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- Starz Sues Disney Over Digital-Distribution Pacts. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;3/25/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p1
The article reports that Starz Entertainment filed a lawsuit against Buena Vista Television (BVT) in Los Angeles, California. Starz alleged that BVT, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co., breached their license agreement, which gives Starz exclusive distribution rights to all Disney movies and...
- Starz in Its Eyes, Disney Gets Delay. Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;7/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 27, p26
The article reports that the Buena Vista Television (BVT) defending against a breach-of-contract lawsuit filed by Starz Entertainment won an extra three weeks to prepare for trial. It mentions that Starz sued BVT alleging that Disney violated the terms of its distribution contract by making...
- Final answer. Belloni, Matthew // Hollywood Reporter;4/28/2010, Vol. 414 Issue 21, p1
The article reports on the 250 million dollar federal lawsuit brought by Great Britain-based producer Celador International Ltd. against Walt Disney Co., American Broadcasting Co. (ABC), Buena Vista Television and Valleycrest Productions Ltd. over profits from the game show "Who Wants to be a...
- UPN, Buena Vista pair up. Spring, Greg; Schneider, Michael // Electronic Media;04/20/98, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p3
Reports on the affiliation between UPN and Buena Vista Television in relation to a long-term kid programming deal. Reference to a previous deal between the two companies; Condition of the deal; Comments made by Dean Valentine, president and chief executive officer of UPN.
- Out of the closet. S.M. // Broadcasting & Cable;8/19/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 34, p4
Focuses on the deal between actress Kirstie Alley and Buena Vista Television on the development of a television show in the U.S. Comment of Buena Vista executives on the issue; Details on the theme of the television show; Schedule for the development of the show.
- UPN, Disney together again. Schlosser, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;04/20/98, Vol. 128 Issue 17, p11
Reports on a four-year deal between UPN and Buena Vista Television that brings the two-hour block of Walt Disney product to the former in fall 1999. Who will spearhead the two-hour block; Indication of some of the programs that would probably air on UPN; How is Kellogg involved in the deal;...
- The Midas Touchstone is a family act. Pursell, Chris // Electronic Media;2/24/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p3
Reports on the benefits enjoyed by ABC's syndicator Buena Vista Television. Various television programs with Buena Vista; Plans to offer television program, 'According to Jim,' for the 2007-2008 season; Popularity of family shows in the syndication marketplace.
- Eyeballs Beat Suspense. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/24/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 8, p8
Reports on the strategy applied by television network Buena Vista Television to promote the episode of a million-dollar winner on its show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Activities done by the company's executives for publicity; Decision of the marketing department of not repeating the strategy...
- 'Iyanla' preem week ratings tepid. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;8/21/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 57, p15
Reports on the failure of Walt Disney's Buena Vista TV to lure many viewers to watch its 'Iyanla' talkshow during the series' United States premiere week beginning August 13, 2001.