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Walt Disney Television is an American entertainment company that oversees television content and assets owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company. Forming the company's General Entertainment division, it was formerly called Disney–ABC Television Group, ABC Group before that, and Capital Cities/ABC initially, until Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox on March 20, 2019. Assets in the group include television networks: ABC network, Disney Channels, Freeform, and FX Networks; Disney ...
Walt Disney Television was formed in 1983, as the Walt Disney Pictures Television Division, the name was later shortened to Walt Disney Pictures Television in 1986 and later shortened to Walt Disney Television in 1988. Until 1983, Disney shows were aired under the banner of the parent company, then named Walt Disney Productions.
Walt Disney's Disneyland (1954–1958; ABC)Walt Disney Presents (1958–1961; ABC)Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1961–1969; NBC)The Wonderful World of Disney (first era; 1969–1979; NBC)
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The anthology series was an outgrowth of Walt Disney looking for funding for Disneyland with his brother Roy Disney approaching all the big-three networks with American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres taking the dealfor programming for ABC.
The Magical World of Toons was the daily prime time programming block featuring character's key series episodes coinciding with the launch of its channel, Toon Disney, on April 18, 1998.It continued at least until 2003.
In 2012, Disney Junior launched a variant of the movie night anthology as The Magical World of Disney Junior on its new 24/7 channel. The channel also premiered its first Disney Junior Original Movie, Lucky Duck during Magical Worldon Friday, June 20, 2014.
Prior to the launch of the Disney Channel, several of the films and specials made for the anthology series were licensed to pay-TV networks such as HBO; in HBO's case, the kaleidoscopic-pattern titles that preceded them in the original run were retained. Around the same time that the 1980s incarnations aired on ABC and NBC, reruns of older episodes of the Disney anthology series, airing under the Wonderful World of Disney banner, were syndicated to broadcast television stations throughout the United States as well as in various international markets. In Australia, the program aired on Network Seven on Saturdays at 6:30 pm, before it was dropped in 1994 due to Optus Vision (later Foxtel)'s launch of a domestic version of the Disney Channel, with Saturday Disneyreplacing it as the channel's main block of Disney films. Reruns of the shows were a staple of the Disney Channel for several years under the title Walt Disney Presents (which used the same title sequence as the 1980s CBS incar...
Originally hosted by Walt Disney himself, the original format of the Disney anthology series consisted of a balance of theatrical animated cartoons, live-action features, and other informational material (some original, some pre-existing) from the studio's library. For many years, the show also featured edited one-hour versions of such then-recent Disney films as Alice in Wonderland, and in other cases, telecasts of complete Disney films that were split into two or more one-hour episodes. Later original programs consisted of dramatizations of other historical figures and legends along the lines of the Davy Crockett mini-series. These included a miniseries based on Daniel Boone (not the Fess Parker characterization), Texas John Slaughter, Elfego Baca, Francis Marion (the "Swamp Fox") and 1977's Kit Carson and the Mountain Man (with Christopher Connelly as Kit Carson, Robert Reed as John C. Fremont, and Gregg Palmer as mountain man Jim Bridger). Occasionally, a more educational segmen...From 1954 to 1961, the series used the song "When You Wish Upon a Star" as its theme. The recording was taken directly from the soundtrack of the movie Pinocchio. Once the title was changed to "Wal...From 1961 to 1969, an original song was used, "The Wonderful World of Color", written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. This song helped to emphasize the use of color with its lyrics.From 1969 to 1979 (The Wonderful World of Disney), orchestral medleys of various Disney songs from movies and theme parks as theme songs.From 1979 to 1980 (Disney's Wonderful World), a disco-styled theme was written to emphasize the new visual changes, even though the format remained the same. John Debney composed the melody and Joh...
For more than 30 years, The Wonderful World of Disney was broadcast on Seven Network, but in 2019, The Wonderful World of Disney moved to Saturday nights on the Nine Network and Friday nights on Nine's sister network, 9Go!. In 2020, The Wonderful World Of Disney moved to Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights on Seven's sister network, 7flix.
The ABC run of the program under The Magical World of Disney title originally aired in that country under the title Cine Disney, now as O Mundo Mágico de Disney and Sessão de Domingo Disney, on the Brazilian-Portuguese version of Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) in partnership with The Walt Disney Company. The ABC run of the program under The Wonderful World of Disney title originally aired in that country under the title O Maravilhoso Mundo de Disney on the Brazilian Portuguese version...
