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Targeting Young Boys with Phineas & Ferb

It’s no surprise that Disney has a hit with the animated TV show Phineas and Ferb. It took the company a while to wake up to the revenue potential for the show, but now that they think they’ve found another … Continue reading

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Disney Expanding Cars Franchise to Planes

With Cars 2 coming next from Pixar Studios, the common thought was that Disney would then spin off a Cars animated TV series to continue the franchise. Today, however, Movieline is claiming that Pixar will instead work on a Direct … Continue reading

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Disney looks to Franchise Phineas and Ferb

Get ready to see a lot more of Phineas, Ferb, and their Platypus friend Perry. Disney thinks it has found a franchise it can hang the next few years of revenue on. And as we know, Bob Iger is focused … Continue reading

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Last Song for Disney’s Lyric Street Records

Disney will be shutting down the country music label Lyric Street Records in a cost saving move. The label will lay off 20-25 employees as the final few records in its system are promoted. The big names in the brand, … Continue reading

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Is The Princess and the Frog Disney’s next Franchise?

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger takes the 1980s idea of synergy that was perfected by the early Eisner and Wells administration to the next level with his concept of the Franchise. I’m not talking Kevin Garnett for you NBA … Continue reading

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