Vicky Free Named Disney/ABC Marketing SVP

She has marketing responsibilities for both studio and television content distributed by The Walt Disney Studios and The Disney/ABC Television Group.


Disney/ABC Cancels Syndicated ‘FABLife’

FABLife will not be returning for a second season. Original episodes will continue to be produced and aired for the remainder of the season. “We’re extremely proud of everyone involved with the show and would like to thank them for all of their contributions and tireless efforts,” said Janice Marinelli, president, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. “We are especially appreciative of our talented and dynamic co-hosts Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee, Leah Ashley and Lauren Makk, and we would also like to extend a huge thanks to our station partners for all of their support.”

‘Right This Minute’ Gets Fourth Season

Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution takes over distribution from MGM and clears the viral videos show on the ABC Owned Television Stations Group. The combination of ABC O&Os and Right This Minute partner stations creates a clearance footprint of 60% of the U.S. and Includes 18 of the top 20 markets for 2016-17.


Ex-AOL Exec Frelinghuysen Joins Disney/ABC

John Frelinghuysen, who is credited with driving a content deal between AOL and NBC Universal, has been named the Disney/ABC Television Group’s new EVP of digital media, strategy and business development.

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‘The FAB Life’ Tops 70% Clearance

The Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution panel show featuring Tyra Banks and four co-hosts upped its station roster in advance of this fall’s debut.