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What ESPN Tells us about Disney’s Future

If you want to see the Disney Company succeed you might want to hold off on supporting that unbundling proposal or cutting the cord from your cable system. Disney’s fortunes have become almost inextricably tied to the success of ESPN … Continue reading

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ESPN The Weekend Canceled

I’m at a bit of a loss to wrap my mind around this announcement made on the Disney Parks blog today — ESPN The Weekend has been canceled. The message from Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director at Walt Disney World, … Continue reading

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Nothing is Safe When the Moguls Meet in Sun Valley

Jeremy Herron, AP Business Writer, reports on the annual retreat in Sun Valley, Idaho, hosted by investment bank Allen & Co.  This is where media and tech execs mingle and make deals. Even the top Internet companies — save maybe … Continue reading

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Viacom Takes the Lead in Planning a New Pay TV Channel

A couple years back, Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements split Viacom (parent company of Paramount Pictures) from CBS.  Now it looks like Viacom and CBS will compete in one more area. Kenneth LiMon reports for Reuters/Nielsen. Sumner Redstone’s Viacom Inc will … Continue reading

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Netflix Delivering Straight to Television

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