Playdom and ESPN Games Launch ‘ESPNU College Town’ on Facebook Featuring Assets from Dozens of Real Schools

Playdom, in collaboration with ESPN Games, today launched a sports-themed social game on Facebook titled ESPNU College Town. Fun, engaging and easy to play,ESPNU College Town gives sports fans a chance to create and run their own virtual college campus, build an elite athletic program, and compete against their friends for bragging rights.

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‘TRON: Legacy’ Concept Art for Characters, Environment and Vehicles Revealed (Possible Spoilers)

Walt Disney Studios has provided us with this gallery of concept art for TRON: Legacy which features costumes for several characters including Sam Flynn, Quorra and Rinzler, as well as a Siren and Lead Guard from the Game Grid. Also included are some images from the environment as well as designs of multiple iterations/generations of the Light Cycle plus an additional vehicle.

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Brad Womack Returns for Second Chance at Love on ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ in 2011

Brad Womack on ABC's The Bachelor (ABC/BOB D'AMICO)Brad Womack – once considered by many to be the “most hated Bachelor” in the series’ history – has spent the better part of the last three years going through a radical personal transformation after the shocking finale night that changed his life forever. Now he is really ready – healthier both in body and mind – to make a genuine commitment to a relationship, as he stars in the next edition of ABC’s hit romance reality series, “The Bachelor,” when it returns to ABC in January 2011.

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Walt Disney Family Museum Announces YouTube Video Contest in Honor of First Year Anniversary

The Walt Disney Family Museum opened its doors in the Presidio of San Francisco almost a year ago on October 1, and to commemorate its first anniversary, the Museum has announced the launch of a YouTube Video Contest.

From September 27 to November 15, 2010, participants are invited to submit a short promotional video about the one-of-a-kind Museum that explores the fascinating life of Walt Disney, which includes ten interactive galleries that feature early drawings and animation, movies, music, listening stations, a 14 foot model of Disneyland and much more.   Videos should have a running time between :30 seconds and 2 minutes in length, and the 3  top videos will be showcased on the Museum’s blog and YouTube channel.

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‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’ Creators Awarded Additional $50M from Disney

According to the law firm representing Celador International, the creators of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?,’ Judge Virginia A. Phillips of the United States District Court for the Central District of California has awarded $50 million in prejudgment interest to Celador International, Ltd. in addition to the already awarded damages of $269,431,798 awarded to Celador on July 7, 2010 bringing the judgment against Disney to a total of $319,431,798 pending the reward of any additional litigation costs.

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Disney’s ‘Secretariat’ Clip: ‘Diner Deal’

Walt Disney Studios has released this clip from its upcoming film Secretariat. In the clip, Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) has asked millionaire Ogden Phipps (James Cromwell) to a lunch meeting to discuss a business proposal. When Phipps decides to turn the table on Chenery, however, he ends up getting more than he bargained for.

Disney’s Secretariat opens nationwide on October 8. For more information, photos and video clips on Secretariat, follow this bookmark.

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New Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Featurette: A Hair-Raising Adventure Surfaces on YouTube

Our good friends at animatie.blog.nl have tipped us off to the new featurette for Disney’s Tangled, titled ‘A Hair-Raising Adventure.’ Featuring a lot of new footage (as well as some story point spoilers), directors Byron Howard and Nathan Greno are joined not only by voice talent Zachary Levi (Flynn Rider) and Mandy Moore (Rapunzel) but also by Donna Murphy (Mother Gothel) whose character is prominently featured in the clip.

Tangled opens in theaters nationwide on November 24.

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Alfred Angelo And Disney To Debut Their First Disney Princess-Inspired Bridal Gown Collection

Disney-inspired wedding gowns by Alfred Angelo. Photo courtesy Disney Consumer Products.Dreams do come true, especially for women who grew up dreaming of a fairy tale wedding modeled after their favorite Disney Princess character. Alfred Angelo and Disney will debut their first collection of bridal gowns, Disney Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo, at the National Bridal Market in Chicago on October 2, 2010. Marking their first collaboration, the bridal gown collection is inspired by the essence, style and personality of seven iconic Disney Princess characters: Ariel, Aurora/Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Snow White and Tiana.

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Disney D23 Announces 2011 D23 Expo Events and Trivia Contest, Walt Disney World Anniversary Events

This weekend D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announced The Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament as an exciting addition to the already highly anticipated D23 Expo 2011. The tournament will allow Disney enthusiasts to compete for the title of Disney Trivia Champion at “The Ultimate Fan Event” to be held next August 19-21 in Anaheim, California.

In a little more than a year, D23 has grown into a community of tens of thousands of Disney fans from every state in the U.S. and more than 30 different countries.

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‘TRON: Uprising’ – The New Animated Series?

After we learned that Disney had registered the TRONUprising.com domain, we performed a wee bit of research and discovered some links between the new title and a previously announced animated project to debut on Disney XD in fall of 2011.

‘TRON: Uprising’ (as we assume) will be a 10-part ‘microseries’ in which a young program named Beck stands up against an evil regime headed by Clu who obtains his status after the defeat of TRON, the security watchdog program. Note that the show’s description comes from here.

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