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29 de septiembre de 2017

DisneyVersary 2017 — Disney releases DisneyNow, a new app that combines live TV, on-demand, games and music

Disney’s streaming service may still be years away, but the company this week has launched a new app for streaming Disney’s series, Disney Channel movies, live TV and music all under one roof, with the release of DisneyNow. The app is designed to consolidate Disney’s existing “Watch” streaming apps into one, including Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Radio Disney.

That suite of TV apps, aimed at kids 2 to 14 years old, have been downloaded over 40 million times since 2012, the company says. To some extent, it made sense to keep them as separate properties – after all, what a 2-year old wants to watch will be very different from a young teenager.

But times are changing. While it made sense for each property to have its own space on linear TV, it’s more cumbersome to have multiple apps installed on our devices for access to content from a single provider.

To address this problem, Disney has added personalization features within the new DisneyNow app so kids (or parents) can customize the app to their programming interests. In addition, there’s a “Disney Junior Only” mode that parents can enable if they want to keep the app focused on preschool-appropriate programming.

What’s also interesting about the new app is that it gives you an idea of how Disney’s forthcoming streaming service may work.

In DisneyNow, for example, each user can set up a profile for themselves, and select from over 180 Disney Emoji avatar character poses to associate with their account. Kids can then customize their setup by choosing their favorite characters and shows, and then receive recommendations about what to watch next.

The app will also remember where users left off, so they can resume watching the next time they log in.

And like Disney’s upcoming streaming service has planned, DisneyNow app offers a combination of content – not just shows and movies. There are also games, music, and special performances available, too.

The app will include the ability to watch live, linear TV channels, as well as on-demand, in-season TV shows from its networks, like: “Andi Mack,” “Raven’s Home,” “Bizaardvark,” “Stuck in the Middle,” “Tangled: The Series”; Disney Junior’s “Vampirina,” “Elena of Avalor,” “Mickey and the Roadster Racers,” “The Lion Guard,” “Puppy Dog Pals” and “PJ Masks”; and Disney XD’s “DuckTales,” “Star Wars Rebels,” “Walk the Prank,” “MECH-X4” and “Milo Murphy’s Law.”

A selection of Disney Channel TV movies, curated from over 100 titles, will also be available, along with over 60 games featuring Disney characters, like the “DuckTales” adventure game “Duckburg Quest,” Princess Elena of Avalor in “Flight of the Jaquins” and the Villain Kids in the “Descendants 2 Wicked Style” activity.

Disney says it will release new games to the platform on a monthly basis.

Radio Disney performances and in-studio appearances will be added to this app, as well, including those from Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Camila Cabello, and others. The app is ad-supported via sponsorships, traditional or interactive TV commercials and sweepstakes, as there’s no subscription fee to use it.

However, DisneyNow is not an over-the-top streaming service, like the one Disney has planned for its 2019 release, nor will it include any theatrical movies, like those from big brands such as Pixar, Marvel, or Star Wars. Those are being saved for Disney’s big Netflix competitor. (It does have sections for Marvel and Star Wars though, for their TV cartoon series.)

While some content in DisneyNow available for free, to watch the full lineup, users will need to authenticate using their pay TV credentials from a supported cable, satellite or digital programming distributor.

The good news for cord cutters is that DisneyNow does work with your YouTube TV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now, or Hulu credentials.

Of course, you could just watch Disney via those streaming apps’, but it’s better to install the DisneyNow app for the kids, so they don’t have to stumble through adult programming to find their favorite shows.

DisneyNow is a free download on iOS, Apple TV, Android, Fire tablets, and Roku. A version for Fire TV, Android TV and the web will arrive next year.

14 de enero de 2016

Jenna Ortega & More Announced As Cast For Disney Junior’s “Elena Of Avalor”


A couple of days ago, there was an announcement of more of the cast for the upcoming Disney Junior animated series Elena of Avalor. Congrats are in order to Jenna Ortega from Stuck in the Middle, Chris Parnell, Yvette Nicole Brown and more! The show is set to premiere sometime this year. Read more here about Elena of Avalor.

Below is the press release from Disney Junior with this great news:

Later this year, Princess Elena of Avalor, the first Disney princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, will make her debut in a special episode of Disney Junior’s hit series “Sofia the First,” followed shortly thereafter by the launch of the animated series “Elena of Avalor.” As previously announced, the series will follow Elena (voiced by Aimee Carrero of Freeform’s “Young & Hungry”), a 16-year-old ascendant to the throne of the fairytale kingdom of Avalor.

