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Topic: Disney Channel

Disney Channel Schedules the Only Summer Movie Your Kids Will Care About

Teen Beach 2 debuts June 26; will stream a week early to Disney subscribers

Forget Avengers: Age of Ultron and the upcoming Despicable Me spinoff Minions. For millions of kids, there's only one important movie debuting this summer: Teen Beach 2, the sequel to…

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Hasbro's TV Strategy

What went wrong with The Hub, and what the toymaker hopes will go right

What looks like an entertainment company, spends like an entertainment company and programs like an entertainment company? It's Hasbro, a toymaker. Hasbro makes not just toys but also hugely popular intellectual…

1980s Classic Adventures in Babysitting Is Getting a Disney Channel Reboot

Promises 'Further Adventures' for a new generation

Good news for '80s nostalgists: Disney Channel is rebooting Chris Columbus' 1987 Elisabeth Shue-centric comedy, Adventures in Babysitting. The TV movie will feature two different babysitters (Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson, the…

What Women Watch on TV

Their viewing habits may surprise you

In last season’s premiere of FX’s American Horror Story, two teenagers are lying on the bed, nervously making out. “I don’t want to hurt you,” says the boy, moments before…

Trophy Wife Star Albert Tsai Spends His Free Time Reading Harry Potter Books

He's also fascinated by Walt Disney

Specs Who Albert Tsai Age 9 Accomplishments Stars as Bert on ABC’s Trophy Wife (Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c) Base Los Angeles I’ve read that you take all of your classes online. What’s that like? Yeah, I’m…

Anne Sweeney Is Leaving Disney

18-year vet says she wants to direct

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that Anne Sweeney is leaving the company, effective January 2015, so that she may pursue her dream of directing television. An 18-year Disney veteran,…

Dish-Disney Carriage Deal Disables the Hopper

Many concessions in long-term distribution pact

Six months after the expiration of their joint carriage deal, the Walt Disney Co. and Dish Network have agreed to a long-term pact that will not only keep ABC, ESPN…

Analyst: Netflix Deal Is Cannibalizing Cartoon Network’s Linear TV Ratings

But licensing revenue may outweigh the loss of GRPs

The post-Netflix results are in and they ain’t pretty for Cartoon Network, according to analysts at Bernstein Research Group. Since the network put up programs on the over-the-top streaming service…

Disney Wraps Major Upfront Sales

Kids' cable network group sees 6 percent CPM bump

It's a wrap at the Disney kids' cable group—Disney XD, Disney Channel, and Disney Jr. The networks saw a bump of 25 percent in total dollars over last year, likely…

The Incredible Shrinking Christmas

Nickelodeon's ratings woes and lackluster toy sales have clients saying, 'Bah, humbug'

As anyone who’s ever cracked open an Econ 101 textbook will tell you, there’s something a little goofy happening at the moment in the kids television market. Despite flattened demand…

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