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Comcast Corp. rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $50.64. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $80.07. Gannett rose$. 22 or. 8 percent, to $27.96.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $50.75. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $80.28. Time Warner Inc. rose$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $66.98.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $50.32. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $80.05. Gannett rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $27.84.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, March 13- Media companies plan to press Comcast Corp for higher fees in the coming year, seeing an opportunity to squeeze better terms from the U.S. cable company as regulators review its planned takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc..
LOS ANGELES-- Tom Bergeron is leaving "America's Funniest Home Videos" at the end of next season, but William Shatner is not quitting Twitter. "Cake and chips," Shatner posted on Twitter. Bergeron, however, is serious about leaving "America's Funniest Home Videos," spokeswoman Alejandra Cristina said.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 52 or 1.0 percent, to $50.46. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.45 or 1.8 percent, to $79.93. Gannett fell$. 66 or 2.3 percent, to $27.74.
*Buffett's company and Graham Holdings in $1.1 billion swap. *Berkshire invested in Washington Post Co in 1973. March 12- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc plans to shed much of its 40- year-old investment in Graham Holdings Co, the former publisher of the Washington Post, and swap most of its shares for a Miami television station and other assets.
LOS ANGELES, March 11- Anne Sweeney, the president of Walt Disney Co's Disney/ABC Television Group, will leave the company in January 2015 to pursue a career in television directing, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
Tony To, the studio's executive vice president of production, will oversee the co-development program, which could allow for easier releases of English-language films in China. A 37- member Film Censorship Committee vets every movie in China for nudity, violence and politically sensitive scenes.
Jim Cramer has noticed a growing skepticism in the market concerning valuations. Is it warranted?
Disney's Interactive unit will lay off 700 workers in a signal that efforts to turn around the long-struggling division haven't done enough.
LOS ANGELES, March 6- Walt Disney Co said on Thursday that it is cutting jobs in its interactive division, which houses its video game and online properties, and a person with knowledge of the situation said that about 700 jobs would be eliminated. Disney, which announced the job cuts in a statement, declined to comment on the number of jobs affected.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
DirecTV is in talks with Disney to license the rights to offer Disney's broadcast and cable channels as part of an Internet deal, DirecTV said.
March 5- DirecTV is in talks with Walt Disney Co to license the rights to offer Disney's broadcast and cable channels as part of an Internet-based product, DirecTV said on Wednesday. "The deal and terms are not unexpected as the Dish contract was the most recent in the Disney timeline to expire," DirecTV spokesman Darris Gringeri said on Wednesday.
You’d think, across the board, buybacks should move the needle, right?
Demand for small-cap stocks is increasing relative to established large-cap names, a divergence that signals continued risk appetite among investors.
NEW YORK, March 4- Verizon Communications is in talks with content providers to deliver web-based TV services to mobile platforms, chief executive Lowell McAdam, said at an investor conference on Tuesday.
Stocks jumped on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 bouncing back after their worst hit in a month.
LOS ANGELES, March 4- The audience that tuned in to watch ABC's live telecast of the Oscars hosted by Ellen DeGeneres on Sunday was the show's highest in 14 years after ratings were upwardly revised. Walt Disney Co's ABC network has signed on to broadcast the film industry's highest honors through 2020..