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January 17, 2014

Disney Junior and Disney/ABC Television Group Digital Media Execs Discuss the Debut of 'Sheriff Callie's Wild West'

By Marina Draskovic, The Walt Disney Company
When you think Disney Junior, which every parent in America with a toddler is bound to do from time to time, you think of great, educational programming like "Sofia the First," "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Doc McStuffins"—true favorites among the 2-to-5-year-old set. But what might elude moms and dads, who have become just as big fans of these hit shows, is how the network and its content are on the cutting edge of digital media technology.
January 16, 2014

Storytelling—the Heart of Inspiration for Disney Consumer Products in 2013

By Tracy Stecko, Disney Consumer Products
2013 was a strong year for The Walt Disney Company (TWDC)—recently named Company of the Year by Yahoo! Finance—and Disney Consumer Products (DCP) was a key part of that success, reporting an operating income of $1.1 billion in 2013. This milestone also marks the first time DCP crossed the $1 billion dollar threshold! We’re kicking off the new year by celebrating the awards, accolades and “best of” moments from DCP that made 2013 a standout year.
January 15, 2014

Employee Profile: Spotlight on a Senior Applications Engineer

By Claudia Ball, Disney/ABC Television Group
If you’re an avid viewer of ABC News programming like me, you can’t help but notice some of the stunning and eye-catching graphics that surround your television screen. Thanks to these innovations, ABC viewers from around the world can not only be tuned in to the latest breaking news, but they can also see what people are saying on social media about important issues and causes.
January 14, 2014

ESPN Welcomes a New Building on Campus

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
When ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen purchased property in Bristol, Connecticut, for its 1979 launch, the site measured less than acre. Today, ESPN’s headquarters stretches 123 acres, including 36 in Southington, Connecticut.
Topics: ESPN
January 13, 2014

Everything Coming Up 'Frozen'

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
While most of the U.S. remains bundled up against the winter weather, it feels a little like springtime at The Walt Disney Studios—and not only because we’re in still-sunny Southern California (yes, it’s about 70 degrees as I write this). But good news is blossoming everywhere for "Frozen," our 53rd animated feature film from Walt Disney Animation Studios. Last night the film took home the Golden Globe for best animated film—the same day it crossed the $700 million milestone at the global box office.