| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:16 AM
TNA Wrestling soon will no longer tape at Universal Studios, opting instead to take its show on the road. Its eight-year run at the theme park ends March 7. The "Impact Wrestling" show airs weekly on Spike TV.
"This is a very important next evolution...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:57 AM
I hate it when I park my car at a Disney World theme park and move directly to the waiting tram, only to hear the "no further boarding" call.
As if that weren't irritating enough, it also means that I'll be the first passenger on the next tram, which...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Orlando theme parks were shut out of the 2013 Thea Awards -- but one winner will soon be added to the local lineup, and Disney attractions elsewhere were tapped as the best of the year.
The awards, presented by the Themed Entertainment Association,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Busch Gardens will introduce a live musical show based on "Madagascar" characters next month. "Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation" will feature Alex the Lion, King Julien, Gloria the Hippo and other DreamWorks characters in a 20-minute production at the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Disneyland Paris will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a new nighttime spectacular in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle and a revamped evening parade starting in April.
The Disney Dreams show will feature castle projections, water screens, dancing...
| Feb 3, 2012
Some people love theme parks for the rides. Some for the shows. And while you can lay down some serious cash for not-so-haute cuisine like churros and turkey legs, there are some who love the parks for the food, and some of the best in Central Florida can...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Universal Orlando has introduced an annual-pass deal for Florida residents that gives passholders access to its two theme parks for 15 months.
All three types of Universal's annual passes are eligible, ranging from $164.99 to $349.99. (Note: The least-...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:06 AM
From a safe distance at Disney's Animal Kingdom, I watched a momma and her three cubs snack on something fowl. They tore into the meat, chewing down to the bone, maneuvering around cartilage to get at every morsel.
Nearby, the poppa removed the skin from...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A new motion simulator-based dark ride that tells the story of Norse gods and mythical monsters with 3-D scenes and special effects is set to debut at a Norwegian theme park this summer.
Photos: Thor's Hammer dark ride at Norway's Tusenfryd
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Six Flags Magic Mountain is expected to add a terrain-hugging launched roller coaster in 2013 featuring the world's tallest loop, according to an employee who wasn't authorized to speak on behalf of the amusement park.
A Magic Mountain mechanic...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk plans to replace a 20-year-old steel coaster with the $5.5 million Undertow spinning coaster in summer 2013.
> Photos: Undertow spinning coaster at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Undertow is being billed as Northern California's...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Legoland Florida will expand again this summer, introducing an area called the World of Chima, based on a Lego product line with tribes of mystical animal warriors, theme park officials announced Tuesday morning.
The new land will feature an interactive...