Episodes

Oct. 30, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 451: What does the future hold for the Animation Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Jim tells us about all the behind-the-scenes negotiations that go into limited-time shows like Tiana’s Showboat Jubilee
Oct. 16, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 449: Why “Fantasmic Hollywood” never happened at Disney-MGM

Jim tells us about the history of Fantasmic!, which made its Walt Disney World debut this week back in 1998.
Oct. 9, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 448: Why Hong Kong Disneyland doesn’t have a Peter Pan Flight ride

Jim tells us about the history of Peter Pan’s Flight, an attraction that appears in almost every Disney resort around the world!
Sept. 25, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 446: What’s next for “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser”

Jim tells us about the best Disney fireworks show that you’ve never seen
Sept. 18, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 445: How Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, is doing post-pandemic

, Jim gives us the history of Disney’s Aulani Resort, including post-pandemic changes.
Sept. 11, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 444: How the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique became a worldwide phenomenon

Jim Hill talks about the history of the Bibbity Boppity Boutique, which opened this week in 2007.
Sept. 4, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 443: The Mansion expansions that almost happened

Jim Hill follows up news of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion expansion with other Haunted Mansion ideas that almost … materialized.
Aug. 28, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 442: The real cost of transforming Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Jim Hill and Jim Shull tell us about the development of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, on the anniversary of its WDW opening in 2019.
Aug. 21, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 441: Making the most of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Jim finishes up the story of Spain’s EPCOT pavilion and Gigantic
Aug. 14, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 440: Why “Tangled” & “Frozen” wound up with one word titles

Jim continues the story of Spain’s EPCOT pavilion and Gigantic
July 31, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 438: Is Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party actually worth the extra expense

im and a special guest tell us what the early days were like when Disney announced the construction of Shanghai Disneyland announced this week back in 2005.
July 24, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 437: How the “Magical World of Barbie” show wound up at Epcot

Jim gives us the history of EPCOT’s Magical World of Barbie show.
July 17, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 436: Who’s moving into WDW’s Haunted Mansion next month

In our main segment, Jim wraps up the history of the Toy Story Mania attractions around the world.
July 10, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 435: What changes is Disney World reportedly considering for Genie+

Jim tells us how Disney has adapted the Toy Story Mania ride to fit into three different theme parks.
June 26, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 433: “Secret Invasion” is off to a strong start on Disney+

Jim gives us the surprising history of the Walt Disney World Speedway, which started construction this week in 1995.
June 19, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 432: Remembering Disneyland’s “Flights of Fancy” parade

Jim tells us about the first time Disney used inflatable costumes for its parade performers.
June 12, 2023

Disney Dish Episode 431: Is Disney World readying a redo of its Animal Kingdom theme park

Jim finishes up the story of Disneyland hotel renovations, including how it relates to the Enchanted Tiki Room.
June 5, 2023

Disney Dish Episode 430: Does “Tiana’s Bayou Adventure” really need to be that authentic?

Jim continues his discussion of the Disneyland Hotel expansion in the 1960s and 1970s.
May 29, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 429: Where the mermaids in Tomorrowland Lagoon came from

Jim talks about how changes to the pool area of the Disneyland Hotel reflects design trends in Disney resorts all over.
May 22, 2023

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Episode 428: Lake Nona Town Center project canceled, “Galactic Starcruiser” to close

Jim talks about the "Indiana Jones Summer of Hidden Mysteries" promotion at Disneyland Park in 2008.