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Disney XD has announced that it will debut Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, a new animated series reuniting some of Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes (Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow and newcomer Falcon) on Sunday, July 7, with a special one-hour preview this Sunday, May 26 at 11 [...]
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 new show has a top-notch pedigree: The A-list creative involved with the production include screenwriter/producer Simon Kinberg [...]
Five animated Disney series will now be available on Netflix’s subscription-based streaming service in the U.S. The multi-year, non-exclusive licensing deal features Disney XD’s Tron: Uprising, Disney Channel’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and preschool favorites Handy Manny, Special Agent Oso and JoJo’s Circus. Last December, Netflix landed the [...]
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 and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide, to whom Bonnett reports. Marsh said, “Adam is an extraordinarily talented executive who brilliantly [...]
Disney’s preschool channel Disney Junior has officially launched in the U.K. in high definition. The Mouse cabler already transmits HD versions of its core Disney Channel and Disney XD in high def in the country. The new service will be carried exclusively on DTH platform BSkyB. Disney and Sky recently [...]
Kick Buttowksi‘s dad is the new head of content and creative at Fandango. The movie site has hired Sandro Corsaro, the creator of Disney XD’s animated series Kick Buttowksi: Suburban Devil as its new VP of content and creative. As the company’s new chief creative executive, Corsaro will provide strategic and [...]
Titmouse, Inc.—the L.A. studio behind Adult Swim’s The Ventures Bros., Metalocalypse and Black Dynamite—has their first original animated theatrical short The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl prepped and ready for take off on iTunes this week. The film is being publicly released for the first time by the studio’s [...]
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, Miller will continue to be responsible for directing the development of overall scheduling strategies to ensure regional and local programming plans are [...]
With only a few days left until the 50th edition of MIPTV market kicks off in Cannes next week, various TV distributors and producers are sending us their news of global TV sales and greenlights. Here is our latest wrap-up of pre-MIP news. The Mouse Likes Camp Lakebottom: First [...]
Fremantle Media and Mattel’s new animated reboot of Max Steel will premiere this Monday at 4 p.m. on Disney XD in the U.S. Max Steel story revolves around the trials and tribulations of a teen hero named Maxwell McGrath and his out-of-this-world alien companion, Steel. Both have super strengths and [...]