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    Disney's The Lion King Shatters Minskoff Box Office Record Thanksgiving Holiday Week 2010

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    Monday, November 29, 2010 - Disney’s landmark musical event, THE LION KING , has set a new box office record at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre by grossing $1,870,145 during the sold-out eight-performance Thanksgiving holiday week of November 22-28, 2010. The previous Minskoff record was held by THE LION KING , with a gross of $1,740, 130 (set week ending 01/03/2010). Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), THE LION KING continues to reign as...
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    Disneyland Haunted Mansion Stretching Room Art Available in Profiles In History's Hollywood Auction, December 17-18

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    Profiles in History, the world's largest auctioneer of Hollywood memorabilia and the "star" of the hit Syfy Network television show, "Hollywood Treasure," will present over 1300 lots of iconic items from film, television, music and more at their at their upcoming Winter Hollywood Auction, December 17-18, 2010.The two-day event will take place at the Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. You're sure to find something for the fan or collector who has everything...
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    The all-new Mickey Mote, a child-sized remote control, debuts November 16th

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    THERE'S A WHOLE NEW WAY FOR KIDS TO WATCH AND PLAY! THE ALL-NEW MICKEY MOTE, A CHILD-SIZED REMOTE CONTROL, PROVIDES HOURS OF FUN WITH AN ENHANCED, INTERACTIVE VIEWING EXPERIENCE The New "Mickey Mote" Will Debut with the Release of Disney's New Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Number Roundup and Handy Manny: Big Construction Job DVDs on November 16th BURBANK, Calif., October 12, 2010 - This coming holiday, parents and their preschoolers will discover a whole new way to watch...
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    Disney's Beauty And The Beast Celebrates 15 Years In Japan

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    TOKYO, JAPAN – (Tuesday, November 30 2010) – Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST celebrated 15 years in Japan on Wednesday, November 24th with a special curtain call in Tokyo at the Shiki Natsu Theatre. Since its 1995 premiere engagement in Tokyo, the touring production has played over 3,800 performances, welcomed more than 3.7 million guests, and grossed more than $239 million to date, making it one of the longest-running musicals in Japan. Produced by Shiki Theatre Company, BEAUTY AND...
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    KNOTT’S MERRY FARM INVITES EVERYONE TO “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS”

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    BUENA PARK, Calif. (November 2010) – Knott’s Berry Farm will be filled with the magic of the season this year as it transform into Knott’s Merry Farm and celebrates “A Charlie Brown Christmas” with seasonal entertainment, spectacular decorations including a 65 foot tall Christmas tree, and a colorful Christmas parade starting Thanksgiving day and running through December 30, 2010. “A Peanuts’ Holiday Parade” offers seven elaborately themed floats featuring...
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    Disney Launches Official TRON Pop-Up Shop At Royal/T In Los Angeles

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    GLENDALE, CALIF. (November 3, 2010) — Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is giving fans the ultimate TRON experience by hosting the official, one and only TRON: Legacy Pop-Up Shop with displays and merchandise inspired by the high-tech 3D adventure, TRON: Legacy , releasing in U.S. theaters Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, this six week-long retail destination for men and women of all ages will offer one-of-a-kind, limited...
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    Disney Announces Worry-Free Winter Ticket Exchange Policy for Lion King & Mary Poppins

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    DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCES “WORRY-FREE WINTER 2011,” AN UNPRECEDENTED TICKET EXCHANGE POLICY FOR BROADWAY’S THE LION KING and MARY POPPINS Revolutionary Pilot Program Allows Disney on Broadway Customers to Exchange Previously Purchased Tickets for Other Performance Dates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 19, 2010) - DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS (Thomas Schumacher, producer and president) today announced the launch of a revolutionary pilot ticket exchange program for...
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    Universal Orlando Resort Introduces First Ever Online Store Featuring A Wide Selection Of Theme Park Merchandise

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    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Nickelodeon, Jurassic Park and Other Popular Brand Items Now Available Online WHAT: Just in time for the holidays and for the first time ever, guests can purchase their favorite Universal Orlando Resort merchandise online at UniversalOrlando.com. The new online store features items from both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. From SpongeBob SquarePants t-shirts to Betty Boop tote bags, the new online store features hundreds of...
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    Vanguard signs Kung Fu Panda co-director John Stevenson to long-term deal

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    For Immediate Release JOHN WILLIAMS’ VANGUARD FILMS ANNOUNCES OVERALL PRODUCING/DIRECTING DEAL WITH KUNG FU PANDA DIRECTOR JOHN STEVENSON Former Lakeshore International President Peter Rogers Heads Up Financing and Distribution Plan For Vanguard’s Eclectic, Multi-Format Animation/Live Action Film Slate (Santa Monica, CA; November 8, 2010) – John Williams, the original producer of Shrek and President and CEO of Vanguard Films, announced today an overall producing/directing deal with...
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    Don't Be A Scrooge- Holiday Tips!