Several home media releases have included episodes of the anthology series. 1. On Vacation with Mickey Mouse and Friends 2. Kids Is Kids 3. The Adventures of Chip 'N' Dale 4. Disney's Halloween Treat 5. A Disney Christmas Gift 6. Winnie the Pooh and Friends 7. Bambi Platinum Edition 7.1. Tricks of Our Trade (excerpt) 8. Alice in Wonderland Masterpiece Edition 8.1. One Hour in Wonderland(complete episode) 8.2. Operation Wonderland Featurette 8.3. The Fred Waring Show(first half) 8.4. 1954 Introduction 8.5. 1964 Introduction 9. Alice in Wonderland Special Un-Anniversary Edition 9.1. One Hour in Wonderland(complete episode) 9.2. Operation Wonderland Featurette 9.3. The Fred Waring Show(first half) 9.4. 1954 Introduction 9.5. 1964 Introduction 10. Alice in Wonderland 60th Anniversary Edition 10.1. One Hour in Wonderland(complete episode) 10.2. Operation Wonderland Featurette 10.3. The Fred Waring Show(first half) 10.4. 1954 Introduction 10.5. 1959 Introduction 10.6. 1964 Introduction 11...
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Disney Television Animation is an American animation studio that creates, develops and produces animated television series, films, specials and other projects. It is the television animation production arm of Disney General Entertainment Content's Disney Branded Television, which is ultimately owned by The Walt Disney Company. Established in 1984 during the reorganization and subsequent re-incorporation of The Walt Disney Company following the arrival of then-Disney CEO Michael Eisner, the entit
The Walt Disney Company first ventured into the television industry as early as 1950, beginning with the one-hour Christmas special, One Hour in Wonderland. This was followed by the 1951 Christmas special, The Walt Disney Christmas Show, the long-running anthology series, The Wonderful World of Disney, the children's variety show The Mickey Mouse Club, and the 1957-1959 adventure series, Zorro. However, one element was missing from Disney's expansion into television: An original animated televis
The hiring of a new CEO for Disney Production in 1984, Michael Eisner, lead him to push to expand Disney into new areas thus the establishment of a television animation division that year. The cartoon would be shopped to all markets: networks, Disney Channel and syndication. Eisner held a meeting at his home in which he brought up the concept of doing a series on Gummi bear as his kids like the candy. Originally, the staff was told that they could not use the principal Disney cartoon characters
In October 1954, the ABC network launched Disney's first regular television series. In 1954, Walt Disney used his Disneyland series to unveil what would become Disneyland, an idea conceived out of a desire for a place where parents and children could both have fun at the same time. On July 18, 1955, Walt Disney opened Disneyland to the general ...
For other uses, see Walt Disney (disambiguation). Walter Elias Disney (/ ˈdɪzni /; December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, writer, voice actor, and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.
Jun 05, 2021 · In 2007, the Walt Disney Television Group (now the "Disney-ABC Television Group", later the Walt Disney Television division) in the U.S. was shut down and reincorporated to its television animation division (currently part of Disney Channel since 2007). The live-action division of the company was already folded into Touchstone Television (now ...
Walt Disney Television är ett TV-produktionsbolag inom Walt Disney Company.Genom sin animationstudio Walt Disney Television Animation har man framför allt producerat Disney-koncernens tecknade TV-serier, men ända sedan 1950-talet har bolaget även producerat TV-serier och TV-filmer med skådespelare, under senare år i huvudsak för Disney Channel.
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In 1996, Disney acquired Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. bringing ABC Television Network Group, CC/ABC Broadcasting Group (ABC Radio Network, eight TV and 21 radio stations), ABC Cable and International Broadcast Group, CC/ABC Publishing Group and CC/ABC Multimedia Group. The Cable and International Broadcast Group contained ownership shares of ESPN, Inc. (80%) A&E Television Networks (37.5%), DIC Productions L.P.(Limited Partnership), Lifetime Television (50%) and its international investments. These investments included Tele-Muchen (50%, Germany; included 20% of RTL-2), Hamster Productions (33%, France) and Scandinavian Broadcasting System (23%, Luxembourg). EPSN also had international holdings: Eurosport (33.3%, England), TV Sport (10%, France; Eurosport affiliate) and The Japan Sports Channel (20%). The Publishing Group including Fairchild Publications, Chilton Publications, multiple newspapers from a dozen dailies (including the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, The Kansas City Star) and more...
In a collaborative initiative with Apple, The Walt Disney Company and the Disney–ABC Television Group were first to debut episodes of hit TV series via iTunes. At present, the Group current and past season episodes of ABC Studios (formerly Touchstone Television) and Disney Channeltelevision shows for download on Apple’s iTunes Music Store. The entire first and second seasons of ABC hit dramas Desperate Housewives and Lost, the fifth season of the ABC Studios comedy Scrubs; select episodes of popular Disney Channel and Playhouse Disney series including Wizards of Waverly Place, That's So Raven, The Suite Life on Deck, Hannah Montana, Kim Possible, and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse; as well as current episodes of ABC Family's new original series Kyle XYare available to U.S. consumers for purchase. As well, the Disney–ABC Television Group offers an extensive line-up of news, entertainment and audio podcast content on Apple's iTunes Store. Podcast content is now available for free download on...RTL II (Germany) through ABC Cable and International Broadcast Worldwide Holdings (15.75%)