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April, 2011

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    "All My Children"'s Susan Lucci Talks About the Show's Cancellation with NBC's Jay Leno

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    BURBANK, Calif. – April 29, 2011 – "All My Children" star and Emmy Award winner Susan Lucci took a seat on the couch of NBC’s "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Friday, April 29 (11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET). This was the soap icon’s first television interview since the news broke last month that the popular daytime drama was canceled. Lucci has reigned over daytime television for over four decades. Her portrayal of Erica Kane has earned her numerous Emmy...
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    D23's Disney Geek Video Update Spills the Beans on the Next Disney Dream Portrait Star

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    This week on the show: - Johnny Depp stars in the newest Disney Dream Portraits - An exclusive interview with… Goofy! - Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii celebrates a major milestone - Some royal cars roll out for "Cars 2" - Disneynature's "African Cats" success and the lovable "Chimpanzee" - An opening date for Goofy's Sky School… and more!
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    The Sparky Challenge: Cartoon Art Museum awarded matching grant by the Charles M. Schulz Donor Advised Grant

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    San Francisco, CA: The Cartoon Art Museum has received a generous $30,000 matching grant from The Charles M. Schulz Donor Advised Grant in support of the museum's ongoing programs and exhibitions. Contributions to The Sparky Challenge made to CAM between April 15 and September 15, 2011 will be matched dollar for dollar up to the total amount of the grant. "The Schulz family have been friends of the museum for more than 25 years and we're extremely grateful for the boost to our spring...
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    Get a Sneek Peek at Disney "PROM" with These Two New Clips

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    At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. Several intersecting stories unfold at one high school as the big dance approaches; “Prom” portrays the precarious passage from high school to independence as some relationships unravel and others ignite. For Nova Prescott (Aimee Teegarden), it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy (Thomas McDonell) who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei (Yin Chang) and Tyler (De’Vaughn...
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    Fish Hooks Catch of the Day - Meet Jumbo Shrimp, Koi and Mr. Baldwin

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    Welcome to the underwater world of Disney Channel's hit series "Fish Hooks." Catches of the Day! © 2011 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved. © 2011 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved. © 2011 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.
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    Visual Effects society Announces Launch of New York Section

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    New York, April 25, 2011 - The Visual Effects Society (VES), which represents approximately 2500 visual effects artists and practitioners worldwide, is pleased to announce the formation of new Section in New York. New York becomes the sixth VES Section - joining Australia, New Zealand, London, San Francisco and Vancouver as premiere centers of production with members working in all areas of entertainment from film, television, commercials, computer graphics, music videos, and games. Members participating...
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    British Company Lo-q Wins Award for Theme Park Virtual Queuing System

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    Lo-Q wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise Recognition of overseas success for UK Company Lo-Q plc , founded and headquartered in the UK, has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade. Lo-Q develops and sells virtual queuing systems for theme parks and has seen its overseas sales more than double in the last three years representing an increase of 120% and a total export revenue of £35million during this period. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise...
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    Ashley Tisdale Celebrates Release of Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure

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    Ashley Tisdale signs Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure Blu-ray™ Disc ‘Combo Pack’ at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles to Celebrate April 19 th Release
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    SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium at LEGOLAND® California Resort Welcomes Octopus Home

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    Cephalopods Find Home Under the Sea in an Octopus' Garden SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Welcomes Creatures to new Exhibit CARLSBAD, Calif. (April 20, 2011) – Today SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium’s newest residents were introduced to “Octopus Garden,” an interactive exhibit opening on Friday. “It’s an exciting time for us here at SEA LIFE as the creatures move into their new homes,” Bob Burhans, Curator for SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium. “Cephalopod’s...
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    D23's Newest Disney Geek Includes Exclusive Collectibles for Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th

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    This week on the show: - Beast's castle rises over Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom - "Pirates of the Caribbean" newcomer Angelica makes her Disney park debut - A quartet of sleek new "Cars 2" characters off the streets of Tokyo - A sneak peek at the Summer issue of "Disney twenty-three" featuring "Pirates," George Lucas, Stan Lee and more! - The debut of exclusive collectibles celebrating D23's "Destination D: Walt Disney World...
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    Disney Twenty-Three Magazine Summer Issue Goes Behind the Scenes of Pirates of the Caribbean

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    DISNEY TWENTY-THREE MAGAZINE SUMMER ISSUE HITS STANDS MAY 3 Behind the Scenes on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with Scoop from Director Rob Marshall, Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane and Richard Griffiths; Exclusive Interview with George Lucas on Reimagining Star Tours And a Sit Down with Stan Lee on Marvel’s Move to Disney BURBANK, Calif. – April 20, 2011 – The summer issue of Disney twenty-three magazine hits stands May 3, filled with features that will take readers from...
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    This Saturday Universal Orlando Guests Will Feel Like "Kings & Queens" With Rock/ Emo Group Thirty Seconds to Mars

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    THIS SATURDAY GUESTS WILL FEEL LIKE “ KINGS & QUEENS” WITH ROCK/ EMO GROUP THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS LIVE IN CONCERT Last Chance To Experience Mardi Gras 2011 at Universal Orlando Resort WHAT: Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras goes out to the sound of propulsive and melodious guitar this Saturday with Thirty Seconds To Mars performing their electric hits live in concert. This weekend’s concert marks the conclusion of Universal Orlando’s 2011 Mardi Gras event. The popular...
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    Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment releases Marvel's all-new animated series The AVENGERS: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! Volumes 1 & 2

