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30 Reasons Why MuppetVision 3D is One of the All-Time Great Disney Theme Park Attractions

The Muppets have been a mainstay of popular culture for decades, seemingly capable of reviving themselves and able to adapt to different eras and audiences. For some, it’s impossible to think of the Muppets without thinking of the Walt Disney Company, although they’ve only been an official entity of Disney since 2004. But with The Muppet Show now streaming on Disney+, and with plenty of their films under the Disney banner as well, it’s easy to make that long term association. Yet the si...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Disney, America, Features, Muppets, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Sam, Caribbean, Kermit, Mickey Mouse, Waldorf, Orlando Florida


‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ and ‘Free Guy’ Get a 45 Day Theatrical Window

During today’s investor call, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek announced that two of the company’s upcoming movies, 20th Century Studios’ action comedy Free Guy and Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, will receive a 45 day exclusive theatrical window. Disney is taking a similar approach to Paramount in this regard: their cross-town rivals announced earlier this year that big-ticket films like A Quiet Place Part II and Top Gun: Maverick will be streaming on Paramount+ 45...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Paramount, Scott, Disney/Pixar, Business and Industry News, Bob Chapek, Scott Mendelson, Chapek, Shang Chi, Free Guy, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings


BREAKING: Disney CEO Bob Chapek Hints at Reduction (and Even Possible Removal) of Face Mask Policy at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek discussed the potential end of the face mask policy at Walt Disney World Resort.
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Disney confirms ESPN+ acquisition of LaLiga rights in major broadcast deal

The Walt Disney Company today confirmed that ESPN has acquired the U.S. rights to Spain’s LaLiga through 2028-29 in a comprehensive long-term media deal that positions ESPN+ as the number one dedicated sports streaming service.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Disney, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Walt Disney Company, Espn, LaLiga, Leagues: La Liga


Disney Misses Quarterly Revenue Target as Disney Plus Growth Slows

Streaming hits like “WandaVision” and “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” failed to deliver the kind of Disney Plus subscriber numbers that Wall Street was looking for, as the Walt Disney Company reported a mixed quarterly report on Thursday. The entertainment conglomerate’s stock fell sharply, dropping more than 4 percent in after hours trading. Disney’s […]
Tags: News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Bob Chapek, Disney Plus, Media Earnings


Disney’s New World Order Leads to Confusion and Bruised Egos

The Walt Disney Company is in the throes of a major leadership shift, with newly minted CEO Bob Chapek asserting more authority as the longtime leader he replaced, Bob Iger, prepares to surrender his executive chairman role for emeritus status at year-end. The two men’s once-warm relationship has grown strained, according to four insiders. This […]
Tags: News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger, Bob Chapek


Muppets Haunted Mansion: Disney+ Sets Halloween Special For Fall

Disney+ has announced the release of the Muppets‘ first-ever Halloween special titled Muppets Haunted Mansion, which will premiere exclusively on the streamer sometime this fall. The announcement came with a newly released video which you can check out below, featuring Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn as they invite everyone to watch the special, describing it as an all-new terrifying tale of total scariness. It also features a funny scene between them where Pepe the King Prawn fails to replicate ...
Tags: Halloween, Video, Comedy, TV, Movies, Horror, Disney, Apple TV, Canada, Muppets, TV News, Streaming, Walt Disney Company, Kermit, Pepe, Jim Henson


Entertainment Media Market Analysis of Global Business insights, Growth by Players – Viacom, Baidu, Discovery Communications, Alphabet, Facebook, Bertelsmann, The Walt Disney Company, etc – Jumbo News - Jumbo News

Entertainment Media Market Analysis of Global Business insights, Growth by Players – Viacom, Baidu, Discovery Communications, Alphabet, Facebook, Bertelsmann, The Walt Disney Company, etc – Jumbo News   Jumbo News
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Disney has unveiled its newest cruise ship with a Star War-themed bar and a ride - see inside the Wish

