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  1. Despite Last-Minute Offer By Relativity, Maker Studios Says Disney Deal Already Approved

    April 14, 2014 8:08 PM EDT It was reported earlier today the Ryan Kavanaugh-led Relativity Media was looking to outbid Disney for the YouTube network, but Maker Studios says it is still going with Disney. In a statement, a Maker spokesperson says, "As per the announcem ...

  2. Chart Moves: 'Frozen' Soundtrack Is Highest-Charting for Animated Film Since 'Cars'

    December 05, 2013 8:07 PM EST This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, One Direction's "Midnight Memories" blasted in at No. 1 with 546,000 sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the first time a group has debuted atop the list wit ...

  3. Muppets, Teens, Tweens & Tots Take Center Stage at Billboard Film and TV Music Conference

    October 25, 2011 7:02 PM EDT The Kids Are Alright: "Writing for Teens, Tweens and Tots" panel ( from left): Kelly Edwards, Executive Director of Music & Programming, Radio Disney; Danny Jacob, Composer "Phineas and Ferb;" Abbey Konowitch, former Hollyw ...

  4. The Muppets Score First Billboard 200 Top 10

    September 01, 2011 12:25 PM EDT Rainbow Connection - Weezer Ft... by paramorebrazil It just got a whole lost easier being green. More than 50 years after their creation by the imaginative Jim Henson (who passed away in 1990), a Muppet-branded album reaches the Billboard 200' ...

  5. Top Disney Exec Yanover Exits Company

    December 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST One of Disney's top digital executives is leaving the company, according to Deadline.com . Paul Yanover, evp and managing director of Disney Online -- who logged 16 years at Disney across two separate stints -- announced he's exiting in ...

  6. Vincent Upped At Disney

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Steven Vincent has been named VP of music and soundtracks for the Disney Channel, which is riding a wave of recent musical hits, including "High School Musical 2" and "Hannah Montana." Vincent reports to Susette Hsuing, senior ...

  7. Disney To Acquire TV Games Developer Minds Eye

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Walt Disney Internet Group on June 8 announced its acquisition of British game developer Minds Eye Productions in a move signaling Disney's commitment to interactive television gaming, the compani (Reuters) -- The Walt Disney Internet Gro ...

  8. SEC Nabs Disney For Relationships With Directors

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Dec. 20 that it had charged entertainment group Walt Disney Co. for failing to disclose relationships between the company and its directors. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) -- The U.S. Securities and Exc ...

  9. Disney Trial Challenging Ovitz Payout Begins

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In almost every conceivable way, the Walt Disney Co.'s board of directors failed to exercise any responsibility over the hiring and firing of former president Michael Ovitz, leaving the company liable (The Hollywood Reporter) -- In almost eve ...

  10. Source: Comcast Won't Meet Disney Price

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cable provider Comcast Corp. is not interested in raising its bid for Walt Disney Co. to match the current stock price of the media conglomerate, a source close to the company said today (Feb. 17). Cable provider Comcast Corp. is not interested in ...