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LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 10- The return of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" earned $65 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian movie theaters over the weekend, easily winning a box office battle with Marvel's outer space hit "Guardians of the Galaxy."
Megan Colligan, Paramount's head of domestic marketing and distribution, said the success of the "Ninja Turtles" reboot was mostly derived from a pair of distinctly different audiences: men who fondly remembered the 1980 s and' 90 s franchise that spawned a cartoon series, toy line and a live-action film trilogy, and youngsters familiar with a newer Nickelodeon animated TV series.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 10- The return of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" kicked up $65 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian movie theaters over the weekend, winning a box office battle with Marvel's hit "Guardians of the Galaxy."
Consumers are suddenly unable to place advance orders to buy DVDs or Blu-ray discs of films from Walt Disney Studios.
With World Cup fervor still lingering, MLS is continuing with an aggressive expansion that will see five new teams in five years.
Andrew Kam, managing director of Hong Kong Disneyland, discusses how the Disney theme park overcome a global financial crisis and a swine flu outbreak in its early days.
Aug 7- A 29- year-old San Francisco man was sentenced to three months in federal prison on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to insider trading ahead of news that Marvel Entertainment Inc would be bought by Walt Disney Co..
After years of disappointing results, Hong Kong Disneyland saw its first profit in 2012 and the key to its financial turnaround is expansion.
Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd rose as much as 27 percent in their debut, highlighting the mobile game distributor's ability to cash in on the popularity of hit games such as "Fruit Ninja" and "Subway Surfers" in China.
Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd, a mobile gaming company that localizes and distributes popular games such as "Fruit Ninja," " Temple Run" and "Subway Surfers" in China, rose as much as 27 percent in their trading debut.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes unveiled a vision for unlocking potential across Time Warner's business, and particularly that crown jewel of HBO.
Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, weighs in on Disney's charmed quarter and Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down Disney's earnings and speaks to Disney CEO Bob Iger about the company's record earnings beat driven by its movie and theme park success.
CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down Disney's quarterly earnings. Cramer says as long as Bob Iger is at Disney it's a stock to own.
U.S. stock index futures traded down on Wednesday, as European shares fell sharply on rising concerns about Russia and Ukraine.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Tony Wible, Janney Capital Markets, breaks down the numbers on Disney's blockbuster quarter. I think the biggest thing is they are building new franchises, says Wible, commenting on Disney's studios.
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.
The Walt Disney Co. reported earnings of $1.28 per share on revenue of $12.47 billion.