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ABC Sports Broadcast Legend Keith Jackson Dies at 89


Keith Jackson, one of the most notable voices in college football, passed away Friday night at the age of 89. Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO for The Walt Disney Company, said in a statement released by ESPN: “For generations of fans, Keith Jackson was college football. When you heard his voice, you knew it was […]


Disney’s Streaming Service to Include Its Own Original Series, Movies, and More!


Last August, Disney announced they would be moving much of their content off Netflix in favor of their own streaming service. Disney’s streaming service is expected to be available starting in 2019, and there has already been some speculation around what the service would look like. In a recent report by Variety, president of Disney-ABC […]


Mario Batali Stepping Down as Co-Host of ABC’s The Chew Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations


Reportedly Mario Batali, co-host of ABC’s The Chew and owner of Batali and Bastianich Hospitality Group, will step down from both jobs amid alleged accounts of sexual misconduct over the past 20 years. Batali has made past appearances at the Disney theme parks for events like Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival and most recently for a […]


Director and Cast From ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ to Stop By ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Friday


In an official press release, ABC has just announced the guests for Jimmy Kimmel Live episodes this week. ABC has revealed that the director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rian Johnson will be appearing on the Friday, December 1 episode along with cast members Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega […]


‘Dancing with the Stars’ Gives the Win to Disney Channel’s Jordan Fisher


Season 25 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars has named their winners, and the honors go to Disney Channel star Jordan Fisher and his partner Lindsay Arnold. Fisher is known for roles on numerous Disney Channel films and series, and has recently appeared on Broadway in Hamilton. Lindsay Arnold is receiving her first Dancing with the Stars award. Fisher […]


Judge Orders AIG to Arbitrate Disney’s Claims for ‘Pink Slime’ Insurance Dispute in Los Angeles


The most recent development in ongoing litigation between AIG and The Walt Disney Company has found a judge ruling against claims made by the insurance provider, and ordering the company to proceed with arbitration. The motion to compel arbitration filed by Disney is related to the highly publicized “pink slime” case, in which Disney had […]


Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel Performed for “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration”


Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel sang a duet together for “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” which airs on primetime television on ABC on November 30 at 9 p.m. ET. Bell and Menzel’s performance was in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland, where they sang “When We’re Together” from Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. The video […]


BREAKING: 21st Century Fox in Talks to Sell Studio and Other Assets to Disney


UPDATE: 11/7/17; 9:00 a.m. According to Bloomberg, Disney and Fox are no longer in talks and when asked for comment, both companies declined. * * * * * * * * 21st Century Fox’s stocks just spiked today after CNBC reported that talks have been held recently regarding them selling a majority of the media […]


Ciara, Darius Rucker Among Others Performing for the 2017 Disney Parks Holiday Specials


As the holidays approach, Disney is cranking up the cheer with two television specials that will air on ABC! To kick off the holiday season, “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magic Holiday Celebration” will air on November 30th from 9 pm to 11 pm. Of course, “The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration” airs Christmas morning […]


Freeform’s ’25 Days of Christmas’ to Expand to ABC, Disney Channel, and More


For the first time, Freeform, the network previously known as ABC Family, will not be the only channel hosting the much-anticipated ‘25 Days of Christmas’ programming this year. The Disney|ABC Television Group has announced that the holiday specials will expand to air across all of their networks this season due to the popularity of the […]