Disney Cruise Line Named “World’s Best” by ‘Travel + Leisure’ Readers

Disney Cruise Line (DCL) has taken top honors in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. The publication’s readers have declared Disney Cruise Line to be the best Ocean Cruise Line among those carrying 2,200 passengers or more. “This award is an honor for our team,” said Disney Cruise Line President Jeff Vahle. “It certainly is a testament to the one-of-a-kind entertainment and experiences available on our ships, but it also speaks to the attentive service and unforgettable moments delivered by our cast and crew members. They are the secret to our magic, and this recognition goes to them.” Travel + Leisure readers were asked to rate cruise lines based on their service, staterooms, food, destinations, excursions and values. One of the publication’s readers noted, “Disney Cruise Line knows how to do things right. It’s not just for kids. They set the bar so high,” while another shared, “The best part of the cruise was the service that we received.” Since its launch in 1998, Disney Cruise Line has been a leader in the family cruise industry, and has received hundreds of distinguished …

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Megastar Kevin Hart Expands Relationship with SiriusXM

Today, SiriusXM and Laugh Out Loud, Kevin Hart’s comedy brand and multi-platform network, announced that the superstar actor and comedian is expanding his relationship with the world’s largest audio entertainment company. Starting July 18, Hart’s exclusive SiriusXM program, Straight From The Hart, will increase from a weekly show to twice a week, and will also double to two hours, giving listeners even greater comedy and dynamic banter from Hart and The Plastic Cup Boyz. Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Radio channel 96 premiered on SiriusXM in February of 2018, with Hart hosting his own program alongside co-hosts and friends, The Plastic Cup Boyz. It’s since emerged as one of the most popular comedy channels on SiriusXM. In April of 2019, Straight From The Hart became available on Pandora, and now ranks as the #1 podcast across all genres. “I’m thrilled with the success we’ve had to date with SiriusXM and look forward to continuing that momentum by delivering more frequent programming, new segments and even bigger laughs for our listeners,” said Kevin Hart. “The channel has been an incredible amplifier for the Laugh Out Loud brand as we …

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Saints & Sinners Season Four Premiere Finishes #1 on Television Ahead of ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, All Cable Networks Sunday Night 9:00-10:00 p.m. (ET) Among African Americans 18-49 & 25-54

The much-anticipated fourth season premiere of the hit Bounce original drama series Saints & Sinners on Sun. July 7 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) was the number one most-watched program on television, beating such shows as The $100,000 Pyramid on ABC, What Just Happened? (FOX), Instinct (CBS) and Big Little Lies(HBO), in the delivery of African Americans 18-49 and 25-54 Sunday night between 9-10 p.m. The telecast was also a top 20 program in the general market delivery of Households, P18-49 and P25-54 ahead of shows on FOX, The CW, TNT and ESPN among others. The 9:00 p.m. premiere averaged 751K Total Viewers, an increase of +10% over the show’s season three premiere and delivered 590K Households (+12%) to set the record as the most-watched program in Bounce history.  The telecast was also up +24% in the delivery of Persons 18-49 (281K) and +2% in P25-54 (335K) versus the season three premiere. Bounce premieres new episodes of Saints & Sinners Sunday nights at 9:00 p.m. ET, with a primetime play for the west coast at 12 Midnight ET/9:00 p.m. PT. The season four premiere of Saints & Sinners reached 1.3 million unduplicated viewers across its two initial airings on Sunday night. Bounce also aired Saints & Sinners marathons of season one, two and …

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The United Nations and Talent from ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ join forces on the ActNow Campaign to urge citizen action on climate change

The Angry Birds and the green piggies have joined forces with the United Nations in support of its ActNow climate campaign, a global call for citizen action on climate change. Back with the UN and the UN Foundation after 2016’s successful #AngryBirdsHappyPlanet partnership, the birds are joined this time around by their longtime enemies (turned “frenemies”) the pigs and are looking to spread awareness about individual actions we can all take to combat climate change. As part of the campaign, a public service announcement is launching today starring the Angry Birds, the green piggies and the English-speaking voice cast behind the film The Angry Birds Movie 2. Together, they are encouraging citizens to discover and track simple everyday actions that can make a difference by using the UN’s innovative new online climate action tool, the ActNow Bot. “Climate change is already impacting our world today regardless of where we live,” said Maher Nasser, Director, Outreach Division, UN Department of Global Communications. “It is through climate action – built on cooperation and collaboration within and across communities – that we can confront the climate crisis. We …

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WAR MACHINE MARKETING Brings Celebrities And Unique Products To SDCC

Exclusive, unique products and celebrities from throughout the world of entertainment is what Ro Kohli and WAR MACHINE MARKETING (WMM) bring to the table – particularly to the one in their booth at San Diego Comic Con 2019. Custom action figures and Funko Pops, cutting edge / cool branded items, trade show and event giveaways …

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The Pop Insider Gets Geeky in San Diego with Con-Inspired Parties, Cosplay, Fan Activities and More!

To celebrate the best Con of them all, the Pop Insider, a multimedia publication that lets superfans fuel their fandoms 24/7, announced a full week of fun activities and events in San Diego, July 17 – 21. To kick-off the week, the Pop Insider will host its first-ever Con Kick-Off Party, which is already sold out to the public. The pop …

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Teaser Trailer and Poster Debut for Disney’s ‘Mulan’

Yesterday, a teaser trailer and poster offered a glimpse into the epic tale of a fearless young woman who risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. Disney’s Mulan opens in U.S. theaters on March 27, 2020. When the Emperor of China …

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‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’—New Trailer Debuts

In Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, a sequel to the 2014 global box office hit, Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play. Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning reprise their roles …

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Setting the Scene: How Technology Created a Richer Playset in ‘Toy Story 4’

The Pixar team traveled to infinity and beyond to build sets as dynamic as the characters who inhabit them in the all-new animated adventure Toy Story 4, in theaters today. For starters, the aspect ratio used for the previous films, 1.85:1, was changed to 2.39:1 for Toy Story 4, creating a larger depth of field. “It’s a more »

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Watch The Trailer for Trolls World Tour Movie, In Theaters in 2020

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit: Trolls World Tour. In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they’ve known before, Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands and devoted more »

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Inaugural Metarama Gaming + Music Festival Coming to Las Vegas on October 19-20

C3 Presents, the producers behind two of the most iconic multi-day festivals, Austin City Limits Music Festival and Lollapalooza, in partnership with Scott London and Seth Schorr from Esports Hospitality Concepts, have unveiled their latest event, Metarama Gaming + Music Festival, taking place outdoors October 19-20, 2019 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, NV. more »

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Disney Announces The Lion King “Protect the Pride” Campaign

To celebrate the upcoming release of Disney’s groundbreaking new film The Lion King, The Walt Disney Company has announced a global conservation campaign to raise awareness of the crisis facing lions and other wildlife across Africa. The Lion King “Protect the Pride” campaign focuses on protecting and revitalizing the lion population, with Disney lending its support to the more »

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