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[07/15/13 - 03:06 PM]
Disney XD Platform Transforms to Disney Fandom, a Three-Night Event Showcasing Programming From Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel and More, Beginning Tuesday, July 30
The special event will feature Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies and a Star Wars documentary, as well as special episodes created just for Disney Fandom.

[via press release from Disney XD]

DISNEY XD PLATFORM TRANSFORMS TO DISNEY FANDOM, A THREE-NIGHT EVENT SHOWCASING PROGRAMMING FROM DISNEY, PIXAR, STAR WARS, MARVEL AND MORE, BEGINNING TUESDAY, JULY 30

Disney XD will transform to Disney Fandom, a three-night programming event that celebrates fans and showcases programming from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel and more TUESDAY, JULY 30 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT - 1:00 a.m., ET/PT) on the Disney XD platform. The special event geared towards fans 13 and older, will feature Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies and a Star Wars documentary, as well as special episodes created just for Disney Fandom including "On The Red Carpet" Disney Fandom edition, "Once Upon a Time: For the Fans," Live Well Network's "My Family Recipe Rocks - Star Wars" special edition, as well as "Meet the Disney Legends."

Fans will also get a sneak peek at Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World," Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," along with Disney's "Frozen," "Planes," and ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

"We are creating a destination for Disney fans thirteen and older to come together and celebrate the characters and content they love from every corner of the Walt Disney Company, including specials created specifically for Disney Fandom. This is the ultimate destination for Disney fans everywhere." said David Levine, Vice President and General Manager, Disney XD Worldwide.

On Tuesday, July 23, Disney.com/Fandom will launch with special looks from the three-day programming event, a printable schedule, the latest news and "Disney Fandom" polls, as well as, a selection of popular games from Marvel and the first three "Pirates of the Caribbean" films.

The schedule highlights are as follows (all times ET/PT):

TUESDAY, JULY 30

8:00 P.M. - "On The Red Carpet Disney Fandom Edition" (Disney Fandom premiere)

"On The Red Carpet" host Rachel Smith and Disney XD Insider and Radio Disney on-air personality Morgan Tompkins give fans at home an all access pass to San Diego Comic-Con.

8:30 P.M. - "Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of the Black Pearl"

Rogue pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) joins forces with a young blacksmith (Orlando Bloom) to rescue the Governor's daughter (Keira Knightley) and reclaim his ship.

11:00 P.M. - "Star Wars Tech"

A documentary about the technical aspects of Star Wars - from Darth Vader's robotic limbs to the light saber, to how X-wings compare to modern jets.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

8:30 P.M. - "Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man's Chest"

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is back with a blood debt to pay - he must recover the mysterious Dead Man's Chest which holds the heart of legendary Davy Jones (Bill Nighy) - or risk eternal damnation.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1

8:00 P.M. - Live Well Network's "My Family Recipe Rocks - Star Wars" Special Edition (Disney Fandom premiere)

Host Joey Fatone visits the world's largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia showcased in a museum on the 'Ranch Obi Wan' near Skywalker Ranch and cooks a Star Wars themed breakfast from the Star Wars Cookbook.

8:30 P.M. - "Meet the Disney Legends" (Disney Fandom premiere)

Disney Legends honor the many individuals whose imagination, talents and dreams have created the Disney magic. "Meet the Disney Legends" is a TV special hosted by Brandon Johnson ("My Yard Goes Disney") that lets you meet the newest Disney Legends first. The special features interviews with "Monsters University" star Billy Crystal, famed Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter, animator Glen Keane, and more legendary talents, who will be inducted on Saturday, August 10 at the D23 Expo.

8:45 P.M. - "Once Upon a Time: For the Fans" (Disney Fandom premiere)

"Once Upon a Time: For the Fans" is a television premiere hosted by Lee Arenberg ("Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, "Once Upon a Time") featuring never-before seen interviews with ABC's "Once Upon a Time" cast, a profile of Captain Hook ("Sincerely Hook") and a special look at the families of Storybrooke and how they're intertwined ("A Fractured Family Tree"), along with a preview of ABC's new fall series "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

9:00 P.M. - "Pirates of the Caribbean At World's End"

While the Flying Dutchman ghost ship wreaks havoc on the Seven Seas, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) and Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) unite to save Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from Davy Jones's (Bill Nighy) locker.





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[07/30/15 - 03:22 PM]
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