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DANCING WITH THE STARS TRIPS IN RATINGS, MAY BE CUT BACK

December 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC may be considering cutting back Dancing with the Stars to one series per year beginning in the spring (a new DWTS season is slated to begin on March 18), the New York Post reported today (Friday), citing an unnamed production source. Despite the fact that last week’s season finale drew 16.7 million viewers, making […]

WEINSTEIN: DISNEY/NETFLIX DEAL BIGGEST IN SHOWBIZ HISTORY

December 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney CFO Jay Rasulo told an investors conference in New York Wednesday that Disney was “thrilled” with the exclusive deal it concluded with Netflix, which will reportedly net the studio $350 million per year. “We feel pretty confident that this was the highest value deal that we could do,” Rasulo said, indicating that Disney had […]

DISNEY CFO DUCKS QUESTION ABOUT POSSIBLE CARTER WRITE-OFF

March 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney’s chief financial officer is unwilling to join the speculation about how costly John Carter will be to the studio if it bombs as badly as most analysts expect. With numerous predictions that Disney will take a $100-150-million writeoff on the movie (it reportedly cost $250-300 million to produce and market and will therefore need […]