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  • Nov 6- Walt Disney Co posted quarterly profit that fell in line with Wall Street expectations as the media and theme park giant rode the blockbuster performance of its movie box office hits "Maleficent" and "Guardians of the Galaxy." Disney will experiment with online offerings, Iger said, including ESPN's planned streaming service of some NBA games.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it will extend one of Pixar's most successful film franchises by making "Toy Story 4" for release in 2017, directed by John Lasseter. Iger called 2010' s "Toy Story 3" a "tremendous success" with more than $1 billion at the global box office and $10 billion in retail sales. "Toy Story" was the first feature film made by Pixar...

  • Disney shares fall as cable, broadcasting miss Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 4:15 PM ET
    The Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Walt Disney reported earnings of 89 cents per share, on revenue of $12.39 billion, largely in line with Wall Street estimates.

  • Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger joins CNBC's Julia Boorstin to discuss the company's fourth quarter performance. Iger also provides perspective into its Marvel brand and release of a new Star Wars movie, "The Force Awakens."

  • Disney EPS in-line, revenue beats     Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    Disney is reporting EPS of $0.89 on a revenue beat of $12.39 billion, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • A lot to be excited about at Disney: Pro     Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    Robert Luna, Surevest, previews Disney's Q4 earnings report.

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger takes on Sphero mentorship as part of Disney's Accelerator program. "Always step back, look at the big picture," Iger advises. With Sphero's CEO, Paul Berberian.

  • Disney magic sparks start-up dreams     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on her interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger about his company's mentoring program.

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 2- The Walt Disney Co extended Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger's contract by two years through June 2018, the media company said on Thursday. The company did not announce a successor for Iger. He had previously announced plans to step down as CEO in April 2015 but later agreed to stay in that role through June 2016.

  • Discovery to rebrand struggling Hub kids network Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:34 PM ET
    The Discovery Communications logo is shown on the exhibit floor during the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show in Washington.

    Discovery plans to rebrand its Hub Network—the kids channel it co-owns with Hasbro—as Discovery Family, in an attempt broaden its ad prospects.

  • Aug 5- Media company Walt Disney Co's quarterly profit blew past Wall Street expectations, with a muscular performance from its "Captain America" movie, higher attendance at U.S. theme parks and brisk sales of merchandise tied to mega-hit "Frozen." Shares of Disney rose 15 cents in after-hours trading to $86.90 after closing at $86.75 on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • More 'Star Wars' coming to Disney parks, CEO says Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 5- Walt Disney Co is working on plans to bring more of its "Star Wars" franchise into the company's theme parks, Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Tuesday. Disney is "developing designs for a far greater' Star Wars' presence in the parks," Iger said on a conference call after the company released its quarterly results.

  • Bob Iger: Need tax legislation now     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    Bob Iger, Disney chairman and CEO, discusses tax legislation and the need for corporate tax reform in the U.S.

  • Discussing his company's positioning of brands and media mergers in the industry, with Bob Iger, Disney chairman and CEO.

  • Disney's Bob Iger: Marvel brand has arrived     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    Discussing quarterly numbers, with Bob Iger, Disney chairman and CEO. Iger also weighs in on its studio business and says Marvel is a wonderful story for Disney.

  • Megamergers in focus as TWX, Fox report earnings Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:48 AM ET
    The Time Warner Center in New York City.

    With earnings from Time Warner and Twenty-First Century Fox this week, investors will be listening for what the reports mean for a potential deal.

  • Bob Iger's selfie with Chewbacca     Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    Bob Iger, The Walt Disney Company chairman & CEO, takes a selfie with Star Wars wookie Chewbacca.

  • The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss the success of the Disney brand, and Bob Iger's leadership.

  • "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," the sequel to Marvel's 2011 film, smashed its way to $96.2 million in weekend ticket sales

  • Will Disney keep its magic touch?     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, provides his thoughts on the future of Disney's brand ahead of today's annual shareholder meeting and the likely 2016 retirement of CEO Bob Iger. While Disney is an investing class franchise, we tend to prefer Viacom, says Wible.