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Disney Issuing Refunds For Pre-Ordered MagicBand+ That Will Not Arrive in Time For Guests’ Vacations

Disney World MagicBand Plus

On July 27, The Walt Disney Company launched its highly anticipated MagicBand+ at the Walt Disney World Resort. The new MagicBand+ has all the features of a traditional MagicBand, with some significant changes. The biggest feature that the MagicBand+ feature has is that it is rechargeable. Old MagicBands only have a battery life of about two years, but this new ...

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ABC to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Brandy’s ‘Cinderella’ With Reunion Special

Brandy Cinderella

It’s hard to believe, but it has been 25 years since we first heard superstar Whitney Houston belt out the lyrics to the song “Impossible”. It has been 25 years since singerer Brandy portrayed one of the most legendary princesses ever, Cinderella. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella also starred Whoopie Goldberg and Victor Garber as the Queen and King. Paolo Montalban ...

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Bob Chapek Debuts New Look at He Discusses Disney’s Positive Third Quarter

Bob Chapek

On August 10, The Walt Disney Company held its Third Quarter Earnings Call and, overall, the news was incredibly positive. Disney surpassed Wall Street expectations, making $21.5 billion in revenue when expectations were only about $21 billion. Disney was also pleased with its Disney+ streaming numbers and said that they plan to have the platform profitable by 2024. Although there ...

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Disney Shares Jump After Positive Earnings Call

Bob Chapek Disney Shares

On August 10, The Walt Disney Company held its third-quarter earnings call. Overall, the call was very positive — with Disney announcing profits in a number of areas, especially in the theme parks. Disney also shared that it now has Disney+ operating in more than 150 markets and expects the streaming platform to see a profit by 2024. While they ...

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Disney Responds to TV Creators’ Demands For Abortion Protocols

On July 28, more than 400 television creators, showrunners, and writers wrote to several production companies, demanding that the companies have abortion protocols in place to help their employees who live in states that have outlawed abortion. The letter came in response to the Supreme Court of the United States overturning Roe v. Wade —┬áthe law that protected a woman’s ...

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MAJOR Price Hike Announced For Disney+

Disney Plus

On August 10, The Walt Disney Company held its third-quarter earnings call. Many things were discussed in terms of Disney+ subscriber numbers, where those subscriber numbers are expected to go, how the theme parks are performing now that they are all open, and how Disney’s other entertainment areas are performing — including Hulu and ESPN+. During the call, Disney shared ...

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