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[25 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]
Is ABC Lost Without ‘Lost?’

Lost was one of ABC’s most successful shows and its finale leaves many wondering what will replace it in the ABC lineup.
In an interview with Fortune, Anne Sweeny, President of Disney/ABC Televisions discusses the search for a replacement in the lineup. This is no small feat according to Sweeny:
‘Lost’ did incredibly well on every platform and around the world. It was highly sought after. It was a hit show and people were willing to pay for it. That said whether it’s ‘Lost’ or ‘Desperate Housewives’ …

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[22 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Good Luck Charlie” Movie Details

Disney has had something of a “surprise hit” with it’s new sitcom “Good Luck Charlie.” In fact according to the Hollywood Reporter, the show is the top rated program among kids 6-11 as well as those 9-14. With such high ratings among a demographic that advertisers seek after heavily the natural follow-up is a movie.
According to iCelebz the plot of the TV movie will closely follow the storylines of the television show:
The show and the upcoming movie focus on the Duncan family, a close-knit clan who find their …

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[6 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Did Disney Shortchange on Millionaire?

While Who Wants to Be a Millionaire may not be the juggernaut it once was, there is still a lot of wrangling going on over the royalties from the program. Celador, the British production company responsible for the original version of the show thinks that Disney did not pay them their fair share of the profits of the US version of the show.
Disney is perceived to have the upper hand in the battle because of it’s size and heft, however Celador claims that they are entitled to 50% of …

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[30 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Creates Small-Screen Division

Marvel is going into television, it seems. The company, newly-owned by Disney, has created a TV division, which will be overseen by TV writer Jeff Loeb. According to the recent Hollywood Reporter article,
Loeb, who most recently worked as a co-exec producer of NBC’s “Heroes,” will oversee the translation of Marvel’s popular characters and stories to the television medium, in both live-action and animation formats. Loeb will also oversee the development and distribution of live-action, animated and direct-to-DVD series.
Alongside Loeb will be Dan Buckly, who currently oversees the Print, Animation, and …