Rich Greenfield, BTIG media analyst, explains why Disney is not safe from cord-cutting, and the biggest challenges for niche basic cable networks.» Read More
NEW YORK— Shares of The Walt Disney Co. and Time Warner Inc. fell on Thursday as concerns mount that more people are cutting the cord to traditional cable offerings in lieu of mobile viewing and a la carte options. The movement is impacting advertising revenue for companies like Disney and Time Warner. Time Warner, whose units include HBO and Turner, saw shares...
GLENDALE, Calif.— In some versions of an Aug. 11 story about Disney's accelerator program, Techstars was incorrectly spelled with a capital' S' in the middle.. GLENDALE, Calif.— If it weren't for someone willing to entertain a new idea, the new "Star Wars" droid, BB-8, wouldn't be rolling into living rooms this holiday season. But in July 2014, the CEO of Lucasfilm-parent...
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...
ANAHEIM, Calif.— Disney CEO Bob Iger says "Star Wars" is getting its own themed land at Disney parks. Iger announced at Disney's D23 Fan Expo on Saturday that the 14- acre attraction will be built at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California. It represents the largest parks expansion ever.
ANAHEIM, Calif.— Although he might have been one in spirit, Johnny Depp is now a Disney Legend in title too. The actor made a surprise appearance at Disney's D23 Expo, a fan convention, to accept the honor from Disney CEO Bob Iger on Friday. Other 2015 Disney Legends inductees included "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and composer Danny Elfman, who were previously...
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.
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on where the House of Mouse is headed.
Jim Cramer heard three words from Disney's CEO that wrecked the stock & prompted all entertainment stocks to plummet Wednesday.
Aug 5- Nagging investor concerns over viewers cutting the cord on cable television and moving online turned into a rout in the sector's shares on Wednesday after Walt Disney Co reported a dip in subscribers for its cornerstone sports channel ESPN and rivals produced a mixed batch of earnings. Disney's shares fell 9 percent on Wednesday, wiping $18 billion off...
Aug 5- Nagging investor concerns over viewers cutting the cord on cable television or moving online turned into a rout in the sector's shares on Wednesday after Walt Disney Co reported a dip in subscribers for its cornerstone sports channel ESPN and rivals produced a mixed batch of earnings. Disney's shares fell 9 percent on Wednesday, wiping $18 billion off...
Netflix is expensive, but it's poised for margin and revenue growth and has more leverage with studios than ever, RBC Capital's Mark Mahaney said.
Robert Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO, discusses the gap in viewership.
Robert Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO, shares his thoughts on adopting new technology to distribute to consumers.
We view Netflix as a compliment to "traditional television," says Robert Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO, sharing his thoughts on competition among Internet content providers.
Robert Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO, says Disney's buyback plan is tied to future growth prospects in movie sequels, theme parks and programming.
Robert Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO, discusses how the bundle delivers great value to ESPN.
Robert Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO, discusses Disney's earnings beat and why he was candid about subscriber loss at ESPN.
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on Disney.