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    Don't Be a Scrooge! In the midst of a sluggish economy, high unemployment rates and rising airfares, there's a reason so many people utter Charles Dickens' memorable line, "Bah, humbug!" at some point during the holiday season. However, with a little ingenuity-and planning-you can have a memorable celebration even if money is tight. We have numerous tips to help you spend wisely on gifts, entertaining and travel. Ebenezer Scrooge, be damned! GIFT-GIVING GUIDANCE This holiday...
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    THE GOLDEN GIRLS: 25TH ANNIVERSARY COMPLETE COLLECTION

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    Every Hilarious Episode of The TV Classic THE GOLDEN GIRLS: 25 th ANNIVERSARY COMPLETE COLLECTION Take the Gals Home on DVD November 9, 2010 BURBANK, CA, September 2010 – Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment proudly announces the highly-anticipated debut of The Golden Girls: 25 th Anniversary Complete Collection , on DVD November 9. Seven years of laughter, tears, friendship and fun culminate in this limited edition 21-disc commemorative set that allows fans to relive all the great moments...
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    Win a FREE Family Four Pack of LEGOLAND California Resort Passes

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    EXPIRED MEMBERSHIP? Renew your Membership at www.MyLEGOLAND.com to take advantage of this great offer! Member #: Zip code: 03070 760.918.5346 faq@LEGOLAND.com Extended Hours at LEGOLAND Water Park! We've added more days of fun at LEGOLAND Water Park! Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27 10:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 28 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. December Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. www.LEGOLANDWaterPark.com FREE Admission to LEGOLAND ® Water...
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    World of Color receives Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement - Nighttime Spectacular

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    World of Color at Disney California Adventure Receives Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement – Nighttime Spectacular Disney Imagineer Kim Irvine Recognized for Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements November 16, 2010, 2:15 PM PT (Glendale, CA) – TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) once again recognized the achievements of Walt Disney Imagineering, the creative arm of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, in their announcement that this year’s Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement...
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    The Muppets cook up fun - Get Easy Recipes!

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    Muppets Kitchen | Hasty Tasty | View Online Get Cat Cora's family-friendly recipes with a dose of The Muppets! Watch the latest episodes and grab Cat's recipes at Disney.com/MuppetsKitchen © Disney. All Rights Reserved.
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    8th Annual IAAPA International Charity Golf Tournament Raises $58,000 for Give Kids The World

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    For Immediate Release 8th Annual IAAPA International Charity Golf Tournament Raises $58,000 for Give Kids The World (Nov. 16, 2010) – On Sunday, Nov. 14 150 attractions industry professionals raised $58,000 for Give Kids The World (GKTW) by participating in the eighth annual IAAPA International Charity Golf Tournament at Hawk's Landing Golf Club at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort. The tournament, which sold out in mid-October, allowed participants to network, socialize, and enjoy...
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    Purchase a toy at Knott's for Toys For Tots & Get In Free December 4 - 19

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    PURCHASE TOY AT KNOTT'S FOR TOYS FOR TOTS AND GET IN FREE DECEMBER 4 - 19 BUENA PARK, Calif. (December 2010) - Knott's Berry Farm will look like Santa's Toy Shop this year as it stocks hundreds of toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Drive . This year guests can simplify their holiday gift buying by purchasing a $15 gift from one of several merchandise locations in Knott's Marketplace and then bringing it to Knott's Main Gate for free admission . Those wishing...
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    A Gift for Your Favorite Disney Enthusiast...and Families, Too! D23 Membership

