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Disney TV Exec Sweeney Leaving To Direct TV Shows

  • Aired: 1/11/2014
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Anne Sweeney, one of Disney's top television executives who helped bring TV shows to Apple's iTunes digital store, is leaving the company at the end of the year. Sweeney, co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group, said in a statement that she will pursue becoming a director of TV shows. An 18-year veteran of the company, Sweeney was repeatedly named the 'most powerful woman in entertainment' by The Hollywood Reporter.

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