Rolie Polie Olie and Peep and the Big Wide World took top honors at the 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Saturday, the National Television Academy says. The Disney Channel’s Rolie Polie Olie was named Outstanding Special Class Animated Program while TLC’s Peep and the Big Wide World was named Outstanding Children’s Animated Program. The […]
The Los Angeles Times delves into the Disney Corporation’s efforts to update and upgrade their theme park attractions on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Disneyland (free registration required). The article addresses Disney’s strategy to compete with other theme parks as well as other entertainment media competing for recreational dollars.
Disney Channel has announced the following animated movies and specials for the month of May. Please note that schedules are subject to change without notice. Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999) – Sunday, May 15 (11:00am, ET/PT) Care Bears: Journey to Joke-A-Lot (2004) – Monday, May 9 (8:00pm, ET/PT) Duck Tales: The Movie: The […]
Walt Disney and Pixar are trying to patch up their differences, The Times of London reports. Dick Cook, the head of Disney Studios, says it is “definitely our desire” to conclude a new pact with Pixar, while Pixar’s Ed Catmull says that Pixar will resume negotiations with Disney in September, now that Disney CEO Michael […]
Toon Zone would like to welcome readers to the first of a four Greg Weisman interviews, each touching upon his involvement with the programs Gargoyles, The Batman, Roughnecks, and W.I.T.C.H.. New installments will be posted throughout the summer. December 7th, 2004 saw the release of Gargoyles: The Complete First Season on DVD to a rabid […]
A report in the Los Angeles Times states that Disney Corporation Chief Strategic Officer Peter E. Murphy has been demoted within the company as part of a reorganization led by incoming CEO Robert E. Iger (free registration required). Murphy’s strategic planning unit will also be dramatically downsized. The move is seen as a way for […]