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Ziffren, Sweeney Talk Television Past and Future at UCLA

The TV vets are skeptical of a la carte models and queried Amazon's business model.

Hollywood’s Last Frontier: The Struggle for Women in the Boardroom

Who's behind corporate America's next moves? Still largely men, as some of the industry's top female names — from Bonnie Hammer to Mellody Hobson to Shari Redstone — talk about how they got in…

Netflix Shareholders Pave Way for Stock Split

Former Disney executive Anne Sweeney is elected to the board of directors.

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

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…

Anne Sweeney Joins Netflix Board

The streaming giant also adds Microsoft executive vice president Brad Smith, bringing its number of directors to nine.

ABC’s ‘View’ Woes: Declining Ratings, Lower Ad Revenue, Whoopi-Rosie Feud

The franchise could be on the chopping block as new Disney-ABC chief Ben Sherwood faces his first big challenge.

Anne Sweeney’s Daughter Reveals What Her Mom Is Really Like

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!' "

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

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…

Hollywood Reporter, NBC’s Jennifer Salke Honored at 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala

The inspirational evening celebrated youth mentorship, including THR's partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters through its Women in Entertainment program

MIPCOM: Disney’s Anne Sweeney Touts Value of Linear TV Channels

"If not now, when?" she said about her plans to pursue directing and vowed to leave the Disney TV unit in "spectacular shape"

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

Hollywood studios meet online start-ups at global television's biggest industry mash-up

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

He had a 38-year career in education as a teacher in New York