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CBS, Viacom reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix

The combined company will include a film studio, Paramount Pictures, as well as the CBS network, cable channels such as MTV and Comedy Central and a host of digital platforms....

CBS, Viacom reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix

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CBS, Viacom to reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix The combined company will include a film studio, Paramount Pictures, as well as the CBS network, cable channels such as MTV and Comedy Central and a host of digital platforms....
07:17, 08/14/2019

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s stre...
01:17, 08/14/2019

CBS and Viacom to Reunite in Victory for Shari Redstone The merger was viewed as necessary at a time when audiences for traditional television have eroded, as it helps the new ViacomCBS push further into streaming....
07:51, 08/14/2019

CBS and Viacom Announce Deal to Reunite in Mega Merger (NEW YORK) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and pay TV channe...
04:17, 08/14/2019

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants....
03:17, 08/14/2019

CBS, Viacom reach deal to reunite Sumner Redstone's media empire CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Florida’s Holmes Beach Police Department is hoping to reunite a prosthetic ear with its rightful owner (WFLA) Here’s a tale of an unusual “lost and found” item. Somebody turned in a rubber, prosthetic ear and Florida’s Holmes Beach Police Department would like to find its owner. You’d think somebody who lost an ear would step u...
08:00, 06/22/2019

Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc....
03:34, 08/07/2019

Disney will bundle ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ for $13/month to take on Netflix in November Disney today announced it’ll bundle ESPN+ and Hulu along with Disney+ for $12.99 a month when the entertainment giant’s streaming service launches in November. The company’s CEO, Bob Iger, said during the quarterly earnings call that these services a...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Disney will bundle Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ together for the same price as Netflix Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services - ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ - all for the same price as a standard Netflix subscription ($12.99 per month in the US).Iger...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Disney might not steal Netflix customers — but it will make it harder for Netflix to raise prices Video streaming isn't going to be a zero-sum game. But Disney's pricing may hinder part of the long-term Netflix narrative — that Netflix can turn customer growth into earnings growth by raising prices once subscribers plateau....
23:34, 08/07/2019

Netflix investor isn't worried about Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'future of film' Netflix shouldn't be worried about streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal earnings....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targetin...
05:17, 05/17/2019

CBS and Viacom have reportedly agreed that Viacom CEO Bob Bakish would lead the combined company if a merger deal is reached (CBS, VIAB) Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Viacom (Reuters) — Viacom Inc's Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish is expected to lead the combined company if merged with CBS Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the ma...
01:34, 08/03/2019

Disney Plus vs Netflix: who will win? Just as you get used to shelling out every month for a Netflix subscription, someone like Disney has to turn around and announce a competing streaming service. Let’s face it, there are a lot of TV streaming platforms now: While Netflix ca...
07:51, 05/04/2019

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands....
22:34, 08/19/2019

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. B...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of both the civil rights movement and the televised antics of Stevie J. and Karlie Redd....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Netflix creates UK production hub at Disney's preferred studios Netflix is setting up another big production hub, and this one is steeped in cinematic history. The streaming giant is establishing a 14-stage UK operation at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, a location that has been used to shoot more than a few class...
18:34, 07/03/2019

Disney, king of the box office, now primed to do battle with Netflix World’s biggest entertainment company reports its results this weekDisney’s domination at the global box office and its plans to take on Netflix will be centre stage when it reports its latest results this week, with films from Avengers: Endgame to T...
03:34, 08/05/2019

How Disney+ Compares to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Now that Disney’s long-awaited streaming service, Disney+, finally has an official launch date (November 12) and more details have been released, it’s clear that this isn’t just a niche supplemental service for Disney fans—the media giant is making a...
01:34, 08/08/2019

Netflix and Disney threaten to boycott Georgia over abortion rights Firms refused to comment on filming in Northern Ireland where laws are stricterNetflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’s new abortion law – but neither company will comment on whether they will continue...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Disney poaches Netflix film executive for streaming service Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had hired a top executive in Netflix Inc's original film division, Matt Brodlie, to lead international content development for its upcoming family-oriented streaming service called Disney+....
04:51, 06/26/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp, as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video streaming market dominated by companies such as Netflix Inc....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Forget all the Netflix doom and gloom – it’s Apple, Disney, and even HBO that should be worried now If you believe much of the commentary in recent days about Netflix’s unimpressive second-quarter results, you’d be forgiven for assuming the streaming giant’s House of Cards will soon come tumbling down. Netflix lost 126,000 subscri...
07:34, 07/23/2019

How the streaming wars between Disney, Netflix, Apple and everybody else will change TV forever Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and others are about to come head-to-head with the likes of Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, HBO Max and CNBC's parent company, NBCUniversal. Welcome to the streaming wars....
22:00, 08/10/2019

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Disney’s new streaming bundle priced to compete with “standard” Netflix plan Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) The Walt Disney Company's latest quarterly earnings call included an announcement to investors that appears to take dead aim at Netflix: an all-Disney, ...
03:00, 08/07/2019

WarnerMedia joins Disney, Netflix in reconsidering Georgia business over abortion law WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected takes effect, following Walt Disney Co and Netflix....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Facebook approaches Netflix, Disney to support TV chat device: The Information Facebook Inc has approached Netflix Inc, Walt Disney Co and other media companies about putting their streaming services on a new Facebook device for making video calls from televisions, The Information reported on Wednesday....
02:34, 08/01/2019

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly users and a new corporate parent—Disney....
16:17, 06/04/2019

CORRECTED-Disney poaches Netflix film-making chief for streaming service - Deadline Walt Disney Co has hired the head of Netflix Inc's original film division, Matt Brodlie, for its streaming service Disney+, according to a report by Deadline on Tuesday....
23:51, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Disney poaches Netflix film-making chief for streaming service - Deadline Walt Disney Co has hired the head of Netflix Inc's original film division, Matt Brodlie, for its streaming service Disney+, according to a report by Deadline on Tuesday....
23:51, 06/25/2019

Disney and Netflix should quit Georgia and quit seeking subsidies It’s a story you’ve seen before. Red states pass laws the Left find objectionable, and within days, the entertainment sector threatens to leave that state until conservatives see things their way. This time, Disney CEO Bob Iger has suggested that Dis...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very begi...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Dark Phoenix and Galaxy's Edge Hit Disney's Bottom Line, But Disney + and Many Remakes Are on the Way We’re not even through with summer and Walt Disney Studios has already grossed a record-breaking $8 billion at the international box office. And yet, even with that, 2019 hasn’t been a total win for one of the largest media brands in the world.Read m...
20:34, 08/07/2019

Disney's bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu will cost $12.99 per month Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu for under $15 a month...
01:34, 08/07/2019

Disney unveils bundle with Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99/month Yet another new subscription video bundle has been unveiled, for those of you keeping score at home. It’s an additional packaged offering from Disney, and it’s a good one — starting on November 12, as a complement to the company launching its m...
10:00, 08/07/2019

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something o...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Disney's streaming bundle: Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 On their quarterly earnings call, Disney execs confirmed a pricetag for the bundled streaming offer they'd teased while announcing Disney+. While that service will cost $7.99 per month on its own, this push to bring cord cutters back into their ...
01:34, 08/07/2019

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
20:17, 05/24/2019

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to which countries it’ll be rolling out at launch. Disney revealed the new streaming service would be rollin...
23:34, 08/19/2019

Can Labour reunite to take on Boris Johnson? Heather Stewart on Labour’s attempts to reunite around its Brexit policy, plus Sonia Sodha on Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime ministerAs parliament goes into recess, Labour has the summer to reflect on the position it finds itself in: strugglin...
08:34, 07/25/2019

Should Mats Zuccarello and the Rangers reunite? Quick quiz. Multiple choice. The Rangers would be better off by, a) Having Mats Zuccarello re-up with Dallas so the Blueshirts get the Stars’ 2020 first-rounder; or, b) Bringing the Norwegian back as a free agent and naming him captain after signing ...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Why This Time Is Different for CBS and Viacom The media companies have previously faced obstacles to merging, but conditions have changed. Just because a merger hasn’t worked out before doesn’t mean it won’t this time around....
12:34, 06/26/2019

Two retired PCSD detectives reunite after many years TUCSON – Earlier in the week, News 4 Tucson did a story on a man named Sergeant John Rock. Sgt. Rock is the oldest retired deputy with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD). After the story ran, News 4 Tucson got a call to the newsr...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Judith Clark to reunite with daughter on Mother’s Day Judith Clark will spend Mother's Day with her adult daughter — whom she left behind as a baby when she went to prison for her role in the deadly $1.6 million heist , that left two cops and a security guard dead....
03:34, 05/12/2019

Sisters finally reunite after 30 years of being separated This woman and her sister had not seen each other since 1990 before the Somali Civil War where they were separated.        ...
05:17, 07/02/2019

TPD on a quest to reunite ring with rightful owner TUCSON – From a symbol of marriage to a family heirloom passed down generations, diamond rings can be one of the most important objects in a person’s life. Tucson Police Department hopes to reunite someone with this precious item. TPD...
09:51, 05/25/2019

How J.R. Smith could reunite with LeBron James in Los Angeles Could a LeBron James-J.R. Smith reunion be in the cards? After Sunday, Smith’s contract becomes fully guaranteed at $15.6 million, so it’s not in the interest of a rebuilding Cleveland Cavliers team to keep the guard at that cost. Smith, who si...
12:34, 06/26/2019

CBS and Viacom to merge after 13 years apart After much speculation, Viacom and CBS are back together once again after 13 years apart. Early this afternoon, the two media companies officially announced plans to merge into a new company dubbed ViacomCBS. Once the merger becomes official, current...
21:18, 08/13/2019

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showing, the move looks to boost turnout and improve Ar...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Reports: Panthers reunite with S Boston on one-year deal The Carolina Panthers are reuniting with safety Tre Boston, who has agreed to sign a one-year, $3 million contract, according to multiple reports Wednesday....
05:34, 08/01/2019

