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  1. Netflix Shareholders Pave Way for Stock Split

    4:41 pm PDT 06/09/2015
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    Former Disney executive Anne Sweeney is elected to the board of directors. READ MORE

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  2. L.A.'s Walt Disney of Shopping: Rick Caruso on Expansion Plans, Whose Advice He Seeks in Hollywood

    9:00 am PDT 05/21/2015
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    The billionaire developer of L.A.'s The Grove — which draws more yearly visitors than Disneyland and generates the second-highest revenue per square foot of any shopping center in the U.S. — now has his sights on Los Angeles' wealthy Pacific Palisades neighborhood as the visionary goes after the one thing he still hasn't won: critical respect. READ MORE

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  3. Anne Sweeney Joins Netflix Board

    8:15 am PDT 03/30/2015
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    The streaming giant also adds Microsoft executive vice president Brad Smith, bringing its number of directors to nine. READ MORE

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  4. ABC's 'View' Woes: Declining Ratings, Lower Ad Revenue, Whoopi-Rosie Feud

    5:00 am PST 01/30/2015
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    The franchise could be on the chopping block as new Disney-ABC chief Ben Sherwood faces his first big challenge. READ MORE

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  5. Mothers and Daughters of Hollywood with Anne Sweeney, Susan Sarandon

    3:59 pm PST 12/12/2014
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    'Sons of Anarchy's' Katey Sagal, 'Frozen' director Jennifer Lee and Universal's Bela Bajaria also share what motherhood is all about READ MORE

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  6. Mothers & Daughters of Hollywood With Susan Sarandon and More

    12:00 pm PST 12/12/2014
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    Katey Sagal, 'Frozen' director Jennifer Lee and Universal's Bela Bajaria, Susan Sarandon and Anne Sweeney share how they balance work and motherhood. READ MORE

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  7. Anne Sweeney's Daughter Reveals What Her Mom Is Really Like

    11:00 am PST 12/12/2014
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    Rosie Miller, 24, a second-grade teacher in Palo Alto, Calif., describes her upbringing in her own words: " 'Yes,' I declared one day in kindergarten. 'My mom is the president of Disneyland!' " READ MORE

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  8. Anne Sweeney on Her Final Days at Disney, Shadowing Angela Bassett and Joining Twitter

    11:00 am PST 12/12/2014
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    Hollywood's outgoing nine-time Most Powerful Woman is about to depart Disney as she revisits her shocking decision, reveals her progress in becoming a TV director, what she and Robert Iger talk about and how she'll judge success now READ MORE

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  9. Anne Sweeney on Embracing Change in the Work Place

    4:59 pm PST 12/10/2014
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    The president of Disney/ABC Television Group discusses how she adapted to changes in the last year. READ MORE

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  10. Hollywood Reporter, NBC's Jennifer Salke Honored at Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala

    8:54 am PDT 10/25/2014
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    The inspirational evening celebrated youth mentorship, including THR’s partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters through its Women in Entertainment program READ MORE

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  11. MIPCOM: Disney's Anne Sweeney Touts Value of Linear TV Channels

    4:25 am PDT 10/14/2014
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    "If not now, when?" she said about her plans to pursue directing and vowed to leave the Disney TV unit in "spectacular shape" READ MORE

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  12. MIPCOM: Drama and Digital Distribution in Focus at International TV Event

    1:40 pm PDT 10/12/2014
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    Hollywood studios meet online start-ups at global television's biggest industry mash-up READ MORE

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  13. Donald Sweeney, Father of Disney-ABC Executive Anne Sweeney, Dies at 88

    1:58 pm PDT 08/27/2014
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    He had a 38-year career in education as a teacher in New York READ MORE

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  14. Barbara Walters: 'I Didn't Try to Interview Donald Sterling'

    5:32 pm PDT 05/12/2014
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    UPDATED: At a ceremony in which ABC News' N.Y. headquarters was renamed "The Barbara Walters Building," the journalist said Anderson Cooper "did a superb job" with his interview of the Clippers owner. READ MORE

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  15. Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Anne Sweeney Over TV Director Ambitions

    6:06 am PDT 04/08/2014
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    UPDATED: "Anne, I think it’s time we tell you this isn't a fundraiser, this is an intervention," the comedian said as he poked fun at his outgoing boss' decision to step down to become a TV director. READ MORE

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  16. Anne Sweeney Officiates a 4-Year-Old's Adoption (Video)

    9:00 am PDT 04/04/2014
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    The outgoing Disney TV chief, who will be honored by the Alliance for Children's Rights on Monday at its annual dinner, appeared at Children's Court in Monterey, Calif., as Desiree Cornejo was adopted by her grandparents. READ MORE

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  17. ABC Studios Boss on the Pace of 'Scandal,' Advice for Anne Sweeney and Why He Sent Paul Feig a Tie (Q&A)

    11:00 am PDT 03/27/2014
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    Patrick Moran talks to THR about comedy's challenges, scheduling frustrations and that showrunner who got away. READ MORE

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

    12:00 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    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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  19. Disney's Anne Sweeney Talks Successor, Online Pay TV Services

    6:14 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    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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  20. 5 Big Challenges Ben Sherwood Faces in Disney's Top TV Job (Analysis)

    5:00 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    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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