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Anne Sweeney named Hollywood's most powerful woman

Anne Sweeney, president of the Disney-ABC Television Group and co-chair of media networks for the Walt Disney Co., has been chosen the most powerful woman in Hollywood for the second straight year by The Hollywood Reporter.

The Hollywood Reporter released its Power 100 list of the top women in entertainment on Monday. Judy McGrath, chairman and CEO of MTV Networks, was ranked second, and Stacey Snider, chairman of Universal Pictures, was third.

Rounding out the top five were Amy Pascal, vice chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and chairman of its Motion Picture Group, and Nancy Tellem, president of the CBS Paramount Network Television Entertainment Group.

TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey, ranked No. 8, is the only performer on the list. The list will be published in The Hollywood Reporter's 14th annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 issue on Dec. 6, AP reports.

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