Walt Disney Television
was the former name of the television production
division of The Walt Disney Company
It was formed in 1983, as Walt Disney Pictures Television Division, the name was later shortened to Walt Disney Television in the mid-1980s. Until 1983, Disney shows were aired under the banner of the parent company, then named Walt Disney Productions
. Walt Disney Television was established as a separate division in 1983. It closed in 2003, rebranding as Walt Disney Television Animation
The company was headquartered at the Team Disney Building on Buena Vista Street in Burbank, California
. Walt Disney Television had a secondary building located on Riverside Drive in North Hollywood
. The president and chief executive officer of Walt Disney Television is Robert Iger, who is also the president of the Walt Disney Company. John E. Pepper, Jr. acts as the Chairman of Television Production.
The program Disneyland
debuted on October 27, 1954, and quickly became ABC's first series to hit the top ten in ratings, according to museum.tv. Here is a list of the order in which they produced their television series: 1954-58 Disneyland; 1955-59 The Mickey Mouse Club; 1958-61 Walt Disney Presents; and in 1961-66 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color.
Walt Disney Television's television productions are broadcast, mostly on Disney Channel
, Playhouse Disney
, Toon Disney
, Disney Cinemagic
and other platforms.
Today, the majority of Walt Disney Television's productions are... Read More