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

Jim Hill | Posted 12.11.2014 | 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.

Nana Finally Makes It to Never Land in Battle for the Book!

Jim Hill | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Let's be honest here. You kind of feel bad for Nana whenever you watch Disney's Peter Pan. After all, everyone else gets to fly off to Never Land in this 1953 animated feature.

Downton Abbey Stars Help Doc McStuffins Pay Tribute to the 'Lady With the Lamp,' Florence Nightingale

Jim Hill | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you're just not willing to wait another three months before you can once again hear Mrs. Patmore clattering around down in the kitchen or listen in as Anna confides in Lady Mary upstairs, I might have a solution for you.

Original Ending of Disney's Aladdin Reveals the Wedding Gift That the Genie Wanted to Give Aladdin and Jasmine

Jim Hill | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Let's cut to the chase here, folks: If there hadn't been a Robin Williams, there never would have been a Disney's Aladdin. Don't believe me? Then check out this excerpt from the screenplay for this animated classic.

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?

This 'Little Mermaid' Has Legs: Disney Legend Jodi Benson Looks Back on 25 Years of Voicing the Character of Ariel

Jim Hill | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's often been said that good things come to those who wait. But no one knows that axiom better than voice actor Jodi Benson. Who had to wait a full year after handing in her Little Mermaid audition tape before Jodi then learned that she had won the role of a lifetime.

Disney Junior's Novel Approach to Testing Sofia the First's Storybook World

Jim Hill | Posted 03.12.2013 | TV
Jim Hill

When it came to finding out if there actually was an audience out there for "Sofia the First," Disney Junior decided to go by the book. Literally.

What Kids Can Learn From Disney's Sofia the First

Lee Allport | Posted 03.10.2013 | Parents
Lee Allport

Maybe all children, not just Princes and Princesses, could learn a thing or two from Royal Prep Academy.

Why I Created Disney's Newest Princess

Craig Gerber | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Craig Gerber

I saw that my son, Miles, could use a fantasy character who was a reflection of himself --serving as a kind of magic mirror that would allow him to enjoy the fantasy while strongly identifying with the situations playing out in the show.

TV Shows for Preschool-aged Children Balance Education and Entertainment

Caroline Presno | Posted 10.20.2012 | Parents
Caroline Presno

The good news is that more than one station now offers educational and entertaining programs. The following are some favorites in our household.

Jessica Alba Marks National Poetry Month

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Jessica Alba is adding her voice to National Poetry Month, helping to lure children into the art form. Alba is among more than a dozen...

The One Doctor Your Kid Will LOVE

Chris Nee | Posted 05.22.2012 | Parents
Chris Nee

As a parent of a sick child, all you want in the world is to make them feel better, safer, more comfortable, less afraid. And you'll do anything to make that happen. Absolutely anything. Me, I made a TV show.

Disney Junior: Channel For Pre-Schoolers To Replace SOAPnet

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The SOAPnet channel is all washed up and will be replaced by Disney Junior, a new 24-hour channel aimed at preschoolers. The Disney-...