What Shari Redstone won’t say about a Viacom deal CBS and Viacom reported earnings on Thursday — and refused to discuss what everyone wanted to know: the status of their merger plans. “We will not be responding to questions or comments regarding potential M&A,” reps from Viacom sternly noted at the ...
05:00, 08/09/2019

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their problems or simply kick them down the road remains one of the media world’s biggest questions....
23:51, 08/13/2019

Cutting the cord could get costlier with CBS and Viacom Latest media marriage could follow past history: removing popular shows and asking you to pay more to see them, a la Friends and Netflix       ...
17:17, 08/17/2019

CBS and Viacom have finally agreed to merge — here's what they could buy next CBS and Viacom finally have agreed to a merger, but the combined company still wants to get bigger. There might be several options for Shari Redstone, including Discovery, Lions Gate and Sony Pictures....
21:51, 08/13/2019

Dwight Howard and Lakers could reunite after DeMarcus Cousins injury Dwight Howard’s next step could be a reunion with one of his former teams — one with a desperate need for a center. There’s “mutual interest” between Howard and the Lakers, according to The Athletic, which reports Los An...
20:51, 08/18/2019

Johnny Manziel says he would welcome XFL opportunity, chance to reunite with June Jones Johnny Manziel did not participate in the XFL's invite-only showcase in Houston, but he said he'd love to reunite with the team's coach, June Jones.       ...
23:51, 06/08/2019

'FaceApp AI' technology helps reunite man kidnapped as a baby with his family A MAN kidnapped as a toddler has been reunited with his parents almost two decades later after cops used FaceApp-style AI technology to show what he might look like now and found him....
14:34, 07/19/2019

Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas reunite on Cannes red carpet Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, long-time collaborators of director Pedro Almodovar, turned up the glamor on the red carpet at Cannes on Friday for the Spaniard's latest outing, a contender for the top prize at the film festival....
22:34, 05/17/2019

Thousands of ex-prisoners to reunite with their families this month as part of First Step Act More than 2,200 federal inmates are returning back to their families this month from behind bars under the bipartisan prison reform bill that President Trump signed into law last year....
19:34, 07/08/2019

Wizards owner says DC punk band Fugazi should reunite for charity The billionaire owner of the Washington Wizards has called for former D.C. punk band Fugazi to reunite and play the Capital One Arena in an effort to raise money for local charities. Theodore Leonsis, a former AOL executive and philanthropist, cited ...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Fab Five could reunite thanks to Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose says Michigan hiring Juwan Howard to be its next men’s basketball coach could end the feud between members of the iconic Fab Five team, Jalen Rose said Thursday....
20:17, 05/23/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
02:00, 08/04/2019

Viacom Revenue Falls as It Looks Beyond TV Sets for Growth Revenue at Viacom declined in its latest quarter, as the media company grapples with shrinking distribution fees and moving its content and advertising beyond traditional television platforms....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Viacom beats quarterly revenue estimates Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by a rare growth in domestic advertising revenue....
20:34, 08/08/2019

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a job overseeing all of the combined network’s branded assets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two...
05:34, 08/03/2019

CBS Is Planning Offer for Sister Company Viacom CBS is preparing to make an offer for sister media company Viacom in the coming weeks, following a meeting of CBS directors last week in which a potential deal was discussed....
23:51, 06/18/2019

CBS, Viacom agree to merge in all-stock deal CBS Corp and Viacom Inc agreed to merge on Tuesday, creating a company with more than $28 billion in revenue, as an increasingly competitive media landscape prompted their controlling shareholder to reunify the U.S. entertainment companies 13 years...
00:17, 08/14/2019

CBS, Viacom in Final Stages of Deal Talks CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
12:51, 08/13/2019

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters. Shares of CBS rose 0.6 percent to $49.21 in early trading, while Viacom fell 2.9 perc...
19:57, 08/12/2019

CBS and Viacom are reuniting with new deal and set to become ViacomCBS Inc. by end of year CBS and Viacom are bringing their networks back together to form a new company. The combined company will be called ViacomCBS Inc.       ...
12:51, 08/14/2019

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like th...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Netflix May 2019 releases: The full calendar of 62 new Netflix originals coming this month May 2019 is going to be a huge month for Netflix original content — and it had damn well better be, in light of the fact that the world’s top streaming entertainment service is raising all of its subscription prices this month. There&rsqu...
13:34, 05/02/2019

How to use Netflix codes to find specific categories of movies and shows that Netflix won't show you otherwise sitthiphong/Shutterstock You can use Netflix codes to find very specific subsets of movies and shows on Netflix. Once you know the link structure needed, you can use these codes to navigate to any section of the site, with categories as broad as "a...
23:34, 06/21/2019

The best Netflix series in the UK (July 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you've ditched regular TV and you're getting your fix online, we bet you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has more than 140 million subscribers worldwide, so it's made sure there's a diverse range of Netflix...
14:00, 07/30/2019

The best Netflix series in the UK (August 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you've ditched regular TV and you're getting your fix online, we bet you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has more than 140 million subscribers worldwide, so it's made sure there's a diverse range of Netflix...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Netflix price hikes are complicating T-Mobile’s ‘Netflix on Us’ promotion T-Mobile announced a series of changes to its most popular phone plane on Thursday, one of which potentially means a price increase if you’re on a plan that includes a Netflix subscription One of the side-effects of the Netflix price increase t...
05:51, 05/24/2019

The best Netflix series in the UK (May 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge Amazon may be creating some great original shows but, for now at least, Netflix is still our all time favourite streaming platform, especially when it comes to the best TV shows on offer right now. It has such a huge range of TV shows, including ...
17:17, 04/30/2019

‘Little heroes’: Childhood cancer survivors reunite for powerful remission photo "I don't think these girls will ever understand just how powerful a simple picture of the three of them hugging has been," photographer Lora Scantling said....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles Reunite at 2019 Met Gala: All the Possible Celebrity Ex Run-Ins Manhattan might be the Big Apple, but as some Met Gala guests may have learned on Monday night, it really is a small world. As is always the case with one of fashion's biggest......
21:34, 05/07/2019

Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. reunite in this Superman: Year One exclusive DC’s Black Label was announced as an imprint where premier superhero creators would get the opportunity to tell out-of-continuity stories featuring the publisher’s biggest heroes. Of the first books announced, Superman: Year One easily had the most d...
20:34, 05/16/2019

Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson reunite for 'Star Is Born' duet Barbra Streisand gave the crowd at London's Hyde Park a treat Sunday night, when she reunited with her "A Star Is Born" co-star Kris Kristofferson on stage....
18:34, 07/08/2019

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston reunite in generic 'Murder Mystery' "Murder Mystery" only half lives up to its title. Yes, there are several murders, but there's no mystery in why Netflix would enthusiastically reunite Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston -- last seen together in "Just Go With It" -- even in a comedy as...
15:17, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration Admitted in Emails It Didn't Know How to Reunite Separated Families Newly released emails show that while the Trump administration was publicly promising to reunite the families it had separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, officials had no idea how they would accomplish that goal, according to NBC....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After months of discussions, CBS Corp., the network behind “The Big Bang Theory,” has agreed to tie the knot with Viacom to better position the two TV companies to compete against streaming video giants like Netflix and ...
02:17, 08/14/2019

Viacom buys lasagna-loving Garfield for Nickelodeon Garfield, the lasagna-loving, lazy comic-strip cat is getting adopted by Viacom. The company, which owns Nickelodeon, announced Tuesday that it has entered a deal to acquire Paws, a holding company which owns the rights to "Garfield."...
20:34, 08/06/2019

Viacom Improves Performance as CBS Merger Talks Continue Viacom posted revenue growth thanks to its first uptick in domestic advertising in 20 quarters, a sign that the media giant’s performance is improving....
07:00, 08/09/2019

CBS board plans merger talks with Viacom- CNBC CBS Corp's board is preparing for merger talks with Viacom Inc, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/30/the-board-of-cbs-is-preparing-for-deal-talks-with-viacom-sources.html on Thursday, citing sources....
16:17, 05/30/2019

Viacom to Launch BET Streaming Service With Tyler Perry BET Networks is preparing to launch a streaming-video service aimed at African-American audiences as parent company Viacom pursues new business lines to counter the decline of its traditional pay-TV operation....
21:17, 06/10/2019

Viacom and CBS are merging again, because true corporate love never dies For the first time since they split up in 2005—which was nearly 14 whole years ago!—Viacom and CBS have announced that they intend to merge together into a single company… again. This comes from The Verge, which says the new company will be branded V...
03:51, 08/14/2019

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
04:51, 06/14/2019

CBS, Viacom Strike Deal for Long-Thwarted Merger CBS and Viacom agreed to merge in a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
20:51, 08/13/2019

Viacom CEO Charges Less for Channels in Bid for Long-Term Growth Viacom accepted a cut in payments for carriage of its TV channels including MTV and Nickelodeon in its recent distribution deal struck with AT&T—a sign of shifting clout in the cable industry....
10:17, 05/10/2019

CBS shareholders to get slight premium from Viacom deal: sources CBS Corp and Viacom Inc are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters....
19:55, 08/12/2019

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight a...
00:17, 08/14/2019

The best Netflix series in the US (May 2019): fantastic Netflix shows Best Netflix Shows: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best shows and TV series you can stream on Netflix in the United States. These days Netflix plays host to some of the best TV shows on the planet, bar none. From originals like Strange...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Jersey Shore Stars Reunite With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino in First Prison Photos So, here's the situation. It's been a few months since Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino entered prison and now his fans are getting their first look of the star since he......
04:34, 05/04/2019

Kourtney Kardashian and Sofia Richie Reunite for Scott Disick's Birthday Party The most important women in Scott Disick's life wouldn't miss this special day. As the E! reality star celebrated turning 36 on Sunday, family and close friends came together for......
19:17, 05/27/2019