The Star Wars Hyperspace Lounge aboard the Disney Wish. Disney Cruise Line Disney Cruises has unveiled its newest ship, the Disney Wish. The Wish will have features like a Star Wars themed bar, a "Frozen" dining experience, and a water ride. The Wish will begin sailing in 2022 from Florida to the Bahamas and Castaway Cay, Disney's private island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney Cruise Line has unveiled its latest ship: the Disney Wish, which will begin saili...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Frozen, Star Wars, Florida, California, Germany, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Cruise, Broadway, Walt Disney Company, Michelin, Cinderella, Pixar


Disney Plus Hotstar to Launch in Malaysia With Local Content Component

Walt Disney Company is set to launch its Disney Plus Hotstar streaming service in Malaysia from June 1. The platform will boast a significant local content component in addition to the mainstay Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic brands. The launch is being held in association with Astro, the country’s leading pay-TV platform. […]
Tags: Asia, News, Disney, Global, Malaysia, Walt Disney Company, Disney Pixar Marvel Star Wars, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus Hotstar


Disney has unveiled its newest cruise ship with interactive 'Frozen' and 'Avengers' restaurants and a Star War-themed bar - see inside the Wish

The Disney Wish. Disney Cruise Line Disney Cruises has unveiled its newest ship, the Disney Wish. The Wish will have features like a Star Wars themed bar, a "Frozen" dining experience, and a water ride. The Wish will begin sailing in 2022 from Florida to the Bahamas and Castaway Cay, Disney's private island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney Cruise Line has unveiled its latest ship: the Disney Wish, which will begin sailing next year. The Disney Wish. Di...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Frozen, Star Wars, Florida, California, Germany, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Cruise, Broadway, Walt Disney Company, Michelin, Cinderella, Pixar


CLIO Awards: Honorary Clio Award: Robert A. Iger, The Walt Disney Company

The Clio Awards program is synonymous with honoring creative work at the highest level. However, it’s often creative PEOPLE who drive our world forward. Each year, we take the opportunity to select a creative genius whose influential contributions have made a significant impact on popular culture as our Honorary Clio Award recipient. This year’s honoree, Robert A. Iger, is a visionary and transformational leader that has fearlessly shaped the company he helms into a multifacet...
Tags: Advertising, Walt Disney Company, Iger, Robert, The Walt Disney Company, Robert A Iger, Asad Ayaz, Disney Studios Content Part of Collection


Clio Awards: Creativity Unmasked

Image:  Collection Items:  CLIO Awards: Empty Spaces: Show Opening CLIO Awards: The Zoom Shoot CLIO Awards: Creativity That United Us CLIO Awards: The MET Unframed AR Experience CLIO Awards: CLIO & Burger King Student Award Winner CLIO Awards: Equity CLIO Awards: Storytelling Award: Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York CLIO Awards: Connection With a Purpose CLIO Awards: Grand Clio Award Winners Reveal CLIO Awards: Behind the Muse... by Clio CLIO Awa...
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I visited Downtown Disney a week before Disneyland's reopening and It felt like the safest place I've been since the start of the pandemic

Me in Downtown Disney. Brittany Chang/Insider On April 22, I visited Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, a week before Disneyland's reopening on April 30. Downtown Disney had a long list of health protocols that made it feel fortified against COVID-19. The level of safety precautions has me convinced Disneyland will be able to reopen safely. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disneyland Anaheim, California's doors have been closed for over a year due to the COVID...
Tags: Florida, California, Disney, Trends, Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Disney World, Anaheim, Orange County California, Downtown Disney, Anaheim California, AFP Getty Images, Ralph Brennan, Mario Tama Getty, Bob Chapek


No parades, no hugs: Disneyland is reopening - but will the magic be back?

After more than 12 months closed, the park will welcome visitors again – but capacity will be limited and only California residents are allowedTristan Brown has been coming to Disneyland most of her life. It was a place she’d go to celebrate feeling good, and to feel better when she was down.So it’s been a tough year for her and other Disney aficionados, who’ve watched the happiest place on earth shutter its rides and hang up its costumes as the pandemic ground life to a halt. Continue reading.....
Tags: California, Disney, US news, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Coronavirus


