| Mar 9, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The new daily parade at Magic Kingdom has debuted, and it's stocked with dozens of Disney characters and a set of new detailed floats. Here are five thoughts we had while watching the parade come down Main Street.
1. "Wow, this thing is moving right...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Jimmy Fallon will do thank-you notes on Thursday's "Tonight Show," his last telecast this week from Universal Orlando Resort.
Orlando should be sending him a big thank-you for bringing the show here.
He traveled to Central Florida to help promote...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Twelve designers, writers, directors and other theme park creative types will gather for the fourth annual Entertainment Designers Forum on Friday.
The event features two separate panels that will chat about design philosophies and styles. Q&As will...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Los Angeles lawmakers, unions and studios prepare to make the case that California needs to beef up production incentives, they are apt to be met with an obvious counterargument: Fabled Hollywood backlots aren't exactly shuttered and full of...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Florida tourism hit another milestone and record high in 2013 with 94.7 million visitors traveling to the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.
That's a 3.5 percent jump from 2012's previous high of 91.5 million visitors, according to preliminary...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:44 AM
Orlando will gain national exposure when Jimmy Fallon brings "The Tonight Show" here, starting Monday. In announcing Fallon's first road trip with "Tonight," NBC was clear that the visit to Universal Orlando Resort is "timed to celebrate the resort's...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:58 PM
UPDATED: Tickets to Jimmy Fallon's visit to Orlando were snapped up quickly.
The tweet that they were available went out shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday from @FallonTonight.
The free tickets were gone in roughly five minutes, NBC said.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:45 AM
The second phase of Wizarding World of Harry Potter has yet to open, and already there are questions about making it a trilogy. Universal Creative president Mark Woodbury wouldn't imagine aloud in front of reporters last week, but the three "Potter"...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The 2013 National Amusement Park Historical Association's survey of favorite amusement parks has Walt Disney World as the "Favorite Theme Park", the organization announced this week.
It is the 11th consecutive year the theme park was given the title. ...
| Mar 17, 2014
Universal Orlando has officially started the broadcast ad campaign for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion, Diagon Alley. Zap2it can exclusively reveal the two new commercials the theme park is rolling out to start promoting the new "Harry...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The heat is on for Central Floridians. Daytime temps are on the rise, and Memorial Day weekend signals the arrival of house guests who want to spend days (and nights) at our theme parks. Here is a park-by-park strategy -- broken down by morning, afternoon...