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 going to encompass 450-acres and… Read More »Flamingo Crossing Ground Breaking Coming Soon, Hotels Announced
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, October 26 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT)… Read More »NBA Star LeBron James producing show for Disney and ESPN
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 interests. The deal also came… Read More »Today in Disney History: Capital Cities/ABC acquisition announced by Michael Eisner
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 is a huge part of… Read More »Is ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Disney World’s 5th Gate?
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 event 2-Day event that will… Read More »ESPN Fantasy Football Convention at EPSN WWOS
It can’t be that hard, right? On April 25-26 Walt Disney Studios will be holding a competition to potentially award one lucky (and very skilled) amateur pitcher with $1 million to promote their latest film “Million Dollar Arm.” The premise is simple: throw a very… Read More »Want $1 Million? Throw a Strike and You Could Win It
Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has been home to many tournaments for both boys and girls for years, but they’ve never had an event devoted to the growing nationwide trend of girls participating in youth soccer. Disney Sports is growing its soccer portfolio,… Read More »Princess Cup Soccer Tournament Brings Top Girls Game to ESPN WWOS
If you want to see the Disney Company succeed you might want to hold off on supporting that unbundling proposal or cutting the cord from your cable system. Disney’s fortunes have become almost inextricably tied to the success of ESPN and its related networks. In… Read More »What ESPN Tells us about Disney’s Future