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  • '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.

  • CNBC update: $28M pink diamond Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    CNBC update: $28M pink diamond

    A pink diamond was bought for $28 million at a Christie's auction, and the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have agreed to have Disney's Bob Iger become chairman of their bid to build a stadium, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Cramer: Disney's narrative has shifted Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 9:07 AM ET
    Cramer: Disney's narrative has shifted

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on Disney's quarterly results and where he sees growth drivers in the company.

  • Using TV in ways you haven't imagined: Analyst Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 7:05 AM ET
    Using TV in ways you haven't imagined: Analyst

    Rich Greenfield, BTIG, weighs in on the future of television and improving the viewer experience on mobile.

  • Disney posts 'balanced' quarter: Analyst Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 6:04 AM ET
    Disney posts 'balanced' quarter: Analyst

    Anthony DiClemente, Nomura analyst, breaks down Disney's quarterly results. Sports continues to see very strong pricing, says DiClemente.

  • Disney CEO Iger touts cable after mixed results Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 5:23 PM ET
    Walt Disney World Tokyo

    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...

  • UPDATE 1-Apple appoints former Boeing CFO to its board Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 11:22 AM ET

    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...

  • How Iger skyrocketed Disney’s machine Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    How Iger skyrocketed Disney’s machine

    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 Inc CEO Jeff Bezos Berkshire Hathaway Inc CEO Warren. General Motors Co CEO Mary Barra Honeywell International Inc CEO David Cote...

  • 20 years of 'Squawk Box' Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    20 years of 'Squawk Box'

    A look back at some of the most memorable guests to appear on "Squawk Box" in honor of the show's birthday.

  • May the force be with you: 2 Star Wars trades Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    "Fast Money" traders discussed how to play Disney and Netflix.

  • Media bosses talk Game of Thrones, 'cord cutting' Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 2:34 AM ET
    "Game of Thrones"

    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.

  • Tide of media goes out, ESPN not safe either: Analyst Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 12:45 PM ET
    Tide of media goes out, ESPN not safe either: Analyst

    Rich Greenfield, BTIG media analyst, explains why Disney is not safe from cord-cutting, and the biggest challenges for niche basic cable networks.

  • Cramer: Watch Disney's stock Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 9:01 AM ET
    Cramer: Watch Disney's stock

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why investors need to keep an eye on Disney shares today.

  • Disney announces 'Star Wars' themed parks Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 8:56 AM ET
    Disney announces 'Star Wars' themed parks

    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.