Additional casting was announced today. Jenna Ortega (“Jane the Virgin,” Disney Channel’s upcoming series “Stuck in the Middle”) will star as Elena’s younger sister, Princess Isabel; and Chris Parnell (“Saturday Night Live,” “Archer”), Yvette Nicole Brown (“Community”) and Carlos Alazraqui (Disney Junior’s “Sheriff Callie’s Wild West”) voice Migs, Luna and Skylar respectively, magical flying creatures called Jaquins who support Elena as she learns how to rule her kingdom.

Also joining the cast are: Emiliano Díez (“George Lopez”) as Elena’s grandfather Francisco; Julia Vera (“General Hospital”) as her grandmother Luisa; Christian Lanz (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”) as Elena’s uncle and Royal Advisor Duke Esteban; Jillian Rose Reed (“Awkward.”) as Elena’s best friend Naomi; Joseph Haro (“Awkward.”) as another of Elena’s close friends Mateo, a wizard-in-training; Jorge Diaz (“Days of our Lives”) as Elena’s friend and rising star of the Royal Guard Gabe; Keith Ferguson (Disney Junior’s “Sofia the First”) as Zuzo, a mysterious and wily spirit animal that acts as a link between the human and spirit worlds; and Joe Nunez (“Bridesmaids”) as Armando, a frazzled palace servant who helps Elena on her journey to the throne.

The series was created by Craig Gerber (“Sofia the First”), who also serves as executive producer. Silvia Cardenas Olivas (“Moesha,” “The Brothers Garcia”) is the story editor, and Elliot M. Bour (“The Little Engine That Could”) is the supervising director. The series’ cultural advisors are Diane Rodriguez, Associate Artistic Director of Centre Theatre Group and co-founder of the theatre ensemble Latins Anonymous, who was recently appointed by President Obama to be a member of the National Council on the Arts; and Marcela Davison Aviles, Managing Director and Executive Producer, El Camino Project, an international Latino arts initiative.

4 de abril de 2015

Kermit and Co. Spontaneously Converse With Small Kids On Disney Junior's New Muppet Moments Shorts

To hear Nancy Kanter tell the story, it was her favorite part of working on Sesame Street -- being able to walk down to the stage while scenes with the Muppets were being shot and then listening in as the younger members of that show's cast interact with those much-beloved characters.

"Those pieces when -- whether it was Kermit or Grover -- you saw a kid interact with the Muppets, they've always been one of my favorites because they are so genuine," Kanter recalled during a recent phone call.

They were unscripted, so obviously you just never know what was going to happen, what's going to come out between the Muppets and that kid. And sometimes it was pure gold. That suspension of disbelief that kids can do so easily when they are just sitting next to a Muppet and really believing that that character is talking to them without any awareness of acknowledgment of the puppeteer that is sitting 6 inches away from them. I always really loved that aspect of childhood that only the Muppets can bring out. But that was back in the late 1990s when Nancy was working at the Children's Television Workshop as the executive producer of Sesame Street's TV specials and direct-to-video productions. Now jump ahead to 2014, when Kanter is the executive vice president of original programming and general manager of Disney Junior Worldwide. And that arm of The Walt Disney Company's vast media empire is casting around for ways to best make use of Kermit & Co.

To Kanter's way of thinking, the solution as to how best use the Muppets over on Disney Junior was obvious.

"It's been a while since the Muppets themselves have been in something that was very much directed just to kids. Mostly because they've been making movies like The Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted, projects that were intended for the family audience. And here at Disney Junior, we hadn't done anything with puppets or Muppets for a long time. So it seemed like there was an opportunity here that was worth exploring," Nancy recalled.

So we pitched this idea to the Muppet folks about recreating some of those kid interaction moments in a brand-new series of shorts that then would be made specifically for the Disney Junior audience. And they really responded to it. The puppeteers themselves loved the idea of going back into the studio and seeing what they could come up with. So now it's November of 2014. And Disney has brought the Muppeteers together with 35 - 40 preschoolers on a soundstage in Southern California. And for four days, they shoot footage of these kids spontaneously interacting with these characters. And the end result was Disney Junior's Muppet Moments. A new short-form series which premieres today on the Disney Channel (with four new shorts bowing at 8:25 a.m., 8:55 a.m., 9:25 a.m. and 9:55 a.m. respectively) made up of completely unscripted conversations between these characters and young kids. As they discuss everyday topics that range from favorite food, apologies and manners.