Viacom's quarterly revenue misses as advertising sales decline MTV and Comedy Central owner Viacom Inc missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Friday, weighed down by declines in domestic advertising sales....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Viacom beats earning estimates on strong box office sales Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat second-quarter earning estimates on strong box-office sales even as it saw revenue from shows decline on continued cord cutting. For the three months ended March 31, Viacom’s net income r...
04:34, 05/11/2019

J.C. Penney, Viacom, General Electric: Stocks That Defined the Week Major U.S. stock indexes fell for the week on renewed concerns that the economy could be headed toward a recession, fueled by an inversion of the yield curve and other market signals flashing red....
02:51, 08/17/2019

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
01:00, 08/03/2019

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee' Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movies "Bumblebee" and "What Men Want"....
19:34, 05/10/2019

Reality Bites Cast Has a 25th Anniversary Reunion While Lost Boys Stars Reunite Too Cue The Knack's "My Sharona!" Are we excited about this Reality Bites reunion? Hey, we are bursting with fruit flavor. Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo and Ben......
01:00, 05/06/2019

Cupid Who? Watch Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson Plot to Reunite Liv's Divorced Parents Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson are ready to get "clucked up" on a family vacation. In this exclusive clip from Sunday's all-new Relatively Nat & Liv, Olivia pitches......
16:17, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 3-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team -sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
03:34, 08/03/2019

CBS and Viacom set August target date for merger talks, after exploring for more than a year Both companies report earnings on Aug. 8, so the CBS and Viacom boards have set that as a natural deadline to agree to a merger. Price won't be discussed by the companies until the end of negotiations, sources say....
01:51, 07/16/2019

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on combined company's leadership team - WSJ CBS Corp and sister company Viacom Inc have reached a working agreement on the combined company's leadership team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter....
22:34, 08/02/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
01:34, 08/03/2019

The Fed is hoping markets will 'do their job for them,' analysts say The U.S. Federal Reserve is using forward guidance and verbal interventions to nudge markets into doing its bidding, according to Credit Agricole's Head of G-10 FX Research, Valentin Marinov....
16:51, 06/26/2019

What Are You Hoping To See On Prime Day 2019? Amazon’s fifth ever Prime Day is (we assume) just over a month away, and as always, we’ll be covering it from stem to stern over on Kinja Deals....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Roma keep on hoping after 2-0 win over Juventus "AS Roma kept their Champions League hopes alive when late goals from Alessandro Florenzi and Edin Dzeko gave them a 2-0 home win over Serie A champions Juventus on Sunday."...
00:17, 05/13/2019

Netflix details the ‘best’ 2019 TVs for watching Netflix Choosing what to watch on Netflix can be a time-consuming experience, but actually accessing the platform, and navigating your way around it, doesn't need to be. Some TVs are better at this than others, so Netflix has revealed its official 2019 ...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Jenelle Evans and David Eason Reunite With Her Kids at Birthday Party Amid Custody Battle Jenelle Evans and husband David Eason reunited with her kids on Saturday to celebrate her son Kaiser's fifth birthday, as they continue to battle to regain custody of the......
21:51, 06/30/2019

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
17:00, 08/02/2019

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a ...
09:17, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on combined company's leadership team - WSJ Viacom Inc's Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish is expected to lead the combined company if merged with CBS Corp , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter....
22:34, 08/02/2019

Hot new color for the Galaxy S10 leaked! Here's hoping we actually get to buy it... In recent years, phone makers have gotten into the habit of releasing a new color variant for their latest flagship a few months after the phone's announcement. Be it to stir up the news cycle, be it to attract the customers that are looking for some...
13:51, 05/21/2019

Adam Edelen Hoping For Victory LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– Adam Edelen is no stranger to Frankfort, and now, he is hoping to be the Democrat’s nominee for governor. A room in the 21C in downtown Louisville was packed with supporters hoping to end the night in a celebrati...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Boxing fan Svitolina hoping to go the distance Ukraine's eighth seed Elina Svitolina reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time on Monday and hopes her boxing workouts can help her go the distance....
20:34, 07/08/2019

Here’s hoping Vanessa Redgrave isn’t done with Broadway Let’s hear it for the great Lois Smith, who rode to the rescue this week when “The Inheritance,” coming in from London, was missing a key cast member: Vanessa Redgrave. She won raves for her performance as a mother trying to make sense of her s...
05:17, 08/16/2019

Here's How Google Is Hoping to Speed Up Its Big Upgrade to SMS RCS, or Rich Communication Services was supposed to be the messaging protocol that banished SMS to the dark ages and upgraded today’s texting experience with modern features like read receipts, better multimedia sharing, way bigger character limits, ...
03:17, 06/19/2019

Watch: Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins Reunite To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins are reuniting on the 50th anniversary of their historical mission to the moon in 1969 at a celebration at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. They’ll be united at the exact time the and place...
16:34, 07/16/2019

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
11:01, 08/11/2019

Murray hoping to make comeback before US Open "Andy Murray is hoping he can be back on court playing singles soon and he has hinted that he could be fit in time for the US Open. The Scot has been playing doubles and lifted the Queen\u0027s title with Fernando Verdasco."...
10:00, 07/30/2019

The Fiver | Hoping for a Ronaldo but now unlikely to hold on to Rondón Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Who’d be a Newcastle fan? Having seen their club endure 12 years of mostly downward drift under the stewardship of spivvy blowhard billionaire Mike Ashley, a month ago they found themselves daring to...
18:51, 06/24/2019

Jason Blum says he's still hoping for The Hunt to be unleashed Although it hasn’t been greeted with the same rapturous critical attention that’s been lobbed at fellow newcomer studio A24—and its founder, Jason Blum, has come under occasional fire for his purported struggles in finding female horror filmmakers, a...
00:34, 08/18/2019

Mets hoping Edwin Diaz’s toe injury isn’t that serious Manny Machado drilled Edwin Diaz’s big toe, but the Mets are hoping it’s no big deal. On to pitch the ninth inning of Thursday’s 4-0 win over the Padres, Diaz gave up a line drive to Machado, who smoked the ball 100.4 mph back at him. It ricocheted o...
11:17, 07/26/2019

Cowboys release WR they were hoping would replace Dez Bryant FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have released Allen Hurns, cutting ties with their first notable free agent signing at receiver after dumping Dez Bryant a year ago. Hurns sustained a gruesome leg injury while being tackled in a wild-card win over ...
05:34, 07/25/2019

Note to those hoping to raid Area 51: There's not enough space Yes, people are seriously planning to go to Area 51 on September 20. And the low and no vacancies in rural Nevada prove it. So what are your traveling prospects there?...
04:00, 07/31/2019

Savannah Spurlock’s Father Is Hoping For Answers (LEX 18) – More than four months have passed since Savannah Spurlock was last seen. Her disappearance has shattered the lives of her entire family, especially her four young children. Cecil Spurlock, Savannah’s father, has grieved her dis...
01:34, 05/20/2019

Giants’ Cueto hoping to return in September PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged enough for manager Bruce Bochy to say the club hopes Cueto can return toward the end of this season. Cueto, who had major elbo...
04:34, 05/19/2019

Report: The Jets Are Hoping To Get Peyton Manning As Their New GM Adam Gase’s promotion to interim general manager of the Jets might becoming to an end soon. The Jets seem to have realized that handing such an important position to someone just because they were more aggressive in a power struggle might not have be...
00:51, 05/19/2019

China hoping Trump-Xi meeting will help bridge differences China’s foreign ministry says it hopes a meeting later this week between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will help build trust and resolve “outstanding issues.”...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Hamilton hoping for rain to beat the Hockenheim heatwave "Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is hoping rain will come to the rescue as a Hockenheim heatwave threatens to dash Mercedes\u0027s hopes of a home German Grand Prix win on Sunday."...
21:51, 07/25/2019

| Ramsey hoping to emulate Welsh Juve titan Aaron Ramsey says that he wants to follow in the footsteps of compatriot and Juventus hero John Charles after the Welshman was unveiled at the Serie A club....
21:34, 07/15/2019

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwe...
01:34, 06/15/2019

Teen hacked Apple hoping the company would offer him a job If you were a teen hoping to land a job at a tech giant, how would you go about it? Plan your education and hope you eventually land an internship? An Australian had another, less conventional method. The teen hacked Apple and pleaded guilty while a...
04:51, 05/28/2019

Are you hoping to work remotely? Here's what hiring managers are looking for Getting hired as a remote worker can be a challenge. Hiring managers look for previous experience in that role when considering applicants.        ...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland going bonkers over a sport designed to be an "athletic distraction"....
02:51, 06/01/2019

Trump hoping for USWNT World Cup final victory Despite his war of words with outspoken soccer star Megan Rapinoe, President Trump said Friday that he hoped the US would win Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final in London against the Netherlands. “I don’t know that I’ll be able to,” Trump told re...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning off...
05:17, 07/09/2019

Americans descend on Lyon hoping to witness 'Tour de Four' Americans on scooters, Americans in cafes, Americans in bars, Americans draped in flags and George Washington wigs, Americans in starred bandanas and cowboy hats, all red, white and blue, filled Lyon on Sunday ready to celebrate a fourth World Cup....
22:00, 07/07/2019

Jason Day hoping ex-Tiger Woods’ sidekick is US Open key PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jason Day of Australia has hired former Tiger Woods caddie Steve Williams to carry his bag full-time, starting with this weekend’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Day, the 2015 PGA Champion, is hoping Williams can help jump start a ...
14:51, 06/12/2019

The Latest: UK official to visit Iran hoping to de-escalate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5 p.m. A British Foreign Office official will visit Iran and call for “urgent de-escalation in the region and raise U...
16:17, 06/22/2019

