Tag Archives: ESPN

Flamingo Crossing Ground Breaking Coming Soon, Hotels Announced

Originally announced in 2007 the Flamingo Crossing development outside Disney World’s Western Road entrance was derailed by a shaky economy. But the project is back on track, with revised project limits, and a new target market. The original project was … Continue reading

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NBA Star LeBron James producing show for Disney and ESPN

NBA basketball star LeBron James will executive produce ESPN Films’ and Disney XD’s new special “Becoming,” a half-hour show for kids and families profiling the inspirational journeys of today’s top athletes. Right now it’s just one show scheduled for Sunday, … Continue reading

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Today in Disney History: Capital Cities/ABC acquisition announced by Michael Eisner

Today in 1995 Michael Eisner announced the acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC. With the purchase, the TV station that made Disneyland possible joined the Disney family. So did ESPN, A&E, Lifetime, and a long list of local stations and other media … Continue reading

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Is ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Disney World’s 5th Gate?

I’ve often thought of ESPN Wide World of Sports complex as Walt Disney World’s unheralded fifth gate. Many guests spend at least part of their Orlando vacation there either participating in or watching a sport. We also know that EPSN … Continue reading

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ESPN Fantasy Football Convention at EPSN WWOS

Get ready to kickoff the new season of NFL Football with the ESPN Fantasy Football Convention being held for the first time at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the amazing Walt Disney World resort. It’s a hard ticket … Continue reading

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