Blumberg Resigning from Walt Disney TV Animation

Nov 15, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Barry Blumberg announced Monday he is resigning as president of Walt Disney Television Animation after 11 years with the company. He will remain with the WDTVA through the end of January to aid the integration of the company into Disney Channel Worldwide.

Mr. Blumberg led all aspects of development and production for television series, series-based theatrical releases and series-based video premieres/compilations. He also served as a chief administrator for all division activities, including business affairs, finance, synergy, marketing and publicity.

During his tenure Mr. Blumberg expanded WDTVA’s production slate to include programming for Disney Channel, Toon Disney and Jetix as well as branded programming blocks around the world and on ABC Kids domestically.

No date has been set for an announcement detailing the restructure of WDTVA and its integration into Disney Channel Worldwide.