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Toon Zone News Inteviews Kathryn Beaumont, the Voice of Wendy in "Peter Pan"

Born in London, England, in 1938, Kathryn Beaumont came to the United States as a child actress for MGM at the age of 7. About three years later, her acting ability and charm led Walt Disney to cast her as Alice in the studio’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. The story goes that […]

Kim Possible Gets A New Look (UPDATED 2/24)

Next month on Disney Channel, the animated heroine Kim Possible will face her own worst nightmare. When her mission suit that she wears to fight villains is discontinued at Club Banana, she has to find something else to wear that is comfortable, stylish, and gives her the freedom to move adeptly in order to battle […]

Disney Channel Ratings: February 5-11

Disney Channel has announced ratings highlights for the week of February 5-11, 2007. For the week, Disney Channel finished as basic cable’s No. 1 network in Total Day in Tweens 9-14 (1.9 rating – tied Nick). Disney Channel also ranked No. 1 in Prime versus all basic cable for the 97th straight week in Kids […]

Talking with Disney's David Bossert About Pooh and Platinum Editions

David Bossert is a man who has worn many hats at the Walt Disney Company over his 22-year career with the company. After receiving a B.F.A. from the renowned California Institute of the Arts in 1983, Bossert began his career at Disney as an effects animator, working on films such as The Black Cauldron, Who […]

Toon Zone Interviews Bob Schooley & Mark McCorkle on Kim Possible Season 4

One of the Disney Channel’s most popular original series is Kim Possible, about a cheerleader who saves the world in her spare time. The show was created by Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, who worked as entertainment managers at Sesame Place and in the mailroom at DIC Entertainment before embarking on a 16-year career at […]

"Kim Possible" Season 4 interview with Creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley

Newsarama.com’s “Animated Shorts” column has posted an interview with Kim Possible creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley about the upcoming premiere of the show’s fourth season, starting Saturday, February 10, at 8:00 p.m EST. The pair talk about the revival of the series, changes to some of the characters for the new season, and the […]

Charlie and Lola Lose Their Pet Mouse

A new episode of Charlie and Lola, airing on Monday, February 26, at 10:00am (ET/PT), will find siblings Charlie and Lola learning to cope with the loss of their pet mouse. The episode premieres on Disney Channel during the Playhouse Disney programming block. The telecast will be preceded by a parental guideline: “In today’s special […]

"Cinderella III" Makes Real Movie Magic

Even before seeing it, Disney fans are citing many reasons to dislike Cinderella III. It’s another direct-to-video sequel from the Disney studios, joining a crowded field of sequels that range from the pretty good to the nearly unwatchable. It’s also a sequel to one of the studio’s most beloved animated classics, even though the original’s […]

Frank Nissen Revisits a Classic with "Cinderella III"

With a career spanning for 30 years, odds are pretty good that you’ve seen a cartoon that Frank Nissen has worked on. After an apprenticeship in commercial and educational programming, Nissen began his directorial career on such cult classic TV specials as Cosmic Christmas and The Devil and Daniel Mouse. His touch can also be […]

'Playhouse Disney' To Get New Look, Hosts This Spring

Disney Channel has announced plans to revamp its ‘Playhouse Disney’ programming block with new hosts and new graphics starting Friday, March 31st. (6:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET/PT). Ooh and Aah, a pair of fun-loving monkey brothers, will host the programming block every day from their tree house in the jungle. Ooh, the refined blue monkey, loves […]

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