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Disney World is Reopening, but You Won’t Be Able to Hug Mickey

The Florida resort is one of the largest tourist sites in the world, but capacity will be limited, face masks will be mandatory, and it won’t be possible to get up close and personal with characters.
Tags: Florida, News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Disney World, Fla, Walt, Robert A, Amusement and Theme Parks, Chapek, World (Lake Buena Vista, Coronavirus Reopenings, Hug Mickey

Disney World Set to Reopen in July

The Florida resort attracts 93 million visitors annually but capacity will be limited, face masks will be mandatory and you won’t be able to hug Mickey Mouse.
Tags: Florida, News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Fla, Walt, Robert A, Amusement and Theme Parks, Chapek, World (Lake Buena Vista, Coronavirus Reopenings

Walt Disney World Plans to Begin a Phased Reopening Starting in July

In a completely unprecedented move, The Walt Disney Company shut down their theme parks around the world back in March following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. They’ve been losing millions every day the parks stay closed, but now that restrictions limiting public gatherings are starting to lift, Disney has begun reopening their theme parks, starting with Shanghai Disneyland earlier this month. Now Walt Disney World in Florida will be next in line with an eye towards reopening in July...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Disney, United States, Shanghai, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks, Walt Disney World, Sea World, Epcot, Disney World, Disney Springs, Shanghai Disneyland, Hollywood Studios, Jerry Demings, Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force

Disney World sets reopening date

Disney World is reopening its gates, ending a multi-month closure of the park which left the Walt Disney Company reeling.
Tags: Cnn, Walt Disney Company, Disney World

N.B.A. in Talks to Resume Season at Walt Disney World Resort

The league is in discussions with its players’ union and the Walt Disney Company about restarting its season — suspended since March 11 — at the Orlando-based resort in late July.
Tags: News, Disney, Basketball, Walt Disney Company, Orlando, Fla, Walt, Walt Disney World Resort, National Basketball Assn, World (Lake Buena Vista, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

NBA, Disney discuss resuming season in late July at Florida complex as part of single-site plan

The NBA has entered "exploratory conversations" with the Walt Disney Company about restarting the 2019-20 NBA season in late July in Florida.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Nba, Walt Disney Company, Usa Today, NBA Disney

Can Disney help Americans fall in love with science again?

One quote I hear time and again from the people who design Disney’s theme parks and attractions came from British author and futurist Arthur C. Clarke, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” It’s telling that so many Imagineers like to repeat this quote, because it truly reveals the secret behind the so-called “Disney Magic” that has helped the company become an entertainment juggernaut — that “magic” is built upon a whole bunch of advanced technology. Sign up f...
Tags: Florida, California, Disney, America, Sport, Soccer, Arthur C Clarke, Fox News, Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, Walt Disney, Southern California, Walt, The Walt Disney Company, Shanghai Disneyland, Disney Magic

Disney forced a clone of 'Club Penguin' to shut down after an investigation found it was rife with explicit messages and penguin 'e-sex'

A BBC investigation found "Club Penguin Online," a fan-run clone of Disney's "Club Penguin" was full of explicit messages, penguin "e-sex," and offensive language. The original "Club Penguin" shut down in 2017, but fan-run versions of the game have kept it alive. One man involved in running one of the most popular copies has been arrested on suspicion of possessing child abuse images, the BBC reports. Disney served copyright notices to clones following the investigation, and one of the largest...
Tags: London, Disney, Trends, Bbc, Walt Disney Company, Club Penguin, Club Penguin Online Child

Disney's Head of Streaming, Kevin Mayer, Becomes TikTok C.E.O.

Kevin Mayer will lead the Chinese-owned app for making and sharing short videos, which has exploded in popularity during the pandemic.
Tags: News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Mayer, Appointments and Executive Changes, Kevin Mayer, Kevin A, Disney Plus, TikTok (ByteDance

Disney purse sisters came for the bags, left with friendships

They call themselves Disney purse sisters, and they’re on the job. Rain? Cold? Dead of night? Nothing will stop these ladies in their appointed quest — to get their hands on the latest Disney purses as soon as they’re released. They’ll sleep overnight outside a store in Santa Ana. They’ll bring their sleeping bags and stand in line to bunk down in the basement of the Anaheim Convention Center. Yes, it’s uncomfortable. Yes, their feet hurt. But it’s all worth it when they bag that gorgeous new ba...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, California, China, Disney, Sport, Indiana, Indianapolis, Things To Do, Soccer, Connecticut, Cbs, Walt Disney Company, Red Cross, Amusement Parks

