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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 … Continue reading

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Disney unloads Miramax for $675 million

Reports from Hollywood are that Disney has sold it’s art house studio Miramax to a consortium of investors for $675 million. TheWrap.com had the scoop, although Disney refuses to confirm the report. This ends a long strange chapter for Disney … Continue reading

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Disney looks to Franchise Phineas and Ferb

Get ready to see a lot more of Phineas, Ferb, and their Platypus friend Perry. Disney thinks it has found a franchise it can hang the next few years of revenue on. And as we know, Bob Iger is focused … Continue reading

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NY Times profiles Disney CEO Bob Iger

Brooks Barnes has been keeping an eye on the Walt Disney Company for the New York Times for many years. Her profile of Disney CEO Bob Iger is a must read for fans of the company. The new take on … Continue reading

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Roy E Disney, twice savior of his uncles company, dies

Roy Edward Disney, nephew of Walt Disney, has died at the age of 79. Known recently as the architect of two share holder revolts that saved the Walt Disney Company (one from a takeover and one from the ruin of … Continue reading

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