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August 18, 2014

Tickets Available Now for D23 Expo 2015

By Billy Stanek, The Walt Disney Company
What do you get when the worlds of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, ABC and Lucasfilm come together for three magical days of behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, screenings, concerts, exhibits, shopping and more? The biggest D23 Expo in history! The event, which has drawn such talent as Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Robert Downey Jr., Selena Gomez and Idina Menzel in the past, returns to the Anaheim Convention Center August 14–16, for three star-studded days and nights.
August 15, 2014

Disney CEO Bob Iger Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
This afternoon, Disney CEO Bob Iger participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Bob accepted the challenge from Apple CEO Tim Cook and named three familiar characters—Olivia Pope (ABC’s "Scandal"), Peter Quill (Marvel’s "Guardians of the Galaxy") and Tony Stark (aka Iron Man)—to take on the challenge. Check out the video above.
August 15, 2014

Disney News This Week: 'Frozen' Special Coming to ABC, Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Soundtrack Tops 'Billboard' 200, Donald Duck to Join 'Disney Infinity (2.0 Edition)'

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic is an all-new, original special in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Lincoln Square Productions and Walt Disney Animation Studios. The special ventures behind-the-scenes for an exclusive look at the origins and evolution of the Academy Award®-winning film Frozen, now the biggest animated feature of all time. A breathtaking and fantastic saga, the special tells the real story of making a modern movie based on a timeless tale that nearly overnight became a cultural touchstone for legions of fans. The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic airs Tuesday, September 2 (8–9 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
August 14, 2014

SEC Network Launches Tonight

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
Time flies when you’re building a network from scratch. It seems like just yesterday ESPN and the Southeastern Conference officials gathered in Atlanta to announce plans to launch SEC Network, a new television channel and accompanying digital platform that will provide SEC content 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
August 13, 2014

Disney Cruise Line Explores New Ports in the Mediterranean

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
At Disney Cruise Line this year, we expanded our portfolio to offer a wealth of new itineraries with new ports of call in Europe, the Caribbean, and Alaska. This summer, the "Disney Magic" made first calls on ports and cities around the Mediterranean, including Santorini and Corfu in Greece and Ibiza in Spain. Each of these inaugural visits gives us the chance to share in the time-honored maritime tradition of plaque and key exchanges. During these ceremonies, the Captain and shipboard officers welcome port officials and community leaders aboard to exchange plaques and small gifts that mark the ship’s visit to the new port.