BURBANK, Calif., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Disney Television Animation is slated to present the Emmy Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated series Phineas and Ferb, and hit innovative comedy series Fish Hooks at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, July 13 (7:00 — 9:00 p.m., ET/PT). This presentation marks the National Press Club’s first-ever animation panel.
“It’s an honor to be invited to present our panel at the National Press Club and have the opportunity to showcase our top two animated series, as well as highlight our upcoming programming slate to the Young Members Committee,” said Eric Coleman, senior vice president, original programming, Disney Television Animation.
“This is the inaugural animation panel for the National Press Club and we are proud to have Disney, the world’s leader in animation, as a partner. It is truly an honor to host such a noteworthy event and respected panel, for what will certainly be among the most memorable and entertaining evenings in NPC history,” said Tim Young, chairman, young members committee, National Press Club.