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    The First 13 Episodes of Marvel’s All New Animated Series To Debut on DVD April 26, 2011 BURBANK, Calif., March 2, 2011 – When the forces of evil are so overwhelming that no single hero can save the world... the Avengers assemble! Featuring Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Hulk, fans can now own the first 13 episodes of The Avengers : Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! in two must-have, collectible DVD volumes, available April 26 by The Walt Disney Studios. ”the show unleashes...
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    Fish Hooks Catch of the Day : Meet "Shellsea"

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    Catch of the Day ! Welcome to the underwater world of Disney Channel's hit series "Fish Hooks." Created and executive produced by illustrator Noah Z. Jones, "Fish Hooks" is an inventive animated comedy series, set inside a giant fish tank in Bud's Pet Shop, presenting high school life as seen through the eyes of three BFFs (best fish friends), Bea, Milo and Oscar. Together they experience the typical life challenges and triumphs, including friendship, dating and sports...
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    NBA Digital and Disney Interactive Media Group's Playdom Launch "NBA Dynasty"

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    NBA Digital and Playdom Launch Social Game "NBA Dynasty" Facebook Game Allows Fans to Build Ultimate Team by Choosing NBA Players from 1946 to Present PALO ALTO, Calif. and NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 – NBA Digital and Playdom today announced the launch of NBA Dynasty , a new social game on Facebook that will allow NBA fans to create and manage their ultimate dream team by choosing from more than 9,000 player seasons from 1946 to present. The new game marks the first for Playdom with...
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    Disney•Pixar Cars 2 : Two Retro Concept World Grand Prix Posters for England Released

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    ©2011 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved. ©2011 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
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    Just in Time for the Royal Wedding, Disney Pixar Introduces British Cars 2 Characters

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    ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. Topper Deckington III is a classic British double-decker bus in a vivid shade of red who relishes in his daily Killswitch route through London’s famous bustling Petroldilly Circus. ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. No one knows the sites, streets or shortcuts of London better than the jovial Chauncy Fares, a quintessential London black cab. ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. Prince Wheeliam of England is an avid racing fan. He can’t...
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    New Darkwing Duck and Mickey Mouse Comics Out this Week from BOOM! Studios

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    These will be out this week! April 20th, 2011. DARKWING DUCK #11 (A) DARKWING DUCK #11 (B) “Revenge” is a dish best served cold, but “Double-Cross” turns out to be a dish best served…with duck? In this epic installment of the Disney Afternoon juggernaut, nothing is as it seems…or is it? Tune in and find out as Part 3 of Darkwing Duck’s “F.O.W.L. Disposition” charges on! MICKEY MOUSE #307 The celebration of 70 years of Walt Disney’s Comics...
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    SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium Delays Opening of Octopus Garden

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    CARLSBAD, Calif (April 14, 2011) – What could be more unpredictable than a cephalopod – they have been known to change colors in the blink of an eye, squeeze themselves through the tiniest opening and squirt ink when they get upset … so it should really be no surprise that the cephalopods at SEA LIFE™ Carlsbad Aquarium are refusing to move in to Octopus Garden in time for tomorrow’s scheduled opening. Cephalopods are finicky creatures and are very sensitive to water...
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    Disneynature's AFRICAN CATS: Where You'll Find Cat Herding and Boxing Aardvarks

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    Julien's Auctions Presents Hollywood Legends May 7th and 8th in Beverly Hills

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    Free Public Exhibition: Monday, April 25th – Friday, May 6th Monday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (P.S.T.) Closed Sundays Live and Online Auction: Saturday, May 7th & Sunday, May 8, 2011 At Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills
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    Get the Lowdown and Hottest On-set Secrets about "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure"

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    5 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT SHARPAY'S FABULOUS ADVENTURE Pssst! Want to know the hottest on-set secrets about the fab new movie, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure ? We catch up with Ashley Tisdale and the rest of the crazy cast to bring you the lowdown... © Disney. All Rights Reserved. SHARPAY SECRET #1 ASHLEY TISDALE HAD A LOT OF INPUT INTO THE LOOK OF SHARPAY! "Ever since Day One of the first High School Musical , I always had loads of ideas for Sharpay," admits Ashley Tisdale...
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    Fish Hooks Catch of the Day : Meet Jocktopus

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    Catch of the Day! Welcome to the underwater world of Disney Channel's hit series "Fish Hooks." Created and executive produced by illustrator Noah Z. Jones, "Fish Hooks" is an inventive animated comedy series, set inside a giant fish tank in Bud's Pet Shop, presenting high school life as seen through the eyes of three BFFs (best fish friends), Bea, Milo and Oscar. Together they experience the typical life challenges and triumphs, including friendship, dating and sports...
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    PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES -- "First Day of Filming" featurette now available

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    D23's Disney Geek : Ariel Prepares to Move into Her Undersea Adventure

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    This week on the show: - Breaking ground on the spectacular Shanghai Disney Resort - Exclusive interview with "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure" star Ashley Tisdale - Disney Legend Bill Farmer talks about the importance of "Mickey Mouse Club House" - "Ugly Betty" star Alec Mapa recalls his favorite Disney moment—it's Gurr-iffic! - Grad Nite celebrates its 50th year at Disneyland - Incredible video of Ariel as she prepares to move into her Undersea Adventure...
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