"Mind you, when you're working with small children, you obviously can't interview them for too long or you then get diminishing returns. So what we'd do is bring these kids in, have them talk with Miss Piggy & Kermit for a little while and then let them take a break. Then after a while, we'd bring these same kids back to the stage and then have them talk with Gonzo & Pepe," Kanter stated. "And what was fascinating to me was to watch as some kids would spark to a particular Muppet and then have a far breezier, easier conversation with that character than they would with another Muppet."

"And the Muppeteers? They're incredible improv artists. So when their conversation with that kid would sudden veer off in an interesting direction, the Muppeteers just went with it. They could turn on a dime," Nancy continued. "And this new series of shorts is a real testament to the talent of those puppeteers. They have this incredible ability to engage in the most genuine, child-like way. Which is why -- when you're looking at these kids on camera -- you can see that they're looking straight at that Muppet thinking that he or she is real."

Of course, what's great about doing anything with these particular set of characters is that they have the ability to perform on multiple levels. So that these Disney Junior's Muppet Moments are genuinely entertaining for children three to five year olds, there's also enough off-the-cuff humor being thrown in there to entertain Mom & Dad should they wander through the room while this new series of shorts are playing.

"Honestly, I don't think that I've laughed that hard at a shoot in ages. As a life-long fan of the Muppets, It was a genuine pleasure to see these characters in action again," Kanter enthused.

You know, people are claiming that children are far more sophisticated these days. They insist that kids are getting older younger. But then when you put them in front of a Kermit or a Fozzie Bear and you know, a kid's a kid. When we were shooting these new 'Muppet Moments' shorts, those kids were just totally there. Captivated and wanting to have a conversation with these characters. That was the magic that we hoped to capture with this project. Me personally, I'm thrilled with the way these shorts turned out and hopefully there are more to come.

Starting today, Disney Junior will be airing Muppet Moments daily now through Friday, May 8. New shorts will continue to roll out throughout 2015 and will also be available on WATCH Disney Junior.

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18 de marzo de 2015

Jessie, The Love Story; Episode 31(Series Finale): Debby Ryan(Jessie Prescott) Has A Role In Disney Junior’s Animated Series “Goldie & Bear”

In information from Disney Junior, Debby Ryan (“Jessie”) will be voicing a character in their new animated series called “Goldie & Bear!” That’s so cool! We are happy for her!! Debby just recently wrapped on 4 seasons of the ever-so-popular series “Jessie” and is also working on new music. It will be nice to hear her voice on another Disney show. Read more: Production has begun on Disney Junior’s “Goldie & Bear,” a fairytale-inspired animated series for preschoolers. Slated to debut in Fall 2015, the series follows the adventures of newfound friends Goldie and Bear, following the renowned porridge incident of “Goldilocks and The Three Bears.” The announcement was made today by Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide. Kanter said, “Disney Junior embraces strong storytelling and memorable characters, and nothing reflects that more than classic fairytales. We are excited to continue the story of ‘Goldilocks and The Three Bears’ from a new perspective and hope to inspire kids to create their own ‘happily-ever-afters’ by giving them new stories featuring classic characters they already know and love.” Set in the Fairytale Forest, the series follows the adventures of plucky Goldie and her best friend, Bear, as they encounter well-known characters from fairytales and nursery rhymes, including Little Red Riding Hood, Humpty Dumpty and The Three Little Pigs. Maria Tatar, John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University and Disney Junior Advisory Board Member, serves as the series consultant, advising on storytelling, fairytales and folklore. The importance of storytelling is central to the show’s curriculum, with episodes referencing original fairytales and nursery rhymes while providing new insights into their narratives and underlying messages. Throughout the series, Goldie and Bear model friendship and community, demonstrate creative problem-solving and exhibit critical thinking skills such as logic and strategy. Natalie Lander (“The Middle”) stars as Goldie, alongside Georgie Kidder (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars”) as Bear. Recurring guest stars include Lesley Nicol (“Downton Abbey”) as Fairy Godmother and Debby Ryan (“Jessie”) as Thumbelina. Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (“black-ish”) appear as Jack & Jill. “Goldie & Bear” was created by children’s book author Jorge Aguirre (“Giants Beware!” series) and developed for television by Aguirre and Rick Gitelson (“Handy Mandy”). Joe Ansolabehere (“Recess”) is story editor, and songs are composed by Rob Cantor (from the band Tally Hall). Chris Gilligan (“Frankenweenie”) serves as supervising director and executive producer. The series is produced by Milk Barn Productions in association with Disney Junior. Photo source: Disney Junior Ver Mas en:

