WDWNT Network Announces “Summer Fantastic!”

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As the WDWNT Network approaches its 3rd anniversary next month, we are proud to announce a Summer-time celebration of our incredible milestone featuring new live programming, podcast specials, and fan meets at the Disney Parks. “Summer Fantastic!” (taking the opportunity to play on a Disney campaign once again) will be a three month campaign dedicated to the fans that have made the past 3 years such an incredible success. Here’s a look at the events that will be a part of “Summer Fantastic!”:

WDWNT Network Podcast Specials

June 14, 2010 – The Summer Nightastic! Podcast Spectacular for the WDW News Today Podcast and the NEW Disneyland News Today Podcast is released, featuring the return of the Main Street Electrical Parade to the Magic Kingdom, the debut of World of Color at Disney California Adventure, and much more!!! Download this episode on iTunes or directly through our site.

June 18, 2010 – Tom Corless said goodbye to the  The Disney Pincast after two and a half years of co-hosting the internet’s first and only podcast dedicated to Disney pin trading on episode 115. Download this episode through iTunes or directly through our site.

June 28, 2010 – The WDW News Today Podcast Awards, or “The Tommys!”, is released as episode 150 of the WDW News Today Podcast after being recorded live on WDWNTunes on Friday, June 25th. The Disneyland News Today Podcast celebrates 25 episodes that same day by dropping the “NEW” from its name and introduces a brand new segment called “Refurb, Remove, or Re-imagine?”.

July 5, 2010 – The WDW News Today Podcast Episode 151 celebrates the 15th Anniversary of the extinct Alien Encounter attraction and the 35th Anniversary of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority/Peoplemover in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom

July 12, 2010 – The WDW News Today Podcast Episode 152 celebrates the 3rd Anniversary of the entire WDWNT Network withy special segments, guests, and much more!!!

Special Broadcasts on WDWNTunes.com

June-August 2010 – WDWNT Network is proud to present a new “late night talk show” concept called “See Ya’ Real Late” with Tom Corless. Featuring WDWNT Network’s Tom Corless, Chris Lastrapes, and Jose Castillo, the show will feature the basic format of a late night television talk show (without the picture, since it will be an audio program) having a monologue, sketches, and guest interviews. The one hour program will air weekly, mostly on Wednesdays, with an 11:00PM ET start time. Here are the summer dates when you’ll be able to catch new episodes:

June 16th, 23rd, 30th
July 7th, 21st, 28th
August 4th, 11th, 18th, 24th

June 25, 2010 – For the first time ever, an episode of the WDW News Today Podcast is recorded live on WDWNTunes. In celebration of 150 episodes, it’s the first annual “WDW News Today Podcast Awards”. The awards show will be broadcasted live on WDWNTunes starting at 9PM ET on Friday June 25th. Voting is now open at this link, and will be open until Wednesday June 23rd at Midnight ET.

July 2 -3, 2010 – Starting at 7:00PM ET on July 2nd, it’s a 24 hour marathon of the first original program ever created for WDWNTunes, Brandon & Bank’s Super Obscure Show. The marathon leads up to the debut of the season 1 finale of the popular show.

July 8, 2010 – An annual tradition continues with a special “WDWNT Live!” broadcast in honor of the WDWNT Network’s 3rd Anniversary from 9:30-11:30PM ET. Expect surprises, fun segments, and much more at this special show.

August 28, 2010 – “WDWNT Live!” broadcasts from the Walt Disney World Resort for the first time ever during “WDWNT: The Weekend” from 9:30-11:00AM ET. WDWNT: The Weekend attendees can purchase tickets to this event here.

WDWNT Network Special Events at the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

WDWNT Fan Meet 6/6/10: was held on June 6, 2010 at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World, celebrating the return of the Main Street Electrical Parade and the debut of the Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Spectacular.

WDWNT Fan Meet on July 13, 2010 at Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort: a great pre-event for WDWCelebrations’ “Fifty Five” event that kicks off the very next day. More info for this fan meet is available on Facebook and on the WDWNT Network Community Forums.

“WDWNT: The Weekend” August 26th-29th, 2010: The WDWNT Network cordially invites you to join us for the most exciting moments in our remarkable history by celebrating with us, together, at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, August 26-29, 2010. WDWNT: The Weekend will be YOUR event, consisting of meet-and-greets, group rides and shows, group meals, Disney pin trading, and many one-of-a-kind events that our listeners and readers voted for or suggested. You can register for WDWNT: The Weekend, see the event schedule, and buy special event tickets now at www.WDWNTtheWeekend.com

As you can see, we have so much exciting stuff going on this Summer that we were even a little late with these announcements. Regardless, we hope that you are excited about what we’ve been up to and what we have in store for the next three months. We look forward to having some fun with our followers and fans during WDWNT Network’s “Summer Fantastic!”.

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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