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  • 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

    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?

    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.

  • 'Star Wars' collectibles selling for thousands Friday, 18 Dec 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    'Star Wars' collectibles selling for thousands

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on rare "Star Wars" toys at the Sotheby's auction.

  • 'Star Wars' theaters packed Friday, 18 Dec 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    'Star Wars' theaters packed

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports "Star Wars" screenings have been going all night, and ticket sales set a record on Fandango.

  • Disney's stock boosted by Star Wars films Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Disney's stock boosted by Star Wars films

    Bob Iger, Disney Chairman & CEO, speaks on expectations he has for the new Star Wars film. CNBC's Dom Chu takes closer look at the stock.

  • 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....

  • Disney's ESPN subscribers fall over 3 pct Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 | 1:36 AM ET

    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...

  • Disney's Iger to help plan NFL stadium in LA Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company.

    Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger will work with the city of Carson on the potential construction of a new Los Angeles NFL stadium.