The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox have entered into a definitive agreement for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, including the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for approximately $52.4 billion in stock.
Talks between Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney over a possible purchase of the bulk of the company’s interests are reportedly back on.
German children’s and family channel Super RTL wants to launch a second channel.
German family channel Super RTL will launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service for children between 3 and 13 years of age.
German video-on-demand (VOD) provider maxdome has secured an extensive rights package from Hollywood studio Walt Disney Pictures.
Walt Disney may be prepared to write off some if not all its investment of $300 million in the Russian TV industry.
Netflix has signed a major deal with The Walt Disney Company that will give it exclusive access to new cinema releases from Disney, Pixar and Marvel, starting in 2016.
Walt Disney may be interested in expanding its TV presence in the Czech Republic.
Hollywood studios Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and Walt Disney Co. are in talks with the major US MSOs to offer films for as much as $30 (€22.50) per showing soon after they run in cinemas, reports Bloomberg.
VimpelCom is reported to have signed an agreement with the Walt Disney Company under which it will show the latter’s titles on Beeline TV’s VOD service.