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The Wonderful World of Disney sometimes called "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The same basic series has since appeared on several major 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 Fameaired 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. Originally hosted by Walt Disney himself, the original format of the Disney anthology series consisted of a balance of theatrical animated cartoons, live-action features, and other informational material (some original, some pre-existing) from the studio's library. For many years, the show also featured edited one-hour versions of such then-recent Disney films as Alice in Wonderland, and in other cases, telecasts of complete Disney films that were split into two or more one-hour episodes. Later original programs consisted of dramatizations of other historical figures and legends along the lines of the Davy Crockett mini-series. These included a miniseries based on Daniel Boone (not the Fess Parker characterization), Texas John Slaughter, Elfego Baca, Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox", and 1977's Kit Carson and the Mountain Man (with Christopher Connelly as Kit Carson, Robert Reed as John C. Fremont, and Gregg Palmer as mountain man Jim Bridger).

The Wonderful World of Disney - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1954-10-27

The Wonderful World of Disney - Walt Disney anthology television series - Netflix

Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954. The original version of the series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The show was broadcast weekly on one of the Big Three television networks until 1990, a 36-year span with only a two-year hiatus in 1984-85. The series was broadcast on Sunday for 25 of those years. From 1991 until 1997, the series aired infrequently. The program resumed a regular schedule in 1997 on the ABC fall schedule, coinciding with Disney's recent purchase of the network. From 1997 until 2008, the program aired regularly on ABC. Since then, ABC has continued the series as an occasional special presentation. The show has had only two hosts, Walt Disney and former Disney Chairman Michael Eisner. The show is the second-longest running primetime program on American television, behind its rival film anthology series, the Hallmark Hall of Fame, which is still on the air as of 2018.

The Wonderful World of Disney - Titles - Netflix

Walt Disney's Disneyland (1954–1958; ABC) Walt Disney Presents (1958–1961; ABC) Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1961–1969; NBC) The Wonderful World of Disney (first era; 1969–1979; NBC) Disney's Wonderful World (1979–1981; NBC) Walt Disney (1981–1983; CBS) The Disney Sunday Movie (1986–1988; ABC;) The Magical World of Disney (1988–1990; NBC) The Wonderful World of Disney (third era; 1997–present; ABC)

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