Hulu Orders Hilary Duff-Led How I Met Your Father Series

The Walt Disney Company/Image Group LA via Getty Images How I Met Your Mother sequel starring Hilary Duff ordered A How I Met Your Mother sequel series is finally in the works. Hilary Duff has signed on to star in the spin-off called How I Met Your Father. The series will consist of 10 episodes and will stream exclusively on Hulu in the United States.  This Is Us showrunners Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger will serve as writers and executive producers on the Berger. 20th Television. seri...
Tags: TV, Movies, United States, TV News, Walt Disney Company, Hulu, Berger, Craig, Hilary Duff, Elizabeth, Carter, Sophie, HILARY, Isaac, Duff, Craig Erwich


Defining Your Brand Vision

Brand vision is intention. It can be a single-minded intent, or a group of goals and objectives — typically no more than one, two or three. Steve Jobs wanted this, “Put a ding in the universe.” Henry Ford wanted to make cars that ordinary Americans could afford. (Consider that in Henry’s era, people were driving the equivalent of $200,000 Teslas while everyone else was riding a horse.) Tesla Motor’s vision is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. And Elon Musk’s newest v...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Elon Musk, Bali, Steve Jobs, US, San Francisco, Netflix, Tim Cook, Walt Disney Company, Airbnb, Zappos, Jeff Bezos, James Freeman, Vision


All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus - from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Disney Plus has several new shows based on big franchises, like "Star Wars" and Marvel. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries. Disney Plus costs $8/month or $80/year, and you can bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for $14/month. Monthly Subscription Service (small) Disney Plus has a lot of new shows to stream. There are spin-offs, s...
Tags: Reviews, Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Minnesota, Entertainment, Office, New York City, Marvel, Disney, US, Trends, Tech, Earth, Features, New Jersey


Disney Continues Pursuit of New ABC News Chief

Disney’s search for a new leader for ABC News continues weeks after the company unexpectedly disclosed the former president, James Goldston, would leave the post. Goldston’s last day came at the end of March and the company has yet to hone in on a candidate to replace him, according to four people familiar with parts […]
Tags: News, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Abc News, Peter Rice, James Goldston, Goldston, Disney Continues Pursuit of New ABC


‘Raise my taxes – now!’: the millionaires who want to give it all away

Abigail Disney has parted with $72m – and thinks the rich need to pay far more tax. As Covid widens the inequality gap, she and an international league of the super-rich are urging governments to take their moneyAbigail Disney has always been very, very rich, or, as she describes it, “too rich”. The money came with her name: she is the granddaughter of Roy Disney who, with his brother Walt, founded the Walt Disney Company in 1923. Disney, 61, refuses to say how much she has, but acknowledges she...
Tags: Disney, Tax and spending, Walt Disney Company, Inequality, Walt, Abigail Disney, Roy Disney, The super-rich


Revisiting ‘Amy,’ a Long-Forgotten Disney Movie From a Often-Overlooked Disney Era

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.) The 1980s were a very rough time for the Walt Disney Company, at least in the first half of the decade. We may now think of the 1980s as the time when Michael Eisner and Jeffrey Katzenberg joined Disney, steering it to new heights with films like The Little Mermaid and with the expansion of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. And while that’s all true...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Features, Tokyo, Holland, Walt Disney Company, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney, Amy, Henry, Newman, Orlando Florida, Walt Disney World Resort, Jenny Agutter


The Falcon and the Winter Soldier review – sturdy start to Marvel's latest

Disney’s Avengers spinoff series offers up a patchy yet encouraging combination of exhilarating action and soapy dramaThere was every legitimate reason to feel a little daunted and wearied by Disney’s glut of small screen streaming announcements back in 2019 that was then compounded last year during another migraine-inducing investor day, an overlong list of shows expanding universes that were already stretched beyond necessity. But after The Mandalorian brought a surprising new edge to the Star...
Tags: Television, Marvel, Disney, Culture, Television & radio, US television, Walt Disney Company, Comics and graphic novels, Falcon, Drama films, Superhero TV


PHOTOS: A year without Disneyland

The Esplanade between Disneyland and Disney California Adventure is devoid of people during the resort closure due to coronavirus (COVID-19) in Anaheim, CA, on Thursday, May 7, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) It was only supposed to be a few weeks. When it’s finally over it will have been more than a year. On March 13, 2020, the Walt Disney Company closed Disneyland and Disneyland California Adventure out of an “abundance of caution.” The shutdown was expected to l...
Tags: Florida, California, Marvel, Disney, Sport, Earth, Soccer, Walt Disney Company, Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Kennedy, Disney World, Anaheim, Orange County Register, Downtown Disney


