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  • June 13- Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co, setting up a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies with its 20 percent higher offer. Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said he was highly confident regulators would allow Comcast to acquire most of Fox's...

  • CHESSY, France— Helicopters, concept cars and SWAT teams shrouded in smoke heralded the launch of the first Avengers-themed season at Disneyland Paris following the announcement of plans for a $2.5 billion park expansion that will feature Marvel superheroes. Movie and sports stars, including French Olympians Teddy Riner and Camille Lacourt, attended an...

  • BOSTON, March 16- Walt Disney Co Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger stands to earn up to $423 million over four years, according to a new analysis of a compensation package rejected by shareholders, and some investors want to raise the bar on his performance targets. Markus Hansen, senior research analyst at Vontobel Asset Management, which had 2.4 million...

  • *Disney CEO Iger met President Macron in Paris. Chief Executive Robert Iger announced the spending plan after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Disneyland Paris is Europe's most visited theme park.

  • PARIS, Feb 27- The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday announced a 2 billion euro investment drive to expand its French theme park Disneyland Paris, which it took full control of last year. Walt Disney chief executive Robert Iger announced the spending plan after meeting President Emmanuel Macron in the French capital. "The expansion plan is one of the most ambitious...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 12- Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey will not seek re-election to Walt Disney Co's board because of growing conflicts of interest between the media giant and the technology companies, Disney said on Friday. Disney is moving heavily into online delivery of its TV shows and movies...

  • Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert Iger.

    In August, Disney announced that it would introduce two subscription streaming services, both built by BamTech, the NYT reports.

  • Work being done for more Disney properties: Iger

    Disney CEO, Robert Iger, joins CNBC's Julia Boorstin to discuss the new Star Wars Episode VII and the future of Disney.

  • A Disney store in Times Square, New York City.

    Jim Cramer reviews Disney stock as a possible long-term investment for Veterans, so they can sleep peacefully at night and not obsess on investments.

  • Kevin Spacey in Netflix's "House of Cards"

    The movies make more money than ever. But a lot of it isn't going to traditional players or even staying in Tinseltown.

  • Johnny Depp as Tonto in Disney's Lone Ranger

    The fact that investors ignored the disappointing "Lone Ranger" box office receipts points to a couple key trends at Disney, and its studio in particular.

  • Entertainment executives shared insights on soaring oil prices, industry growth and more with CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Walt Disney on Wednesday became the first major Hollywood studio to ban depictions of smoking, saying there would be no smoking in its family-oriented, Disney-branded films and it would "discourage" it in films distributed by its Touchstone and Miramax labels.