Sunday, November 23, 2014 | New York City @ 8:04 AM

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James Erik Abels is TMM's anchor. He's covered media and digital media for Forbes and the FT's mergermarket newswire.

Spotlight: At Disney, A Plan To Race Around Apple

Mickey's positively racing into a new TV business

Could Apple dominate TV like it does music? Rumors of an iTunes TV rental service have had some network execs thinking about it: Disney's solution. Don't "tiptoe" into a new distribution system, sprint into it!

Also up: Local TV wants you to watch a 4:30 am news show. Keep dreaming...

-james

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