Ming-Na Wen

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Legendary Handprints—Ming-Na Wen

In 2018, when Mulan celebrated its 20th anniversary, Disney Legend Ming-Na Wen, voice of Mulan, reflected on the film’s impact: “I am ecstatic to have played a character with such long-lasting influence. Mulan is a role model not just for little girls but little boys, too. And for adults! I love it when the moms bring their kids to meet me. They tell me what 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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doof inators

10 of Dr. Doofenshmirtz’ Most Maniacal Inators

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Throughout the four seasons of Phineas and Ferb, the goofy-yet-devious Dr. Doofenshmirtz has invented all sorts of machines to aide in his schemes to rule the Tri-State Area. His most famous inventions are his Inators, named for the suffix he attaches to the names of certain inventions. In Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candance Against the Universe,…

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TVA Iris

An Inside Look at Disney Television Animation’s 35 Magical Years and a Sneak Peek at its Exciting Future

By Beth Deitchman

Disney Television Animation (TVA) was a huge part of Emily Hart’s childhood. Like so many of us, she grew up watching the Adventures of the Gummi Bears and The Wuzzles. And 16 years ago, she joined TVA, where she currently works as vice president of Original Programming, heading up a team of creative executives who are building an incredible…

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Phineas and Ferb and Ant-Man and the Wasp—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The hit animated series debuts (in its entirety) on DisneyNOW, and a brand-new trailer for the next Marvel Cinematic Universe adventure makes its premiere… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Best News Ever: Every Episode of Phineas and Ferb is on DisneyNOW

Pinin’ for some Phineas Flynn…

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D23 Loves Disney Channel

35 Years of Disney Channel in Under One Minute

Disney Channel started broadcasting on April 18, 1983, and we’re looking back at some of our favorite original shows and movies from the past 35 years—all in under a minute! From The All-New Mickey Mouse Club to Andi Mack, Disney Channel’s live-action shows, animated series, and movies have entertained both the young and young-at-heart as long as the channel has…

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disney inventors

12 Inventors to Inspire an Up-and-Coming Scientist

By Megan Deppe

“There’s really no secret about our approach. We keep moving forward—opening up new doors and doing new things—because we’re curious. And curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. We’re always exploring and experimenting.” This was Walt Disney’s approach to making a difference in the world, so it only makes sense that many Disney…

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Dan and Swampy

D23’s Ultimate Phineas and Ferb Quiz-Inator with Dan and Swampy

By Jocelyn Buhlman

There’s 104 days of summer vacation, and 10 years ago today, two ingeniously creative stepbrothers started showing us the best ways to spend it. To celebrate a decade of zany schemes ranging from building a roller coaster across town and saving the galaxy to educating everyone on just what is the name of the thingy on the end of your shoelace…

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A Goofy Movie

Disney Bands We Wish We Could See in Concert

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The free and breezy days of summer were made for going out with friends and finding a world of entertainment waiting for you. Festivals, concerts, surprise pop-up performances… Summer is full of music experiences for every taste, but what about Disney fans? Well, to see our dream concerts we might need a little summer magic—since so many of…

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