Anne Sweeney Leaves Disney/ABC

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Kim Masters is away. Sitting in for her is John Horn, who's joined by Michael Schneider of TV Guide Magazine and KCRW's The Spin-off. The big news in Hollywood this week was the announcement that Anne Sweeney, co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group, is leaving the company after 18 years. John and Mike talk about her unusual decision to pursue a career in directing television, not known as a director's medium. They also reflect on her legacy at the company. It was marked by success on cable and the numerous Disney-owned channels worldwide but flailing ratings at ABC.