Monday, October 08, 2007

WHAT THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY OWNS:

(FROM http://www.freepress.net/ownership/chart.php)


TV:
The ABC Television Network:
ABC Entertainment, ABC Daytime, ABC News, ABC Sports, ABC Television, ABC Kids, and Touchstone Television.

Cable Networks: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, ESPNEWS, ESPN PPV, ESPN Deportes, ESPN International, ESPN Classic Sport Europe, ESPN Latin America, ESPN Asia, ESPNU, ESPN2 HD, Disney Channel (cable and satellite), International Disney Channels, Toon Disney, SOAPnet, ABC Family Channel, JETIX Europe, JETIX Latin America, A&E Television Networks (37.5% equity; includes A&E, The History Channel, The Biography Channel, History International, A&E International), Lifetime Entertainment Services (50% equity; includes Lifetime Television, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime Real Women, Lifetime Radio for Women, Lifetime Home Entertainment), E! Networks (39.6% equity; includes E! Entertainment Television, The Style Network), Buena Vista Television, Walt Disney Television

10 television stations in 10 markets. For an official list, please see their corporate web site (flash is required).

Programming: Good Morning America, World News Tonight, World News Now, 20/20, Primetime, This Week With George Stephanopoulos



RADIO:

As of late 2005, Disney Media Networks owned 72 radio stations. For an official list, please visit their corporate web site.

As of February 6, 2006: Citadel Broadcasting purchased Disney�s 22 ABC radio stations and the ABC Network, which includes over 4,800 affiliated stations. Disney will keep its Radio Disney and ESPN networks.

Disney plans to spin off radio holdings to Citadel: http://corporate.disney.go.com/news/corporate/2006/2006_0206_radio.html



PUBLISHING:

Magazines: Family Fun, ESPN The Magazine, Buena Vista Magazines
Wonder Time, and Disney Adventures

Music: Buena Vista Music Group distributes music and motion picture soundtracks under its four labels: Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, Buena Vista Records, Lyric Street Records.

Books: Disney Publishing, a subsidiary of the Company, owns Hyperion Books, Hyperion Books for Children, Disney Press, Disney Editions, and Disney Adventures, Mirimax, ESPN books, ABC Daytime Press, Hyperion East, Hyperion Audiobooks, Volo, Jump at the Sun, Disney Libri (Italy)
Disney Hachette JV (France)



FILM:

Production and Distribution: Walt Disney Pictures (includes Walt Disney Feature Animation and DisneyToon Studios), Touchstone Pictures, Miramax Films, Hollywood Pictures, Buena Vista International, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Buena Vista Home Entertainment International, and Buena Vista Theatrical Group (includes Disney Theatrical Productions and Disney Live Family Entertainment). Disney will soon acquire Pixar Animation Studios.



INTERNET:

· Broadband channels ABC News Now and ESPN360

· Disney�s Blast, broadband entertainment for children

· Subscription-Based internet services: Playhouse Disney Preschool Time Online, for toddlers; Disney Connection, for children; Disney�s Toontown Online, for families

· Websites: ABC.com, ABCNews.com, Oscar.com, Disney.com, Family.com, ESPN.com, Soccernet.co (60%), NFL.com, NBA.com, NASCAR.com, Toysmart.com (partial), Go Network, www.disneysgamecafe.com, Expn.com
Abcsports.com, ESPNdeportes.com, Movies.com



OTHER:

Parks and Resorts: Disneyland (CA), Walt Disney World Resort (FL), Disneyland Resort Paris, Tokyo Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and DisneyVacation Club, Euro Disney, Walt Disney World (separate from Resort), Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, WD Studio Park
WD Tokyo, Sea Disney-MGM Studios, Disney Animal Kingdom, and ESPNZone.

Consumer Products: Disney Hardlines, Disney Softlines, Disney Toys, Buena Vista Games, The Baby Einstein Company, Muppets Holding Company, Disney Direct Marketing�s catalog and website (DisneyShopping.com) and Disney Stores.

Disney has paired with Sprint Nextel Corp to launch the cellular service Disney Mobile. They also own Mobile ESPN.


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