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Disney Inks Content Deals With Amazon And Netflix
2011-11-01 11:54:50

Video streaming and DVD-rental powerhouse Netflix and online retailer Amazon unveiled content deals on Monday with entertainment giant Disney Co., signaling increased competition between the two companies in the video streaming business, Maneesha Tiwari and Alistair Barr of Reuters are reporting. Netflix said it extended its license agreement with Disney subsidiary ABC Television Group, allowing the continued streaming of TV shows over the internet. The agreement will also allow Netflix to...

2011-07-25 11:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG) invites Disney fans and families to step into its pavilion at the D23 Expo--The Ultimate Disney Fan Event--for hands-on fun with the latest interactive entertainment products for video game consoles, mobile devices and online, based on beloved Disney stories and characters. Every day of the D23 Expo, taking place August 19-21, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center, will be packed with hours of game play,...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and the Walt Disney Archives are proud to announce the return of the "Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives" exhibit to the D23 Expo. During the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, August 19-21, 2011, the 12,000-square-foot exhibit, which has doubled in size since the 2009 Expo, will give fans unprecedented access and insight into more than eight decades of Disney history. The expansive exhibit will...

2011-03-15 05:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records is set to release the soundtrack to the Disney Channel Original Movie, "Lemonade Mouth" on April 12th. The album features original songs performed by the cast of Lemonade Mouth, the band portrayed in the film. "Lemonade Mouth" premieres on Disney Channel, Friday, April 15 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). The Lemonade Mouth soundtrack will receive its worldwide broadcast debut on Radio Disney's Planet Premiere feature with host Ernie...

2011-03-14 11:44:00

Inaugural Event Features a "TRY-athlon," Inspiring Kids to "TRY" New Ways of Leading a Healthier Lifestyle LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty young essay contest winners, their families, Disney Channel Stars and Disney characters celebrate and explore a world of flavor and fun at Disney Magic of Healthy Living - The Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort March 18-20, 2011. The setting for the two-day event is World Showcase at Epcot where the "Healthy...

2009-12-15 13:29:00

New Holiday Version of Friends for Change Anthem "Send It On" to Debut in Celebration of the Grants BURBANK, Calif., and WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the holiday spirit of giving, Disney, together with Youth Service America (YSA), today announced Disney's Friends for Change Grants to help kids that are making environmentally friendly changes in their communities. Disney's Friends for Change is a program that encourages kids everywhere to take steps together with their...

2009-04-29 08:27:00

- Site Recognized by the Web Marketing Association - BURBANK, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventures by Disney (AdventuresbyDisney.com), provider of high-end family travel experiences, was awarded Best Travel Website by the Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The IAC Awards, produced by the Web Marketing Association, recognize excellence in online advertising and those responsible for the best in Internet marketing. The Best Travel Website award is given to travel industry...

2008-09-11 12:00:18

It's shaping up to be the hottest race on the Web. Much as they do on TV, Disney (DIS) and Viacom's (VIA/VIAB) Nickelodeon are duking it out online. And if the most recent numbers from Web-traffic researcher comScore (SCOR) are any indication, Disney is pulling into the lead. Disney, which only a month back introduced a series of new features to its Disney.com site, saw its August traffic grow by a steep 9.6%, to 32.3 million unique users, according to comScore Media Metrix. Nick was...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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