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Walt Disney Company inducts 11 new Disney Legends

In a ceremony at the Burbank Walt Disney Studios, the Walt Disney Company inducted 11 new Disney Legends yesterday. The Legends are chosen by a selection committee chosen by Roy E. Disney. The program honors gifted animators, Imagineers, songwriters, actors and business leaders as having… Read More »Walt Disney Company inducts 11 new Disney Legends

A Monorail in every town

Long before it was a joke in The Simpson’s, the mass-transit system known as the Monorail offered real potential as a solution for what was seen as a nation’s over-dependence on foreign fuel and heavy traffic. If that image up there doesn’t make you long… Read More »A Monorail in every town

Disney asked to repudiate copying foreign shows

A few months ago Deadline Hollywood posted a memo ABC/Disney sent to it’s show runners asking them to in essence help them copy foreign shows without having to pay for the rights to them. Now FRAPA, the foriegn body responsible for protecting those rights has… Read More »Disney asked to repudiate copying foreign shows

Disney to Report 3rd Quarter Numbers, will softening be revealed?

The Walt Disney Company will report its 3rd quarter fiscal results this Wednesday. We await a look at how the weak performing Narnia: Prince Caspian affected the studios performance and if rising gas prices and reduced flight schedules have already begun to change the numbers… Read More »Disney to Report 3rd Quarter Numbers, will softening be revealed?

Smoking Gun at ABC Studios?

I’ve lost count how many times The Walt Disney Company has been sued for stealing this person or another’s idea for a tv show,  movie, attraction, or even a whole theme park (see EPCOT). To counter these lawsuits Disney has set up an internal procedure… Read More »Smoking Gun at ABC Studios?

Disney Beats Wall Street Estimates, profits up

Disney released it’s second quarter earnings after the closing bell on Wall Street today. The results look good for the mouse house with movies (led by Enchanted, Hannah Montana, and National Treasure 2) and theme parks (not affected by the slow economy yet) leading the… Read More »Disney Beats Wall Street Estimates, profits up

Disney Results Today

The Walt Disney Company releases it’s second quarter results today and stock prices are already up over the last few days in expectation. Fortune magazine looks at why this may be. theme park revenue matters less to Disney than it once did, the company has… Read More »Disney Results Today