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  1. Anne Sweeney Honored for Her Work with The Alliance for Children's Rights

    6:00 am PST 02/18/2014
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    The co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group was honored by the the Alliance for Children's Rights. A longtime supporter of adoption reform, Sweeney in February officiated the adoption of four year-old Desiree Cornejo by her grandparents. READ MORE

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  2. The Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 Power Lunch Spots of 2014

    10:00 am PST 01/15/2014
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    A group of 250 top producers, agents and executives name their favorite L.A. places to nosh now, with Soho House topping the list. READ MORE

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  3. Shine's Rich Ross on One Year Back in TV -- and What Happened at Disney (Q&A)

    11:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The former studio head on reality TV's next act, what it feels like to go from buyer to seller and his advice for ousted execs (he followed it himself): "Give yourself some time to understand what worked and what didn't work." READ MORE

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  4. Mindy Kaling, Anne Sweeney, Bonnie Hammer Open Up About Obstacles to Success

    10:21 am PST 11/21/2013
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    Nina Tassler talked about her forthcoming book, while Kaling and Hammer were candid about personal struggles at the 18th annual Girls Inc. luncheon. READ MORE

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  5. MIPCOM: THR to Host Women in Global Entertainment Power Lunch

    9:00 am PDT 10/04/2013
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    A+E Networks' Nancy Dubuc, British actress Emily Mortimer and Abu Dhabi's Noura al Kaabi join THR East Coast TV editor Marisa Guthrie in Cannes for the Oct. 7 session, held in partnership with A+E Networks' Lifetime and The Hollywood Reporter. READ MORE

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  6. THR's Emmy Nominees Night Party Hits Soho House Los Angeles

    3:49 pm PDT 09/20/2013
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    Anne Sweeney (co-chair, Disney Media), Nancy Dubuc (President and CEO of A&E), Mark Burnett (executive producer), Jon Voight, Allison Williams, Matthew Weiner, Eric Stonestreet, Clark Gregg, Dean Norris and many more celebrate the kickoff of the 65th annual Emmys weekend. READ MORE

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  7. L.A. Designer Names Dress for Disney's Anne Sweeney

    12:00 pm PST 01/31/2013
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    Ryan Roberts says the TV exec inspired the fit 'n' flare "Anne Dress," which she says left her "humbled and surprised." READ MORE

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  8. Hollywood at Church: Where the A-List Prays

    5:00 am PST 12/24/2012
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    The biggest believers in the business, from Maria Shriver to Denzel Washington, celebrate Christmas in these houses of worship, where the industry shows its devotion from baptism to burial. READ MORE

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  9. 2012 THR's Women in Entertainment Breakfast Arrivals

    10:52 am PST 12/05/2012
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    Anne Sweeney, No. 1 for a third straight year. READ MORE

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  10. Inside THR's 'Power of Style' Luncheon (Photos)

    4:48 pm PDT 11/02/2012
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    Many of Hollywood's most powerful and well-dressed women turned up at The Hollywood Reporter’s "Power of Style" luncheon on Nov. 1 at Spago in Beverly Hills. READ MORE

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  11. Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network Honors Katzenbergs, Matt Bomer and Partner, Bob and Harvey Weinstein

    4:49 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    GLSEN, which works to create safe schools for LGBT youth, raised $1 million at its eight annual Respect Awards in Los Angeles. READ MORE

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  12. Disney's Anne Sweeney Discusses Changing Role of ABC, Hulu, YouTube, Mobile Video Growth

    2:12 am PDT 09/28/2012
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    At a London event, the co-chair of Disney Media Networks also discusses Nancy Tellem's move to Microsoft and calls for continued digital innovation in the TV industry. READ MORE

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  13. Anne Sweeney to Receive Golden Nymph Award at Monte Carlo TV Festival

    12:16 pm PDT 06/06/2012
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    H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco will present the Disney Media Networks co-chair and Disney/ABC Television Group president with prize. READ MORE

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  14. THR Women in Entertainment Attendees Answer: What Makes a Power Leader? (Video)

    8:11 pm PST 12/07/2011
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    Viola Davis, Bethenny Frankel and Anne Sweeney are among the Hollywood industry players doling out advice for up-and-comers at the annual breakfast celebration. READ MORE

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  15. THR's 2011 Women in Entertainment Breakfast Highlights

    7:28 pm PST 12/07/2011
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    Jane Fonda, Anne Sweeney and Viola Davis spoke with THR on the red carpet at the publication's annual event, honoring the 100 most powerful women in Hollywood. Some memorable moments include a tribute to late producer Laura Ziskin, as well as a witty and touching acceptance speech from Fonda. READ MORE

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  16. THR's Women in Entertainment 2011 Highlight Reel

    7:27 pm PST 12/07/2011
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    Memorable moments from THR's 20th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast honoring the 100 most powerful women in the Hollywood at the Beverly Hills Hotel. READ MORE

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  17. Anne Sweeney Reveals Top Qualities of a 'Power Leader'; Reacts to Her Third No. 1 Women in Entertainment Ranking (Video)

    5:06 pm PST 12/07/2011
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    “It really is a measure of how well the Walt Disney Company has done,” the co-chair said of being awarded top placement once again on the annual Power 100 list. READ MORE

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  18. Kim Kardashian Attends THR's Women in Entertainment Breakfast

    12:01 pm PST 12/07/2011
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    The E! reality star, whose been laying low after her split from husband Kris Humphries, stepped out with mom Kris Jenner in support of THR’s cover star Bonnie Hammer. READ MORE

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  19. THR's Women in Entertainment 2011: Power 100

    9:04 am PST 12/07/2011
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    The Hollywood Reporter's 20th annual ranking of the females who rule the business. READ MORE

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  20. MIPCOM 2011: Anne Sweeney Defends Digital Technology

    8:43 am PDT 10/05/2011
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    "Digital didn't disrupt our business, it unleashed it," said the Disney/ABC Television president. "TV is the medium around which all others revolve.” READ MORE

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  21. Anne Sweeney Talks About ABC's International Challenges at MIPCOM (Q&A)

    10:46 am PDT 10/04/2011
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    Disney/ABC Television Group President is the first woman to receive MIPCOM's Personality of the Year honor. READ MORE

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