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    D23 Gold Membership : Renewal Renew your current D23 Me We’ve got a great gift idea for the Disney aficionado in your life… and families will love it too. It’s a membership to D23, Disney's first official fan club. If you’re doing a Holiday round up of cool gift ideas, please consider including this suggestion. D23 celebrates all the wonder and excitement that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his studio in Hollywood. It keeps you up on all of Disney’s films...
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    Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Show gets the WOW Effect

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    Kimberly Schilling - Facilitator of FUN Creative Works, Inc. 317-834-4770 317-834-4771 kimberly@thewoweffect.com www.thewoweffect.com Mooresville, IN - November 6, 2010 The Creative Works' Theme Factory was recently commissioned to work with the team at ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition show for a special episode this season. "What we built in less than a week after we got notified of our involvement was nothing like we've done before," said Jeff Schilling, the Chief Architect...
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    ABC Family's "25 Days Of Christmas" Starts December 1st

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    ABC Family rings in the holidays with the network's annual "25 Days of Christmas" event featuring over 200 hours of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family from December 1-25 - the biggest cable programming event of the year. Viewers will celebrate the season with an all-new original movie, specials and, of course, the return of Christmas favorites. The event kicks off Wednesday, December 1 with the return of Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," airing...
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    Universal Orlando's AMC Universal Cineplex Theater to Open "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1" on All 20 Screens

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    UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S AMC UNIVERSAL CINEPLEX THEATER TO OPEN “HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS – PART 1 ” ON ALL 20 SCREENS Showings for 2010’s Most-Anticipated Film Begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 19 Orlando, Fla. (November 11, 2010) – Universal Orlando Resort’s AMC Universal Cineplex 20 will devote every theater to the opening of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” – giving guests multiple opportunities to be...
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    Rockettes Kick Off the Holidays at LEGOLAND California

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    Beth Chee 760.918.5379 Download images Download images ROCKETTES KICK OFF THE HOLIDAYS AT LEGOLAND ® CALIFORNIA Download images CARLSBAD, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2010) — Members of the world famous Radio City Rockettes danced their way into LEGOLAND ® California today to help kick off the holidays! The Rockettes lent a hand to the Park’s Master Model Builders by placing the finishing touches on the LEGOLAND Christmas tree in preparation for the Park’s annual tree lighting ceremony...
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    CHICAGO FAMILY SURPRISED WITH EXCLUSIVE TOUR OF THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

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    CHICAGO FAMILY SURPRISED WITH EXCLUSIVE TOUR OF THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER LED BY PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSAL CREATIVE MARK WOODBURY The Emdes from Mundelein Experienced Hogsmeade, Toured Hogwarts Castle and More WHAT: When Barbara Emde and her children, Tyler (17) and Caroline (15) arrived at Universal Orlando Resort to experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter they were invited to tour the new area with Mark Woodbury, President of Universal Creative – one of the creative minds that...
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    Brooke Burke from “Dancing With the Stars” Lights Up LEGOLAND California’s Holly Jolly Holidays

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    Julie Estrada 760.918.5377 Download images Download images Download images Brooke Burke from “Dancing With the Stars” Lights Up LEGOLAND ® California's Holly Jolly Holidays! Actress and her family are special guests at annual tree lighting ceremony Download images WHAT : Brooke Burke from the number one rated TV show “Dancing with the Stars” is coming to Carlsbad to help light the world’s largest LEGO ® Christmas tree at LEGOLAND ® California’s...
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    Stan Lee's The Traveler Game Available Now!

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    Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. For Immediate Release: STAN LEE EXPLODES ONTO THE IPHONE & IPOD TOUCH WITH STAN LEE'S THE TRAVELER IN SPLIT-SECOND MAYHEM A NEW EXCITING VIDEO GAME AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD TODAY! November 24, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - Alongside the much anticipated release of the time-bending superhero saga STAN LEE'S THE TRAVELER #1, comes the debut of STAN LEE'S THE TRAVELER in SPLIT-SECOND MAYHEM available now in the iTunes store for the iPhone...
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    Disney Epic Mickey - In Stores Now!

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    You Can Own it Today Be sure to check out our Collector's Edition that includes a 5-inch Mickey figurine and more! Launch Trailer Check out the brand new launch trailer featuring the Epic Music Mashup. Check out the Epic Gamer Getaway Sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip to see World of Color at Disney California Adventure ® Park! Change My Registration Preference when you registered with our site, you asked to receive occasional updates and offers from the Walt Disney family of companies...
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