fall Out Boy”) on “Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil”

Disney XD’s hit Star Vs. The Forces of Evil has a surprise up its sleeve in next Monday’s episode – rocker Patrick Stump (“Fall Out Boy”) appears vocally to play a character who comes to the aid with a brand new song. On the episode “Face The Music”, which premiere’s Monday March 27th at 7pm […]

BLU-RAY REVIEW: Disney’s “Pinocchio” Signature Collection

No less than three of this year’s Oscar- and Annie-nominated animated features boast spectacular action sequences set upon roaring oceans: Moana, The Red Turtle and Kubo and the Two Strings. Astonishing as those sequences are, a look at the Monstro sequence on the new “Signature Collection” Blu-ray still takes one’s breath away over 75 years […]

Disney Channel Announces Dates for “Tangled: The Series” and Movie “Tangled Before Ever After”

Set between the stories told in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ acclaimed film Tangled and its short film Tangled Ever After, the Disney Channel Original Movie Tangled Before Ever After makes its debut on Friday March 10th (8:00 p.m. EST) leading to the highly anticipated premiere of Tangled: The Series on Friday March 24th (7:30 p.m. […]

Tyrus Wong 1910-2016

Tyrus Wong, a Hollywood production artist and designer, most notable for his delicate work that inspired Walt Disney’s Bambi (1942), has passed away at age 106. A Disney inspirational sketch artist from 1938 through 41 – and later a career film production illustrator for Warner Bros. from 1942 through 1968 – Wong’s work establishing the […]

Disney Reveals New “DuckTales” Cast With Tribute Theme Song Video

Top-billed actors will bring the characters of McDuck Manor to life in the all-new animated comedy series DuckTales, premiering in summer 2017 on Disney XD channels around the world. Leading the quack pack on globe-trotting adventures are: David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as the voices of mischief-making Huey, […]

CREATOR’S SPOTLIGHT: A Chat with the Producers of Disney Channel’s “Elena of Avalor” and “Milo Murphy’s Law”

Two of Disney Channel’s newest animated series, “Elena of Avalor” and “Milo Murphy’s Law”, recently picked-up Annie Awards nominations. I spoke with “Elena” creator/executive producer Craig Gerber and co-producer/story editor Silvia Olivas, along with “Milo” co-creator and EP Dan Povenmire, about the recognition and the success of their shows: Jackson: How did you get the […]

Mickey Shorts Go Prime Time: “Duck the Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special”

From all of us – to all of you… A modern Disney Christmas special that even your own Uncle Scrooge will like. The latest of the new Mickey Mouse shorts series, Duck the Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special, premiering Friday December 9th (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on Disney Channel, the Disney Channel app and Disney […]

Disney’s Pre-School “Mickey and the Roadster Racers” To Debut January 15th

Disney Junior’s animated Mickey and the Roadster Racers, a madcap car-racing adventure series for preschoolers led by Disney’s #1 star, Mickey Mouse, and his pals Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Daisy and Donald, will make its television debut in a simulcast Sunday January 15th (9:00 and 9:25 a.m., EST) on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. Two more […]

Mickey Mouse News: 88th Birthday “Mickey and the Roadster Racers”

To celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 88th Birthday (this Friday, Nov. 18th) Fathom Events held a sneak preview this past Saturday of the upcoming Disney Junior animated series Mickey and the Roadster Racers. The show debuts in January and centers on Mickey and pals Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Daisy, Pluto and Pete as race car drivers. Rob LaDuca […]

MAKING MOANA: An interview with the film’s Art Director of Characters Bill Schwab

Disney’s new release, Moana, has been a long labor of love by the production team headed by directors Ron Clements and John Musker. The artistic braintrust behind The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Princess and the Frog brought together a group of passionate animators and artists to build the movie from the ground up. One of […]

SPOTLIGHT: Disney’s Healthy Living Interstitials – “The Adventures of Papachu and Dr. Kapatoo”

Check these out! Disney Channels Worldwide has introduced a series of cool short-form programming, way below-the-radar, to inspire, inform and motivate kids on nutritious food choices and encourage physical activities. They are part of Disney’s company-wide Healthy Living Commitment, an initiative designed to help make healthy living simple and fun. Showcasing the work of notable […]