ABC will celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th Anniversary with a two-hour special – Mickey’s 90th Spectacular.
Produced by Don Mischer Productions, the two hour special air will feature star-studded musical performances, moving tributes and never-before-seen short films.
Mickey’s 90th Spectacular will premiere on Sunday, November 4th (8/7C).
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To Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday, Disney Channel will premiere a new short – ¡Feliz Cumpleaños! – on Wednesday, November 18th (8/7C).
Recorded entirely in Spanish, ¡Feliz Cumpleaños! guest stars Danny Trejo as a Piñata Boss who wants to ruin Mickey’s bid day. Details follow the jump.
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Walt Disney Co. is about to lay out $4 billion to add Marvel Comics to its family – uniting Spider-Man and Mickey Mouse under the same banner. The purpose of the acquisition is to enable Disney to reconnect with the young, male audience it has been losing over the last several years.
While the timing of the deal may seem odd, taking place as it does in a time when the media business is coping with shrinking audiences and declining advertisers, Disney will be acquiring a stable of very popular characters to use in virtually arm of its business interests. Movies, television, comic books, theme parks; live action, animation – for Disney – and Marvel, too – this could be a match made in financial heaven.
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