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Disney Media and Academy extend Oscar® telecast agreement

HollywoodNews.com: Disney Media Distribution and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have extended their agreement for DMD to distribute the annual Academy Awards® telecast internationally through 2020, Tom Sherak, Academy president and Anne Sweeney, president of the Disney/ABC Television Group, announced today. The previous agreement had been set[...]

Oscars: ABC and Academy Extend Oscar Telecast Agreement

hollywoodnews.com: The ABC Television Network’s contract to carry the annual Academy Awards presentations has been extended for six more years, though 2020, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ President Tom Sherak and Anne Sweeney, President of the Disney/ABC Television Group, announced today. “This contract ensures that the Oscar show[...]

Disney-ABC TV’s Mark Pedowitz departing

BY STAFF Veteran ABC executive Mark Pedowitz is leaving the company after 19 years. He is expected to set up shop at Warner Bros. TV with a first-look deal. Pedowitz most recently was senior adviser to the office of the co-chairman, reporting to Anne Sweeney, co-chair of Disney-Media Networks and[...]