FCA, Renault hoping merger talks will restart, report says Executives at Fiat Chrysler and Renault-Nissan remain open to the idea that a merger deal could still happen, but they warn that conditions imposed by each side could hurt efforts to restart talks, the Wall Street Journal reported....
15:00, 06/24/2019

The Longshot Candidates Are Hoping for a Breakout Moment at the Debates The Democratic candidates running farther down the historically crowded field are looking forward to this week’s primary debates as a chance to have a breakout moment and shine. But even if they don’t, strategists say they’ll take a...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Netflix says that these are the best 2019 TVs for watching Netflix The television landscape has changed drastically over the last decade or so, with smart TVs having become the new normal for countless consumers. One of the primary benefits of owning a smart TV is being able to access all of your apps without having...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Gillibrand reasserts feminist mantle hoping for 2020 bump WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) is trying to reassert her feminist credentials this week, seizing on high-profile moments to revive a campaign that has languished in the p...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Zouma, Mount this season "Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former midfielder is excited about working with two of his young charges in particular - Kurt Zouma and Mason Mount."...
19:17, 07/19/2019

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's World Cup in France....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Democratic Candidates Hoping to Woo Black Voters, Gather at S.C. Fish Fry The annual event is the first major party gathering in South Carolina and the first chance for presidential hopefuls to test their appeal to a majority black electorate....
02:34, 06/22/2019

ERC rookie Žala hoping “energy from Lithuania flows over” into Poland "Vaidotas Žala will look to carry over his impressive debut pace in the FIA European Rally Championship when he contests PZM 76th Rally Poland later this month."...
15:51, 06/06/2019

Mets hoping new reliever can author 2nd late-season revival Brad Brach shook off an ugly first half in Baltimore last season and pitched well down the stretch after being traded to the Braves. The Mets are looking for a similar turnaround from the right-hander who signed with them on Thursday after being rele...
18:00, 08/10/2019

Why hoping for Donald Trump's election defeat could backfire for China Amid stalled trade talks with the Trump administration, a strategy of waiting out next year's US presidential election in the hope for a Democratic victory might be tempting for China. But Beijing better think twice....
07:17, 05/23/2019

Esports: McLaren hoping for more diversity in 2019 Shadow Project McLaren launched the second edition of their esports "Shadow Project" on Wednesday, hoping to attract even more than the half a million gamers who entered last year and with greater diversity....
20:17, 05/29/2019

Sebastian Vettel hoping new evidence will help overturn Canada penalty • Decision will be reviewed on Friday in buildup to French GP• ‘We bring information that maybe the stewards didn’t have’Sebastian Vettel has said he remains dissatisfied with the penalty that cost him victory at the Canadian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilt...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Chess: Magnus Carlsen hoping to reach new heights at Sinquefield Cup Arithmetic seems against the world champion and he may have to wait until 2020 to achieve a record ratingAfter eight consecutive tournament victories and a run of 79 classical games without defeat Magnus Carlsen has his sights on 2900, the record rou...
15:51, 07/12/2019

Premier Lacrosse League arrives at Audi Field hoping for another hit A triumphant weekend in Baltimore, in which the league's prime-time game sold out Johns Hopkins's Homewood Field, has given league executives a confidence boost....
16:00, 07/05/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Valkyrie wants to find her queen and fans are really hoping it's Captain Marvel San Diego Comic Con is usually pretty good for the Marvel sect, but it was really good this year, especially for fans of Thor: Ragnarok. Taika Waititi, who breathed new life into the Thor films, will direct Thor: Love and Thunder, which will find Nat...
23:34, 07/22/2019

Ruiz hoping extra pounds make difference against Joshua Andy Ruiz Jr. hopes to use his extra weight as a weapon against heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua when the pair meet on Saturday at Madison Square Garden....
16:51, 06/01/2019

BSNL Hoping To Recover Rs 3,000-Crore From Enterprise Customers: Chairman Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is eyeing increased earnings from renting out its premises at various locations - the target for rental income has been set at about Rs 1,000 crore this year....
15:34, 08/12/2019

FC Tucson hoping to ride hot streak after weekend win at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – FC Tucson is hoping it can bring the momentum of a 4-0 shutout into its road swing in Canada. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
09:51, 05/21/2019

Phillip Cocu hoping to use web of contacts to attract loan stars to Derby • ‘Derby has good relations with a lot of teams,’ says new manager• Loanees helped club reach Championship play-off final in 2019Phillip Cocu has said he will not hesitate to call on his wealth of contacts as Derby County look to utilise the loan mar...
04:17, 07/20/2019

New Zealand girl sends $5 to prime minister hoping to train dragons An unburnt New Zealand girl named Victoria hopes to be the queen of dragons and protector of her realm. The 11-year-old sent a letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern inquiring about the government’s dragon training and telekinesis programs, her brot...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Pakistan PM to meet Trump hoping to mend fences, attract investment Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan travels to the United States on Sunday hoping the arrest of a militant leader with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head and progress in Afghan peace talks will help secure a favorable reception....
11:17, 07/19/2019

Jimmer Fredette hoping to turn Warriors’ summer league into NBA miracle This might be Jimmer Fredette’s last NBA chance. And for the Warriors, a chance to add another shooter. The Warriors signed Fredette, 30, to their summer league roster, giving him perhaps another chance to establish himself in the league. “I believe ...
23:34, 07/03/2019

Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Reunite, Deliciously, in Swift’s New Music Video Any “bad blood” between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift has undoubtedly been put to rest. The two artists made headlines for a rumored long-running feud stemming from a dispute over a backup dancer, which Perry confirmed in 2018 during a Carp...
12:51, 06/18/2019

'90210' stars reunite for reboot cast photos – with Shannen Doherty The "Beverly Hills 90210" cast reunited with the first cast photo for this summer's reboot, "BH90210," featuring new addition Shannen Doherty.        ...
18:17, 05/09/2019

How Sophie Turner Encouraged Joe Jonas to Get His "S--t Together" And Reunite With the Jonas Brothers The Jonas Brothers reunion certainly didn't happen overnight. Nearly six years ago, the beloved boy band's Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas were arguing over everything from......
19:34, 06/06/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: A Nigerian star hoping to make history with Tanzania Tanzania have to be the biggest underdog at the Africa Cup of Nations. Now, coached by a former Nigerian star, the East African team is set to face Kenya in a highly anticipated battle between neighbors....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Dark's Creators Tell Fans They're Hoping to Unravel That Time Travel Mess in Season 3 I’ve been really enjoying Netflix’s Dark, even if I forgot who was who between seasons one and two. But thankfully the enjoyable confusion will carry on for one more season, and the creators hope they’ll be able to explain things to your satisfaction...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Waymo tests Wi-Fi in driverless taxis hoping perks can route it past rivals Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry....
02:17, 07/09/2019

Ferrari hoping to reignite title fight as F1 returns to Europe | Giles Richards Spanish Grand Prix is an opportunity for the Scuderia to unlock their potential and challenge Mercedes with a host of upgradesWith the opening four races complete, Formula One’s return to Europe heralds the opening of a crucial development battle at ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Waymo Tests Wi-Fi in Driverless Taxis Hoping Perks Can Push It Past Rivals Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry....
15:17, 07/08/2019

Serb hoping for date with flight attendant confesses to Lufthansa bomb threat A 65-year old Serbian man confessed in court on Saturday to calling in a false bomb threat to stop a Lufthansa flight attendant from leaving the country because he hoped she would go on a date with him....
17:00, 07/20/2019

African migrants hoping to reach US traveling to Latin America in record numbers A record number of Africans are flying to South America and then traversing thousands of miles of highway and a treacherous tropical rainforest to reach the United States....
05:00, 07/06/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
11:34, 05/07/2019

Hoping to make money in real estate? Here are 5 tips for a successful house flip TV shows can make flipping — when an investor buys houses and quickly sells them for a profit — look easy. Not so fast, say experts and flippers.        ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Father falsely reported daughter was missing hoping his stolen car would be found faster, police say The father of a 3-year-old girl was arrested Sunday in California after he allegedly claimed his car was stolen with the toddler inside — even though she wasn't — hoping that police could find the car sooner, investigators said....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Experts hoping to swap ‘pitiful’ Canadian hospital food with fresh, healthy alternatives Wild salmon with lemon dill sauce, blueberry soup and bone broth may be high-end restaurant meals but they're also on the menu at some Canadian hospitals aiming to meet recovering patients' nutritional and cultural needs....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Frank Lampard hoping Chelsea can spoil Liverpool’s Super Cup party | Andy Hunter Chelsea manager’s rollercoaster start continues in city where Liverpool enjoyed their greatest Champions League winWeek one as a competitive Premier League manager and Frank Lampard feels he has already experienced the rollercoaster that is life in c...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Viacom beats quarterly revenue, profit estimates as ad revenue rebounds Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it posted rare growth in domestic advertising revenue after about five years of declines....
16:00, 08/08/2019

Newcastle fans hoping for high noon at Toon may not topple Mike Ashley | Barry Glendenning Supporters’ group fighting Ashley is calling for a St James’ Park boycott – but would not be first to find apathy in their wayA couple of hours after finishing what was intended to be the first and final draft of this column, I was forced into a rewr...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
17:17, 06/12/2019

Hugo Lloris and Spurs hoping clarity at home can lead to a glory night | David Hytner Tottenham were gifted a top-four place on Sunday and their goalkeeper believes they can now go for broke against AjaxFor Hugo Lloris, the exhilaration was in the surprise. Tottenham had slipped up again, losing their heads at Bournemouth on Saturday ...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Kieran Tierney on his way to London to seal Arsenal move with Neil Lennon hoping to reinvest in Celtic squad Celtic boss Neil Lennon hopes he will be given Kieran Tierney's record £25million transfer fee to reinvest in his squad after Arsenal agreed a deal to sign the left-back....
09:00, 08/08/2019

