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  1. ABC Selects Directing Program Participants

    2:06 pm 8/13/2014

    Ten directors and two alternate helmers will participate in the annual programRead more

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  2. A TV Director's Open Letter to Anne Sweeney: It's All About the Shoes (Guest Column)

    12:00 pm 3/26/2014

    Forget the Disney executive suite. A director's chair is the most powerful place in television — just as long as you follow these simple guidelines from Bruce Leddy ("Cougar Town").Read more

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  3. 5 Big Challenges Ben Sherwood Faces in Disney's Top TV Job (Analysis)

    5:00 am 3/26/2014

    Anne Sweeney's successor must fix ABC primetime, court Hollywood talent and deal with a "GMA" host's $8 million salary demand.Read more

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  4. Disney Shocker: Top Exec Anne Sweeney to Exit to Become TV Director (Exclusive)

    10:04 am 3/11/2014

    Hollywood's most powerful woman quits at the top after 18 years to become a TV director (yes, really!) as Disney CEO Bob Iger reveals his succession plan ("My goal is to do it fast") and both detail the full backstory in interviews with THR.Read more

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  5. Live Well Network Orders Series Starring 'Top Chef' Alum (Exclusive)

    8:27 am 8/20/2012

    "Food Rush," starring season four competitor and San Francisco chef Ryan Scott, gets a late-summer debut. Read more

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  6. Disney-ABC TV Promotes Peter Seymour to Executive VP and CFO

    4:03 pm 8/2/2012

    In a restructuring, Seymour keeps his former duties overseeing worldwide broadcasting while adding financial oversight for the TV networks, stations, radio, publishing and cable properties.Read more

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  7. Disney and Academy Extend Global Distribution Pact for Oscars

    10:45 am 6/29/2012

    The company now has licensed broadcast rights to both domestic and international distribution of the Academy Awards through 2020. Read more

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  8. 'Live With Kelly' Launches Contest for Kelly Ripa's Co-Host

    5:45 pm 6/11/2012

    While Disney's syndicated talk show is still searching for a permanent co-host to replace Regis Philbin, producers are looking to find a viewer to take the seat for a day in July. Read more

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  9. ABC Digital Guru Albert Cheng Heads to Banff

    9:26 am 5/3/2012

    The Disney/ABC Television Group exec will discuss social TV at the Canadian Rockies media market and conference in June. Read more

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  10. Disney Junior Launches on Friday; SOAPnet to Continue on Some Carriers

    11:50 am 3/22/2012

    UPDATED: The new 24-hour network is aimed at kids ages two to seven years old.Read more

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