Trending News: New Trends: Covid-19 impact on Entertainment Media Market Overview and Forecast Report 2020-2025 | Alphabet, The Walt Disney Company, Comcast - Cole of Duty

Trending News: New Trends: Covid-19 impact on Entertainment Media Market Overview and Forecast Report 2020-2025 | Alphabet, The Walt Disney Company, Comcast   Cole of Duty
Tags: Seo, Walt Disney Company

Shanghai Disneyland Reopens With Coronavirus Precautions

Limited capacity, face masks and plastic gloves to ride roller coasters: the opening offers a glimpse of how other Disney parks may cope.
Tags: News, China, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Shanghai Disneyland, Parades, Amusement and Theme Parks, Shutdowns (Institutional, Workplace Hazards and Violations

COVID-19 impact on Entertainment Media Market Segments, Key Drivers and Vendor Landscape and Snapshot Analysis by 2025 | Alphabet The Walt Disney Company Comcast - Cole of Duty

COVID-19 impact on Entertainment Media Market Segments, Key Drivers and Vendor Landscape and Snapshot Analysis by 2025 | Alphabet The Walt Disney Company Comcast   Cole of Duty
Tags: Seo, Walt Disney Company

Disney Plans to Begin Re-Opening Its Springs Shopping Complex Very Soon

Florida has begun rolling back its social distancing restrictions that were initially put in place in early April in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus. While the state is still limiting the full range of businesses and spaces that can be made available to the public, the Walt Disney Company is taking…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, China, Disney, Public Health, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks, Walt Disney World, Disney Springs, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2

Disney’s streaming services and sports are its key to surviving the pandemic

The Walt Disney Company’s success in pulling through the COVID-19 pandemic may just depend on its success in hawking its digital subscriptions to customers. Disney+, Hulu, ESPN, and Hotstar will bring in more revenue to the entertainment giant than any shuttered theme park ever could. Productions are stalled too, so Disney will have to lean […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Hotstar, Disney Hulu ESPN, Earnings Mar20

Shanghai Disneyland Will Be the First Disney Theme Park to Reopen

The Walt Disney Company is currently hosting its second quarter earnings call, and new CEO Bob Chapek just confirmed a rumor about the Shanghai Disneyland reopening date. The park will open this Monday, May 11, 2020, becoming the first Disney park to reopen in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic. But things won’t be business as usual when the gates reopen. During the call, Chapek announced that Shanghai Disneyland will be undergoing a phased reopening, and new restrictions will be put...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Shanghai, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Disney World, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, The Walt Disney Company, Shanghai Disneyland, Disney Parks, Disney/Pixar, Bob Chapek, Chapek, Disney Parks App, Walt Disney World Cleanliness

Disney Estimates $1.4 Billion COVID-19 Impact for Quarter as Earnings Fall

Earnings at the high-flying Walt Disney Company fell sharply during its most recent quarter, brought low by the gravitational force of the coronavirus pandemic. Earnings topped out at 60 cents a share, a 63% tumble from the prior-year period. It was a drop that was expected as few companies have been harder hit by the […]
Tags: News, Earnings, Walt Disney Company, Coronavirus, Disney Estimates

When Will Disney Reopen?

The entertainment conglomerate’s vastness, once its strength, has posed a challenge during the pandemic.
Tags: News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Walt, Robert A, Amusement and Theme Parks, Chapek, Theatrical Productions, Disney Plus, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

May the Fourth Be With Disney (Terms and Conditions Apply)

When Disney asked “Star Wars” fans to share their favorite memories of the franchise using the hashtag #MayThe4th, it said responses would fall under its terms of use agreement. Social media users were scathing.
Tags: Twitter, News, Disney, Social Media, Walt Disney Company, Intellectual Property, Advertising and Marketing, Copyrights and Copyright Violations, Star Wars (Movie, Disney Plus

The 20 most powerful execs and creatives leading Disney Plus, which has surged to 50 million subscribers and become the company's biggest bright spot