Brittany Kaiser’s work with Cambridge Analytica helped elect Donald Trump. She’s hoping the world will forgive her. Brittany Kaiser first emerged in last year’s Cambridge Analytica scandal as a seemingly nefarious figure, an insider steeped in the dark secrets of a new kind of voter manipulation powered by Facebook data. Now she's hoping the world will see her as ...
00:00, 08/03/2019

Bill Maher finds ally in NBC News' Richard Engel in 'hoping' US economy slides to oust Trump NBC News correspondent Richard Engel was the lone voice to side with "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday night, after the comedian reiterated his "hopes" that a U.S. economic recession would help block President Trump's reelection in 2020. ...
13:00, 08/10/2019

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convi...
20:17, 06/03/2019

Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson reunite for 'Lost Inside of You' from 'A Star Is Born' Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, leads from the 1976 version of "A Star Is Born," reunited over the weekend.        ...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Blind date: ‘It was my first date ever. I was hoping to survive’ Will, 21, architecture student, meets Lucy, 22, PRWhat were you hoping for?Someone who doesn’t take herself too seriously, who I’d have chemistry with. Also, something to get framed for the downstairs toilet. Continue reading......
08:51, 07/27/2019

Nigel Farage warns Tory leadership candidates hoping for Brexit deal renegotiation: 'EU won't change one dot or comma' Nigel Farage has warned Tory leadership candidates claiming they could renegotiate a better Brexit deal than Theresa May that the EU is not prepared to change "one dot or comma"....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Nintendo Switch Netflix App: Can you watch Netflix on Nintendo Switch in 2019? THE Nintendo Switch is a popular portable gaming console, but it is lacking one major feature – media entertainment. So when can you start watching Netflix on the Nintendo Switch?...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Disney Spends Big on Its Streaming Bet Disney shareholders got a glimpse of the expenses coming to the company as it readies the launch of its streaming service in November, but it nonetheless beat Wall Street expectations for its quarterly results....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Why Disney Took a Big Haircut on Sports The last act in Disney’s deal drama has been its search for a buyer of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired as part of its takeover of 21st Century Fox. The lucky winner is Sinclair Broadcast Group, and the deal looks as good for Sinclair as i...
23:34, 05/03/2019

XFL Strikes TV Deals With Fox and Disney Vince McMahon’s reboot of the XFL has struck television deals with Fox and Disney and will make its debut one week after next year’s Super Bowl, the companies said Monday....
15:51, 05/06/2019

‘Home Alone’ is getting a reboot on Disney+, and we’re not sure how to feel Disney keeps upping its streaming game ante, first announcing the arrival of Disney+ in November and then yesterday a mega-bundle that includes Disney+, as well as Hulu and ESPN+, for the same price as some Netflix subscriptions. But the entertainmen...
03:00, 08/09/2019

Disney now has full control of Hulu If it wasn’t already clear that Disney is very serious about becoming one of the major players in the video streaming business, then Disney’s newest move should drive that point home. The company on Tuesday announced that it will assume f...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can str...
17:17, 07/17/2019

Why Disney+ Freaks Me Out About the Future of Streaming It certainly seems like the world of streaming video entered a new epoch recently. Last week, Comcast finally handed the reigns of Hulu over to Disney, which means the company will have not only the impending Disney+ streaming service but also a live...
17:17, 05/25/2019

A 'Home Alone' reboot is coming to Disney+ It was clear that Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney+, would be relying on some familiar names when it first started devouring movie and TV franchises left, right and center. What wasn't apparent at the time, though, was just how h...
17:34, 08/07/2019

Disney is already having a better year at the box office than any other studio ever Good news for everyone who likes those sci-fi dystopias where everything is controlled by one or two corporations: We already live in one of those! And we have been living in it for many years! Woohoo! Now, this enthusiasm may seem slightly sarcastic...
18:00, 07/29/2019

Disney has 60 movies in the works for the next decade — here they all are Lucasfilm Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027. In addition to "Star Wars" movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox. Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures,...
07:00, 06/20/2019

The 30 greatest Disney songs – ranked! Yes, of course Let It Go is in there somewhere … but where does it rank among Disney’s other big-screen belters?It is not clear if Little April Shower is supposed to sound as sinister and hallucinatory as it does – the middle section of the song, wit...
18:17, 07/18/2019

From tragic to magic: what's the best Disney remake so far? As The Lion King roars into cinemas, the CGI spectacle continues an ever-expanding line of flashy new takes on the studio’s library of animated classicsDisney’s new remake of The Lion King roared into theaters over the weekend, arriving as the culmin...
09:34, 07/22/2019

33 of Disney’s most anticipated movies 24/7 Tempo has collected a list of key forthcoming releases from the Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries for the rest of this year and all of 2020.        ...
20:17, 05/17/2019

It's Official, Disney Takes Over Hulu Last month, reports teased a potential future in which Disney’s unrelenting path towards total media consolidation extended to the Hulu universe, and today, that dream has been realized.Read more......
21:51, 05/14/2019

All the Marvel Shows Set to Premiere on Disney+ Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. It already takes quite a bit of effort to keep abreast of the events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Marvel Studios has released 23 superhero movies since 2008. But now die-hard Marvel fan...
02:34, 08/10/2019

Sinclair to buy sports networks from Disney -WSJ Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc has struck a deal valued at more than $10 billion to acquire 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
02:00, 05/03/2019

‘Home Alone’ reboot in the works at Disney Nineties kids are gonna scream. The troublemaker comedy “Home Alone” is getting a reboot, thanks to Disney. On an earnings call today, Disney head Bob Iger announced that the classic franchise is among those getting the reboot treatment f...
04:34, 08/07/2019

Disney and Universal Shore Up Their Benches Alan Bergman was promoted to co-chairman of Walt Disney Studios, and Alan Horn, chairman, extended his contract. In a separate move, the producer Amy Pascal will leave Sony for Universal....
01:17, 05/02/2019

The 40 most magical Disney movies of all time Disney characters like Snow White and Peter Pan transcend childhood wonderment. Ahead of "The Lion King," we identify the best Disney movies ever.        ...
05:51, 07/20/2019

See the Disney logo evolve over 3-plus decades The Disney empire definitely has its fans, but devout viewer TheDeadlySquid has compiled a video that features “every single variation of the Walt Disney Pictures logo, starting from 1985’s The Black Cauldron and going all the way until 2018’s Mary P...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Disney just released the first trailer for ‘Frozen 2’ We saw the first teaser earlier this year, and now we finally have a full-length Frozen 2 trailer for you. It’s been six long years for Frozen fans who wanted a sequel, and Disney is finally ready to deliver. We’ve got the same stellar ch...
16:17, 06/11/2019

I was so excited to see the Disney remakes ... but now I'm over it I've long championed the revival of classic animated films from my childhood. With the new version of "The Lion King," however, I'm finally over it.        ...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Charges dropped against woman with CBD oil at Disney World ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida have dropped a drug charge against a woman who was arrested after a guard found CBD oil while searching her purse at a Walt Disney World security checkpoint. Prosecutors said late last month in a court fili...
22:51, 05/09/2019

Cramer: Disney's stock 'is just an annuity stream' Following a record-breaking opening weekend for Disney's "The Lion King," CNBC's Jim Cramer said the company's stock is an "annunity stream" for investors....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Japan's Getting A Disney-Themed Nintendo Switch On October 10, Nintendo will be releasing this very Japan-only Nintendo Switch model, which is covered in images and logos from Disney’s Tsum Tsum line....
06:34, 07/25/2019

Sinclair to Acquire Sports Networks From Disney Sinclair Broadcast Group struck a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 sports networks from Disney, which agreed to sell them as part of its Fox transaction....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Disney (DIS): How to Catch and Ride Price Breakouts Disney (NYSE: DIS) has likely finished a contracting triangle Elliott wave pattern recently -- and prices should break out, higher or lower (subscribers know which it is). In this free 12-minute video, our long-time Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
15:51, 07/17/2019

Some Interesting Updates on Disney's Ms. Marvel Plans Paul Feig is still hoping for a sequel to Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. The crew behind the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series want to pitch a continuation to Disney. Michael Rooker could be joining the Dark Tower TV show. Plus, new looks at Midsomm...
16:34, 06/11/2019

Disney uses apps, ‘MagicBands’ to spy on guests: report The “Happiest Place on Earth” is also one of the most surveilled — with Disney honchos using the park’s wearable “MagicBands” and smartphone apps to reportedly spy on guests and collect data on not just their buyin...
05:17, 07/17/2019

Disney's Latest Endeavor: Getting the Fox Studio on Track Disney is faced with the challenge of integrating Fox’s entertainment assets, which have languished as executives and staff left during the year-and-a-half it took to close the deal and movies flopped....
18:17, 08/18/2019

Is going to Disneyland or Disney World more fun without kids? Definitely. Here's why. A mom went off on millennials who were "ruining" Disney World with their child-free ways. Here's why visiting Disney parks without kids is better.       ...
20:34, 08/02/2019

Only Disney+ is worthy to stream Avengers: Endgame Well, it looks like Disney CEO Bob Iger has used the Infinity Stones, with his company’s longtime partnership with Netflix officially crumbling to dust like Thanos’ army—though Iger’s reward is $65 million, not a tragic death scene. For a while now, ...
19:17, 05/09/2019

For the sake of cinema, Disney needs to be broken up | Guy Lodge The studio has been consuming its rivals – and creating a film industry devoid of the innovation championed by its founderIt’s the kind of commercial supremacy about which Walt Disney and his brother Roy probably fantasised when they founded the Disn...
18:34, 07/11/2019

The First Reactions to Disney's The Lion King Remake Are Here It sounds like The Lion King just can’t wait to be king of the box office. The first reactions to the CGI remake of Disney’s The Lion King are here, with critics praising the film’s visual effects and dynamic cast...although having photorealistic ani...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Disney's Haunted Mansion Is A Terrific Mess The Haunted Mansion is one of Disney’s greatest creations. It’s also an unfixable, thematic mess, which is part of its appeal. Disney has allowed it to remain imperfect for the past half century, a wise exception to the company’s notorious perfection...
01:00, 08/10/2019

