German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will acquire Disney’s 50% shareholding in Super RTL, turning the German children’s and family channel into a 100% subsidiary.
Jane Dribinskaia has been appointed commercial development director, content sales, DTCI at The Walt Disney Company.
The Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox will become effective at 12:02 am ET, March 20, 2019.
The Walt Disney Company has announced plans for a new organisational structure for its Media Networks segment, conditional upon closing of the 21st Century Fox transaction.
The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment has announced that ESPN+, the multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from DTCI in collaboration with ESPN, has surpassed one million paying subscribers in just over five months since its April 2018 launch.
The Walt Disney Company and Twitter signed a new agreement to create live content and advertising opportunities from across the entire Disney portfolio on the Twitter platform.
James Pitaro has been appointed president of ESPN and co-chair, Disney Media Networks.
The Walt Disney Company board of directors has extended Robert A. Iger’s contract as chairman and CEO to July 2, 2019.