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What would Walt have thought of "Two More Eggs," Disney XD's deliberately anarchic series of animated shorts?

Jim Hill | Posted 12.22.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's a really interesting time to be a Disney fan. After all, in a year where Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Inside Out he...

Get Ready for Lord Dominator, Wander Over Yonder's New Extreme Bad Guy Who Happens to Be a Gal

Jim Hill | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It was Rudyard Kipling who said it best: "The female of the species is more deadly than the male." And if you want animated proof of this proposition, then I suggest that you tune in to Wander Over Yonder tonight. Which is when Lord Dominator, a brand-new female fiend, makes her debut.

It Takes More Than Three Circles to Craft a Classic Version of Mickey Mouse

Jim Hill | Posted 06.09.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Disney's corporate symbol has a lot of different looks. If Mickey's interacting with Guests at Disneyland Park (especially this summer, when the Happiest Place on Earth is celebrating its 60th anniversary), he looks & dresses like this.

Rapunzel and Flynn Rider's Adventures Continue With Tangled Animated Series

Jim Hill | Posted 06.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As part of today's official announcement of Disney Television Animation's Tangled series, Gary Marsh -- President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Channels Worldwide -- was quick to praise the talented team that has come together to make this new TV show possible.

Eden Sher Voices Disney's First Kick-Butt Princess for Star vs. the Forces of Evil

Jim Hill | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When Eden found that she had in fact been cast as the voice of Star Butterfly, she began bouncing off the walls with glee. Which proved to be a bit of a problem once Eden got in the recording booth.

Is Gravity Falls' Grunkle Stan 'Not What He Seems'? Disney XD Episode Answers Big Questions Tonight

Jim Hill | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's a question that has been nagging at Gravity Falls viewers ever since this Emmy Award-winning series first debuted on the Disney Channel back in June 2012: What is the deal with Grunkle Stan? Tonight some very big questions will be answered.

'DuckTales' Is Getting A Disney XD Reboot In 2017

Jim Hill | Posted 04.27.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

After a winter full of record snowfalls and bitter cold, here's a weather report that's sure to please all of you Disney Afternoon fans out there: Life is about to get "like a hurricane" again in Duckburg.

Anika Noni Rose Brings Back Disney's First Black Princess for a Special Sofia the First Episode

Jim Hill | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

"I love being part of the Disney family. Did I mention that I'm the youngest person ever to be inducted as a Disney Legend? That's a huge honor that I take very, very seriously," Anika said.

Craig McCracken Talks About the Labor-Intensive Story Process Behind Disney XD's Wander Over Yonder

Jim Hill | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

How long does it take a group of grown-ups to come up with a workable storyline for an 11-minute-long cartoon? Would you believe two days? So says Craig McCracken, the talent behind two Emmy-Award-winning Cartoon Network series.

Your Favorite Cartoon Characters Come Back From The Dead

Jim Hill | Posted 12.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

All of the talented artists, executives and staffers who work at TVA were invited to create art pieces that would then reimagine some of the more famous Disney Television Animation characters as the undead.

How Comic-Con Helped Create Fans for Disney XD's Star vs. The Forces of Evil Six Months Before Its First Episode Airs

Jim Hill | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

There's a way that things used to work in the television animation universe. First a new show would go on the air. Then viewers would sample a few episodes and decide if they actually liked a program. If that were the case, then the fan base for this new animated series would slowly build over time.

Disney Hopes That 7D 's Stellar Voice Cast Will Make Animation Fans Happy, Not Grumpy

Jim Hill | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So when Disney Television Animation decided to build a show around the Seven Dwarfs, how did they give this new animated series its own identity?

Mickey, Meet Moe: How the Three Stooges Influenced Disney's New Emmy Award-winning Series of Mickey Mouse Shorts

Jim Hill | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

For decades now, Mickey Mouse has been the corporate symbol of The Walt Disney Company. Nice, safe and bland. But there are those at the Mouse House who remember when Disney's corporate symbol used to be really funny.

Mickey Mouse Gets a Retro Makeover for the Disney Channel's New Series of 2D Animated Shorts

Jim Hill | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Expect to see a pie-eyed Mouse starring in all-new animated adventures that will take these classic Disney characters from Paris to Tokyo to the Alps and NYC and all points in between.