Author Archives: Krysten Swensen

Disney Says Its Limiting Number of Guests Who Can Purchase Genie+

Disney Genie+

Last year, Guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort were introduced to Disney Genie+, a paid system that took the place of Disney’s incredibly popular FastPass system. Disney Genie+ required each Guest in a party to pay a certain amount per day in order to access a ride’s Lightning Lane — the new name for the FastPass lane. ...

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Disney Hit With Lawsuit Over Live-Streaming Prices

When thinking about entertainment companies, The Walt Disney Company is undoubtedly near the top of everyone’s list. Not only does Disney own the hit network ABC, but they also own Marvel Studios, LucasFilm, Pixar, and ESPN. In addition to that, they are majority shareholders in the massive streaming platform Hulu and, in 2019, launched its own streaming platform, Disney+. Disney ...

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‘Dancing With The Stars’ Pro Leaving After 26 Seasons

Cheryl Burke

Dancing With The Stars has been a key part of ABC and The Walt Disney Company for over 20 years. The show pairs professional ballroom dancers with celebrities. The dancers teach the celebrities how to dance classic ballroom dances like the Waltz, the Tango, and the Foxtrot and compete for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. Over the years, several professional dancers ...

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New Filings Reveal Disney Fired Bob Chapek “Without Cause”

Bob Chapek

It’s been a crazy few days for not only Disney employees, but also Disney fans. Late Sunday night, it was announced that Disney’s Board of Directors had fired CEO Bob Chapek, and he would immediately be replaced by former Disney CEO Bob Iger. The shocking firing was the end of a tumultuous three years for Chapek. The embattled CEO was ...

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