1 de octubre de 2014

Disneyversario:Disney Channel’s 2014 “Monstober” Schedule With Raini Rodriguez & Calum Worthy Hosting

“MONSTOBER,” A MONTH-LONG HALLOWEEN FEST, RETURNS OCTOBER 2-31 ON DISNEY CHANNEL – Includes Premieres of “Phineas and Ferb” One-Hour Episode, Mystery Adventure Special “Evermoor,” Crossover Episode of “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors” and Cast of “Jessie” – A month of Halloween-themed episodes of popular series will form a mega “Monstober,” Disney Channel’s annual programming event for kids and families. Beginning THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, “Austin & Ally” stars Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy return as “Monstober” hosts to deliver this year’s highlights, which includes the premiere of the mystery-adventure special “Evermoor,” a one-hour episode of “Phineas and Ferb,” and an animated version of the “Jessie” cast in a crossover episode of “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors.” Disney Channel series “Girl Meets World,” “Jessie,” “Dog With A Blog,” “Liv and Maddie,” “Austin & Ally” and “I Didn’t Do It,” along with Disney Television Animation’s “Mickey Mouse,” “Gravity Falls” and “Wander Over Yonder,” will also premiere all-new episodes. Disney Junior programming block will present new Halloween-themed episodes of the award-winning series “Sofia the First,” “Doc McStuffins,” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3. Fan-favorite Halloween movies will air throughout the month, including “Girl vs. Monster,” “Toy Story of Terror,” “The Little Vampire,” “Halloweentown,” “Twitches,” and the Monstober movie premieres of “Wreck-It Ralph,” “Casper,” “The Pirate Fairy,” “Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?” and more. Disney XD will also host all-new Halloween-themed episodes of its popular animated and live-action shows, including “Lab Rats,” “Mighty Med,” “The 7D,” “Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H,” “Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja” and the upcoming new series “Kirby Buckets,” beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17. Disney Channel’s “Monstober” schedule is as follows (all times ET/PT): THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2: 8:00 p.m. – “Dog With A Blog” “Howloween 2: The Final Reckoning” – When Ellen and Bennett overhear Stan talking, the kids go to great lengths to convince their parents the house is haunted to help keep Stan’s secret. The series stars G Hannelius (“Den Brother,” “Good Luck Charlie”) as Avery, Blake Michael (“Lemonade Mouth”) as Tyler, Francesca Capaldi (“A.N.T. Farm”) as Chloe, Beth Littleford (“Crazy, Stupid Love,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”) as Ellen and Regan Burns (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) as Bennett. Stephen Full (“I’m In the Band”) voices Stan who is played by two talented canine performers, Kuma and Mick. TV-G 8:25 p.m. – “Mickey Mouse” Cartoon Short “The Boiler Room” – Mickey’s attempts to fix the plumbing in Minnie’s apartment building are foiled by a monster living in her boiler room. TV-G 8:30 p.m. – “Girl Meets World” “Girl Meets World: Of Terror” – The kids face a trilogy of terror when Riley has a sleepover at Maya’s with her Gammy Hart and pet ferret. Auggie confronts the monster under his bed and Farkle tackles his most terrifying fear yet – playing softball. “Girl Meets World” introduces Rowan Blanchard as Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, while Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel reprise the roles of one of television’s favorite couples from the nostalgic favorite “Boy Meets World.” Sabrina Carpenter (“Sofia the First” and a Hollywood Records recording artist) plays Riley’s best friend, Maya