These Movies and Shows Are Arriving on Disney Plus on Launch Day Begun, the content wars have. Disney is set to kick off its Disney Plus streaming service November 12, which means that your experience watching Disney content on your favorite streaming service is about to get all mucked up. After all, Disney isn’t ...
23:17, 07/24/2019

Charter will integrate Hulu and Disney+ into its set-top boxes Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r...
04:17, 08/15/2019

Disney announces 3 new ‘Star Wars’ films “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will not be the war to end all “Wars.” Disney announced on Tuesday that after this final chapter in the latest trilogy is released on Dec. 20, three more “Star Wars” films will hi...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Disney movies get a 4K upgrade – on Google Play, at least If you're in the habit of watching Disney movies on the Google Play Store, you may well have noticed that none of the Disney-owned titles were available in anything higher than 1080p / HD resolution. Well, that's just changed.As reported by...
14:34, 07/29/2019

Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks in $10.6 bln deal Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, said on Friday it would buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co in a deal valued at $10.6 billion....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Great-grandmother with CBD oil arrested at Disney World Disney World may be the most magical place on Earth, but it turned into a legal nightmare for a great-grandmother with arthritis. A 69-year-old woman was arrested at a Disney World checkpoint when an Orange County Deputy found CBD oil in her purse. S...
05:17, 05/08/2019

Disney Star Joshua Rush Comes Out as Bisexual Joshua Rush just came out as bisexual in a moving message to his fans. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the 17-year-old Andi Mack actor--who played Cyrus on the Disney Channel series,......
00:00, 08/07/2019

Disney+ will have apps for iOS, Apple TV, Android and Xbox One The debut of Disney's highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, is almost here. But, leading up to the November 12th launch date, the company is starting to share more details about it. Today we're learning about how you'll be abl...
19:34, 08/19/2019

Here's what you'll be paying for the Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ bundle We knew Disney had consumed Hulu in the black hole of Mickey’s gaping, insatiable maw, guiding us all one step closer to the “bundle” mentality of streaming that will soon make it all feel like cable all over again. Today, the company announced how m...
00:34, 08/07/2019

Hulu will belong to Disney. Here's what that means Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox means it took Fox's share of Hulu in that deal, adding to its own and giving it majority control of Hulu.        ...
15:34, 06/03/2019

Sorry, childless millennials going to Disney World is weird When you wish upon a star … a crazed mom will say how things are! The Internet was set afire this week when an old Facebook post resurfaced on Twitter, showing a mother’s expletive-laced rant declaring that millennials without kids should be banned f...
02:34, 07/27/2019

'Toy Story 4' Continues Disney's Box-Office Streak Walt Disney once again did something that has eluded other Hollywood studios this summer: It opened a sequel to impressive returns at the box office....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Here's how Disney World crafts its magical topiaries Early this month, we spoke with horticulture area manager at Walt Disney World Resort Allison Brooks about telling the story of Disney through its the foliage of the park....
23:34, 07/23/2019

Disney report to shine spotlight on streaming war Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co , CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called communication services sector, which has outperformed since it was overhauled...
01:00, 08/03/2019

The Best Ways to Collect Disney Character Autographs I’ve been to Disney World a few times with my extended family, including with my son and three nieces. Around the time they were in the four- to seven-year-old age range, getting character autographs was a Very Big Deal. We did what every other paren...
21:34, 07/22/2019

Disney recalling ‘Toy Story 4’ toy over choking hazard Stick a fork in “Forky.” Disney yanked thousands the plush toy “Forky” — featured as a sidekick in “Toy Story 4” — from the shelves because they pose a choking hazard, officials said Tuesday. The company recalled 80,000 of the stuffed character...
05:51, 07/10/2019

Jon Favreau is already writing season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ for Disney+ At this point, it’s hard to figure out when Jon Favreau sleeps anymore, with the jack-of-all-trades writer, director, and actor just coming off roles in Avengers: Endgame as well as Spider-Man: Far From Home and preparing to debut his CGI-heavy...
06:17, 07/13/2019

Woman arrested for CBD oil at Disney demands apology A 69-year-old woman is demanding an apology for her arrest at a Walt Disney World security checkpoint last month after a guard found CBD oil while searching her purse....
20:34, 05/14/2019

James Gunn opens up about his Disney firing In a dramatic turn of events last summer, James Gunn was fired by Disney after a series of old, offensive tweets resurfaced—tweets featuring jokes about pedophilia and rape. Despite the outpouring of support from colleagues, the stars of his two Guar...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Strikingly realistic: Disney's The Lion King Twenty-five years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
08:51, 07/14/2019

Disney's 2020 summer cruises In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on itineraries around the world, including Greece and five first-time ports of call in Europe.       ...
17:34, 07/15/2019

17 ways to save money on your Disney vacation Don't want to give Mickey Mouse all your money? We've got 17 money-saving tips for your family's trip to Disney World and Disneyland.       ...
19:34, 06/21/2019

Here's when Marvel's Phase 4 TV shows will land on Disney Plus It's no secret that Marvel will have a big presence on the upcoming Disney Plus streaming service, which launches in the US later this year. But with an official unveiling of Marvel's schedule of TV series and movies slated for the nex...
18:00, 07/22/2019

Disney takes over full control of Hulu The deal also gives Comcast the option to sell its 33 percent share in Hulu to Disney in 2024 at a valuation of at least $27.5 billion. The move further ramps up a rivalry with Netflix....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Disney Would Consider Boycotting Georgia if Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect Georgia’s entertainment industry may take a major hit thanks to the state’s regressive politics. Several Hollywood producers have already said they won’t film in the state thanks to an abortion ban passed earlier this month. Now, Disney CEO Bob Iger ...
09:00, 05/30/2019

10 free things you can get at Walt Disney World Walt Disney World/Facebook All around Disney World there are treats and activities that are free for guests. The Main Street Bakery in the Magic Kingdom, the Club Pool in Epcot, and the Ghirardelli in Disney Springs all offer free foods. FastPass a...
07:34, 08/01/2019

Disney Reveals Movie Lineup Through 2027 Walt Disney unveiled its new slate of movies through 2027 following the $71.3 billion acquisition of the major entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox....
01:34, 05/08/2019

Here’s Keanu Reeves as 9 different Disney princes for your Monday Yes, we realize we may be pushing the Keanu Reeves super-saturation limit. But his latest breathtaking turn as Duke Caboom in this weekend’s successful Toy Story 4 release ushered Reeves into the Disney universe. And one talented artist subsequently ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Star Wars Gives Force to Disney Parks Disney’s Star Wars attractions opening at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., represent the single-largest expansion in either park’s history....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Disney drops new, not-so-frigid Frozen 2 trailer In Frozen, Elsa’s powers were a threat to both her and her kingdom. In the sequel, they could be the key to humanity’s survival. So hints the below trailer for the Disney franchise’s next outing, which is said to provide an origin story of sorts for ...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Disney's 'The Lion King', strikingly realistic 25 years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
23:51, 07/12/2019

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
19:34, 05/26/2019

Here’s what Disney plans to do with Hulu in Comcast deal Walt Disney has inked a wide-ranging deal with Hulu partner Comcast to take over operational control of the popular streaming video service known for “The Handmaid’s Tale.”...
09:17, 05/15/2019

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
18:17, 07/16/2019

Marvel unveils its roadmap for Disney+ shows Marvel has provided the first details for phase four of its Cinematic Universe, and it won't surprise you to hear that Disney+ will play a large role. There are no less than five superhero shows reaching the streaming service, although you'...
19:51, 07/21/2019

Disney heir on CEO's $66m pay: 'No one on the freaking planet is worth that' Abigail Disney condemns family firm for spouting ‘neoliberal claptrap’ and derides Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: ‘It is possible to say no to money’Abigail Disney has one of the world’s most recognizable names. But this week she became a thorn in her famous f...
15:34, 05/01/2019

Everything We're Excited for at This Year's Disney Mega Convention, D23 In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Coul...
22:51, 08/16/2019

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dead at 20 Hollywood has lost a rapidly rising star in Cameron Boyce. The actor, known for his roles on Disney Channel projects including Descendants and Jessie, has died at the age of......
11:51, 07/07/2019

Disney CEO: abortion law would make it difficult to keep filming in Georgia Bob Iger said many who work for Disney would not want to work there if the strict law, which bans abortion as early as six weeks, was in effectThe chief executive of the Walt Disney Company said Georgia’s new strict abortion law would make it “very d...
04:34, 05/30/2019

CEO Bob Iger doesn't think Disney is too reliant on 'Star Wars' Disney's CEO Bob Iger is confident the company's $1 billion investment in its new "Star Wars" theme parks will be a boon not only for its park division, but the beloved sci-fi franchise, too....
23:34, 05/29/2019

36 of your favorite former Disney Channel stars, ranked by net worth Disney Channel has acted as a springboard for some of the most recognizable celebrities working in Hollywood today. Thanks to iconic shows like "Even Stevens," "Lizzie McGuire," and "Hannah Montana," we have stars like Shia LaBeouf, Hilary Duff, and ...
23:51, 07/23/2019

Disney dwarfing rivals as 'Toy Story 4' storms box office When it comes to Disney and summer box-office hits, it really is a small world after all, as the studio -- having bulked up on marquee properties -- continues to dwarf the competition....
01:34, 06/23/2019

Here's the many ways Disney's Tower Of Terror ensures riders don't die Tower Of Terror is one of the best rides at Walt Disney World (and Disneyland, before it was redone into Guardians Of The Galaxy theme). The noir Hollywood glamour of the storyline combined with ghosts, The Twilight Zone, and, of course, stomach-drop...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Disney Plans Southeast Asia Expansion for Hotstar Disney is planning a Southeast Asia expansion for Hotstar, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed during the entertainment giant's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday. Currently, the Star......
14:34, 08/07/2019

