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  • Disney Studio Chief Rich Ross Resigns
    Disney Studio Chief Rich Ross Resigns

    Rich Ross has resigned from his post as Walt Disney Studios Chair. After being promoted from his job running The Disney Channel, Ross has experienced a rocky road with full of strained relationships with many Hollywood insiders, not to mention others inside the Mouse House. Although technically only a few…

  • Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program
    Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program

    Touting the motto “Heroes Work Here. Employ excellence. Hire veterans” President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans yesterday at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City. The Heroes Work Here program continues Disney’s…

  • Hulu updates deal with Disney Co.
    Hulu updates deal with Disney Co.

    The good news is that Disney shows will continue to be available on Hulu for your viewing pleasure. The bad news is that you’ll have to endure more commercials with them. The details of the deal are murky, but expect your usual 6 to 8 commercials to nearly double. All…

  • An Eye on Marvel
    An Eye on Marvel

    Both eyes if I can spare them. Well, things are beginning to slot into place for the growing relationship between Marvel and Disney that began in 2009. The movie contracts are beginning to play out with the end result building strong new franchises for the mouse house. Disney cable has…

  • The Walt Disney Company rolls out 2010 Report
    The Walt Disney Company rolls out 2010 Report

    The Walt Disney Company has just released an online report that highlight many of the companies accomplishments from 2010. Disney has compiled all the information about (almost) everything that’s happened around the company in the past year in an interactive website. There are stories about each of the different parts…

  • ABC’s chief departs just before fall slate is announced
    ABC’s chief departs just before fall slate is announced

    Stephen McPherson who came to ABC in 2004 and is credited with leading the network to great ratings and excellent TV programs (like LOST and Modern Family) has abruptly resigned from the Walt Disney Company. This comes on the eve of ABC’s presentation of its fall schedule to advertisers. It’s…

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