Oprah Winfrey

Black History Month Spotlight: Legendary Handprints—Oprah Winfrey

One of the best-known media personalities of our time, Oprah Winfrey is a producer, actress, network CEO, and philanthropist, and for 25 years was a daily fixture on television screens across the nation as host of the award-winning program The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Oprah Gail Winfrey was born in rural Kosciusko, Mississippi, on January 29, 1954. While studying…

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The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Everything to Watch During Black History Month 2021

By Beth Deitchman

From new looks at trailblazing music legend Billie Holiday and the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, to the innovative Black artists and creators who are shaping the stories of tomorrow, a bold and inspiring celebration of Black History Month is as close as your nearest screen. There’s an incredible lineup of content to discover…

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The Films of Ron & John on Disney+

The Films of Ron & John on Disney+

By Courtney Potter

On November 25, 1992, audiences first met a smart, scrappy street rat; a headstrong yet kind princess; and a Genie with a hilariously kinetic energy that could probably be seen from space. Take those characters, mix in some ultra-memorable songs from the likes of Disney Legends Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Sir Tim Rice, and you get Disney’s…

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Fantastic Worlds

This Quiz Uncovers Your D23 Fantastic Worlds Home!

By Courtney Potter

The worlds of Disney are as vast and varied as they are incredible… and our D23 Fantastic Worlds map—part of the 2020 D23 Gold and Gold Family member gift, the D23 Fantastic Worlds Adventure Kit—pays tribute to literally hundreds of those places, representing more than 150 films, television shows, and theme park locations all created by…

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witches and wizards

Our Favorite Disney Witches and Wizards

By Zach Johnson

Countless witches and wizards have been casting a spell on Disney fans for nearly 100 years—and this Friday, July 31, we’ll meet more enchanting characters when the highly anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie Upside-Down Magic premieres at 8 p.m. ET! Before you’re introduced to BFFs Nory (Izabela Rose) and Reina (Siena Agudong), let’s…

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The Princess and the Frog 10th anniversary event

The Princess and the Frog‘s 10-Year Reunion Has Us Leaping for Joy

By Zach Johnson

Beverly Hills got a taste of New Orleans when the talented team behind Disney’s The Princess and the Frog reunited for a special 10th anniversary event at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on September 5. As part of the Marc Davis Celebration of Animation series, the evening brought out Disney…

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Disney Cruise Line Disney Wonder

French Quarter Lounge and More Enhancements Coming to Disney Wonder

By Zach Johnson

This fall, Disney Cruise Line will make our dreams come true when it brings the world of The Princess and the Frog to life with some exciting new enhancements aboard the Disney Wonder.

The new French Quarter Lounge will perfectly complement Tiana’s Place restaurant, which opened its doors in 2016. Its jazzy ambiance will evoke an airy outdoor…

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Aladdin

Star Light, Star Bright: Our Top 7 Disney Wishes

By Karina Schink

In honor of the live-action Aladdin premiering on May 24, we’re taking a look back at one of the hallmarks of a great Disney movie: wishes. Wishes have popped up in some Disney greats, from the classics to the new favorites. So, in preparation for a Diamond in the Rough getting his three, here’s a look back at some of our top Disney…

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