Walt Disney put an end to one of the most popular names in the entertainment industry, 20th Century Fox.
It came about when the legendary Mouse House renamed one of its TV studios to 20th Television.
The move comes after the 85-year-old company’s 20th Century Fox rebranding in January to 20th Century Studios.
Last year, Disney finalized a $ 71.3 billion (£ 54.7 billion) deal to buy the majority of Rupert Murdoch’s Fox media assets.
Disney has also renamed its other television studios, including changing ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios to ABC Signature while Fox 21 Television Studios will become Touchstone Television.
“Our new studio name and logo mark a new day for ABC Signature, 20th Television and Touchstone Television and celebrate their rich history and strength,” said Craig Hunegs, president of the Disney television studio. The Walt Disney Company ‘s creative strengths, ”said Craig Hunegs, president of the Disney television studio, in a statement.
Both 20th century television and film franchises retain their famous gimmicky theme melodies and spotlights.
TV program hit a hit
20th Century Fox Television, which has tracked its routes since 1949, has been home to some of TV’s most popular shows including the original Batman series, M * A * S * H and The Simpsons.
Earlier this year, when 20th Century Fox was rebranded, there were comments that Disney wanted to separate itself from the right-wing Fox News network, Mr. Murdoch’s far-right party.
Disney has been a dominant force in US news, as the owner of the ABC network. It is also competing with Netflix with its own Disney + streaming service.
20th Century Fox is known for producing some of the biggest movies of all time, including Avatar and Titanic.
20th Century Fox was formed in 1935 when Twentieth Century Pictures and Fox Films merged.
Disney’s filmmaking history dates back to 1937, with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and now includes Lucasfilm, the producer of the Star Wars franchise, and Marvel Studios among all the good movies. concentration.