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From Theme Parks and Movies to Television and Beyond, The Official Disney Fan Club Puts an Exciting New Spin on Its Flagship Web Series for Disney Fans Everywhere

BURBANK, Calif. – April 11, 2012 – Today, D23 Presents Disney Geek returns with a sleek new set and new team of hosts. Disney Geek reports the latest Disney news from around The Walt Disney Company, including theme parks, animation, movies, television, music, home entertainment, special events and more. The show is a production of the new D23 Studios, a division of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club.

Today’s episode, with hosts Carmen Capone (editor in chief of D23’s quarterly publication Disney twenty-three) and Billy Stanek (D23’s Web content editor), includes stories on the 20th anniversary celebration of Disneyland Paris; celebrity announcements for Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World Resort; a special D23 Member discount to Disney’s newest Broadway show, Peter and the Starcatcher; details on the sequel to Marvel’s Captain America and the new film Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie; andmuch more.

A second segment of D23 Presents Disney Geek will air Friday, April 13, with highlights from the premiere of Marvel’s The Avengers and a special tour of the Disney Fantasy cruise ship. D23 Presents Disney Geek will air bi-weekly, Wednesdays and Fridays.  In alternating weeks, D23 Studios will present Armchair Archivist, which takes Disney fans inside the Walt Disney Archives and beyond for an in-depth look at Disney’s amazing history and heritage.

D23 Presents Disney Geek can be viewed on the fan club’s official website, www.D23.com or www.Disney.com/D23.  Fans can also watch on www.YouTube.com/user/DisneyD23 and may subscribe on iTunes by clicking here.

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club celebrates the remarkable past, present and future of Disney, taking its name from 1923, the year Walt Disney founded his world-famous company. D23 brings its members a host of exclusive benefits, including a weekly email newsletter; an array of discounts and special offers; free gifts throughout the year; as well as exclusive events created especially for its members.

Disney fans can join the world’s only Official Disney Fan Club by visiting www.D23.comor www.Disney.com/D23, or by visiting the Disneyland Resort, the Walt Disney World Resort or www.DisneyStore.com/D23. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow “DisneyD23” on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.