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3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.91 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 7.53 million. 5. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 7.34 million.
It more than doubled the viewership ABC had in the same time slot last year with "Wipeout." "We had high hopes, but it certainly shot past all of them," said Rob Mills, senior vice president for alternative programming, late night and specials at ABC. ABC had initially sought to match all-celebrity teams or casts from various TV programs all summer.
Walt Disney has skyrocketed this year, and now could be the perfect time to buy protection on the stock.
Jim Cramer circles back to his shopping list of Teflon stocks ready to be bought.
Disney chief Bob Iger says ESPN could be eventually sold directly to consumers. He also talked China, technology and "Star Wars."
The presidential race next year is expected to add a significant revenue stream for media companies, which could send those shares higher.
Anthony DiClemente, Nomura senior analyst, discusses the future of ESPN and standalone brands.
Robert Iger, The Walt Disney Company CEO, discusses how Disney is using tech to innovate its products and obtain an advantage. Also Iger shares his thoughts on keeping a diverse board, Disney's bet in China, and Apple's comeback after the death of Steve Jobs.
Robert Iger, The Walt Disney Company CEO, discusses those brands which could be sold directly to the customer.
Robert Iger, The Walt Disney Company CEO, shares his outlook on the sports channel amid technological changes.
"Ant-Man" crawls past "Pixels" to take the top spot at the box office this weekend.
The Disney and Marvel superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. "It's been a little competitive in the marketplace when you consider the extent of the performance of' Jurassic' and' Inside Out,'" said Sony's President of Worldwide Distribution Rory Bruer.
Amazon surpassed the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in market value Friday, on the back of a strong earnings report. Amazon shares closed up nearly 10 percent, giving the Seattle company a market value of $247.77 billion, versus $230.53 billion for Wal-Mart. A company's market value is calculated by multiplying the number of shares of stock it...
U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower, despite surprisingly strong Amazon earnings, as signs of slower global growth weighed on sentiment.
BRUSSELS— The European Union on Thursday launched an antitrust case against six major U.S. movie studios and British satellite broadcaster Sky UK, in a move that could profoundly shake up the highly lucrative pay-television market in Europe. The EU's executive Commission has sent a so-called statement of objections to the companies regarding what it says...
Apple's cash pile broke above $200 billion for the first time ever, hitting $203 billion. This is what Apple's cash pile could buy.
4. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.09 million. 6. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 7.21 million. 8. "NCIS," CBS, 6.93 million.
Bratz is trying to stage a comeback after a decade, relying heavily on online and mobile content, where kids play these days.
NEW YORK— Rapper 50 Cent, ranked by Forbes as one of hip-hop's five richest artists, downplayed his wealth on Tuesday as he testified in court about his finances, business deals and the media attention surrounding his recent bankruptcy filing. The multiplatinum-selling artist, born Curtis Jackson III, appeared in Manhattan state Supreme Court in a proceeding...
Rulings by justices with a potential financial interest in the outcome of the cases raise new questions about the credibility of the court.