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Disney Pushes Princesses to Newborns; Hints to Upcoming Disney Projects

The Los Angeles Times reports on an expansion of the Disney Princesses merchandising phenomenon, stating that a new line of consumer goods will be aimed at mothers with newborns (free registration required). It will include Disney Princess-branded cribs, infant changing mats, and other infant goods, even while the Princess line continues to draw criticism for […]

"Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams" Sure to Please Target Audience

To say that Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams is better than it needed to be may sound like damning with faint praise, but it’s really meant as a commentary on the runaway success of the “Disney Princess” franchise. Anybody who has visited a major department store recently has seen a small explosion of […]

'Tigger & Pooh' Renewed After One-Month Debut

Barely one month after its premiere on the Disney Channel’s “Playhouse Disney” pre-school weekend block, Winnie the Pooh’s new CG-animated show My Friends Tigger & Pooh has been picked up for a second season, according to Variety. Since its bow on May 12th, the show has ranked No. 1 among all TV shows in kids […]

Sprint Video to Add "Kim Possible"

The Disney-ABC Television Group and Sprint have partnered up to feature several ABC and Disney Channel programs on the phone company’s Sprint Video mobile entertainment package. Among the television shows being shown on Sprint Video are full-length episodes of Kim Possible. Episodes can be recalled instantly via Sprint Video’s On-Demand service, or they can be […]

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 […]

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