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Netflix Obtains Walt Disney Studios Films as a Pay-TV Option in 2016

Netflix has gained the exclusive rights in the United States to have movies from Walt Disney Studios Films beginning in 2016. This is an exclusive 3 year deal that makes Netflix a big player against other pay-television services such as HBO and Showtime. This new agreement will allow Netflix viewers to pay an extra fee to watch new films. “Disney movies will become available to stream from Netflix seven to nine months after they are first shown in theaters. A…

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Walt Disney Company get the “All-Clear” from Federal Regulators Today to Purchase LucasFilm

It seems the Federal Antitrust Regulators have given the Walt Disney Company an ALL CLEAR to buy LucasFilm for Four Billion that also includes the popular Star Wars franchise. No ‘closing date’ for the purchase has been announced but Disney now has the all-clear to take on the ‘universe’ of LucasFilm. I am guessing Disney will want to move this along with the recent announcements of the first film in the next series of movies with Episode VII coming as…

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Disney’s Christmas Morning Magic: The 29th Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Airs December 25 on ABC

  Music, magic and merriment come together when Disneyland Resort in California and Walt Disney World Resort in Florida present the 29th annual “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade” holiday TV special, airing December 25 on the ABC Television Network. Hosts Nick Cannon and Mario Lopez, along with co-host Maria Menounos, lead the two-hour telecast with GRAMMY® Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum headlining the seasonal celebration. Joining the trio during the coast-to-coast party are international superstars Backstreet Boys, soulful pop songstress Colbie…

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Scootaround Introduces Meet and Greet Services to Walt Disney World

Scootaround Inc. is introducing an expanded level of service in Orlando with the launch of a new Meet and Greet service for customers renting electric scooters (ECV), wheelchairs and powerchairs for their stay at Walt Disney World hotels and resorts. “A significant number of our customers are traveling to Orlando and staying at Walt Disney World properties. We thought about what we could do to create an enhanced service and to better serve these customers. We came up with the…

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The Queen Mary And Radio Disney Launch Holiday Toy Drive Benefiting The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots

  The Queen Mary, in partnership with Radio Disney, kick off a week long toy drive benefiting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots with a live Radio Disney broadcast from CHILL, December 1st from 2PM to 4PM. Members from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program will be on hand to collect new, unwrapped toys in an effort to provide a happier holiday to less fortunate children in the community. Children can also take this opportunity…

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IFAW Receives $250,000 Grant from Disney to Help Rescue Animals from Natural Disasters and Emergencies

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org) announced today a $250,000 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to support IFAW’s efforts to rescue animals from disasters, and to assist IFAW and its partners to prepare their rescue personnel for emergencies. “Disney has been a committed supporter in IFAW’s mission to make the world better for animals,” said Ian Robinson, IFAW Animal Rescue Director. “We look forward to continuing to work together and going wherever we are needed to help…

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WIN a Roy E. Disney Autograph from DizRadio.com

Good Morning D-Heads™! To kick off this wonderful Thursday we have a special treat for you. Since the re-launch of our All-New site, the devlopment of our Droid and iPhone App, and more, we are continuing to “move forward’ as Uncle Walt would say. To get a jump start on our Facebook Fan Page we are giving you a chance to WIN a Roy E. Disney autograph! This has been in our presence since we have had the pleasure of…

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Walt Disney Company’s Bob Iger Talks DVRs and Ratings

from The Associated Press: Audience ratings for broadcast TV networks are down at the start of the fall season. A common culprit? The DVR. On recent quarterly earnings calls, CBS Corp. Chief Executive Les Moonves and The Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger both blamed digital video recorders for cutting into live TV ratings. Currently The Nielsen Co. rates shows based on the live audience that shows up when a show first airs on TV and then counts three days…

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