“Her decision makes everyone in traditional television queasy, jealous and self-loathing,” one TV exec says
ABC Entertainment head Channing Dungey's leap to Netflix from Disney is a sign of the times, and it is making folks in traditional television uneasy.
How do you measure the slow-moving earthquake that is the television business in late 2018, as if we even know what "television" means anymore? The inexorable trend of cord-cutting driven by young people who may never know a cable box rides tandem with the stunning rise of Netflix and its position of dominance for at-home entertainment viewing.
This change has also led to an exodus of top talent from all over Hollywood, but especially from Disney, to the streaming giant. For a sought-after executive and rare woman of color at the presidency of an entertainment network to leave a top job ...
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