Peter Rice, then-chairman and chief executive officer of Fox Networks Group Inc., speaks at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, May 3, 2017.
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Disney has abruptly fired Peter Rice, its most senior television content executive, a source told CNBC Thursday.
Dana Walden, who also made the transition from Fox to Disney, will take over his duties.
— CNBC’s Julia Boorstin contributed to this report.
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