Disney and Time Warner Cable Finally Reach Deal

By Andrew Gauthier 


After weeks of high-profile public squabbling, Disney-ABC Television and Time Warner Cable have reached a carriage agreement for all Disney cable and broadcast properties — as well as for new Web-based sports channels.

The long-term agreement, which includes deals for the Bright House brand of cable systems, is for all Disney-ABC networks and stations — ABC stations, which run the ABC network, as well as Disney’s suite of cable brands, such as ESPN, Disney Channel and ABC Family.

The deal also includes Disney’s Web-based sports network ESPN3.com — Disney has already crafted deals for it with cable operators. More…