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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill

Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill

Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

60
Followers
452
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Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".

Latest Episodes

Disney Dish-Walt Disney World re-opening Update

In a special Disney Dish mini-sode Len Testa & Jim Hill discuss WDW's decision to cancel all FastPasses dining reservations & dining plans out ahead of the Resort's mid-June re-opening Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9 MIN2 d ago
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Disney Dish-Walt Disney World re-opening Update

Remembering Disneyland’s “Blast to the Past”

Len Testa starts off this week’s show by sharing some listener suggestions when it comes to keeping costs down when vacationing at the WDW Resort. Then Jim Hill looks back at some of the seasonal events that Disneyland staged back in the mid-to-late 1980s to get Southern Californians to visit that theme park during the slower times of year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 MIN6 d ago
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Remembering Disneyland’s “Blast to the Past”

NextGen droids at WDW’s “Starcruiser” resort

Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by sharing some patents that are sure to impact Guests’ experiences at WDW’s still-under-construction “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser” resort. Then Jim Hill looks back at all of the shows that have been presented at the “Monster Sound Show” theater over the past 30+ years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45 MIN1 w ago
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NextGen droids at WDW’s “Starcruiser” resort

Insights from Disney’s earnings call

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by discussing how the phased re-opening of Shanghai Disneyland might impact the Company’s stateside parks. Jim then reveals how Mr. Toad -- a character that Walt didn’t much like -- got his own ride at Disneyland Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Insights from Disney’s earnings call

Queuing up in the social distancing era

Len Testa & Jim Hill answer listener questions about the challenges that the WDW Resort faces as execs there search for ways to safely reopen those theme parks. They then look back at how “The Wind in the Willows” (a book that Walt himself said was “… awful corny”) wound up being animated by Disney Studios Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Queuing up in the social distancing era

How the Disney Princesses came to rule Restaurant Akershus

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by reviewing some of the safety policies & procedures that Disney & Universal may employ as they begin to re-open their theme parks. They then look back at the Summer of 2002. Which is when EPCOT’s Norway pavilion received a royal makeover. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 MINAPR 27
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How the Disney Princesses came to rule Restaurant Akershus

It’s not an elevator. It’s a vertical vehicle conveyance

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week by talking about which of the Bobs is really in charge of the Mouse House these days. Then they discuss how DCA’s Twilight Zone Tower of Terror got transformed into “Guardians of the Galaxy -- Mission: BREAKOUT !” in just 5 months Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44 MINAPR 20
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It’s not an elevator. It’s a vertical vehicle conveyance

Bob Chapek didn’t invent relying too heavily on Disney’s IPs

Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by sharing a survey that was recently sent out to Disney Vacation Club members. Then Jim Hill looks back at the Fall of 1997 and the role that the “Jurassic Park” franchise played in Disney’s decision to change out three attractions at WDW’s Magic Kingdom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 MINAPR 13
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Bob Chapek didn’t invent relying too heavily on Disney’s IPs

How Flower & Garden really got started at Epcot ‘94

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by discussing the 26.3 acres of land that Disney just bought to the west of WDW’s Magic Kingdom. They then go on to discuss how the construction of Innoventions impacted Future World Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33 MINAPR 6
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How Flower & Garden really got started at Epcot ‘94

How Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress almost went back to Anaheim

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by offering an update on the impact COVID-19 has had on Disney Parks & Resorts. Jim then shares a story about the “Carousel of Progress / Horizons” hybrid that the Imagineers once pitched to General Electric Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32 MINMAR 30
Comments
How Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress almost went back to Anaheim

Latest Episodes

Disney Dish-Walt Disney World re-opening Update

In a special Disney Dish mini-sode Len Testa & Jim Hill discuss WDW's decision to cancel all FastPasses dining reservations & dining plans out ahead of the Resort's mid-June re-opening Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Disney Dish-Walt Disney World re-opening Update

Remembering Disneyland’s “Blast to the Past”

Len Testa starts off this week’s show by sharing some listener suggestions when it comes to keeping costs down when vacationing at the WDW Resort. Then Jim Hill looks back at some of the seasonal events that Disneyland staged back in the mid-to-late 1980s to get Southern Californians to visit that theme park during the slower times of year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Remembering Disneyland’s “Blast to the Past”

NextGen droids at WDW’s “Starcruiser” resort

Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by sharing some patents that are sure to impact Guests’ experiences at WDW’s still-under-construction “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser” resort. Then Jim Hill looks back at all of the shows that have been presented at the “Monster Sound Show” theater over the past 30+ years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45 MIN1 w ago
Comments
NextGen droids at WDW’s “Starcruiser” resort

Insights from Disney’s earnings call

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by discussing how the phased re-opening of Shanghai Disneyland might impact the Company’s stateside parks. Jim then reveals how Mr. Toad -- a character that Walt didn’t much like -- got his own ride at Disneyland Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Insights from Disney’s earnings call

Queuing up in the social distancing era

Len Testa & Jim Hill answer listener questions about the challenges that the WDW Resort faces as execs there search for ways to safely reopen those theme parks. They then look back at how “The Wind in the Willows” (a book that Walt himself said was “… awful corny”) wound up being animated by Disney Studios Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Queuing up in the social distancing era

How the Disney Princesses came to rule Restaurant Akershus

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by reviewing some of the safety policies & procedures that Disney & Universal may employ as they begin to re-open their theme parks. They then look back at the Summer of 2002. Which is when EPCOT’s Norway pavilion received a royal makeover. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 MINAPR 27
Comments
How the Disney Princesses came to rule Restaurant Akershus

It’s not an elevator. It’s a vertical vehicle conveyance

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week by talking about which of the Bobs is really in charge of the Mouse House these days. Then they discuss how DCA’s Twilight Zone Tower of Terror got transformed into “Guardians of the Galaxy -- Mission: BREAKOUT !” in just 5 months Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44 MINAPR 20
Comments
It’s not an elevator. It’s a vertical vehicle conveyance

Bob Chapek didn’t invent relying too heavily on Disney’s IPs

Len Testa starts off this week’s episode by sharing a survey that was recently sent out to Disney Vacation Club members. Then Jim Hill looks back at the Fall of 1997 and the role that the “Jurassic Park” franchise played in Disney’s decision to change out three attractions at WDW’s Magic Kingdom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 MINAPR 13
Comments
Bob Chapek didn’t invent relying too heavily on Disney’s IPs

How Flower & Garden really got started at Epcot ‘94

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by discussing the 26.3 acres of land that Disney just bought to the west of WDW’s Magic Kingdom. They then go on to discuss how the construction of Innoventions impacted Future World Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33 MINAPR 6
Comments
How Flower & Garden really got started at Epcot ‘94

How Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress almost went back to Anaheim

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by offering an update on the impact COVID-19 has had on Disney Parks & Resorts. Jim then shares a story about the “Carousel of Progress / Horizons” hybrid that the Imagineers once pitched to General Electric Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32 MINMAR 30
Comments
How Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress almost went back to Anaheim
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