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Welcome to WDW Today, a interactive webcast/podcast that covers various topics from around Walt Disney World. This panel podcast airs new episodes three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with a Live call-in show every month and older episodes available for download at any time that are all full of Walt Disney World trip planning tips. We can also be heard every Saturday morning at 11am and our Live shows simulcast on 540am KYAH Radio.

Be sure to send us all your Walt Disney World questions to be featured on our Wednesdays show where we answer listener mail to questions@wdwtoday.com (don't forget your name and town so we can mention your name on-air!)

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Below you'll find a listing of the personalities on WDW Today and more information on each member

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Episode 1411 - A Further Update On The Polynesian

PodcastEpisode 1411 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Mike Scopa, Annette Owens, Mike Newell & Steve Seifert

Topics:

  • Episode 1410 - A Further Update On The Polynesian

  • Today, Steve Seifert from Tikimanpages.com (The unofficial Polynesian Resort site) returns to update the construction progress of DVC units and other projects over at Disney's Polynesian Resort
  • More about DVC.

    More about deluxe resorts.


Running Time: 24:00

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Episode 1410 - AP Update

PodcastEpisode 1410 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Mike Scopa, Mike Newell & The Fabulous Annette Owens

Topics:

  • Episode 1410 - AP Update

  • Today, it's been a while, so we thought we would do an update on the AP program and the discounts that come with it.



    Running Time: 17:00

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Episode 1409 - Listener Questions

PodcastEpisode 1409 is now available for download and instant listening.

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Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, Mike Scopa , & Mike Newell

Topics:

  • Listener Questions
  • 1:14 Len describes his stay at Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort.
  • 2:33 Rob noticed many Disney references on The Big Bang Theory.
  • 4:21 Amanda from Minnesota asks if she will have time to see the Main Street Electrical Parade after the 4 PM showing of the Hoop Dee Doo Revue.
  • 5:07 Bill from Ohio asks about FASTPASS rules for Be Our Guest Restaurant Lunch.
  • 7:00 Mary from Connecticut asks if she can park at the Boardwalk Inn, explore the resort, and enter Epcot through International Gateway.
  • 8:29 Mary asks what happens if you don't show up for your FASTPASS Plus reservations.
  • 9:30 Erin from Illinois asks what was wrong what Hollywood Studios' Villains Unleashed event.
  • 11:17 Gerald from Pennsylvania asks if an offsite guest can use a Magic Band from a previous onsite stay, if an offsite guest can use someone else's old Magic Band, and if it's safe to sell Magic Bands.
  • 11:54 Jenny asks if the front desk staff at Port Orleans French Quarter can transfer her room reservations with her park Tickets onto her Magic Band following a stay at the Swan.
  • 13:31 Rick ponders the viability of a test that allowed guests to preorder Lunch at the Be Our Guest Restaurant.
  • 15:17 Rick wants the least expensive Park Hopper ticket at Universal Orlando.
  • 15:49 Rick says fettuccine Alfredo is served at Lunch at the Brown Derby.
  • 16:05 Alicia from Minnesota asks about the upside of FASTPASS Plus.
  • 20:04 Brice from Ohio shares an August Trip Report highlighting FASTPASS Plus and the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.
  • 22:54 Lucas from Indiana comments on potential noise at Saratoga Springs from Downtown Disney construction.

Running Time: 30:00

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Episode 1408 - It's Scopa's Turn

PodcastEpisode 1408 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Mike Scopa, Len Testa, Mike Newell & Annette Owens

Topics:

  • Episode 1408 - It's Scopa's Turn

  • Today, on the heels of Friday's show, Mike Scopa returns from Walt Disney World to tell us what he experienced this past trip.


  • Running Time: 31:00

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Episode 1407 - The World According To Matt

PodcastEpisode 1407 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, & Mike Newell

Topics:

  • Episode 1407 - The World According To Matt

  • Today, Matt returns from a recent trip and shares his experiences.



    Running Time: 28:00

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Episode 1406 - Listener Questions

PodcastEpisode 1406 is now available for download and instant listening.

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Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, & Mike Newell

Topics:

  • Listener Questions
  • 1:46 Annette corrects errors that were made on Episode 1404 - Reunion Update.
  • 6:23 Gerald from Pennsylvania ponders how far a tall person's head comes from the overhead tracks on Space Mountain.
  • 8:11 Drake from Indiana requests a FASTPASS Plus strategy for one day at the Magic Kingdom with a toddler and an Afternoon Break.
  • 9:54 Carrie from Illinois asks if she should rent DVC points.
  • 12:11 Michelle asks for tips about honeymooning at WDW. Matt mentions the Luxury / Romantic page in the Wiki.
  • 16:18 Janet from New Jersey, based on Episode 1384 - One Conversion, ponders ways to connect Epcot with the Caribbean Beach Resort. She also discusses adding DVC to Caribbean Beach.
  • 20:14 John from Rhode Island asks if Disney will bring back the Timekeeper considering Robin Williams' recent death.
  • 21:28 Justin from Arkansas asks about controlling his daughter's utilization of Dining Plan snack credits.
  • 22:29 Justin from Arkansas asks if he can make FASTPASS Plus reservations 60 days out as an AP holder staying onsite.
  • 23:00 Justin from Arkansas asks if he should purchase Memory Maker for his nine-person party.
  • 23:45 Justin from Arkansas ponders rules for a restaurant "draft" among his party.
  • 25:20 Justin from Arkansas asks if there is a restaurant comparable to Disneyland's Napa Rose at WDW.
  • 26:53 Jonathan from Florida asks if if a DVC membership is worth it if he goes to WDW every other year. He also asks about the dues.
  • 30:37 Beverly from Indiana ponders the best resort, moderate or deluxe, for access to DHS and Magic Kingdom.

Running Time: 30:00

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Reunion Update : CORRECTION

General NewsReunion Update : CORRECTION - MEI Event for Clients is the Osborne lights event on Friday Dec 5th. The Saturday night Dec 6th Illuminations Party and Sunday Dec 7th morning ESPN Zone Hard Ticket Events will be released to those book in Reunion package for a 24 hour Fastpass to purchase before the general public.

This corrects possible wrong info given out on the podcast. -Thanks
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Episode 1405 - Four Seasons At Walt Disney World Resort

PodcastEpisode 1405 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Mike Scopa, Len Testa, Mike Newell & The Bloom Family

Topics:

  • Episode 1405 - Four Seasons At Walt Disney World Resort

  • Today, Steve Bloom, a statistician for Touring Plans and his family visit and review the new Four Seasons At Walt Disney World Resort.

  • Photo of RachelTheDaughter referred to in this episode.

  • Running Time: 27:00

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September 2014 Live Show

Live ShowThe September 2014 Live Show is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Mike Newell, Mike Scopa, & Len Testa


Topics:

  • Live Show September 2014. Originally aired on am540 KYAH and MouseWorld Radio. Presented by MEI/Mousefan Travel

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    Running Time: 2:00:00

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