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

Jim Hill | Posted 11.14.2014 | 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.

Star Wars Rebels Uses Characters and Vehicles Designed for the Original Trilogy to Expand the Saga

Jim Hill | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When the powers-that-be at Disney and Lucasfilm decided that they wanted to set Star Wars Rebels in that time period between the prequels and the original trilogy, executive producer Dave Filoni knew that this new Disney XD animated series was going to be tough to pull off.

Hal Sparks Talks About the Serious Side of Making Sitcoms

Jim Hill | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Since he's a relatively youthful 45-year-old, it's genuinely hard to think of Hal Sparks as an elder statesman of broadcasting. But then again, given that Sparks booked his first professional TV hosting gig while still in high school, he's already got over a quarter-of-a-century of in-front-of-the-camera time under his belt.

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.

Damon Lindelof's Obsession with Peter the Panda Leads to a Lost-Inspired Episode of Phineas and Ferb

Jim Hill | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

"One of the really wonderful things about Phineas and Ferb is that you can enter the show at any point and understand what the plot of a particular episode is," Lindelof explained during a recent event at Disneytoon Studios.

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.

Jason Ritter Says That Being a Blabbermouth Makes Working on Disney's Gravity Falls Tough

Jim Hill | Posted 10.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

The Emmy Award-nominated actor, who voices Dipper Pines on Gravity Falls, has been itching to go back to the Mystery Shack ever since the Season One finale of this acclaimed animated series aired a year ago this week on the Disney Channel.

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?

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EXCLUSIVE: Disney In Search Of The Next Selena Gomez

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.06.2013 | Latino Voices

Disney is looking for the next Selena Gomez -- and it's starting in Southern California. In an exclusive statement to HuffPost, the company announ...

New 'Star Wars' Show Coming To Disney

TV Guide | Posted 05.20.2013 | TV

Just months after Lucasfilm announced the end of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," Disney has put the new animated series "Star Wars Rebels" into productio...

Disney's D23 EXPO: Fans Scream And Cash Registers Ring

Jim Hill | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you're thinking about coming out on Sunday to catch the very last day of the Walt Disney Company's version of ComicCon, my advice is to bring along your wallet as well as some earplugs. Because it can get pretty pricey & noisy around here.

Disney Launches Cable Channel, Web Site Aimed At Young Boys

New York Times | Brooks Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Walt Disney Company, having won a dominant position in the entertainment industry's quest to attract young girls, is making an all-or-nothing pus...

Disney XD: Disney's Boy-Targeted Channel To Launch Next Month

Wall Street Journal | Peter Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Walt Disney Co. is making a push to crack a market that few media companies have been able to conquer -- boys aged 6-14. Next month, the company will...

Disney XD: Disney Launches New Cable Channel Targeted At Boys

Los Angeles Times | Dawn C. Chmielewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Someday, Disney hopes its princes will come. The entertainment giant, which has made billions catering to the princess fantasies of young girls, plan...