The ESPN Deal

from Helene Elliott of the LA Times, An altered but intriguing balance of power brought the NHL back to the altar with ESPN, ESPN+ and Hulu to announce a seven-year TV, streaming and media rights deal that will begin next season. ESPN has turned its focus toward streaming and away from traditional TV and cable, though those components will be part of the deal. The NHL has the generally young, tech-savvy audience ESPN craves. ESPN has a monstrously wide reach. For the NHL, which is neg...
Tags: Nbc, Sport, Walt Disney Company, Espn, NHL, Hulu, Gary Bettman, LA Times, Bettman, ESPN ESPN, Jimmy Pitaro, Helene Elliott


Disney+ Reaches 100 Million Subscribers 16 Months After Launch [Updated]

Update 3/9/2021: Today, Disney+ topped 100 million global paid subscribers, according to The Walt Disney Company. “The enormous success of Disney+ —which has now surpassed 100 million subscribers—has inspired us to be even more ambitious, and to significantly increase our investment in the development of high-quality content,” CEO Bob Chapek said in a press release. “In fact, we set a target of 100+ new titles per year, and this includes Disney Animation, Disney Live Action, Marvel, Star Wars, ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Fox, Netflix, Walt Disney Company, Pixar, Disneyland, Company, The Walt Disney Company, Steven Zeitchik, Bob Chapek, Before Disney, King of Streaming Mountain


The 16 best MasterClass classes, taught by celebrities like Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chris Voss, and Serena Williams

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. MasterClass provides online video classes taught by well-known celebrities and industry leaders.An annual subscription costs $180 ($15 a month) and grants access to all of MasterClass's offerings. Below, you'll find a personal review, some common FAQs, and 16 of the best MasterClass courses.Who better to teach you writing than Margaret Atwood, a backhand than Serena Williams, or singing than Christina Ag...
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Disney CEO Bob Chapek Thinks Shorter Theatrical Windows May Be Here to Stay

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the film industry. Productions have been slowed down or halted completely, safety protocols have made continuing productions much more expensive, and the theatrical distribution model has been shaken up dramatically. In fact, the window for seeing movies exclusively in theaters has been shortened so dramatically over the past year that Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek isn’t sure that the industry will be able to go back to the old ways. Disney C...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Disney, Broadway, Walt Disney Company, Mulan, Pixar, Morgan Stanley, Paramount Pictures, Hamilton, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros Pictures, Disney/Pixar, Business and Industry News, Bob Chapek, Chapek


Disney, NFL Sketch Renewal Terms for ‘Monday Night Football’

Walt Disney Company and the National Football League have reached a tentative agreement on a new rights deal that will keep “Monday Night Football” at ESPN, according to a person familiar with the matter, and put ABC into the Super Bowl rotation for the first time in more than 15 years. The two sides have […]
Tags: News, Abc, NFL, Walt Disney Company, Espn, National Football League, Monday Night Football, The Walt Disney Company, Disney NFL


CEOs like Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the most overpaid CEOs, according to a new report

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a developers conference. REUTERS/Stephen Lam As You Sow has released its seventh annual report detailing the 100 most overpaid CEOs. The top 30 CEOs on the list includes Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella. Nine companies have made the list every year, including Walt Disney, Goldman Sachs, and IBM. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. CEOs like Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the t...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Ceo, Intel, Walgreens, Discovery, Comcast, T-mobile, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Walt Disney Company, Ralph Lauren


Disney Appoints Jessica Kam-Engle to Head Content Development in Asia

Veteran producer and executive Jessica Kam-Engle has been appointed by The Walt Disney Company to head content and development in the Asia Pacific region. The hire is one of several management changes across the company’s media and entertainment distribution segment, which includes the direct-to-consumer, studio distribution, media networks, and content distribution businesses. Until last year […]
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News, Disney, Global, Asia Pacific, People News, Walt Disney Company, Exec Shuffle, The Walt Disney Company, Disney Plus, Jessica Kam Engle