Christine McCarthy


Disney to lose $150m in third-party licensing revenue in 2019

Disney has confirmed that the business will this year lose around $150m in content licensing revenues – money from content it would have sold to third-party channels and platforms. The business will instead keep that content for its own services, most notably Disney+, which is expected to launch at the end of this year. Chief […]

Disney plays down Netflix rumours

The Walt Disney Company has played down the idea that Disney is looking to make a “transformational” acquisition, with an implied reference to market speculation about a possible purchase of Netflix. Speaking at the Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas, chief financial officer Christine McCarthy said: “I too have heard that narrative, […]