Los Angeles Times:

Sources: Disney is mimicking Netflix in offering TV producers and others profits sooner in exchange for backend revenue, the first legacy media company to do so  —  Walt Disney Co., which became a dominant player in television production with its acquisition of Fox assets earlier this year …

Sources: Disney is mimicking Netflix in offering TV producers and others profits sooner in exchange for backend revenue, the first legacy media company to do so (Los Angeles Times)
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