The Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox have put pen to paper on the deal that will bring Fox film and TV studio, cable and international business assets under the Disney banner following speculation over the last couple of weeks.
The major Hollywood studios—with the current exception of Paramount—are getting along as Bloomberg Technology reports that they will team on a new digital film service.
Disney is ready to fly solo with a pair of planned streaming services for both ESPN and its Disney-Brand content.
The Walt Disney Company has announced that it is set to acquire a 33 percent stake in technology services and video streaming company BAMTech.
Disney|ABC Television Group announced the creation of a new affiliate initiative called “Clearinghouse,” which lays the groundwork to create turnkey opportunities for its affiliates to initiate distribution of newly developed services on TV Everywhere platforms and with over-the-top providers.
Television is smack in the midst of a technological rebirth on the order of a Mars mission, and Disney|ABC is mapping the trajectory with Renu Thomas at the engineering helm.
Renu Thomas has been promoted to executive vice president of Media Operations, Engineering and IT at Disney|ABC Television.