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Meet SparkShorts’ Nona and Director Louis Gonzales

By Courtney Potter

Pixar Animation Studios’ SparkShorts program gives Pixar’s up-and-coming animators the chance to bring fresh new storytelling to the screen—and that’s exactly what happens later this week when SparkShorts’ latest, Nona, debuts on Disney+ on Friday, September 17.

Directed by Louis Gonzales, Nona follows a colorful grandmother who plans…

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The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder Announces Nearly 25 Guest Stars

By Zach Johnson

Let’s get loud!

The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder will launch with plenty of star power when the revival of The Proud Family, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, debuts exclusively on Disney+ in 2022. To mark the special occasion, Disney+ just announced dozens of celebrities who will guest star in future episodes of the highly anticipated…

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How Disney Is Bringing the Magic Back to Broadway and Beyond

By Zach Johnson

Places, people!

Eighteen months after the start of the Broadway shutdown, The Lion King will resume performances tonight at the Minskoff Theatre. Two weeks later, on September 28, Aladdin will reopen at the New Amsterdam Theatre, taking Disney fans to a whole new world. Beyond the Great Bright Way, the touring company of Frozen performed for the…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

FX on Hulu will kick off the week with the series premiere of Y: The Last Man. Intended for mature audiences, the first three episodes will be available to stream on Monday, with new episodes released every week. On Wednesday, ABC will broadcast the season finale of The $100,000 Pyramid, followed by a special edition of 20/20 that profiles a…

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Disney+ Orders Season Three of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

By Zach Johnson

Disney+ has ordered a third season of its acclaimed original series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, from Disney Branded Television. Created and executive produced by Tim Federle, season three will follow the Wildcats as they leave the hallways of East High for the ultimate summer at sleepaway camp, complete with campfires, summer…

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The Lion King and TikTok to Make Broadway History with Live Streaming Event

By Zach Johnson

There’s more to see than can ever be seen… on Broadway and on TikTok!

In a Broadway first, The Lion King will exclusively partner with TikTok to stream the production’s iconic opening number, “Circle of Life,” on September 14 in celebration of the hit show’s return to the stage, 18 months after the Broadway shutdown. The live stream…

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Disneyland Paris Announces 30th Anniversary Celebrations—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disneyland Paris to Celebrate 30 Incredible Years Next Spring
The year was 1992. Some fantastic, fan-fave Disney movies were released across those 12 months: Aladdin, Newsies, The Mighty Ducks… but that’s not all: On April 12, our pals at Disneyland Paris officially welcomed guests for the very first time, after years of planning and…

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Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. Honors Doogie Howser, M.D.

By Zach Johnson

The coming-of-age dramedy Doogie Kamealoha, M.D., which premiered on Disney+ September 8, is, of course, inspired by the hit medical series Doogie Howser, M.D.—something that will no doubt be immediately obvious to fans who watched the original drama, which aired on ABC for four seasons from 1989-1993. For starters, the theme song—a fresh take on…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

We’re not saying we make our plans around what to watch… but we’re not not saying that! This Friday, Disney Channel will present an all-new episode of Disney’s Magic Bake-Off that’s themed to one of our favorite films: The Lion King! That same day, the sensational, swashbuckling film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides will join the…

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