Hart. August Maturo plays younger brother Auggie Matthews, Peyton Meyer (“Dog With A Blog”) plays Riley’s crush Lucas Friar and Corey Fogelmanis is Farkle, an intelligent and quirky classmate. Guest starring Charlotte Rae (“Facts of Life”) as Gammy Hart and Michael D. Roberts as Coach Gleason TV-G Promo: 9:00 p.m. – “Jessie” “The Runaway Bride of Frankenstein” – As the Ross kids prepare for the Halloween Festival, the festivities take a scary turn when Brooks proposes to Jessie and she learns that none of the kids like him. Starring are Debby Ryan as Jessie, Kevin Chamberlin as Bertram, Peyton List as Emma Ross, Karan Brar as Ravi Ross, Cameron Boyce as Luke Ross and Skai Jackson as Zuri Ross. Recurring are Chris Galya as Tony the doorman and Charles Esten and Christina Moore as Morgan and Christina Ross. Guest starring Pierson Fode as Brooks TV-G “Jessie” Promo “Jessie,” “Dog With A Blog” and “Girl Meets World” Promo: Friday, October 3: 8:30 a.m. – “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” “Pirate Ghost Story” – Jake and his crew help ghost pirate Treasure Tooth reunite with his ghostly pirate gal, Peg-Leg Peg. Guest starring legendary comedic actors Carl Reiner (“The Dick Van Dyke Show”) and Estelle Harris (“Toy Story”) as Treasure Tooth and Peg-Leg Peg. “Queen Izzy Bella” – Izzy magically transforms into legendary pirate adventurer Queen Isabella and embarks on a quest to uncover treasure in Never Land’s Valley of Ice. TV-Y 9:00 a.m. – “Sofia the First” “Ghostly Gala” – Sofia tries to keep a ghost from ruining her Halloween party. TV-Y 9:30 a.m. – “Doc McStuffins” “Hide and Eek” – While pretending to be mad scientists, Donny and Alma create a toy monster which all the other toys are afraid of until they get to know him and see that he’s not so scary after all. TV-Y SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4: 8:00 p.m. – “Phineas and Ferb” One-Hour Episode “Night of the Living Pharmacists” – In this “Night of the Living Dead”-inspired special, Doofenshmirtz’s latest “-inator” accidentally turns the citizens of Danville into contagious Doof-zombies who run rampant all over town. Agent P and the kids must work together to save Danville and avoid becoming Doof-zombies themselves. Guest starring are Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as Shaun and Ed, respectively, and George Romero (“Night of the Living Dead”) as reporter Don Adaded. Noah Wyle (“Falling Skies,” “ER”) and Bella Thorne (“Blended,” “Shake It Up!”) also lend their voices to the special. Reprising their roles are Ariel Winter (“Modern Family,” “Sofia the First”) as Fireside Girl Gretchen and Cloris Leachman (“Dancing with the Stars,” “Mary Tyler Moore”) as Mrs. Feyersied. TV-G 9:00 p.m. – “Gravity Falls” “Little Gift Shop of Horrors” – In three separate mysterious tales, Stan is cursed by a Witch, Waddles accidentally eats a bowl of brain-enhancing jelly and builds a machine that allows him to speak for the first time, and Mabel faces her fear of Claymotion. Guest starring is astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (“Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”) as “smart” Waddles. TV-Y7 Promos: 9:30 p.m. – “Wander Over Yonder” “The Gift ll: The Giftening” – Mysterious gifts start popping up on Lord Hater’s ship, zombie-fying each recipient with gratitude. Hater and Peepers try to escape the creeping terror delivering these gifts. TV-Y7 Promo for “Phineas and Ferb,” “Gravity Falls” and “Wander Over Yonder”: Sunday, October 5: 8:00 p.m. – “Austin & Ally” “Horror Stories & Halloween Scares” – When a power outage leaves the four friends locked in Sonic Boom overnight on Halloween, they pass the time by seeing who can tell the scariest ghost story. Starring are Ross Lynch as Austin, Laura Marano as Ally, Raini