Disney denies dad’s request to put Spider-Man on 4-year-old son’s grave Disney reportedly refused to allow a grieving father in England to place an etching of Spider-Man on the grave of his 4-year-old son — because, the media giant said, it wants to preserve the “innocence” and “magic” of the comp...
00:51, 07/07/2019

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discriminatio...
04:51, 07/06/2019

Disney profit misses expectations, shares fall 5% Walt Disney Co on Tuesday missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit as heavy investments in its digital portfolio outweighed gains from the worldwide phenomenal success of "Avengers: Endgame"....
00:00, 08/07/2019

The Lion King Is (Another) Billion-Dollar Movie for Disney The Lion King is now a billion-dollar movie, hitting that milestone less than three weeks into its global opening. In doing so, it gave Disney the fourth billion-dollar title for 2019, after Captain......
11:34, 07/31/2019

First glimpse of Disney+'s Loki series teases a '70s setting In April, Disney held an “Investor Day” event where it could brag about all of the new and exciting ways it was planning to make money, like live-action remakes of animated films and a move we like to call “put a Star Wars on it,” but one specific te...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Disney Shareholders, Your Thrill Ride Has Officially Begun The entertainment giant’s struggle to manage all of its businesses while launching into the TV-streaming wars will keep you on the edge of your seat....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Disney says It will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law enforced The boss of Walt Disney says it would be “very difficult” for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect....
16:17, 05/30/2019

Nintendo will launch a Disney-themed Switch in Japan Now that Nintendo has finished upgrading the Switch's internals, the company has turned its attention to what's on the outside. The company has teamed up with Disney to create a Tsum Tsum-branded version of the new console to coincide with ...
16:00, 07/25/2019

17 money-saving Disney World and Disneyland hacks to try You don't have to give Mickey all your money. Save by Checking the calendar for the cheapest ticket dates and buying these items outside the park.       ...
19:34, 06/21/2019

Why did ex-Disney Mouseketeer Dennis Day die? If police know, they aren't saying The ex-Disney Mouseketeer who enchanted as a child is dead in Oregon under still-mysterious circumstances. Why did it take 11 months to learn his fate?        ...
04:34, 06/08/2019

Disney and Soros among super-rich urging US government: tax us more Billionaires call for tax on extreme wealth to combat inequality‘America has a moral responsibility to tax our wealth more’ More than a dozen prominent US billionaires are calling for a new government tax on extreme wealth to help combat income inequ...
18:51, 06/24/2019

Disney's remakes have made more than $7 billion globally since 2010 Including the first week of "Lion King's" box office run, Disney has made more than $7 billion in the last nine years from its reimaginings of its classic tales....
19:51, 07/27/2019

Disney's New *Lion King* Is the VR-Fueled Future of Cinema Director Jon Favreau shot the remake of the animated classic inside virtual reality. He doesn't know what to call the result, but it looks like a real movie....
22:34, 06/20/2019

Here's how Disney World turns its characters into works of chocolate art Early last month, we spoke with chef chocolatier Amanda Lauder of The Ganachery at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando about taking iconic Disney characters and turning them into works of chocolate art....
18:51, 07/03/2019

Everything Disney touches turns to gold (except 'Dark Phoenix') Disney continues its 2019 hot streak through the third quarter of the year, according to Tuesday's earnings report. The multimedia juggernaut recently closed out its mammoth 21st Century Fox buy, opened the Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at its So...
01:34, 08/07/2019

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Cent...
05:34, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-screen movies builds a digital entertainment business....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Disney takes full control over Hulu from Comcast NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is taking full control of Hulu from Comcast, as both companies prepare to launch their own streaming services in response to declining audiences for traditional TV. The companies said Tuesday that Comcast, which owns a third of...
15:17, 05/15/2019

Is a tarnished UFC worth the risk to ESPN and Disney Studios? Mixed martial arts’ biggest money-spinner can deliver a young, internet-savvy audience. But UFC has been hit by a number of unseemly controversiesOn Saturday the UFC will return Rio de Janeiro for UFC 237. The event, which features a handful of forme...
13:00, 05/10/2019

A ‘big’ Marvel series is coming to Disney+, but is it part of Phase 4? Marvel announced its plans for the next phase of the MCU back at Comic-Con. In doing so, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that we won’t get any Avengers, Guardians, or Spider-Man films in Phase 4. His comments also implied that sequels...
00:17, 08/17/2019

Stocks to Watch: Disney, Fox, Chevron, Roku, Costco Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday’s session include Disney, Fox, Chevron, Roku, Costco, Etsy, Tapestry, E.l.f. Beauty, and Albemarle....
03:34, 05/10/2019

Disney Looks to Extend Box-Office Reign With 'Lion King' Analysts and box-office tracking services expect the new “Lion King” to open with a domestic debut north of $170 million, among the best this year. But industry executives are also expecting the movie to keep selling tickets for longer than usual, se...
15:00, 07/14/2019

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-...
10:34, 07/10/2019

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big ...
20:51, 07/18/2019

‘The Lion King’ review: Disney’s new CGI animation is astonishing As metaphors for Hollywood in 2019 go, it’s hard to beat “Circle of Life.” A thing is born, it lives (hopefully turning a nice profit for shareholders) and then it dies, but is never really gone. Instead, its carcass decomposes, to be plundered and u...
19:34, 07/11/2019

I’m on ESPN. Nobody expects politics on the Disney Channel, so why from Dan Le Batard? Would I like ESPN to sometimes embrace the world beyond stadiums and arenas? Yes, but that’s not part of the cable network’s mission to maximize profits....
20:18, 08/13/2019

Review: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless Unless you’re 99, and maybe even then, your first big-screen moviegoing experience was likely a Disney movie. Disney productions—whether we’re talking about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (196...
23:17, 07/11/2019

Comcast to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years Comcast has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu in five years to Disney and give up its voting rights immediately, according to a statement.        ...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Man inspired by NYC subway ads rents billboard to apply for Disney job The only thing more impressive than a great cover letter is a billboard. In an attempt to get the company’s attention, a man looking for a job at Walt Disney World rented out a billboard near the park in Orlando, Fla. It reads “Dear Walt Disney World...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File When Disney ...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Disney and Charter reach multiyear carriage agreement Charter has agreed to a multiyear carriage agreement with Disney, avoiding a blackout of networks including ABC and ESPN. Charter will carry the ACC Network and will make ESPN+ available to Charter customers as a new network as part of the deal, sour...
00:51, 08/15/2019

Disney+ Guide: What to Expect From Marvel, Star Wars and More The rumors are true: Marvel TV shows are coming. Star Wars TV shows are coming. Disney+ is coming. The Mouse House officially announced its new streaming platform, Disney+, and all of its......
06:51, 08/16/2019

Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6B Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film...
03:17, 05/04/2019

Avengers: Endgame will hit Disney Plus in December, one month after launch While Avengers: Endgame is currently shattering box office records around the world, that hasn't stopped Disney's top brass from announcing a lounge-room release for the blockbuster flick, which the company has revealed will land on its hig...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their g...
01:51, 07/16/2019

Man arrested after handgun found at Disney World entrance ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man was arrested after trying to enter a Walt Disney World Resort park with a gun in his backpack. An Orange County Sheriff’s Office report says 29-year-old Terry Bruce was charged last Tuesday wit...
03:34, 05/14/2019

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at 20 Rising star Cameron Boyce, known for his roles on the Disney Channel, has died at the age of 20, his family confirmed Sunday. “It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” his family said in a sta...
20:00, 07/07/2019

Superheroes and a king may set movie records for Disney this summer The final chapter in a decade-long superhero saga and the remake of a big-screen classic could topple box-office records during a summer movie season expected to be dominated by Walt Disney Co....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Can Disney’s Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of human knowledge you don't like and leaving all the bits you do is a deceptively difficult task; it's one ...
16:34, 07/21/2019

Disney announces some new layoffs to go with all those big fancy box office records It’s a damn good time to be Disney right now; the entertainment giant just bought Fox and is well on its way to absorbing Hulu, its live-action films and animated properties continue to thrive, and its Marvel franchise of films has never been more lu...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, an actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and the Descendants TV movie franchise, has died at 20 years old. A spokesperson for Boyce’s family told ABC News on Saturday that the actor had died in his sleep. The news...
21:00, 07/07/2019

Everything We're Excited for at This Year's Disney Mega Convention, the D23 Expo In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Coul...
14:17, 08/17/2019

Disney’s 2Q beats estimates despite soft theatrical revenue NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s adjusted second-quarter net income declined as higher revenue from its parks was not enough to offset lower theatrical revenue. However, the entertainment giant’s results still beat Wall Street expectations. Net i...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Hulu Deal Has a Real Hollywood Ending for Disney, Comcast Disney will pay a steep price to Comcast for control of streaming service Hulu, but its streaming strategy will benefit even more, by helping it to challenge Netflix....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Report: Ewan McGregor Will Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in His Own Disney+ Series After years of rumors about a potential return—in movie form—it seems like Ewan McGregor will once again don his Jedi robes. But not for the big screen; instead, he’s allegedly coming to Disney’s ever growing streaming service.Read more......
22:51, 08/16/2019

Inside Star Wars Land: First Look at Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge Disney is traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The famed theme park giant’s much-anticipated 14-acre Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge attractions premiere May 31 and Aug. 29 at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and DisneyWorld in Lake Buena Vista, Fl...
03:51, 05/30/2019

Disney, Sinclair have $10.6 billion deal for 21 regional sports networks Sinclair Broadcast Group will get 21 regional sports networks in markets such as Detroit, LA and Miami from Disney in a deal valued at $10.6 billion.        ...
03:51, 05/04/2019

