BSkyB, Disney Ink Exclusive Rights Deal

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BSkyB, Disney Ink Exclusive Rights Deal

The deal gives BSkyB exclusive rights to Disney‘s new and classic titles and includes the creation of pay-TV channel Sky Movies Disney, which beings airing March 28, Bloomberg reports. Under the agreement, BSkyB will have first-run rights to the newest Disney films including Brave, Tinker Bell: Secret Of The Wings and Wreck-It Ralph. Older Disney films, including Finding Nemo, Cars and A Bug’s Life, also will be available on the channels. The deal also gives BSkyB first-run rights to show movies from Lucasfilm and Marvel Studios, such as Iron Man 3 and The Avengers across other Sky channels. BSkyB is about 40 percent owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

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