Rodriguez as Trish and Calum Worthy as Dez. TV-G Promo: 8:30 p.m. – “Liv and Maddie” “Helgaween-A-Rooney” -The Rooney’s Halloween celebration takes an unexpected turn when a magic amulet turns twins Liv and Maddie into triplets, and their sister is the frightening Helga. Meanwhile, Joey and Parker use the amulet to clone themselves. Starring are Dove Cameron (Disney Channel Original Movie “Cloud 9″) as Liv and Maddie Rooney; Joey Bragg and Tenzing Norgay Trainor as younger brothers Joey and Parker Rooney; Benjamin King (“SCRUBS,” “NCIS”) as dad Pete Rooney and Kali Rocha (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Modern Family”) as mom Karen Rooney. Also in this episode: Shelby Wulfert as Maddie 2 and Emmy Buckner as Liv 2 TV-G Promo: 9:00 p.m. – “I Didn’t Do It” “Next of Pumpkin” – Garrett is ready to meet his secret crush at the Holla!-Ween fest, but his disco ball costume winds up getting him stuck belly up in a corn maze. Meanwhile, Delia has grown a 10-foot pumpkin in hopes of beating her arch nemesis Great Granny Wrinkles for the biggest pumpkin award. Olivia Holt stars as ambitious straight-A student Lindy; Austin North stars as the cool, ultra-laidback Logan; Piper Curda stars as the smart fashionista Jasmine; Peyton Clark stars as the obsessive germ-phobic Garrett; and Sarah Gilman stars as the loveable eccentric Delia. TV-G Promo for “I Didn’t Do It,” “Austin & Ally” and “Liv and Maddie”: Friday, October 10: 8:30 a.m. – “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” “Jake the Wolf” – When Jake turns into a wolf after disregarding a warning, his pirate pals must find a cure. “Witch Hook” – Captain Hook is turned into a witch by the Sea Witch’s Magic Mirror. Tiffani Thiessen recurs as Misty the Wonderful Witch TV-Y
Photo source: Marvel’s Facebook 9:30 p.m. – “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors” “Halloween Night at the Museum” – The cast of “Jessie” gets animated in this special crossover episode that finds the Manhattan nanny in possession of a medieval sword coveted by the infamous Morgan Le Fey. Jessie and Spider-Man team up to save Halloween and the world from Le Fay’s evil plans. Guest stars include Grey DeLisle as Morgan Le Fay and the cast of “Jessie” voicing their animated characters, including Debby Ryan as Jessie Prescott, Peyton List as Emma Ross, Karan Brar as Ravi Ross, Cameron Boyce as Luke Ross and Skai Jackson as Zuri Ross. TV-Y7-FV Clip: MONDAY, OCTOBER 13: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. – Marathon featuring encore presentations of Halloween-themed episodes and movies. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17: 9:00 p.m. – “Evermoor” Special (Chapter 1 & 2) The mystery adventure special “Evermoor” follows Tara Crossley, an American teen and aspiring mystery writer who, along with her newly-blended family, has just moved into an old family mansion in Evermoor, a beautiful but isolated village in the middle of England. In Chapters 1 & 2, a series of mysterious incidents unfold at Evermoor Manor when Tara discovers a magical typewriter and an ancient tapestry that holds the power to predict the future. The inquisitive and impulsive teen soon finds herself at odds with the formidable Esmerelda Dwyer, who is determined to get rid of the Crossley family. TV-G FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24: 9:00 p.m. – “Evermoor” Special (Chapter 3 & 4) In Chapters 3 & 4, Tara and her step-brother Seb team up to solve the mystery of the tapestry that predicts the future and save their family and Evermoor Manor from the sinister Esmerelda. TV-G FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31: 2:00 p.m.-10:30p.m. – Marathon featuring encore presentations of Halloween-themed episodes and movies. Source: Disney Channel Read More:

