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SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Content from the Vanity Fair New Establishment SummitSiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Content from the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SiriusXM today announced a one-hour special offering of exclusive content from the first-ever Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit held in San Francisco last week featuring some of the giants in technology, business and media. (more...)

Robert A. Iger to Stay on as Walt Disney Company's Chairman and CEO Through 2018Robert A. Iger to Stay on as Walt Disney Company's Chairman and CEO Through 2018
by Movies News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Robert A. Iger's contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through June 30, 2018. (more...)

Jon Feltheimer to Receive Producer's Guild 2015 Milestone Award; Ryan Murphy Co-Chairs EventJon Feltheimer to Receive Producer's Guild 2015 Milestone Award; Ryan Murphy Co-Chairs Event
by Movies News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer will be honored with the 2015 Milestone Award. The award will be presented to Mr. Feltheimer at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. (more...)

Dick Van Dyke to Receive 2014 Prince Rainier III AwardDick Van Dyke to Receive 2014 Prince Rainier III Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Dick Van Dyke will accept their prestigious Prince Rainier III Award. Mr. Van Dyke will be honored at PGF-USA's annual Gala in Los Angeles on October 8(th), 2014 along with this year's 20 Princess Grace Award winners who are emerging artists in theater, dance and film, hailing from cities and states across America. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA presents Dick Van Dyke with their Prince Rainier III AwardPrincess Grace Foundation-USA presents Dick Van Dyke with their Prince Rainier III Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Princess Grace Foundation-USA(PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Dick Van Dykewill accept their prestigious Prince Rainier III Award. Mr. Van Dyke will be honored at PGF-USA's annual Gala in Los Angeles on October 8 th, 2014 along with this year's 20 Princess Grace Award winners who are emerging artists in theater, dance and film, hailing from cities and states across America. (more...)

Disney Developing STAR WARS Theme Park ExpansionDisney Developing STAR WARS Theme Park Expansion
by Movies News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Disney isn't just bringing STAR WARS back to the big screen - it'll soon be expanding its theme park presence. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces Leadership of 2014 Princess Grace Awards Gala and Three-year Partnership with DiorPrincess Grace Foundation-USA Announces Leadership of 2014 Princess Grace Awards Gala and Three-year Partnership with Dior
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The upcoming Princess Grace Awards Gala on October 8 th will mark a milestone in the Foundation's history, returning to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly three decades. Gala Co-Chairs, Honorary Consul of Monaco in Los Angeles Dick Wolf and his wife Noelle and Chairman/CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger and his wife Willow Bay will be joined by President/Chief Executive of Dior Couture, Sidney Toledano and his wife Katia to kick off a three-year partnership with the iconic design house, who will serve as the sole presenting sponsor for upcoming Awards Galas in Los Angeles, Monaco and New York.Dior will play a vital role in taking guests on a three-year journey following Grace Kelly's life as an artist from Hollywood to Monaco (as the Gala will be held in Beverly Hills and Monte Carlo in 2014 and 2015 respectively) and thenback to NYC in 2016 where Dior Haute Couture will help celebrate the 34 th anniversary of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. (more...)

The Academy Announces Major Gifts from the Dolby Family and LaboratoriesThe Academy Announces Major Gifts from the Dolby Family and Laboratories
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide cutting-edge audiovisual technology in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' movie theaters. (more...)

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Named '2014 CEO of the Year'Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Named '2014 CEO of the Year'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Chief Executive magazine today announced that Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, has been named '2014 CEO of the Year,' an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of CEO peers. (more...)

Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Is Named '2014 CEO of the Year' by Chief Executive MagazineBob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Is Named '2014 CEO of the Year' by Chief Executive Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

GREENWICH, Conn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Chief Executive magazine today announced that Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, has been named '2014 CEO of the Year,' an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of CEO peers. This is the 29th year the award has been given, with past honorees including Bill Gates, former CEO of Microsoft, Jack Welch, former CEO of GE and Michael Dell, founder, chairman and CEO of Dell Computers. (more...)

FROZEN-Themed Attraction Heading to Epcot's Norway Pavilion?FROZEN-Themed Attraction Heading to Epcot's Norway Pavilion?
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2014

Walt Disney World executives are planning to shut down five resort-wide attractions including the 'Maelstrom' ride in Epcot's Norway Pavilion. (more...)

Jonathan Groff on Starring in Broadway's FROZEN 'I'm Not as Hot as My Character'Jonathan Groff on Starring in Broadway's FROZEN 'I'm Not as Hot as My Character'
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2014

Jonathan Groff, who voice rugged mountain man 'Kristoff' in the film, has already confirmed he would not be part of the project. (more...)

It's Official! FROZEN's Elsa Set for ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME!It's Official! FROZEN's Elsa Set for ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME!
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2014

During the episode, viewers got a quick glance at a new character who has arrived in Storybrooke - n (more...)

First Look - Peter Mayhew as STAR WAR's ChewbaccaFirst Look - Peter Mayhew as STAR WAR's Chewbacca
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2014

Lucasfilm shared a new photo on their Instagram account featuring Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger and a Wookie! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Mar 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and below you can check out full photo coverage from the theatre arrivals! (more...)

Listen: Kristen Bell Says She Wants to Star in FROZEN on Broadway!Listen: Kristen Bell Says She Wants to Star in FROZEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Kristen Bell stopped by EW Radio to talk about John Travolta's flub at the Oscars and how she wants to join the cast of the upcoming FROZEN stage adaptation on Broadway -- as Anna, of course. Listen to the interview below! (more...)

Anne Sweeney Will Exit Disney in January 2015Anne Sweeney Will Exit Disney in January 2015
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Anne Sweeney, who oversaw 18 years of tremendous growth and success of Disney's global entertainment and news properties and who helped shepherd the television industry into the digital age, today announced that she would be departing The Walt Disney Company [NYSE: DIS] in January of 2015 to pursue a career in Television Directing. Sweeney, who joined the company in 1996, is currently co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. (more...)

Walt Disney Co. & Dish Network Siggn Groundbreaking Long-Term AgreementWalt Disney Co. & Dish Network Siggn Groundbreaking Long-Term Agreement
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) today announced a groundbreaking, long-term, wide-ranging distribution agreement that will provide DISH customers with access to Disney's robust lineup (more...)

Disney Creates FrozentheMusical.com for FROZEN Stage AdaptationDisney Creates FrozentheMusical.com for FROZEN Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

Disney's FROZEN musical microsite might look like the barren tundra right now, but the fact that it exists is further proof of the hit animated film's move toward the Great White Way. Check it out and sign up for updates at www.FrozentheMusical.com! (more...)

Disney's FROZEN to Expand Icy Universe to Broadway, Theme Parks, Video Games and MoreDisney's FROZEN to Expand Icy Universe to Broadway, Theme Parks, Video Games and More
by Movies News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

It seems Disney's FROZEN has cast an unbreakable -- and unstoppable -- spell. According to Variety, Walt Disney Co. Chief Bob Iger revealed plans to expand FROZEN's icy universe during an earnings call today. (more...)

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