Disney’s suite of 20 TV channels was yanked off Dish Network’s satellite television and Sling TV services for customers across the U.S., after the two companies failed to reach a carriage-renewal deal Friday. Disney networks that are no longer on Dish TV and Sling TV include ESPN, FX, Disney Channel, Freeform and National Geographic, as […]
Disney has added media veteran Carolyn Everson to its board of directors as part of an agreement with Daniel Loeb’s Third Point just weeks after the activist investor abandoned his push for a spin-off of ESPN. The Burbank, California-based group on Friday said Third Point had approved Everson’s appointment and entered into a deal where the hedge fund agreed not to buy more than 2 per cent of Disney’s outstanding shares or nominate new directors. The agreement will be in place until the company’s annual shareholder meeting in 2024.