8 de junio de 2014

Disney Launches Updated WATCH Disney Channel, Disney Junior & Disney XD Websites

DISNEY/ABC TELEVISION GROUP UNVEILS NEW DESIGN AND ADDITIONAL FEATURES FOR WATCH DISNEY CHANNEL, WATCH DISNEY XD AND WATCH DISNEY JUNIOR WATCH Disney Junior Launches Disney Junior en Español Radio Disney and Radio Disney Junior Live Streams Now Available on WATCH Disney Channel and WATCH Disney Junior
Disney/ABC Television Group is today re-launching its industry-defining WATCH services for Disney Channel,Disney XD and Disney Juniorwith an intuitive, character-focused redesign and new features that include the launch of Disney Junior en Español, access to Radio Disney, the ability to play games on Android and Kindle Fire devices and premieres of some of each networks’ most anticipated programming. The WATCH services make it possible for fans to watch popular shows anytime, anywhere via desktops, connected TVs, smartphones and tablets. Fans who verify with a participating TV provider can access live streams of their favorite network, as well as exclusive content. Beginning today, each network WATCH service now also features the following: WATCH Disney Junior: Disney Junior is launching Disney Junior en Español, marking the first time the network has made an entire block of programming available in Spanish on mobile devices. Series include “Sofia the First,” “Doc McStuffins,” “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” and “Henry Hugglemonster,” as well as short-form series “Minnie’s Bow-Toons” and “The Doc Files.” Additionally, Android users can draw, paint and color pages from their favorite Disney Junior shows with Disney Junior Color! en Español. World premiere of a new “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” episode “Donald Jr.” available in English and Spanish. Launch of Radio Disney Junior, a six-hour block of programming hosted by Genevieve Goings (“Choo Choo Soul”) and featuring “The Best of Radio Disney Junior with Genevieve”; “Magical World of Disney Junior,” featuring music from popular Disney and Pixar movies; “Pirates & Princesses” themed songs; “Storybook Hour” where kids can hear one of their favorite Disney stories like “Brave,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Tangled” and “Monsters Inc.”; and “Get Up and Move,” a one-hour programming block dedicated to health and wellness. Android and Kindle Fire users have access to exclusive Disney Junior games and activities, including “Disney Junior Color,” which offers interactive coloring pages from popular series; “Disney Junior Puzzles,” featuring 90 puzzles, each with a magical Disney Junior video reward; and “Mickey’s Pet Playhouse,” which lets kids play along with Mickey Mouse to adopt, groom and play with virtual pets. WATCH Disney Channel: The world premiere of the highly-anticipated comedy series “Girl Meets World” is available for viewers who have verified their account with a participating TV provider.”Girl Meets World” premieres June 27 on Disney Channel. Addition of music videos and recently launched short-form series “Dogs Rule…Cats Not So Much.” Live audio stream from Radio Disney. Five exclusive games, available only to Android and Kindle Fire users. “Jessie’s Run,” “Chew Toy Chase” and “Riley’s Message Mayhem” are quick time-based games that challenge players to beat the clock with their favorite characters from “Jessie,” “Dog With A Blog” and “Girl Meets World.” Authenticated users can also play “Sticker Stacker,” a game with over 70 levels, and “Slide Me Crazy,” a puzzle-based game featuring favorite Disney Channel characters in exciting, high-speed game challenges. On June 23, verified viewers will be able to watch the world premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie “Zapped,” starring the multi-talented recording artist/actress Zendaya (“Dancing with the Stars,” “Shake It Up”). “Zapped” premieres June 27 on Disney Channel. WATCH Disney XD: Exclusive premiere of summer episodes: “Phineas and Ferb Save Summer,” “Wander Over Yonder: The Nice Guy / The Timebomb” and “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures: Ride The Wild Pac-Topus.” Android and Kindle Fire users will also have access to three new Disney XD games exclusive to the WATCH experience: “Phineas and Ferb: Summer Soakers” takes the backyard water fight to a whole new dimension; “Prank-a-Tron 5000″ lets users create their own soundboards, prank noises and audio effects from the random, funny world of Disney XD; and “Ultimate Air” dares players to take the ultimate challenge and defeat Disney XD villains in this high-stakes arcade style game. Powered by Ludei’s HTML5 hardware acceleration technology, all the WATCH games developed by Disney/ABC Television Group’s Digital Media team are designed to deliver a robust, high-performance fan experience across multiple mobile platforms. The WATCH apps have been downloaded more than 20 million times and have over 1.7 billion video views. Currently Disney/ABC Television Group has agreements in place for its authenticated WATCH products with a variety of Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs), including Comcast, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, DISH, Midcontinent Communications, Verizon FiOS, Google Fiber and AT&T U-verse. The service is available on multiple devices, including desktops, iPhones, iPads, iPod touch, select Android devices, Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple TV, Nabi, Windows 8 and Roku. Over the past several years, the Disney/ABC Television Group has consistently unveiled innovative, award-winning multiplatform services and apps. In addition to the WATCH services, other notable DATG apps include the Disney Junior Appisode app, which offers true interactive viewing, allowing kids ages 2-7 to touch, tap, swipe, tilt, shake and talk their way through various fun-filled activities embedded into episodes of some of their favorite Disney Junior shows; the award-winning WATCH ABC Player and WATCH ABC Family Player apps; the ABC News app; and the Emmy Award-winning official Oscars app, which provided unique backstage viewing experiences for the 83rd, 84th, and 85th Academy Awards. About Disney/ABC Television Group The Disney/ABC Television Group is composed of The Walt Disney Company’s global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations, and radio stations. This includes ABC Entertainment Group, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, Disney Channels Worldwide, Radio Disney and ABC Family, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The Company’s equity interest in Hulu and its 50% equity interest in A&E Networks and Fusion round out the Group’s portfolio of media businesses. Ver Mas en:

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