Disney's next batch of 'Star Wars' movies starts in 2022 Disney hasn't quite wrapped up the Star Wars Skywalker saga, which will come to an end this December with Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker. However, it's looking ahead with the franchise, as it updated its release schedule with dates for th...
19:17, 05/07/2019

See Disney's Touching Tribute to Descendants Star Cameron Boyce Disney Channel is paying its respects. The network dedicated Descendants 3 to late star Cameron Boyce, and followed up the dedication with a heartwarming video tribute to the young actor who......
00:00, 08/04/2019

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
08:00, 05/30/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' will stream on Disney+ starting December 11th The Disney Corporation held its Q2 2019 earnings call on Wednesday, taking the opportunity to announce that Avengers: Endgame, which has passed $2 billion is ticket sales in just 11 days, will arrive as a streaming exclusive to Disney+ on December 11...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and those brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of studios a...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Woman allegedly slugs Disney employee after cutting line The angriest guest on earth? A Chicago woman threw a fit while waiting to get on the popular Disney ride “Tower of Terror” — allegedly punching a cast member in the face — after being told she didn’t have a FastPass, cop...
08:17, 07/23/2019

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier to Release in Autumn 2020 on Disney+ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier now has a release period: Autumn 2020. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Daniel Brühl will reprise his role as Helmut......
09:34, 07/21/2019

Union warns Disney World fire department is understaffed LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World’s private government say they’re understaffed, and they say that poses a safety risk. Leaders of a union representing the firefighters say the problem is increasing as the 2...
20:51, 05/31/2019

Cramer's lightning round: Fox is a 'good stock,' but I prefer Disney It's that time again! "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
04:34, 05/14/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Georgia’s Abortion Ban Will Make It ‘Very Difficult’ to Work There Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said the company would find it difficult to continue filming in Georgia if the state’s controversial abortion ban takes effect, Reuters reports. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger said when asked if Disn...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Marvel Just Revealed Release Dates and Logos for Its Disney+ Series Marvel Studios is dropping all kinds of news out of San Diego Comic-Con, you didn’t think they’d forget their big heroes heading to the little screen did you?Read more......
04:34, 07/21/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu in deal with Comcast When AT&T sold its shares of Hulu last month, Disney and Comcast were left as the company's sole owners. Today, Comcast relinquished its control, leaving Disney in charge of the streaming platform. This means, since its acquisition of Fox�...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
05:34, 06/01/2019

Mom goes on solo adventure to Disney World after dropping kids off at school You can never be too old for Disney World — even if you’re going solo. Florida mom Lisa DiNoto dropped off her kids for their first day of school and then headed straight to the theme park — just over a mile from her home — all by herself. DiNoto — w...
20:17, 08/14/2019

Disney's 'Avengers: Endgame' smashes China opening day record Marvel superhero movie "Avengers: Endgame" set an opening-day record in China with an estimated $107.2 million in ticket sales, distributor Walt Disney Co said....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access...
22:17, 08/15/2019

Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new 'Lion King' Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Disney+ and Big Cable Team Up to Crack Down on Password Sharing, and Now We're Freaked Out Well, folks, I hate to rain on your streaming services parade, but those of us who are hoping to skirt a Disney+ subscription and instead leach off a buddy’s account may run into some trouble.Read more......
14:17, 08/17/2019

Disney breaks own record for global box office returns in a year The Lion King helps Disney amass $7.67bn to date in 2019, passing the previous best mark of $7.61bn in 2016Disney has broken its own record of worldwide film receipts by an individual studio in a single year, underlining its dominant position in the ...
16:00, 07/29/2019

Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Disney Goes High-Tech to Draw Fans to a New Lion King Walt Disney has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic The Lion King with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a......
10:00, 07/16/2019

Lion King Is a Visual Upgrade That's Devoid of the Disney Magic The new Lion King movie is a - photorealistic, computer-animated not live-action - remake of the 1994 animated original, featuring the voice talents of Donald Glover, Beyoncé, and James Earl......
18:34, 07/16/2019

Should people without children be banned from Disney World? | Arwa Mahdawi A Facebook rant claims the theme park is blighted by ‘IMMATURE’ millennials in ‘SLUTTY’ shorts. But why would anyone without kids ever waste their time there?If you’re not a fan of unbridled capitalism, please brace yourself: I am sorry to report tha...
23:34, 07/31/2019

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role ...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Disney Overshadows Rival Studios as Reboots and Sequels Sputter So far this summer, studios not named Walt Disney Co. are failing to capture moviegoers’ attention in a significant way. Attempting to capitalize on the weekends in which Disney isn’t releasing one of its blockbusters, rivals have tried to stand out ...
21:51, 06/16/2019

Disney gets a rare downgrade with analyst noting a 'record' valuation In a rare downgrade for the stock, Imperial Capital lowered its rating for Disney to in-line from outperform and maintained its target price of $147....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Disney streaming service to launch in Canada, Netherlands in November Walt Disney Co said on Monday it will launch its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, the same date as its previously announced United States launch....
15:34, 08/19/2019

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Disney Claims Force Was Too Strong at Star Wars Attraction Walt Disney Co. blames itself for the disappointing attendance at its new Star Wars theme-park attraction, believing heavy promotion scared off would-be visitors who expected crowds. But higher prices surely didn’t help either....
02:51, 08/17/2019

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks' Plus subscription service, which it launched with...
00:51, 07/15/2019

‘The Lion King’ is blowing away all other Disney remakes in ticket presales Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King doesn’t open until July 19, but this new version of the beloved animated classic is already breaking records. Fandango announced Tuesday that the film is the new record-holder for the best firs...
04:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6 bln Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film and t...
04:34, 05/04/2019

Disney, Sinclair reportedly have $10B+ deal for 21 regional sports networks Sinclair Broadcast Group will reportedly pay Disney more than $10 billion for 21 regional sports networks in markets such as Detroit, LA and Miami.        ...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Mickey Mouse gets his way: Disney characters win local union shakeup The workers who play Mickey Mouse and Goofy at Walt Disney World complained about "horrible misrepresentation." Those calls were answered Monday.        ...
06:17, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks in $10 billion deal - WSJ Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, has reached a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Ron Howard and George Lucas might reboot 'Willow' as series for Disney+ The cult-classic fantasy movie Willow (directed by Ron Howard) might be revived as a series for the upcoming Disney+ streaming service. According to Deadline, Howard has said Jon Kasdan -- who worked with Howard as a writer on Solo: A Star Wars Story...
00:51, 05/03/2019

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV-station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sander...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Disney+ may become home to a new 'Star Wars' series with Ewan McGregor The folks at Disney sure have been busy thinking of spinoff shows for the company's upcoming streaming platform. One of them will take place within the Star Wars universe, and according to Variety and Deadline, Ewan McGregor might reprise his ro...
14:51, 08/16/2019

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney Plus streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of stud...
19:17, 08/16/2019

Disney Promotes Studio Executive Amid Box-Office Boom Walt Disney said it is shuffling the executive ranks at its film operation, elevating studio President Alan Bergman to help oversee a division behind Hollywood’s biggest hits....
00:34, 05/02/2019

Disney earnings miss forecasts as streaming costs rise Walt Disney Co reported a steeper earnings decline than Wall Street expected on Tuesday as the company poured money into the streaming media business it is building to challenge Netflix....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Iconic Disney family The Simpsons heading to the D23 expo this year The Simpsons has always been a show that loved embracing its corporate masters, from the loving references to Fox boss Rupert Murdoch and the many positive things the show has had to say about the kinds of quality programming that the network has his...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Mouse that roared: Disney characters win local union shakeup ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The mouse that roared was heard. Months after workers who play Mickey Mouse and Goofy at Walt Disney World threatened to leave the Teamsters union because of what they called “horrible misrepresentation,” General Pres...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Disney slams claims by family heiress about working conditions The Walt Disney Co. has called scathing claims by a family heiress about worker conditions at Disneyland “a gross and unfair exaggeration of the facts.” In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney, 59, described going underco...
01:34, 07/18/2019

Disney’s $12.99 streaming bundle is way too good to pass up, but it won’t ‘kill’ rivals When Disney announced that its streaming service will cost just $5.99 per month once it’s available to customers in November, it became clear that Disney+ is a no-brainer subscription. Even if you’re already paying for other services, whi...
20:00, 08/07/2019

Fox movies like Home Alone and Night At The Museum to get some kind of reboot for Disney+ Disney has finished absorbing Fox’s film assets into its giant, toothy mouth (we’re picturing something like Venom, if he wasn’t owned by Sony), which means it’s time for some of those film assets to start earning their keep. According to The Hollywo...
12:34, 08/07/2019

Mulan: first trailer for Disney live action reboot released The film, starring Liu Yifei as the eponymous fighter, will be released in March 2020The first footage of Disney’s live-action remake of its animated warrior saga Mulan has been released.Starring Chinese-American actor Liu Yifei as the eponymous figh...
14:51, 07/08/2019

The lifeless Disney remake Aladdin can’t muster the original’s magic The forced march of listless live-action Disney remakes continues with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, the worst of a batch that has already gifted us forgettable, over-designed reimaginings of Cinderella and Beauty And The Beast. Of course, Disney’s beloved...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Samsung teamed up with Disney for a series of brilliant Galaxy S10 wallpapers When Samsung first showcased the Infinity-O display, with its signature hole-punch design, the discussion revolved around whether or not Samsung’s idea was preferable to the iPhone X-style notch. In the end, it’s really just a matter of p...
09:34, 05/28/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
19:51, 05/14/2019

The Jonas Brothers Say They ''Lost Touch'' With Their Identity During Disney Days While the Jonas Brothers' breakup may have been a huge disappointment to fans, it turns out it was necessary in staging the comeback people had been waiting for. "We were at a......
22:51, 05/15/2019

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-bein...
18:34, 07/05/2019