WDWNT Network’s “As The Globe Turns” 9/12-9/18/10

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It’s time for the WDWNT Network’s weekly review of interest topics and new programming, just in case you missed something. Without any further ado, here is this week’s edition of “As The Globe Turns” for September 12th-September 18th, 2010:

News from Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida (Provided by WDW News Today)

The Disney Bear is about to invade Epcot and have a much bigger impact than you probably expected

Review of La Cantina De San Angel and some new items from Epcot in a photo report from Adam Roth

The new facade of The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh emerges and Castle Dreamlights go up in a photo report from Cody Smith

Preview and review of the new Hacienda De San Angel at Epcot from the grand opening

Kodak leaves the Imagination pavilion after 28 years and Duffy moves in at Epcot in a Banks Lee photo report

New artwork and details released for Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Block Party Bash is leaving and a new parade is moving in at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

News from Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California (Provided by Disneyland News Today)

Disneyland gets Tangled, Halloween is almost here, and Carsland claims more of the California Adventure in Micheal Wada’s photo report from September 12th

New parade coming to Disneyland as part of Mickey’s Halloween Party

Is TRON lightcycling into World of Color?

Spooky artwork adds something special to Disneyland’s merchandise assortment

News on Disney Trading (Provided by The Disney Pincast and The Vinylmation Station)

A look at the pins exclusive to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Vinylmation Occupations preview

Disney Vacation Club exclusive Vinylmation on the way

WDWNT Network Podcasts

-The WDW News Today Podcast Episode 161 (9/13/10) – WDWNT celebrates the now-extinct Star Tours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with “The Ugly, The Bad, and The Good” and an interview with Star Tours super-fan Peter Finnen. Available for download on-site or through iTunes in either enhanced or standard edition.

-The Disneyland News Today Podcast Episode 35 (9/13/10) – The DLNT Podcast crew delivers a News and Rumor Report, “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” of Grizzly River Run at California Adventure, and “This Week in Disneyland History” featuring Captain EO. Available for download on-site or through iTunes.

-The Disney Pincast Episode 128 (9/17/10) – Tom Corless returns to The Disney Pincast to join John Rick for a week of releases, Disney Pin Investigations, and more. Available for download on-site or through iTunes.

-The first new episode of The Vinylmation Station podcast since early July will be recorded and released sometime in September 2010.

New Videos from WDWNTube

The following videos from the Disney Parks around the world were released on the WDWNTube (www.WDWNTube.com) in the past week:

-WDWNT’s annual anniversary video was released last week, taking a look back at the third year of WDW News Today. Rather than just link you to them, we’re once again embedding the epic production from Banks Lee in case you haven’t seen it:

Audio Programming from WDWNTunes

The WDWNT Network’s online radio station plays Disney Parks music 24 hours a day, but also features special music blocks and plenty of original programming you won’t find anywhere else. Here’s a look at some current and upcoming special programming for WDWNTunes (www.WDWNTunes.com):

-“WDWNT Network presents (for some reason) The Transformerscast: The Epic, Epic of Epic Proportions – A Play in Five Acts” will debut at 10:00PM ET on September 22nd. Scott Smith attempted to launch a podcast about his favorite toys twice (unsuccessfully) on “See Ya’ Real Late” with Tom Corless. Tom has give Scott one last chance to make the show a success, and Scott won’t let anyone stop him, including the rest of the WDWNT Network staff. Will Scott finally be able to make The Transformerscast a hit in his epic farewell performance? Tune in to find out!

-Season 2 of the “Super Obscure Show” (or S.O.S.) debuts October 2nd at 11:00PM ET. Episodes will replay for a full week at both 10:00AM and 11:00PM until a new episode debuts every Saturday.

-Your last chance to catch Season 1 episodes of the revolutionary “See Ya’ Real Late” with Tom Corless is during replays nightly at 11:00PM ET through October 1, 2010. First season episodes will no longer be airing on WDWNTunes beyond this date. “See Ya’ Real Late” with Tom Corless Season 2 is tentatively scheduled to debut January 2011.

-Our 2 hour Halloween audio block has begun airing daily at 7AM and &PM ET and will run through October 31st. The block includes audio from Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Tokyo Disneyland to get you in the haunted holiday mood.

Everything Else

If you ever wanted to be a WDWNT Podcaster, there has never been a better opportunity than right now

-In an effort to make the WDW News Today twitter account strictly business, Tom Corless has made a separate, personal twitter account for himself. The WDW News Today website and podcast will be updating through @WDWNT, Tom will now be personally tweeting from @WDWNTom:

-To contact us at any time with questions, suggestions, comments, or concerns, you can email us at [email protected]

About the author

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.
Contact Tom at [email protected]