Category Archives: Weekly News Round Up

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round-up for April 15 – April 19, 2019

This week, details are announced for Disney’s Hollywood Studios 30th anniversary including all the specialty food, drink, and treat offerings and Oogie Boogie’s Bash will take over Disney California Adventure park this Halloween season. Let’s take a look!

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2019 Easter Treats at Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates Earth Day With Massive New Solar Facility Capable of Powering Two Theme Parks

New Details and An Inside Look at Disney’s Skyliner Cabins

Azalea Trail Maids to Join Easter Pre-Parade on April 20 & 21 at Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom Park Hours Extended on Select Dates Through June 2019

‘Villains Unite the Night’ Show and More Details Announced for Disney Villains After Hours Event

Epcot’s United Kingdom Pavilion Holding Easter Festivities This Weekend

Details Announced For Disney’s Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary Celebration on May 1

Sneak Peek of Food Items Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary Celebration

PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Reopen Next Month

Specially Designed Coca-Cola Products Coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disney Reveals Even More Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Merchandise

Your Guide to Easter Offerings at Disney Springs

Peeps Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

Lemon Meringue Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

2019 Easter Treats at Disneyland Resort

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Family Visit Disneyland Resort

Specially Designed Coca-Cola Products Coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disney Reveals Even More Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Merchandise

New Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party Coming to Disney California Adventure Park

Peeps Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

Lemon Meringue Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

OTHER NEWS

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse Inspire Next Generation of Female Ship Captains

The Walt Disney Company Donates $5 Million to the Notre-Dame Cathedral Rebuild

Disney Team of Heroes Debuts Innovative Experiences at Texas Children’s Hospital

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger Receives Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Humanitarian Award

Disney, Lucasfilm and FIRST to Inspire the Next Generation of Heroes and Innovators

Disneynature’s Penguins Continues Legacy of Conservation at The Walt Disney Company

Marvel Studios Releases New Featurette with Events Leading Up to ‘Avengers: Endgame’

All-New Trailer and Movie Poster Released for ‘Toy Story 4’

Rebel Wilson Serves as Mentor on ‘American Idol’ Disney Night

Find Out Which Disney Songs will Be Performed on American Idol

The Walt Disney Company Presents Wall-To-Wall Coverage of The 2019 NFL Draft

‘Big Hero Six The Series’ Renewed For Season 3 By Disney Channel

‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!’ Story Arc Coming to Disney XD and DisneyNOW

Season Three of the Interactive Trivia Game Show, ‘Disney QUIZney,’ Returns in the DisneyNOW App on April 29

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round-up for April 8 – April 12, 2019

This week, a Beauty and the Beast themed bar is coming to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, we have all the details for Disney+ including a launch date, pricing and entertainment line-up, and the title and teaser trailer was released for Star Wars: Episode IX . Take a look!

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Freeform’s ‘The Bold Type’ Stars Celebrate their Season 3 Premiere at Walt Disney World Resort

Sneak Peek of Disney Parks Wishables

Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny Meeting Guests at Magic Kingdom through April 21

2019 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dates – Tickets On Sale Now

Magic Kingdom to Discontinue Evening Extra Magic Hours

New Nighttime Spectacular ‘Epcot Forever’ to Debut Oct. 1 at Walt Disney World Resort

Princess Sofia From ‘Sofia the First’ Leaving Disney’s Hollywood Studios on April 14

Sneak Peek of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Coming Soon to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Party for the Planet Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom April 20-22

‘Tiffins Talks’ With Joe Rhode Announced for Party for the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tasting Sampler Returns This Spring

The Disney Ticket Center is Now Open at Disney Springs

Jelly Belly Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles at Disney Springs

New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Bar and Lounge Coming to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

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Disney MaxPass Now Offers FASTPASS for Fantasmic and World of Color at Disneyland Resort

Sneak Peek of Disney Parks Wishables

Sneak Peek of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Coming Soon to Disneyland Park

Jessie’s Critter Carousel Now Open at Pixar Pier in Disney California Adventure Park

Actress Charlize Theron Visits Disney California Adventure Park

Jelly Belly Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles at Downtown Disney District

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OTHER NEWS

Sneak Peek of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Coming Soon to Disney Cruise Line

DisneyParksLIVE to Stream the Parks & Resorts Presentation Live from the Star Wars Celebration April 13

Title, Teaser Trailer & Poster Released for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Everything You Need to Know About Disney+

