5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

As the temperatures begin to drop, this weekend calls for staying inside and watching endless television—and luckily, The Walt Disney Company has you covered! Not only is ABC airing a new season of Shark Tank, but the network is also premiering the revival of Supermarket Sweep. On the streaming side, Disney+ is dropping a new episode of One Day at…

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Darkwing Duck

DuckTales Gets Dangerous with Darkwing Duck Episode

By Jim Frye

Just like other Disney fans from the ’90s, every time we hear the name DuckTales, a certain “Woo-oo” goes off in our heads. It’s inescapable, part of the legacy of the show that was a staple of Disney Afternoon, along with Rescue Rangers, TaleSpin, and the “terror that flaps in the night,” Darkwing Duck! Well, buckle up, adventure lovers, and…

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NYCC 2020

Disney News, Announcements, and Trailers from New York Comic Con

By Jim Frye

It was a big weekend for consumers of pop culture and fan-favorite entertainment, as New York Comic Con went fully virtual this year in an event called the NYCC Metaverse. Participants were able to choose from a variety of panels across the October 8 – 11 event, ranging from movies and streaming series to new TV shows and publishing projects. And…

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Christmas Comes Early with Freeform’s “Kickoff to Christmas” in November 2020

By Zach Johnson

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year! Stay inside and curl up with your favorite movies to get you in a cozy mood with Freeform’s “Kickoff to Christmas” programming event, starting on Sunday, November 1. Joining this year’s lineup are fan-favorite films Christopher Robin, Black Nativity, and It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas…

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Frozen Fan Fest

Frozen Fan Fest Returns with the First-Ever Frozen Virtual Playdate

By Zach Johnson

One year after the global phenomenon of Disney’s Frozen 2 and its retail event took fans by storm, Frozen Fan Fest returns with exclusive content, digital adventures and new toys, apparel, games, books, and more inspired by the internationally acclaimed films from Walt Disney Animation Studios. This year, the highlight of Frozen Fan Fest will be an…

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Dan Povenmire

Hamster & Gretel—a New Animated Series from Dan Povenmire—Coming to Disney Channel

By Beth Deitchman

Dan Povenmire, co-creator and executive producer of the blockbuster Emmy® Award-winning animated series Phineas and Ferb, is up to some new Disney sibling shenanigans… with a very super twist. Disney Channel has just announced it has greenlit Hamster & Gretel, an animated sibling superhero comedy that’s inspired by Povenmire’s relationship…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

This week will bring laughter and love when a new season of ABC’s The Bachelorette premieres on its new night, moving from Mondays to Tuesdays. The laughs will continue when Disney Channel airs a new episode of Puppy Dog Pals Thursday, followed by a new special, Disney Channel Halloween Party, Friday. Round out the week with two Disney+ originals:…

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News briefs 10-09-20

Swing Away with New Meet the Chimps Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
National Geographic and Disney+ Want You to Meet the Chimps

Let’s face it: Chimpanzees are unbelievably adorable—and if you’re anything like us, you appreciate any and all opportunities to see them in action (safely and with an eye towards their survival, of course). To that end, color us excited for the latest National Geographic series…

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Soul

5 Things You Need to Know About Pixar’s Soul

On December 25, Disney and Pixar’s highly anticipated feature film Soul will premiere exclusively on Disney+, introducing audiences to Joe Gardner (voice of Jamie Foxx), a middle school band teacher who dreams of being a professional jazz musician. But soon after he gets his big break, a tragic misstep sends Joe to The Great Before, the place where souls get their…

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Soul

Disney and Pixar’s Soul Concept Art

What makes you… you? That very question is the ethos behind Disney and Pixar’s new movie Soul, premiering exclusively on Disney+ on December 25, 2020. (In international markets where Disney+ isn’t currently available or is soon to be, Soul will be released theatrically, with dates to be announced later.) The film follows Joe Gardner (voice of Jamie Foxx), a…

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