Sep 122013
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There is a lot of exciting news to share with you this week in my entertainment roundup.  There are free printables for the kiddos, new DVDs, cool apps, and more. There’s even information on how to win $25,000!

The Little Mermaid

Experience Disney's The Little Mermaid Like Never Before with Second Screen Live

For someone whose favorite live show at Disney World has always been The Little Mermaid show at Hollywood Studios, I’m extremely excited to share that “Second Screen Live: The Little Mermaid” will be exclusively in select theaters starting September 20th.  You’ll be able to experience the classic like never before with Disney’s new Second Screen Live technology.

Experience Disney's The Little Mermaid Like Never Before with the Second Screen Live App

Second Screen Live technology will allow you to interact and engage with the film, fellow audience members, and each other through the free Second Screen Live: The Little Mermaid App.  Download it to your iPad or iPad mini and bring your device to the theater.  You’ll be able to find hidden treasure, sing along, and compete with the audience for a chance to win prizes.

Participating theaters include:

City Center 15: Cinema de Lux; White Plains, NY
Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas; Farmingdale, NY
Arclight Beach Cities; El Segundo, CA
Arclight Sherman Oaks; Sherman Oaks, CA
Muvico Thousand Oaks 14; Thousand Oaks, CA
AMC Empire 25; New York, NY
AMC Garden State 16; Paramus, NJ
AMC Burbank 16; Burbank, CA
AMC Downtown Disney 12; Anaheim, CA
AMC Bay Street 16; Emeryville, CA
AMC Town Center 20; Leawood, KS
Century Huntington Beach and XD; Huntington Beach, CA
Cinemark West Plano and XD; West Plano, TX
Carmike Wynnsong 16; Knoxville, TN
Carmike 15; Columbus, GA

Plus a special run at the El Capitan theater in L.A. on Sundays & Thursdays from September 15-October 13.

Visit The Little Mermaid Second Screen Live website for locations, tickets, and more.

The Hub Network

Entertainment Roundup: The Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash
If you’re not familiar with the Hub Network, they have a lineup that includes animated and live-action series, specials, games shows, and family-favorite movies.  And this year, on Saturday, October 26th, they will host the Hub Network’s First Annual Halloween Bash.  The special will be c0-hosted by Kenan Thompson (from Saturday Night Live) and holiday and decor expert Martha Stewart.  There will also be musical performances plus a nationwide costume competition where 50 semi-finalists from each state will head to L.A. to be part of the two-hour event.

If you have a great idea for a costume, be sure to enter!  The winner of the competition will receive $25,000 and a walk-on role on Hub Network’s Emmy Award-winning show “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: The Series.”  Check out the video above for details then visit Hubworld to get your entries in before the September 29th deadline.

Monsters University

I think kids pretty much across the country are all now back to school (ours have been back for over a month!).  Could they use a little help on learning the rules of the road when it comes to the classroom?  Click the image below to download Professor Knight’s Top Tips for Surviving School.

Entertainment Roundup: Free Disney Printable - Professor Knight's Top Tips for Surviving School

Iron Man 3

Entertainment Roundup: Download Your Free JARVIS App
All the times I’ve watched any of the movies in the Iron Man franchise I’ve always thought how cool it would be to have your own personal JARVIS.  Well – now you can! Head over to the Apple iTunes store and download the JARVIS app to your phone, iPad, or iPod Touch.  You’ll be able to set custom alarms to wake you up, download ringtones, and more.  You can even sync it to your Blu-ray player to experience the first-ever voice-controlled Blu-ray!

Jake and the Neverland Pirates

Entertainment Roundup: Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue DVD
Ahoy, mateys!  Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue starts it’s DVD adventure on November 19th.  Perfect timing to pick up as a stocking stuffer for your favorite little pirate, the DVD includes great extras like Jake’s Destiny Sword with glow-in-the-dark stickers and 8 “Playing with Scully” shorts.  The DVD also features Tinker Bell her in her first-ever series appearance.  In addition to the full-length adventure, the DVD also includes the following four episodes:

  • It’s a Pirate Picnic”/ “The Key to Skull Rock
  • The Golden Twilight Treasure”/“Rock The Croc!
  • Jake and Sneaky Le Beak”/ “Cubby the Brave
  • Jake’s Special Delivery”/ “Seahorse Saddle-Up!
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About Liza

Liza is a mom (5-year-old daughter, 20-year-old stepson, and 24-year-old stepdaughter) and wife living in Louisville. She loves spending time with her family, visiting the local zoo and parks, as well as planning travel adventures. Cooking and baking, DIY projects and crafts, and coffee - lots and lots of coffee - round out some of her other hobbies.

  One Response to “Weekly Entertainment Roundup: Experience The Little Mermaid Like Never Before, Plus More”

  1. […] I shared that The Little Mermaid was going to be available through something really cool called Second Screen Live.  Now you can also enjoy another one of my favorite movies – The Nightmare Before Christmas […]

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