Disney+ Announces Slate of NEW Nonfiction Shows

John Goodman & Billy Crystal to Reprise ‘Monsters Inc.’ Roles for Disney+ Series

‘Love, Simon’ TV Series in the Works at Disney+

‘The Sandlot’ Series in the Works at Disney+

The Top 14 Perform and America’s Vote Kicks Off on ABC’s ‘American Idol,’ Sunday, April 14

ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates With Expanded ‘Summer Fun & Games’ Lineup, Captivating Dramas and ‘The Bachelor’ Franchise

Joel McHale Set to Host ‘Card Sharks’ Premiering This Summer on ABC

ABC Will Do ‘Don’t’, A Family Competition Game Show From Ryan Reynolds

VIDEO: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Booth Debuts at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

VIDEO: Disney Releases New Trailer for ‘The Lion King’

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round-up for April 1 – April 5, 2019

This week, dates are announced for the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and Epcot International Festival of Holidays, additional details are revealed for the new nighttime spectaculars debuting at Walt Disney World later this year and Walt Disney World Resort hotels are now charging for in-room deliveries. Take a look!

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Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for April 2019

Magic Meets Music in the Play Disney Parks App – Now Available on Android Devices

Sofia Carson From Freeform’s ‘Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists’ Visits Walt Disney World Resort

Sneak Peek of 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend Merchandise

Casey’s Corner Reveals Hot Dog of The Month for April

Magic Kingdom Park Hours Extended on April 28

Disney Villains After Hours Coming to Magic Kingdom This Summer

Reservations Now Open for Halloween Fireworks Dessert Party at Magic Kingdom

Dates Announced for 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Dates Announced for 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

More Details on New Nighttime Spectaculars at Walt Disney World

Bo Peep from ‘Toy Story 4’ Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Summer

Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night Coming This Summer to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Meet the Artists in April at WonderGround Gallery in Disney Springs

Cherry Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

Robin Eggs Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

‘Prime Pretzel Twist Burger’ is the April Burger of the Month at The Edison at Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Hotels Now Charging for In-Room Deliveries

Easter Religious Services at Walt Disney World Resort

Woody’s Roundup BBQ Coming to Disney’s Contemporary Resort Fourth of July Weekend

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Disneyland Resort Refurbishments for April 2019

Magic Meets Music in the Play Disney Parks App – Now Available on Android Devices

Eggstravaganza Kicks Off at the Disneyland Resort

Miley Cyrus Enjoys Tea Time with Minnie and Friends at Disneyland Park

Bo Peep from ‘Toy Story 4’ Coming to Disney California Adventure This Summer

Meet the Artists in April at WonderGround Gallery in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

Cherry Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

Robin Eggs Cupcake Arrives at Sprinkles

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OTHER NEWS

The Little Mermaid: An Immersive Live-to-Film Concert Experience Coming to Hollywood Bowl

Disney, littleBits and UC Davis Launch Snap the Gap to Teach Girls STEM

‘Captain Marvel’ Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Cutting-Edge Technology and Disney’s Animation Legacy Take ‘Dumbo’ to New Heights

Disney Team of Heroes and Avengers: Endgame Stars Support $5 Million Donation to Benefit Children’s Hospitals

Tickets for Marvel Studios’ ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Now On Sale

New Character Posters Released for ‘Aladdin’

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Cast to Take Over ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,’ Week of April 8

ABC Announces May Season Finale Dates

ABC’s ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Returns For A Sixth Season on Friday, May 10

ABC Tees Up Extreme Mini-Golf Competition Series ‘Holey Moley’

Disney Channel April 2019 Programming Highlights

Freeform Releases Its New Lineup of TV Offerings For April 2019

VIDEO: New ‘Descendants 3’ Trailer Airs on Good Morning America

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round-up for March 25 – March 29, 2019

This week Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort ban smoking and restrict stroller sizes, an opening date is announced for NBA Experience at Disney Springs, and Mickey’s Philharmagic is coming to Disney California Adventure park. Take a look!

