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  1. How Tinker Bell Became Disney's Stealthy $300 Million Franchise

    10:00 am 4/3/2014

    The company is breaking records with straight-to-DVD fairy movies, managed by John Lasseter, that fueled the pre-tween girl frenzy for "Frozen."Read more

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  2. Meet the Dealmaker Behind Two High-Profile Hollywood Sales

    5:00 am 4/2/2014

    Financial adviser Aryeh Bourkoff quietly helped orchestrate Madison Square Garden's 50 percent stake in Tribeca Enterprises and Disney's purchase of Maker Studios in March.Read more

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  3. MIPTV: Former KidsCo CEO Paul Robinson Joins Germany's Your Family Entertainment

    7:20 am 3/27/2014

    The co-founder of NBCUniversal's now defunct international kids channel will be charged with taking the Munich-based YFE kids brand global.Read more

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  4. Disney's Anne Sweeney Talks Successor, Online Pay TV Services

    6:12 am 3/26/2014

    At a conference in London, she ‎discusses the "creative transformation" rather than "creative destruction" of television and comments on the company's acquisition of Maker Studios.Read more

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  5. Disney Acquires Maker Studios for $500 Million

    2:38 pm 3/24/2014

    The deal values the digital media firm at up to $950 million if certain performance targets are met. Read more

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  6. Fox, Discovery Best Positioned to Benefit From International Networks Growth, Says Analyst

    5:01 am 3/21/2014

    After $5 billion in acquisitions in the past two years, Sterne Agee analyst Vasily Karasyov also predicts that international acquisitions activity will moderate.Read more

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  7. Liberty Overtakes Disney as Most Profitable Media Conglomerate

    12:36 pm 3/20/2014

    SNL Kagan says Liberty's fortunes soared in 2013 due to a savvy investment in SiriusXM Radio.Read more

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  8. Disney to Release Next 'Star Wars,' 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' in Imax

    5:01 am 3/20/2014

    The giant-screen exhibitor has renewed its deal with the studio, covering several upcoming films, including "Maleficent," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron."Read more

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  9. Disney Plans Third 'Cars' Movie and Second 'Incredibles' Film

    9:59 am 3/18/2014

    UPDATED: Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger also disclosed during a shareholders meeting that the next "Star Wars" movie will take place 30 years after the events in 1983's "Return of the Jedi."Read more

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  10. Disney Unit Greenlights Disney Channel's Largest U.K. Production To-Date

    5:01 pm 3/16/2014

    The four-part mystery adventure "Evermoor" will become the first live-action movie from Britain to air on the U.S. Disney Channel and the most ambitious project from Disney Europe, Middle East & Africa.Read more

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