Disney’s ABC Network is part of the company’s Media Networks business. As the above chart indicates, in fiscal 2Q17, affiliate fees and advertising made up 54.3% and 32.5%, respectively, of Disney’s Media Networks’ total revenue of $5.9 billion. These figures indicate that affiliate fees and advertising are major sources of revenue for the Media Networks business. As a result, a revamp of programming at ABC was important for the company to boost its advertising revenue. Disney’s ABC Network also produces original programming for video streaming services such as Netflix (NFLX).
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