News of Note—Disney, NewTV, Microsoft, Telemundo and Tegna

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Here are some of the other stories we're following today:

> Disney's streaming service has at least nine movies in production or advanced development, with budgets ranging from $20 million to $60 million. New York Times story

> Disney, Alibaba and Comcast's NBCUniversal are part of a $1 billion financing round for a new video streaming service, led by ex-Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman and ex-Walt Disney Studios chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg. CNBC article

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> Movies Anywhere and Microsoft Movies & TV have joined forces, making it easier for film fans to access and grow their movie collections. Release

> NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced that industry veteran Luis Silberwasser will be leaving the company after serving as president of Telemundo Networks for four years. Release

> TEGNA announced results for the second quarter, which ended June 30, 2018. Release

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