WOOT! Disney/ABC and Online Captions!

http://blog.broadband.gov/?entryId=185771
Connecting Marlee and Mickey
February 22nd, 2010 by Blair Levin – Executive Director, Omnibus Broadband Initiative

….As a result, Disney has announced that ABC.com is expanding its captioning efforts. Instead of just captioning scripted dramas and comedies, it has committed to captioning all of its long form programs that it puts on its online player at ABC.com, including reality and live shows like “Dancing With The Stars.”

Read the rest – and shout it out!

@MarleeMatlin also tweeted out a challenge to the other networks “My challenge all networks: your shows are broadcast with captions but NOT on the Internet. But ABC IS COMMITED to doing it How about you?”

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