This Week’s Disney News

“New Fantasyland” Coming Soon to Tokyo Disneyland—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Tokyo Disneyland to Debut Enchanting “New Fantasyland” in Spring 2020
If you’ve been following News Briefs (and D23.com in general) for a while, you know we’ve been happily anticipating some incredible new additions coming to Tokyo Disneyland… and with this week’s big announcement, we now have an opening day to circle on our calendar!…

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Elena of Avalor

Elena of Avalor Gets a Season Three Premiere Date

By Zach Johnson

Mark your calendars, Elena of Avalor fans! This morning, Disney Channel announced that the third season of the animated series will premiere Monday, October 7, at 12:30 p.m. on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. The Emmy®- and Imagen Award-winning program, which premiered in 2016, is inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore. The new season will…

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Disney Junior Dance Party

Disney Junior Takes the Shows on the Road

By Beth Deitchman

Some of the biggest names in entertainment are taking to the stage for a nationwide concert tour. Put on your dancing shoes and have those cell phones at the ready—the on-stage entertainment is spectacular, but the audience reactions will melt your heart. Mickey Mouse and other beloved Disney Junior characters are headlining Disney Junior Dance…

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Spectacular New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Catch a glimpse of the next chapter in the Star Wars saga, and read up on the all-new soundtrack for Olaf’s Frozen Adventure… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Stop Everything—The New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Just Landed!
Unless you want to remain spoiler-free—which is a noble…

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2017 Emmy Nominations

Was Your Favorite Show from Disney’s Media Networks Nominated for a 2017 Emmy?

By Beth Deitchman

This morning was a big morning for fans of Disney’s television series, not to mention the talented folks who bring them to your nearest screen. The Disney|ABC Television Group received a total of 45 primetime Emmy nominations. With ESPN’s seven nominations, Disney’s media networks combined for a whopping 52 Emmy nods for 2017.

Dancing…

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Star Wars Celebration

Guess Who’s Coming to Star Wars Celebration?—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Star Wars Celebration to Welcome Kathleen Kennedy and Rian Johnson

Huge news from a galaxy far, far away! Some very special guests will be appearing onstage at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, coming up this April… namely, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson! We’ve been told there’ll be…

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Viva Navidad with Panchito, Donald, and Jose

So Much to Celebrate at Disney California Adventure this Holiday Season!

By Beth Deitchman

Disney parks are always a special place to spend the holidays, to be sure, and this year Disney California Adventure park has looked to cultures all around the world to inspire a celebration that fills the park with more holiday magic than ever before. Festival of Holidays is a feast for all of the senses, with Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas/Navidad,…

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Disney book list

23 Books Every Disney Fan Needs to Read

By D23 Team

Chilly weather makes for the perfect excuse for cozying up by the fireplace with a book, or two—or in this case…23! We’ve rounded up 23 recent releases that are perfect for any Disney fan––you could even start your own Disney book club! Can we come?

Disney A to Z: The Official Encyclopedia
Disney Legend Dave Smith is back with a newly…

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