If you were paying close attention last week you may have heard that Disney showed a video promoting TRON: UPRISING, an animated show coming to Disney XD, at the 2011 Comic-Con. There was even a pirated version of the clip online for a bit. Now,… Read More »TRON: UPRISING: 2011 Comic-Con Video Released
“Aren’t you a little young for an NHL spokesperson?” “Why yes. Yes we are.”
That’s not a line of dialog from the popular Phineas & Ferb animated show on Disney Channel, but it might as well be. The brothers and their friends have been opted into a co-branded plan between Disney Consumer Products and the National Hockey League (NHL) to make exclusive 20111 NHL licensed products.
The Disney and the NHL collection will include apparel, headwear, house and home products and collectibles featuring characters from Phineas and Ferb wearing NHL and team-branded merchandise. NHL and Disney licensees will deliver the new products to retail stores throughout North America in fall 2011, just in time for the new school year and the 2011-12 NHL season.
“The Phineas and Ferb brand evokes creativity, youthfulness and high energy, not unlike the NHL brand,” said Jim Haskins, Group Vice President, Consumer Product Licensing. “The NHL is thrilled to be working with such a premier Disney property as nearly one third of NHL fans are between the ages of six and 17, and 65 percent of those fans watch the Disney Channel.”
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The creator of the popular TV Theme Song video FreddeGredde, nee Fredrick Larsson, has come out with another great song. This one is seven minutes of your favorite cartoon theme songs. Of course this includes many Disney Afternoon hits like: DuckTales, Darkwing Duck, TaleSpin, Chip&Dale:… Read More »Youtube Hit: The Cartoon Medley from FreddeGredde
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