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Daily News Bytes: George Romero & Martin Landau Pass, Emoji Steamboat Willie, & More

George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Creator, Dies at 77 The man who created the zombie zeitgeist which still permeates pop culture today has gone to rest, following ... Continue Reading →
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David Oyelowo Voicing Scar in ‘Lion Guard’

Acclaimed actor of stage and screen David Oyelowo (A Most Violent Year, Selma, Queen of Katwe) will be putting on the pelt of one of animation’s most iconic villains to voice Scar ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Daytime Emmy Award Winners

The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards were held Sunday night at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in southern California, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Hosted by actors ... Continue Reading →
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Harland Williams’ ‘Puppy Dog Pals’ to Sit, Stay on Disney TV

A “pugtastic” new animated series is coming to screens, with Puppy Dog Pals set to premiere Friday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. ET with two back-to-back episodes on Disney Channel, which ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Re-Ups ‘Roadster Racers’ & ‘Lion Guard’

Disney Junior has place orders for more of its hit toons for tots, Mickey and the Roadster Racers (season 2) and The Lion Guard (season 3). Roadster Racers has topped 41 million viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Ups Nancy Kanter to Worldwide Content EVP

In recognition of her enormous success building Disney Junior into a powerhouse kids & families entertainment platform, Nancy Kanter has been promoted to the newly expanded role ... Continue Reading →
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Fathom and Disney Celebrate Mickey’s B-Day with Kids’ Screening

Mickey Mouse is having a big screen celebration in honor of his big day, as Fathom Events and Disney Junior invite kids and their guardians to celebrate the iconic character’s birthday ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Details ‘Big Hero 6’ Series Cast

Disney XD’s upcoming 2D series adaptation of its smash-hit, Oscar-winning Marvel Comics movie Big Hero 6 will see many of the original cast members return when it debuts in 2017, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Announces ‘Vampirina,’ ‘Puppy Dog Tails’

Disney Junior has ordered two new animated series and put in second season orders for The Lion Guard and Goldie & Bear, it was announced by EVP of Original Programming and General ... Continue Reading →
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Short-Form ‘It’s UnBungalievable’ Premieres Saturday

Disney Junior and Disneynature are launching short-form animated series It’s UnBungalievable — an extension of upcoming show The Lion Guard — on Saturday, January 9 at ... Continue Reading →