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ABC to Air Two Animated Holiday Specials
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ABC to Air Two Animated Holiday Specials

ABC will be airing two animated holiday specials, Disney Prep & Landing and Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice, back to back on Sunday, December 9 at 8p and 8:30p. Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and executive produced by John Lasseter, Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice will encore on Saturday, December 22, at 8p, and Prep & Landing on Monday, December 24, at 8p. ...

Disney’s Prep & Landing Demystifies the Santa Claus Phenomenon
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Disney’s Prep & Landing Demystifies the Santa Claus Phenomenon

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve already had problems with trying to explain the specifics regarding Santa Claus and his many magical abilities – how does he fit into the chimney? How is he able to deliver all the presents to children from all over the world in one night? How can he fly? And why the heck is he kissing Mommy? Luckily for you, Walt Disney will answer all of the above ...

Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network lead 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network lead 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards

Between last June and this May, we’ve had ourselves a nice little year of animation happiness. Just think of all the new shows like Adventure Time, Regular Show, and Kick Buttowski, and returning legends like SpongeBob and Phineas and Ferb. Typically, we reward these great moments by … well, by watching them! Again and again in many cases. But the Academy of Television Arts & ...

Disney's Prep & Landing hits DVD November 22nd
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Disney’s Prep & Landing hits DVD November 22nd

It’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas? Huh. And here I was thinking summer was on the way. But when Disney talks, we listen! And Disney says that they’re readying the modern Christmas tale Prep & Landing for DVD treatment, offering a whole new way to celebrate the holiday season. The DVD, which will hit stores on November 22nd (still a few months from now, ...

Holiday repeats Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa
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Holiday repeats Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa

Maybe you missed it the first time. Or, maybe you just can’t get enough of the Christmas spirit. Either way, you’re in luck, ‘cuz tonight, Disney and ABC are bringing back the brand new Prep & Landing holiday short, Operation Secret Santa. The stocking stuffer CG toon will run in the 8-9pm hour along with A Charlie Brown Christmas. Operation: Secret Santa was written ...

A Charlie Brown Christmas tonight on ABC
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A Charlie Brown Christmas tonight on ABC

And lookit this, ABC isn’t done with the animated specials! In the midst of the 8-9 hour that features Prep & Landing, you’ve got perhaps the most popular animated holiday classic of them all: A Charlie Brown Christmas. December 7th is a popular one, huh! The special, featuring the lovable creations of Charles M. Schulz, is a digitally-remastered version of the classic 1965 ...

Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa on ABC
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Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa on ABC

Tonight, December 7th, ABC is planning some good stuff for us, as it marks the return of Prep & Landing, the Christmas holiday special that Disney and Pixar’s John Lasseter debuted just last year. Now, the pair of Lanny and Wayne are back in a new short, Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa. The two elves are sent on a mission by Magee and Mrs. Claus (Betty White), tasked ...

Prep & Landing return with Operation Secret Santa
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Prep & Landing return with Operation Secret Santa

This holiday season, Disney and Pixar’s head honcho, John Lasseter, are bringing back Prep & Landing with an all new short! Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa features the return of Santa’s elves, Lanny and Wane, voiced by Dave Foley and Derek Richardson. Magee (Sarah Chalke) and the Big Guy (Morgan Sheppard) also return, and all of them happily welcome Betty White as ...

Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa December 7th
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Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa December 7th

Last year, Disney brought us a brand new holiday special called Prep & Landing. The CG animated made-for-TV special tells the story of Santa Claus’s secret organization, aptly dubbed Prep and Landing. Their goal is to get in, get out, and ready Santa’s visit to millions of houses around the world. Wayne and Lanny are tasked with the assignment: Wayne being the 227-year ...

Prep & Landing rules December
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Prep & Landing rules December

This year was filled with holiday gifts, many in the forms of toon-related awesomeness. One such gift served a double purpose; for us and for ABC. The new Christmas special, Prep & Landing, became one of the season’s top specials and the highest rated primetime kid show. In fact, it was the highest rated show for kids outside of the SuperBowl and the debut of American Idol from a ...

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Prep & Landing … some more!

Last Wednesday, ABC aired a brand new holiday special called Prep & Landing, immediately following the Snoopy special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. The original airing of the 30-minute, CG toon was so overwhelmingly popular, that ABC has decided they’d better show it again! And no, we’re not talking next year’s Christmas, we’re talking tonight at 8pm! A mere 7 days ...

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Prep & Landing

Think you’ll get your holiday fill with tonight’s Charlie Brown Christmas special? Not likely! Welcome to Kringle Academy – ABC is doubling up on Christmas fun with a second gift; the debut of Wald Disney Animation’s Prep & Landing. This half-hour special reveals the never-before-told tale of an elite unit of Elves; the few, the proud…the merry! This full ...

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