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  • DISNEY JUNIOR NOW AVAILABLE TO DISH NETWORK CUSTOMERS

    Following the recent announcement of the groundbreaking, multi-year distribution deal between DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), Disney Junior, the popular 24-hour channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers, is now available to DISH Network subscribers on channel 168. Disney Junior is available in DISH programming packages, including America’s Top 200, America’s Top 250 and America’s Everything Pak.




  • JAMES GOLDSTON NAMED PRESIDENT OF ABC NEWS

    Burbank, CA/New York, NY -- Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- As part of the ongoing succession process, Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group, today announced that ABC News Senior Vice President James Goldston has been named president, ABC News, replacing Ben Sherwood, who was recently promoted to co-president, Disney/ABC Television Group.





  • BEN SHERWOOD NAMED TO SUCCEED ANNE SWEENEY AS CO-CHAIRMAN, DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS AND PRESIDENT, DISNEY/ABC TELEVISION GROUP IN FEBRUARY 2015

    The Walt Disney Company 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. Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group will remain in that capacity through January 2015.




  • AFTER A SUCCESSFUL TV CAREER SPANNING MORE THAN THREE DECADES, ANNE SWEENEY ANNOUNCES HER DEPARTURE FROM THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY IN JANUARY 2015

    Sweeney to Leave Executive Ranks to Become a Director