Anne Sweeney

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    ABC/Ida Mae Astute

    ABC News President Ben Sherwood Named To Succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group

    Hot on the heels of co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group Anne Sweeney announced her decision to leave the network to pursue a career in directing comes news that Ben Sherwood, ABC News President,...

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    Bob D'Amico/ABC

    Disney Exec Anne Sweeney Opts Out; Plans to Become Television Director

    In a shocking move many didn’t see coming, one of Hollywood’s most powerful women — Anne Sweeney, co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group — has decided to hand over her reins in order to...

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    Lifetime

    Susan Lucci to Host 13th Annual UCP of NYC Women Who Care Luncheon

    Queen of Soaps Susan Lucci (Genevieve Delatour, “Devious Maids;” Erica Kane “All My Children”) is adding one more accomplishment to her long list of admirable achievements: She’ll be returning as host for the 13th Annual UCP of NYC Women...

  • THE FINAL DAYS OF SOAPnet: The Rise and Fall of A Cable Network

    From re-runs of soap classics "Dallas," "Dynasty," "Another World," "Port Charles," and "Falcon Crest," to the launches of original series "SoapCenter," "Soap Talk" and "General Hospital: Night Shift," SOAPnet was defined as the "new way to watch soaps" for...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Disney/ABC Television Group Launching WATCH ABC Application; ‘GH’ Fans Able to Watch LIVE in Sync with Broadcast Airing For First Time

    Just days before its upfront presentation to Madison Avenue on Tuesday, May 14, the Disney/ABC Television Group has announced that viewers of ABC programming in New York City and Philadelphia (via their WABC and WPVI affiliates) will be able...

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    Photo Credit: ABC

    BREAKING NEWS: ABC Makes Bold Shift in Late Night TV War

    Capitalizing on ratings momentum, advertising demand and increased revenue potential for entertainment programming in the 11:35 p.m. time slot, ABC today announced a strategic shift in its late-night strategy to better position the network for increased ratings and financial...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Disney Insider: ‘SOAPnet: We’re Not Done With You Yet’

    Could the incompetence of a network executive get any uglier? Why yes, it can! The latest in a series of blunders by Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group, since the announcement that he has decided to "evolve" ABC...