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Walt Disney World Resort Bans Smoking

Walt Disney World Resort to Restrict Stroller Sizes

Disney After Hours Dates Extended to May & June

August and September Dates Announced for Early Morning Magic at Magic Kingdom

DVC Members to enjoy a ‘Galactic Gathering’ at Epcot on April 10

New Details and Inside Look at Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Debuting March 31 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

ABC Commissary at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Begin Accepting Dinner Reservations

DINOSAUR Closing One Hour Before Park Close Starting March 31

Disney After Hours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Sold Out on April 3

New Food, Drinks, and Splash Pack at Disney’s Water Parks

NBA Experience Opens August 12 at Walt Disney World Resort

New Hours for Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and Tiki Terrace at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Disney Vacation Club Member Sales Announced For All-New Disney’s Riviera Resort

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair Celebrate Decades of Friendship at Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort Bans Smoking

Disneyland Resort to Restrict Stroller Sizes

New Pixar Pals Parking Structure and More Enhancements Underway at Disneyland Resort

Eggstravaganza Returns to Disneyland Resort April 5-21, 2019

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Disneyland Park Closing For A Week in May

‘Mickey’s PhilharMagic’ Coming to Disney California Adventure Park This April

Rinse Bath & Body Co. Coming Soon to Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

A New Fairy Tale Experience: Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures Opens March 30 at Napa Rose at the Disneyland Resort

OTHER NEWS

The Mandalorian Panel Confirmed for Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Hayden Christensen to Join Fans at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Anthony Daniels Announced for Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Check Out the Full Star Wars Celebration Chicago Panel Schedule

Meg Donnelly Named Radio Disney’s NBT Featured Artist

New Character Posters Released for Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Star Wars: Episode IX Poster Leaked Online

ABC Picks Up Television’s No. 1 New Comedy, ‘The Conners,’ for a Second Season

The ‘2019 American Music Awards’ Is Back Live Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC

Brenda Song Returns to Disney Channel in ‘Amphibia,’ a Frog-Out-Of-Water Animated Comedy Series Premiering This Summer

‘Marvel’s Runaways’ Will Be Back for Season 3

VIDEO: Marvel Studios’ Avengers Endgame | “We Lost” Featurette

VIDEO: New International Trailer Released for ‘Toy Story 4’

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round-up for March 11 – March 15, 2019

This week, Walt Disney World Resort raises ticket prices…again, an opening date is announced for Jaleo at Disney Springs, and Disney re-hires James Gunn to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3. Take a look!

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New Walt Disney World Ticket Increase Begins Today

Walt Disney World Preferred Parking Now Priced in Two Tiers

Florida Residents Can Play and Stay with Special Ticket and Resort Offers at Walt Disney World Resort

Minnie’s Springtime Dine Now at Hollywood & Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

John Ratzenberger Joins the Voice Cast for Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

Jabari the Giraffe Calf Makes His Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Direct Bus Service Will Return to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney’s Blizzard Beach

Jaleo to Open March 17 at Disney Springs

Sneak Peek of Menu at Jaleo in Disney Springs

‘Luck of the Irish’ is the March Burger of the Month at The Edison at Disney Springs

NEW Shamrock Shake and Sundae at Vivoli il Gelato at Disney Springs

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar at Disney Springs Debuts New Menu Items

Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney Springs Hosting Wine & Cheese Experience on March 23

Smuggler’s Series tasting event at Enzo’s Hideaway at Disney Springs on March 23

New All-You-Care-To-Enjoy Skillets Debut at Whispering Canyon Cafe

New Details Revealed for Topolino’s Terrace at Disney’s Riviera Resort

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

Director Tim Burton Surprises Disneyland Park Guests During a Sneak Peek of ‘Dumbo’

OTHER NEWS

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Panel Set for Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Star Wars: Episode IX Panel Coming to Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Solo‘s Erin Kellyman and Ahmed Best of the Prequel Trilogy Coming to Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Rogue One’s Forest Whitaker & More Set to Join Fans at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Resistance’s Bobby Moynihan headed to Star Wars Celebration Chicago

‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ Gets James Gunn Back

‘Captain Marvel’ Opens with $455 Million Worldwide

All-New Movie Poster for ‘Aladdin’

All-New Movie Poster for Marvel Studios’ ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Erin Wehrenberg Named Senior Vice President, Network Comedy for ABC Entertainment

‘Card Sharks’ & ‘Press Your Luck’ Game Show Revivals Ordered By ABC

Freeform Announces Additional Panelists And Performers For Second Annual ‘Freeform Summit’

Fans Get a Pretty Little Insiders Look at Freeform’s Highly Anticipated New Series With Their ‘Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists’ Immersive Experience

Digital Release of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Now Available

VIDEO: NEW Official Trailer for Disney’s Aladdin

VIDEO: NEW Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame – Official Trailer