Today In Disney History ~ December 30th

Today In Disney History ~ December 30th


Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954:

  • Walt Disney’s Disneyland (1954–1959)
  • Walt Disney Presents (1959–1961)
  • Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color (1961–1969)
  • The Wonderful World of Disney (first era; 1969–1979)
  • Disney’s Wonderful World (1979–1981)
  • Walt Disney (1981–1983)
  • The Wonderful World of Disney (second era; 1983–1986)
  • The Disney Sunday Movie (1986–1988; titled Disney Summer Classics during the summer months)
  • The Magical World of Disney (1988–1997)
  • The Wonderful World of Disney (third era; 1991–present)

The original version of the series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The same basic series has since appeared on several networks. The show is the second longest running prime-time program on American television, behind rival film anthology, the Hallmark Hall of Fame. However, Hallmark Hall of Fame aired as a weekly program during its first five seasons before becoming a bi-monthly program, while Disney remained a weekly program for more than 40 years.

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