1. Anne Sweeney, President, Disney/ABC Television Group;
with Walt Disney Co., Sweeney oversees ABC Studios, ABC-owned Television Stations Group and the ABC Television Network. She also oversees Disney Channels Worldwide, comprising 94 kids-driven entertainment channels. Additionally, Sweeney’s responsibilities include nets ABC Family and SOAPnet, the company’s equity interest in A&E Television Networks and Disney’s publishing imprint Hyperion. Not enough for one work week? Sweeney also commandeered Disney/ABC’s integration to iTunes, an ad-supported full-episode online player and an iPad app.
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