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Jul 06, 2017, 17:03 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Welcomes Dru, Gru's Long-Lost Twin Brother, and All-New Jail and Tourist Minions as Part of its Popular "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem" and Super Silly Fun Land Attraction

Leaping from the silver screen to Universal Studios Hollywood, four Minions and Dru, Gru's long-lost twin brother, have made their way to...


Jun 15, 2017, 13:34 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Resurrects FX's Acclaimed Anthology Series, "American Horror Story," Bringing the Latest "Roanoke" Nightmare to "Halloween Horror Nights," Beginning Friday, September 15

CLICK HERE for a Chilling First-Look at the All-New Maze Universal Studios Hollywood announces the return of FX's critically-acclaimed,...


Jun 05, 2017, 09:00 ET "Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" Comes to Universal Studios Hollywood Bringing a Dazzling Light Projection Spectacular to Hogwarts Castle and Festive Holiday Décor to the Immersive Land

Click Here for a Preview This holiday season, Universal Studios Hollywood will introduce "Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,"...


Mar 23, 2017, 16:46 ET "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios Hollywood Elevates "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" to 4K-HD with State-of-the-Art Imagery Projecting at Twice the Frame Rate for an Even More Immersive Experience

The spectacularly captivating and highly acclaimed "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" thrill ride at Universal Studios Hollywood's "The...


Nov 02, 2016, 14:34 ET "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios Hollywood Adds Hot Butterbeer to its Menu of Scrumptious Fare Served at Three Broomsticks and Hog's Head Pub

Delightful, delicious and hot. Three wonderful words that describe hot Butterbeer™, the newest addition that will be offered seasonally at Three...


Sep 16, 2016, 21:00 ET Southern California's Most Intense Halloween Event Kicks off at Universal Studios Hollywood as "Halloween Horror Nights" Comes to Life with an All-New Slate of Terrifying Mazes

 "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood got off to a terrifying start as Hollywood celebrities paraded along the blood-red...


Aug 17, 2016, 16:19 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Announces Tickets are Now on Sale to "Halloween Horror Nights," Southern California's Most Extreme Halloween Event, Beginning Friday, September 16

Click Here for a Sneak Peek into the Terror that Awaits  Universal Studios Hollywood announces that tickets are now on sale for...


Jul 27, 2016, 15:25 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Unleashes a Terrifying Trio of Slasher Films as "Freddy vs. Jason," "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "Halloween" Stab Through "Halloween Horror Nights" in Three All-New Disturbing Mazes

 CLICK HERE for a Look at the Nightmare that Awaits. Freddy Krueger. Jason Voorhees. Leatherface. Michael Myers.  The four most...


Jun 28, 2016, 18:17 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Unlocks Its "Don't Open, Dead Inside" Doors and Debuts its All-New "The Walking Dead" Permanent Daytime Attraction Based on AMC's Top-Rated Television Series

 Universal Studios Hollywood unlocked the iconic "Don't' Open, Dead Inside" doors to usher in its all-new "The Walking Dead" permanent daytime...


Apr 06, 2016, 03:24 ET Hogwarts Has Arrived In Hollywood!!

 Universal Studios Hollywood marked the opening of "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™" with legendary Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe, BAFTA...


Feb 02, 2016, 13:23 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Introduces EZ Rez, an Innovative, Easy-to-Use Online Ticket Reservation System Designed to Deliver Top Tier Consumer Benefits

Starting today and for the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood is introducing EZ Rez™, an innovative, easy-to-use online...


Dec 08, 2015, 10:23 ET Hogwarts Is Coming To Hollywood On April 7, 2016!

It's official:  "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™" will open at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday, April 7, 2016, marking the...


Dec 01, 2015, 12:44 ET The Day Has Arrived!

 "When will 'The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™' at Universal Studios Hollywood open?" This has been the #1 question asked since the...


Oct 27, 2015, 14:44 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Invites Global Visitors to Preview Newly Launched Interactive Website and Experience a Virtual Tour of "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" as the Countdown to the Much-Anticipated Spring 2016 Opening Continues

 With just one click, "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™" comes to life, transforming computer screens and smart phones around the...


Mar 20, 2015, 14:00 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Unveils Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Much-Anticipated Thrill Ride "Fast & Furious-Supercharged" and Officially Announces Ride's June 25 Grand Opening Date

 Universal Studios HollywoodSM showcases exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of its upcoming "Fast & Furious—Supercharged" thrill...


Jan 30, 2015, 14:08 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Goes Full Throttle with National Commercial Launching Much-Anticipated Summer 2015 Arrival of the Action-Packed Thrill Ride, "Fast & Furious-Supercharged," During NBC's Super Bowl Pre-Game Coverage

 Universal Studios HollywoodSM shifts into high gear with the debut of an innovative, national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch...


Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET Universal CityWalk Rings in 2015 with Special "New Year's Eve Movie Night" Celebration at the AMC Theatres, Featuring Five of Universal's Most Iconic Films Back on the Silver Screen

The countdown to 2015 begins with Universal CityWalk's all-new "New Year's Eve Movie Night" celebration at the CityWalk AMC Theatres, featuring...


Sep 04, 2014, 15:01 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Announces 2014 "Eyegore Award" Recipients Honoring Top Achievements in the Horror Genre as Theme Park Celebrates Opening Night for Halloween Horror Nights, Friday, September 19

 Universal Studios Hollywood sets the stage for the eagerly-awaited arrival of Halloween Horror Nights on Friday, September 19, with the annual...