Stine-tingling Tales and Sneak Freak are coming to ABC’s Radio Disney as part of the weekly Goosebumps Gallery show, thanks to a new licensing deal with Parachute Entertainment. The one-and-a-half- to three-minute show, based on Parachute’s popular property, will feature Goosebumps author R.L. Stine answering kids’ questions and reading previews of upcoming books.
In other Disney news, Prime Cable will be adding the Toon Disney 24-hour, all-animation channel to its basic analog cable package in four U.S. states as of early 1999. The addition will pipe the channel into the homes of more than 500,000 Prime Cable subscribers in Illinois, Maryland, Virginia and Alaska.