Nelvana Inks Multi-Territory Disney Deal for ‘ZhuZhu Pets’

Corus Entertainment’s animation producer-distributor Nelvana has sold multi-territory broadcast and on-demand rights for upcoming kids series Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets to Disney ... Continue Reading →

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Disney’s Paul DeBenedittis Talks Programming Remit SVP of programming strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide talks kids entertainment trends. Japan MIPCOM 2016 Country of Honor Reed ... Continue Reading →

Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →
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Buhaj Upped to GM/Senior VP at Disney XD

Longtime Disney XD development exec Marc Buhaj has been promoted to Disney XD’s VP of programming and general manager. The news was announced today by Gary Marsh, president and ... Continue Reading →

New Disney Channel Pic to Follow Villains’ Kids

Disney Channel is developing a new live-action adventure comedy about the progeny of some of the studio’s famous villains. The pic, which is titled Descendents centers on a modern-day ... Continue Reading →

Kanter Named EVP & GM for Disney Junior

In recognition of Disney Junior’s growing success, 12-year Mouse House veteran Nancy Kanter has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Debut Animated ‘Star Wars’ Series in 2014

The new animated Star Wars Rebels series will premiere in the fall of 2104 as a one-hour special on Disney Channel, kicking off the series on Disney XD channels around the world. The ... Continue Reading →

Disney Ups Bonnett to Exec VP of Original Programming

Disney Channel has promoted Adam Bonnett to the newly created position of Disney Channels Worldwide exec VP of original programming. The announcement was made today by Gary Marsh, president ... Continue Reading →

Karen K. Miller Promoted to VP at Disney Channel

Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Disney Channels Worldwide’s VP of programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. She has been with Disney since 2011. In her new position, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Unveils 2013-2014 TV Slate at New York Upfront

Ratings champ Disney Channels Worldwide presented its plans for 2013-2014 to sponsors and advertisers yesterday at its Kids Upfront presentation held at New York’s Hudson Theatre. “We ... Continue Reading →