Did Disney+ Battles Lead to Disney Executive Shakeup?

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By Michael Tedder TV content executive reportedly ousted over cultural fit issues. Disney has fired Peter Rice, its most senior television content executive, according to a report from CNBC. He will reportedly by succeeded by Dana Walden, Rice’s top lieutenant. Rice started working at Disney (DIS) – Get The Walt Disney Company Report in 2019, the same year the company launched it’s massively popular Disney+ streaming service, and the year it finalized its deal to purchase 21st Century Fox. According to CNBC, Rice was told he wasn’t a cultural fit at Disney. For example, he often clashed with f…

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