ABC Adapting Disney Theme-Park Ride for ‘Big Thunder Mountain’ Pilot

LOS ANGELES ( – ABC found ratings success by adapting Disney’s finest fairy tales into the one-hour drama series “Once Upon a Time,” so it’s not surprising that the network has turned to a theme-park ride from its parent company for inspiration as well. Popular roller coaster Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is being adapted for […]

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Jorge Garcia in "Once Upon a Time" (ABC/KATIE YU)

Twice Upon a Time: Jorge Garcia Says His ‘Once’ Giant Will Likely Return

This Sunday, Jorge Garcia makes his “Once Upon a Time” debut as The Giant from the tale of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” As Garcia explains it, The Giant will cause trouble for Emma (Jennifer Morrison) and Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin) as they scale the beanstalk in an attempt to find a way back into Storybrooke. “I’m […]

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Raphael Sbarge in "Once Upon a Time" (ABC/JACK ROWAND)

‘Once Upon A Time’s’ Frankenstein Controversy: It Was Always Part of the Plan, Says Raphael Sbarge

“Once Upon a Time” began as a show about classic fairytale characters in modern times. Gradually, the cast expanded to include The Mad Hatter and Captain Hook, characters who, while from outside the fairytale universe, did star in classic Disney animated films. Last week’s episode ventured farther afield, revealing that Dr. Whale (David Anders) was, […]

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 "Once Upon a Time" stars Jennifer Morrison as Emma Swan. (ABC/AUTUMN DE WILDE

‘Once Upon a Time’: Could Emma Swan Find Love in Season 2?

“Once Upon a Time” rolled back in last Sunday on a wave of purple smoke that reintroduced magic to Storybrooke and revealed the after affects of the broken curse. For Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison), that meant swallowing two pills; one sweet — the identities of her parents were finally revealed; and one bitter – Prince […]

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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Monday September 24: ‘Dancing with the Stars‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now Are you ready for All-Stars? Past competitors returning to hit the dance floor once again include Kirstie Alley, Emmitt Smith, Bristol Palin, Drew Lachey, Kelly Monaco, Shawn Johnson, and Apolo Ohno. ‘Partners‘ (8:30pm ET on CBS) **Series Premiere** Record Now […]

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