Disney Branded Television

Disney+ teams with Baobab to explore ‘The Witchverse’

Disney Branded TV has partnered with international animation house Baobab Studios to develop The Witchverse for Disney+, a new animated anthology series based on the latter’s interactive experience Baba Yaga. Eric Darnell, Baobab’s co-founder and CCO, and writer and director of Baba Yaga, Madagascar and Antz, is attached to exec produce the series. The Witchverse is described […]

Disney branded TV hires Gloria Fan to head current series

Disney Branded Television has appointed former 20th Television exec Gloria Fan as head of current series. The newly created role will see Fan take responsibility for original series for both Disney+ and the Disney Channel, inheriting a slate that includes such shows as Raven’s Home, Sulphur Springs, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and […]

Disney+ embarks on ‘Beauty And The Beast’ prequel adventure

Disney+ has commissioned an eight-episode limited musical prequel series to its 2017 live-action feature film Beauty And The Beast. The series, which has the working title of Beauty And The Beast, hails from Disney Branded Television and ABC Signature and will see Josh Gad and Luke Evans reprise their movie roles as LeFou and Gaston. […]

Disney ups Marc Buhaj to lead unscripted Branded Television

Disney has promoted veteran exec Marc Buhaj to VP of unscripted series and specials for Disney Branded Television. Buhaj has been at the Mouse House for 14 years and most recently served as SVP of programming and general manager for Disney XD. In his new role, he will oversee non-fiction content for Disney+ and unscripted […]