The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced that ABC News President Ben Sherwood will assume the title of co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group on February 1, 2015. (more...)
Anne Sweeney, who oversaw 18 years of tremendous growth and success of Disney's global entertainment and news properties and who helped shepherd the television industry into the digital age, today announced that she would be departing The Walt Disney Company [NYSE: DIS] in January of 2015 to pursue a career in Television Directing. Sweeney, who joined the company in 1996, is currently co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. (more...)
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) today announced a groundbreaking, long-term, wide-ranging distribution agreement that will provide DISH customers with access to Disney's robust lineup (more...)
Susan Lucci, star of the hit series “Devious Maids,” Emmy® Award-winningactress of “All My Children,” host of Investigation Discovery's “Deadly Affairs,” and New York Times best-selling author, will return as host of the 13th Annual UCP of NYC Women Who Care Luncheon. (more...)
Veteran television and magazine executive Tom Ascheim has been named the new president of ABC Family, it was announced today by Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group, to whom he will report. (more...)
On Wednesday, November 20, Girls Inc., the nonprofit that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, will honor Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group, at The Beverly Hills Hotel. (more...)
Fusion today announced that veteran journalist Isaac Lee will become Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. In this new role Mr. Lee, who will continue to serve as President of Univision News, will be responsible for all programming and business aspects of Fusion. (more...)
Television's biggest night took place in Century Park, CA this Saturday, September 21 st, where the entertainment industry came together for the seventh annual 'Evening Before' party, benefitting the MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund). (more...)
Tonight, January 8, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, the only late-night broadcast talk show to increase in Total Viewers this past season, will move to 11:35 p.m., putting the show in head-to-head competition with 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Show with David Letterman.' (more...)
The Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) today announced that the national 'Day of Giving,' held on Monday, November 5, raised more than $16.8 million dollars for the American Red Cross to aid those impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. (more...)
The Disney/ABC Television Group's "Day of Giving" continues to grow, with ABC Family, SOAPnet, Radio Disney, "General Hospital," "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" and the Disney Stores set to join previously announced network and syndicated programming spanning News, Daytime, Primetime and Late-Night this Monday, November 5, 2012. The "Day of Giving" will encourage the tens of millions of viewers and customers engaged throughout the day to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Following the announcement made today by Robert A. Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company of a $2 Million donation for Hurricane Sandy relief and rebuilding efforts, the Disney/ABC Television Group today announced that it will designate Monday, November 5, 2012 as a "Day of Giving" across network and syndicated programming spanning News, Daytime, Primetime and Late-Night, encouraging the tens of millions of viewers engaged throughout the day to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.