Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger will work with the city of Carson on the potential construction of a new Los Angeles NFL stadium.» Read More
Nov 27- U.S. media stocks fell on Friday after Walt Disney Co's disclosure of a drop in subscribers at ESPN spooked investors, underscoring concerns that viewers are increasingly opting for online streaming over pay TV. Disney's shares were down 3.6 percent at $114.44, weighing the most on the Dow Jones industrial average on a relatively quiet day for the U.S....
Nov 26- Walt Disney Co's sports network ESPN saw a 3.2 percent fall in subscribers from the previous fiscal year, in a market where viewers are migrating to newer forms of sports coverage. The number of ESPN subscribers fell to 92 million as at Oct. 3, from 95 million as at Sept. 27, 2014, regulatory filings showed. Walt Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said in August it...
Anthony DiClemente, Nomura analyst, breaks down Disney's quarterly results. Sports continues to see very strong pricing, says DiClemente.
Walt Disney posted a 9 percent increase in overall sales and stronger operating income in its networks segment.
Oct 21- Walt Disney Co's sports network ESPN is reorganizing and eliminating over 300 positions, according to a person familiar with the situation. The reorganization was announced Wednesday morning in a memo to employees from ESPN president John Skipper, seen by Reuters. The reorganization comes after Walt Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said in August it...
Disney cuts out the middle man in the UK market. The Financial Times reports.
Oct 1- Apple Inc said on Thursday it appointed James Bell, Boeing Co's former chief financial officer, to its board. Bell, who was Boeing's CFO from 2003 to 2012, is on the board of several other companies, including JPMorgan Chase& Co and Dow Chemical Co.. Apple's 8- member board includes Walt Disney Co CEO Robert Iger and former United States Vice President Albert...
As Disney's Bob Iger celebrates 10 years, Michael Morris, entertainment & media analyst at Guggenheim, discusses the CEO's incredible achievements.
Sept 22- Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet industry captains this week as he kicks off a U.S. visit that also includes a black-tie state dinner at the White House hosted by President Barack Obama. Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos Berkshire Hathaway Inc CEO Warren. General Motors Co CEO Mary Barra Honeywell International Inc CEO David Cote...
A look back at some of the most memorable guests to appear on "Squawk Box" in honor of the show's birthday.
"Fast Money" traders discussed how to play Disney and Netflix.
As global markets reel from a brutal selloff and a subsequent rally, the cable and media industry has been battling a home-grown rout of its own.
Rich Greenfield, BTIG media analyst, explains why Disney is not safe from cord-cutting, and the biggest challenges for niche basic cable networks.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why investors need to keep an eye on Disney shares today.
Disney CEO Bob Iger announcing that "Star Wars" will get its own "themed land" at Disney's U.S. parks, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Anaheim, Calif., Aug 15- "Star Wars" is being transported from a galaxy far, far away to California and Florida after Walt Disney Co announced plans for two theme park expansions that will bring the celebrated film franchise to life. The 14- acre "Star Wars" lands at Anaheim, California's Disneyland and Orlando, Florida's Walt Disney World will introduce a new planet...
Disney CEO Bob Iger says "Star Wars" is getting its own themed land at Disney parks, which he announced at the company's expo on Saturday.
Big media's strategies for adapting to the fast-growing over-the-top service model could be making their troubles worse.
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on what’s behind today’s decline in media stocks.
Jim Cramer explains why Disney is different from all of the other media stocks, and why it could bounce.