Ben Sherwood

ABC digital chief to depart

Disney/ABC Television Group digital boss Albert Cheng will leave the company in May. His departure follows Ben Sherwood succeeding Anne Sweeney, who he had worked closely with the Mouse House-owned TV group, as Disney/ABC president. According to Re/code, he told staff in an email that it was time to move on, though he would remain […]

Ben Sherwood to replace Anne Sweeney at Disney/ABC

Ben Sherwood has been named as Anne Sweeney’s replacement as boss of Disney/ABC Television Group. Sherwood has been running ABC News during which time he is credited with reinvigorating Good Morning America and forging joint ventures with Yahoo and US Hispanic net Univision. Disney announced this afternoon (GMT) that he will take Sweeney’s role of […]