abc upfronts news briefs

All the New ABC Shows Coming This Fall—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

ABC announces its 2018–19 prime-time season, and Frozen on Broadway gets its cast recording and a national tour… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Get Your Remotes Ready: ABC Announces 2018–19 Prime-time Season!
It’s May, which means graduations and weddings and warmer…

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ABC new shows 2018

Don’t Miss These 7 New Shows in ABC’s 2018–19 Lineup!

By Courtney Potter

TV fans of America, rejoice! For this week brings with it delightful developments—when our good friends over at the ABC Television Network announce to the world all its brand-new shows for the upcoming prime-time season. In addition to the return of fan favorites like Roseanne, black-ish, Grey’s Anatomy, American Idol, and Speechless, ABC is…

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Once Upon a time season finale

Everything We Know About the Once Upon A Time Series Finale

By William Keck

The final chapters of ABC’s Once Upon A Time have been written, and fans will finally learn the fates of all their favorite fairytale characters in the two-part series finale airing Friday, May 11, and Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. ET/7p.m. CT. Everyone in the D23 community should be overjoyed to know that series creators and executive producers Edward…

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The Memories that Leave the Once Upon A Time Stars Feeling Happy Ever After

By William Keck

When Ginnifer Goodwin landed her childhood dream role of Snow White on ABC’s Once Upon a Time, she never could have imagined just how dramatically her life would change. Her on-screen Prince Charming, actor Josh Dallas, would become her real-life husband, and together they would become parents to a pair of princes: sons Oliver, just shy of 4, and…

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American Idol Disney Night

All the Magical Moments from American Idol’s Disney Night

Beth Deitchman

Disney fans are well aware of what can happen when you wish upon a star. Last night, American Idol’s 10 final competitors took the stage to sing some of the most beloved Disney songs of all time, and hopefully, move one step closer to making their dreams come true during the series’ first-ever Disney Night on ABC.

A very special “Fab…

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Dancing with the Stars: Athletes

Dancing with the Stars Gets Ready for the Most Competitive Season Ever

By Beth Deitchman

Between them, they’ve won Olympic medals, national championships and even a World Series ring—and now 10 athletes will compete for a new trophy to add to their collection, the coveted Mirrorball. Ten athletes will show off their fancy footwork on the dance floor when Dancing with the Stars: Athletes premieres Monday, April 30 (8–10 p.m….

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walt disney television

Walt Poses with Beloved Characters

Ever the innovator, Walt Disney became the first major Hollywood producer to commit to a weekly television series for the new medium. Here, in a 1954 publicity photo after signing with the ABC Television Network, Walt poses for the ABC TV camera with some friends. On the resulting anthology series, entitled Disneyland, which debuted on October 27, 1954, Walt’s…

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American Idol

Meet American Idol’s Music Director

By Courtney Potter

“This… is American Idol.” Four words that became synonymous with TV’s most widely recognized, and arguably most successful, music competition series. True “appointment television”—shepherded along by super-host Ryan Seacrest—during which family and friends would gather to hear incredible live performances and vote for their…

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coco oscars recap

And the Oscar® Goes to… Disney•Pixar’s Coco

By Beth Deitchman

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences love Disney•Pixar’s Coco as much as we do. Last night, the film received the Oscar® for Best Animated Feature at the 90th Oscars®, which were broadcast live on ABC.

Director Lee Unkrich joined producer Darla K. Anderson and co-director Adrian Molina to accept the award on…

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Oscars 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Oscar® Sunday

By Beth Deitchman

Attention movie fans and Disney fans, alike! We’re just days away from the 90th Oscars®, which will be broadcast live on ABC this Sunday, March 4. You have mere days to finish watching all of the nominated films—conveniently, Disney•Pixar’s Coco became available on Blu-ray™ and Digital just this week for you to enjoy all over again. Time…

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