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December 11, 2013

ESPN Supports Cancer Research Through its Seventh Annual 'Jimmy V Week'

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

I am honored to work for a network that continuously gives back to important causes and charities, especially to The V Foundation, an organization dedicated to saving lives by helping find a cure for cancer in memory of North Carolina State basketball coach and former ESPN analyst, Jim Valvano.

December 10, 2013

Poppins Everywhere: 'Saving Mr. Banks' Premieres at the Studio Lot

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
A little more than a year ago, when "Saving Mr. Banks" started production, I posted under the headline “Brewin’ and Bout to Begin”—a play, of course, on the intro of one of Disney’s most famous and beloved films, "Mary Poppins."
December 10, 2013

Shanghai Disney Resort VoluntEARS Visit Local Children's Hospital

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
At Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, our Disney VoluntEARS around the world take personal pride in the work they do in their local communities to help kids and families in need. Last week, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs joined Cast Members and Imagineers from Shanghai Disney Resort to visit the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center, where the team delivered holiday cheer to kids and families.
December 9, 2013

Disney's 'The Lion King' by the Numbers

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Disney’s The Lion King, the musical based on the 1994 animated film, just entered its 17th year on Broadway—making it the fourth longest-running and all-time highest grossing musical on the Great White Way. But did you know that more than 70 million people around the globe have seen a performance of Disney’s The Lion King? Tours and sit-down productions have delighted audiences from across North America and Japan to the United Kingdom.

December 6, 2013

Disney News This Week: 'Star Wars' on Instagram, WestJet 'Magic Plane' Features Disney's Sorcerer Mickey, 'Jimmy Kimmel' Draws Biggest Weekly Audience Since Time Shift

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Many accounts from around Disney are active on Instagram, and now "Star Wars" joins the Instagram family. Just four days ago, the account launched giving fans around the world an exclusive look at all things Star Wars. Follow @starwars today, especially if you want to see Darth Vader's #selfie! Who wouldn't like that post!