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  • Things are getting serious at the Magic Kingdom: Disney started an internal cost-cutting review and is mulling layoffs.

  • Iger Talks Advertising, Consumer Trends, and LucasFilm Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 6:46 PM ET

    On the heels of an earnings report that was right in line with expectations, Disney’s CEO Bob Iger says he has “great confidence in Disney’s availability to sustain growth” from its biggest business, the media networks.

  • Disney CEO: George Lucas Will Be Consultant  Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Bob Iger, president & CEO of The Walt Disney Company, offers insight on the company's quarter, the Lucasfilm buy and its digital plans. "I look forward to continuing to interact with George [Lucas], but he will be a consultant," he says. He also weighs in on the fiscal cliff. With CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Julia Boorstin.

  • Disney plans to exploit Star Wars galaxy Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:01 AM ET

    In a video message posted online this week shortly after Walt Disney announced its $4 bn purchase of Lucasfilm, Bob Iger, Disney's chief executive, told viewers what the media group was getting for its money.

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- Walt Disney Co agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and its ``Star Wars'' franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a b lockbuster deal that includes the surprise promise of a new film in the series in 2015..

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and the ``Star Wars'' franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a b lockbuster deal that includes the surprise promise of a new film in the series in 2015..

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and the ``Star Wars'' franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a b lockbuster deal that adds one of the most beloved franchises in entertainment history to Disney's lineup.

  • Oct 30- Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and the ``Star Wars'' franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a blockbuster deal that adds one of the most beloved franchises in entertainment history to Disney's lineup.

  • What's Next for Star Wars — 'Leia and the Tramp?' Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Two entertainment empires are now one, as Disney has announced it will buy Lucasfilm and its "Star Wars" franchise. So what can we expect now that Jedis everywhere are in the Mouse House? Potential film titles are already hitting the Twittersphere.

  • Disney Tosses Junk Food  Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    Disney is rolling out nutrition rules. Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal, and Mark DiMassimo, DIGO founder & CEO, discuss.

  • America’s Best Dressed CEOs Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 3:45 PM ET
    When Dress For Success came out in 1975, it set rigid rules for executive attire: The “proper” colors for a suit were blue, gray and beige; the most “authoritative” suit was a dark pinstripe; and the “most acceptable” dress shirt was white or solid colors. (No dresses here; The Women’s Dress For Success Book didn’t come out until 1977.)Today, there are no rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. The proper colors are ones that work with your coloring, the most aut

    These days there are no dress-for-success rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. Here are the CEOs who have it down pat.

  • Cramer: Invest in Easy-to-Understand Businesses Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 6:16 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    “I want to invest in businesses that I can understand, not in businesses that even the CEOs find unfathomable,” Cramer said.

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger Calls Stock 'Undervalued' Monday, 14 May 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    He also comments on how Disney is looking at returning value to shareholders, the success of "The Avengers" movie franchise and the failure of "John Carter."

  • Predictions: The Future of TV Friday, 4 May 2012 | 10:47 AM ET
    Ever since television first landed in Americans’ homes more than half a century ago, it has transformed the way people live. Now the technology is undergoing a transformation of its own. The 80-year-old industry is on the brink of a revolution thanks to the convergence of personal computers, the Internet and television. Media heavyweights, tech titans and Internet innovators are all fighting for a piece of the next multimillion dollar bonanza — and it could impact how, where and when you watch y

    CNBC spoke with media heavyweights, tech titans and Internet innovators to get their predictions of where television is heading, and how they hope to be involved.

  • An Early Read on 2011’s Top 5 Paid CEOs Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:43 AM ET
    Philippe Dauman

    Financial firms continue to take flack for what many see as the outsized compensation they pay, but an early look at CEO pay for 2011 shows the biggest paychecks were doled out to the top executives at entertainment firms.

  • Disenchanted Disney Shareholders  Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Denise Nappier, Connecticut Treasurer, discusses why she opposes the appointment of Disney CEO Bob Iger to the position of chairman.

  • ‘Ishtar’ Lands on Mars Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 9:56 AM ET
    The Walt Disney science-fiction film “John Carter,” starring Taylor Kitsch

    Studios have repeatedly pledged in the 25 years since to modernize their clubby business practices, but the more Hollywood promises change, the deeper it seems to fall into its ruts — as evidenced by “John Carter,” a big-budget science fiction epic from Walt Disney Studios that opened Friday and flopped over the weekend. The New York Times reports.

  • Disney's 'Fantasy' Maiden Voyage Set for March 31st  Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 5:55 PM ET

    CNBC'S Mary Thompson reports on Disney's new cruise ship, "Fantasy", with Disney CEO, Bob Iger.

  • Bob Iger on Disney's 'Fantasy' Cruise Ship  Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    Disney's newest ship, Fantasy, will be christened in New York on Thursday at 630pm. CNBC's Mary Thompson spoke with Disney CEO Bob Iger.

  • I sat down with Disney CEO Bob Iger immediately following the company’s earnings beat—the company reported 80 cents of earnings per share, compared to the 72 cents Wall Street projected.