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[[File:2000px-Disney-MGM_Studios_logo.png|thumb|250px|Former logo.]][[File:Old-disney-studio-logo.png|thumb|former logo with Leo the Lion]]'''Disney's Hollywood Studios''', formerly known as '''Disney-MGM Studios''', is a theme park in the [[Walt Disney World Resort]], [[Florida]], USA. It opened on [[May 1]], [[1989]]. 135 acres (546,000 m²) in size, the park's theme is Hollywood classic movies and popular TV entertainment.
 
[[File:2000px-Disney-MGM_Studios_logo.png|thumb|250px|Former logo.]][[File:Old-disney-studio-logo.png|thumb|former logo with Leo the Lion]]'''Disney's Hollywood Studios''', formerly known as '''Disney-MGM Studios''', is a theme park in the [[Walt Disney World Resort]], [[Florida]], USA. It opened on [[May 1]], [[1989]]. 135 acres (546,000 m²) in size, the park's theme is Hollywood classic movies and popular TV entertainment.
   
The only affiliation that [[Wikipedia:Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]] (MGM), now under the ownership of [[Wikipedia:Sony Pictures|Sony]], had to the [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]] park was via contracts which allowed Disney to use the MGM name and lion logo in marketing, and separate contracts that allowed for specific MGM content to be used in a ride called [[The Great Movie Ride]]. However, rights for the entire pre-1976 MGM library were purchased by [[Wikipedia:Ted Turner|Ted Turner]] to create Turner Network Television and later, Turner Classic Movies, which in turn has become part of [[Wikipedia:TimeWarner|Time Warner]]. Therefore, the end of the MGM affiliation has not affected the content of The Great Movie Ride. As of [[January 7]], [[2008]], the park was rebranded "Disney's Hollywood Studios" with the official announcement made on [[August 9]], [[2007]] by Disney officials.  According to a news report,the park would have a new name yet again, which would be revealed soon.
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The only affiliation that [[Wikipedia:Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]] (MGM), now under the ownership of [[Wikipedia:Sony Pictures|Sony]], had to the [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]] park was via contracts which allowed Disney to use the MGM name and lion logo in marketing, and separate contracts that allowed for specific MGM content to be used in a ride called [[The Great Movie Ride]]. However, rights for the entire pre-1976 MGM library were purchased by [[Wikipedia:Ted Turner|Ted Turner]] to create Turner Network Television and later, Turner Classic Movies, which in turn has become part of [[Wikipedia:TimeWarner|Time Warner]]. Therefore, the end of the MGM affiliation has not affected the content of The Great Movie Ride. As of [[January 7]], [[2008]], the park was rebranded "Disney's Hollywood Studios" with the official announcement made on [[August 9]], [[2007]] by Disney officials. According to a news report, the park will have a new name yet again, which will be revealed soon.
 
==Dedication==
 
==Dedication==
 
''The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood—not a place on a map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion and reality are fused by technological magic. We welcome you to a Hollywood that never was—and always will be.'' - [[Michael Eisner|Michael D. Eisner]], May 1, 1989
 
''The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood—not a place on a map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion and reality are fused by technological magic. We welcome you to a Hollywood that never was—and always will be.'' - [[Michael Eisner|Michael D. Eisner]], May 1, 1989

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Disney's Hollywood Studios logo
2000px-Disney-MGM Studios logo

Former logo.

Old-disney-studio-logo

former logo with Leo the Lion

Disney's Hollywood Studios, formerly known as Disney-MGM Studios, is a theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort, Florida, USA. It opened on May 1, 1989. 135 acres (546,000 m²) in size, the park's theme is Hollywood classic movies and popular TV entertainment.

The only affiliation that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), now under the ownership of Sony, had to the Disney park was via contracts which allowed Disney to use the MGM name and lion logo in marketing, and separate contracts that allowed for specific MGM content to be used in a ride called The Great Movie Ride. However, rights for the entire pre-1976 MGM library were purchased by Ted Turner to create Turner Network Television and later, Turner Classic Movies, which in turn has become part of Time Warner. Therefore, the end of the MGM affiliation has not affected the content of The Great Movie Ride. As of January 7, 2008, the park was rebranded "Disney's Hollywood Studios" with the official announcement made on August 9, 2007 by Disney officials. According to a news report, the park will have a new name yet again, which will be revealed soon.

Dedication

The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood—not a place on a map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion and reality are fused by technological magic. We welcome you to a Hollywood that never was—and always will be. - Michael D. Eisner, May 1, 1989

List of rides and attractions

Disney MGM Studios
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former logo at the gate

Hollywood Boulevard

Echo Lake

Streets of America

Pixar Place

Animation Courtyard

Mickey Avenue

Sunset Boulevard

Former Attractions

Events Hosted at Disney Hollywood Studios

  • ESPN: The Weekend (Late February or Early March; discontinued as of 2012)
  • Grad Nite (Starting in April 2009)
  • Star Wars Weekends (June)
  • Night of Joy (September as of 2008)
  • ABC's Super Soap Weekend (November; discontinued as of 2008)

Opening Day

"The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood--not a place on a map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion and reality are fused by technological magic. We welcome you to a Hollywood that never was--and always will be."
Michael Eisner, May 1, 1989

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