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October 21, 2013

Disney Supports National Bullying Prevention Month Throughout October

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Spot it. Stop it. Share it. Own it. The four actions are part of the important conversation we’re having about bullying prevention this month at Disney. If you didn’t know, October marks National Bullying Prevention Month. From our digital platforms to philanthropic grants, we’re supporting this issue company-wide in many ways.
October 18, 2013

Crush by ABC Family Collection, Lady Gaga and The Muppets Coming to ABC, 'Marvel Universe LIVE!' Unveiled, Adventures by Disney Heads to Norway

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Calling all fashionistas and ABC Family fans! Did you catch this week’s groundbreaking announcement? Find out about the brand-new clothing collection inspired by some of your favorite ABC Family shows, along with additional news from around Disney this week!
September 5, 2013

'Pretty Little Liars' Summer Finale Becomes the 'Most Social' Episode in TV History

By Marina Draskovic, The Walt Disney Company
ABC Family has approximately 1.9 million reasons to celebrate last week’s summer finale of the hit series "Pretty Little Liars."
May 30, 2013

Funny Runs in the Family

By Sarah Smith, The Walt Disney Company

From its social media reach to a groundbreaking American Sign Language episode of Switched at Birth, we’ve been sharing how ABC Family is shaking up television season after season. Today, we’re taking a look at the network’s new Comedy Wednesdays programming block, which premiered just last night. And who better to tell us about it than Melissa Peterman.

May 15, 2013

Disney/ABC Television Group Celebrates 30 Years of Disney VoluntEARS

By Marina Draskovic, The Walt Disney Company
As David mentioned earlier this month, Disney VoluntEARS have given more than 7.5 million hours of their time in service since 1983. This month, businesses from all around The Walt Disney Company are celebrating this remarkable 30th anniversary milestone in their own unique way. Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) is no exception.
March 8, 2013

Disney News This Week: Fantasy Faire at Disneyland Park, ABC Family's Summer Pickups, The Walt Disney Studios Announces 3D Licensing Agreement

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
It was an exciting week across The Walt Disney Company with lots of news to share — from an announcement about our veterans initiative to a new image depicting Shanghai Disneyland. Now take a moment to read about some of this week's highlights that we haven't yet shared.
March 8, 2013

A Look at Disney's 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

The annual meeting of shareholders of The Walt Disney Company is a time to look back at prior year success and to look forward to what's to come. From the opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure to Marvel's The Avengers setting box office records, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger had great news to share at the meeting earlier this week.

March 4, 2013

All-ASL Episode of ABC Family's 'Switched at Birth' Premieres Tonight

By Sarah Smith, The Walt Disney Company
Tonight, ABC Family's award-winning original series "Switched at Birth" will break new ground for television. The hour-long drama, which premiered in June 2011, follows two very different teenage girls — one deaf — who discover they were switched at birth. For the first time in the history of the series, the show will be told exclusively from the deaf characters’ perspectives.
January 9, 2013

ABC Family Extends its Reach with Social Media

By Sarah Smith, The Walt Disney Company

For anyone who knows me, it’s no secret that I’m excited about the recent return of ABC Family’s original programming, including this week’s winter premiere of Pretty Little Liars and the midseason premieres of The Lying Game, Switched at Birth and Bunheads.