Mila Livitz Moves Up at Disney|ABC Cable Services


Disney|ABC Cable Services has elevated 20-year entertainment industry veteran Mila Livitz to senior VP of business affairs.

In addition to managing negotiations for original live-action productions and co-pros and acquisitions across Disney Channels, Livitz’s duties will now include oversight of business affairs at Disney Television Animation (TVA). She works under Adina Savin, the executive VP of business affairs at Disney|ABC Networks Group.

Livitz first joined The Walt Disney Company in 2009, most recently serving as VP of business affairs for Disney|ABC Cable Services. Earlier in her career, she was director of business and legal affairs at E! Entertainment Television and production attorney at Bunim-Murray Productions.

Savin remarked: “Mila is a gifted, highly strategic executive, and this promotion recognizes her significant contributions to the company and her ability to evolve with the rapidly changing media landscape. A proven leader, Mila’s tenacity, industry savvy and smart negotiating skills make her well-positioned to oversee Disney TVA’s business affairs team and TVA’s increasing slate of quality animated programming for kids and families.”

Livitz added: “This is an exciting time to be in the world of kids’ programming and I am thrilled to now be working with the Disney TVA team. I look forward to collaborating with each of them on out-of-the-box approaches to deal-making across our multiple platforms.”