After an unprecedented 2019, Disney's business is facing major challenges during the coronavirus crisis. But its streaming service Disney Plus is the one big bright spot for the company and has already gained more than 50 million subscribers since launching in November. Even so, Disney Plus faces obstacles, including a lack of flagship original titles as the pandemic forces productions to shut down. To steer the service through what will be a defining year are a number of key executives and cr...
Tags: Europe, Hollywood, Abc, New York City, Africa, Marvel, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Bbc, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, New York Times

There’s a New Player in the ‘Streaming’ Wars: Yeti

Go ahead, take a look at your credit card statement. How many streaming services have you signed up for? If you're like some of us, you'll pretty much be paying $12.99 a month for a long time, courtesy of the Walt Disney Company and Disney+. Then there's YouTube TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime and the several...
Tags: Advertising, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Life in Quarantine, YouTube TV Netflix Amazon

Ann Sullivan, Animator of Disney Hits, Dies at 91

She contributed to modern favorites like “The Little Mermaid” and “The Lion King.” She succumbed to complications of Covid-19.
Tags: News, Walt Disney Company, Motion Picture and Television Fund, Sullivan, Animated Films, Deaths (Obituaries, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Ann (1929-2020, Ann Sullivan Animator

Anaheim Ducks Jersey History

The Anaheim Ducks have, by and large, been blessed when it comes to National Hockey League expansion teams. Stars like Paul Kariya and Teemu Selanne graced their roster – then composed of Mighty Ducks – early on in their existence. They made two Stanley Cup finals in four seasons, taking the New Jersey Devils to seven games in 2003 before winning it all in 2007, at the expense of the Ottawa Senators. Paul Kariya, one of the greatest players in franchise history, wearing the beloved sweater...
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Nba, Walt Disney Company, Hannibal Lecter, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Orange County, Archives, Ducks, National Hockey League, Edge, Anaheim Ducks, Ottawa, New Jersey Devils

Bob Iger and Customer Surveys Provide a Sneak Preview of How Disney & Universal Theme Parks May Re-Open

Right now Disneyland and Universal Studios are facing the unprecedented situation of being completely closed for an extended period of time in order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus across the United States. As of now, there’s no estimate as to when the parks will re-open, but thanks to a new statement from Bob Iger, executive chairman of the board for the Walt Disney Company, and some surveys from Universal Studios, we have some idea of what it might be like when business resumes. ...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, United States, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks, Iger, Universal, Disneyland, Orange County, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Disney World, Anaheim, KABC, Rebecca Campbell

Comfort Viewing: Three Reasons I Love the Movie ‘Tangled’

A savvy princess, a swashbuckling thief and 70 feet of hair is exactly the fantasy we need right now.
Tags: Movies, News, Walt Disney Company, Tangled (Movie, Quarantine (Lifestyle

Disney needs credit, and has earned it

The Walt Disney Company, unquestionably, deserves a lot of credit.
Tags: Disney, Cnn, Walt Disney Company

The Future That Hollywood Feared Is Happening Now

The pandemic has hastened at-home viewing trends and will probably disrupt longtime traditions like the Oscars. Here’s a season-by-season look at the movie calendar.
Tags: Movies, News, Walt Disney Company, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, Netflix Inc, Cannes International Film Festival, Academy Awards (Oscars, West Side Story (Movie, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Mulan (Movie, Tenet (Movie, Soul (Movie, The Lovebirds (Movie, Wonder Woman 1984 (Movie, Fast 9 (Movie

Today’s Live-Streaming Events: ‘Fleabag’ Onstage and a Virtual Nature Walk

Appointment viewing is back. What online events to look out for today, and when to tune in.
Tags: Music, Television, News, Jazz, Walt Disney Company, Theater, Robbins, Phoebe, Jerome, Pizzarelli, Bucky, Paris Opera Ballet, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Quarantines, Waller-Bridge

Disney World Furloughing 43,000 Workers

The action comes after the Florida attraction closed last month because of the coronavirus pandemic. About 200 employees who are considered essential will remain on the job.
Tags: Florida, News, California, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Fla, Walt, Unite HERE, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Labor and Jobs, Amusement and Theme Parks, World (Lake Buena Vista, Furloughs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Disney World Furloughing

U.F.C. 249 Canceled After Requests From California, Disney and ESPN

Dana White, the U.F.C. president, has been aiming to stage fights during the coronavirus pandemic, but he said the card would not be held on April 18, as originally planned.
Tags: News, California, Martial Arts, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Espn, Ultimate Fighting Championship, White, Dana White, Dana (1969-