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DISNEY TO UNPLUG SOAPNET, REPLACE IT WITH DISNEY JUNIOR

May 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Like many of the shows that have appeared on it over the past decade, the cable channel SOAPnet is all washed up — or will be in 2012. That’s when the Walt Disney Co. intends to convert it into a new kids channel called Disney Junior, the New York Times reported on its website today […]

REPORT: “COMPLICATED” RELATIONSHIP KILLED MIRAMAX DEAL

May 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The collapse of negotiations between the Walt Disney Co. and the Weinstein Brothers for the sale of Miramax is being attributed to the complicated financial relationship between the Weinsteins and their principal backer, billionaire Ron Burkle. According to TheWrap.com, the legal issues involved in setting up a new company to oversee Miramax proved to be […]