Tag Archives: Michael Eisner

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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A Birthday Wish for Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25th Anniversary

“The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood–not a place on the map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion … Continue reading

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Disney Taking Hands-off Approach with Frozen Fan Videos

Disney has a sort of love/hate relationship with their fans. They know that word of mouth has helped Frozen conquer the box office (an incredible $915 million worldwide so far) and that the best way to support their fans is … Continue reading

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Former Disney Animator Speaks Out Against Management

In 2006, Animator Chris Sanders was forced out of Walt Disney Animation Studios when John Lasseter removed him as director of the American Dog movie, which eventually became Bolt. Sanders had previously directed the beautiful and touching Lilo & Stitch … Continue reading

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Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review

Editor: Don’t forget to enter our giveaway contest for three Disney Documentary DVDs before December 13th. Every once in awhile, you see a Disney movie that is really special. Now, I’m not saying that every Disney movie doesn’t have a … Continue reading

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