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  • A man enters Viacom headquarters in New York.

    Disruptive technology and changing viewing habits shift assessment of cable and satellite TV. Financial Times reports.

  • Disney's big concern Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 7:51 AM ET
    Disney's big concern

    Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group, weighs in on Disney's earnings and shares his thoughts on the outlook for the company.

  • After-hours buzz: DIS, AKAM, PNRA & more Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:57 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Disney, Akamai, SolarCity and more.

  • Disney rides 'Star Wars' to killer quarter Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 4:56 PM ET
    An image from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

    Walt Disney beat earnings expectations, bolstered by "Star Wars," but operating income in its key cable networks unit fell.

  • Disney's Iger: Very bullish on China and Disney in Shanghai

    Disney CEO Bob Iger discusses international action and the impact it has to his company. Our international parks are not made for 2016, they are made for decades to come, says Iger.

  • Disney's Iger: ESPN continues to be a growth business

    Disney CEO Bob Iger discusses ESPN and the growing passion for sports consumption as Disney experiences an uptick in ESPN subscribers.

  • Disney's Iger: Star Wars drove our historic performance

    Disney CEO Bob Iger discusses the historic success his company experienced as Disney reports their best earnings to date.

  • Disney's highest quarterly earnings to date Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 4:20 PM ET
    Disney's highest quarterly earnings to date

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Disney's big top and bottom line earnings beat as revenue tops estimates.

  • Can 'The Force' awaken Disney's profits? Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 7:42 AM ET
    Can 'The Force' awaken Disney's profits?

    Disney is a great buy right now because it is really undervalued, says Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital, sharing his outlook on the company's earnings and weighing in on the impact of cord-cutting on the future of media.

  • Why media titans need to worry about Netflix Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 10:27 AM ET
    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings's plan to take on traditional media may sound like a long shot, but his strategy keeps working, the NYT reports.

  • Disneyland closing these attractions for 'Star Wars' Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 11:19 AM ET
    Artist rendering of Star Wars - themed lands coming to Disney parks.

    Ten attractions at Disneyland will temporarily close in January as Disney begins construction of "Star Wars" land in California.

  • Dec 23- Apple Inc on Tuesday became the latest U.S. company to amend its bylaws to allow long-term shareholders to nominate members to its board. Other companies who have agreed to adopt new "proxy access" rules this year include Microsoft Corp, Staples Inc, Big Lots Inc and Whiting Petroleum Corp. The Apple board currently has 8 members, including Chief Executive...

  • Beyond ‘Star Wars,’ a dark force looms for Disney Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 10:29 AM ET
    Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger attends the World Premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

    Despite the success of Disney's latest Star Wars film, some analysts say the company is facing deeper issues, The New York Times reports.

  • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" had pulled in about $517 million in worldwide ticket sales through Sunday, according to industry experts, re-establishing the celebrated space saga as a global phenomenon for Walt Disney Co.. "Box office will likely end up around 5 percent higher year-over-year and concessions may grow by 6 percent or more, so it is likely we will see...

  • Dec 21- "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" may rake in $528 million in worldwide ticket sales over the weekend, Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Bloomberg TV. That would beat the record opening weekend sales of $525 million that dinosaur film " Jurassic World" garnered earlier this year in its worldwide release, including in China. The first "Star Wars" film in a...


  • The first "Star Wars" film in a decade recorded the biggest domestic opening in Hollywood's history, collecting $238 million over the weekend in the United States and Canada. The film's financial and critical success mark a victory for Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger's strategy of acquiring proven brands, including Pixar Animation and comic book powerhouse...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 20- "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shattered the domestic box office record with an estimated $238 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday, a staggering debut that re-established the celebrated space saga as a global phenomenon under Walt Disney Co.. The first "Star Wars" film in a decade took in a total of $517 million at box offices...

  • 'Star Wars' open breaks record with $57M in previews Friday, 18 Dec 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    'Star Wars' open breaks record with $57M in previews

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the initial sales numbers for the much anticipated "Star Wars" release.

  • How big will 'Star Wars' be? Friday, 18 Dec 2015 | 10:37 AM ET
    How big will 'Star Wars' be?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports "Star Wars" sold more than $100 million in ticket pre-sales as of Tuesday prompting bullish analyst reports.