Disney Reportedly in Discussions with Comcast to Purchase Remaining 30% Hulu Stake

By |2019-04-25T10:58:32-07:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company and Comcast are reportedly in discussions over the purchase of Comcast's remaining 30% stake in Hulu. This continues Disney's aggressive foray into the digital streaming market. The news comes from CNBC. [...]

The Walt Disney Company Reports First Quarter Earnings For Fiscal 2019

By |2019-02-05T23:26:42-07:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif.–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today reported quarterly earnings for its first fiscal quarter ended December 29, 2018. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter decreased 36% to $1.86 from $2.91 in [...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Takes Lucasfilm Deal Past Sale Price

By |2017-12-29T14:27:44-07:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Entertainment, Star Wars|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There is a lot of news in the Star Wars universe since Disney purchased Lucasfilm five years ago. The $4.06 billion price tag at the time was a big number but now as Star Wars: [...]

Disney Adds Two New People to Board of Directors

By |2017-12-11T09:41:40-07:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Disney board has nominated two new people to join its ranks. Oracle CEO Safra Catz and Francis deSouza, president and CEO of biotechnology firm Illumina Inc. will be joining the board on February 1st. Catz said in [...]

Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek in Contention to Succeed Bob Iger as Walt Disney Company CEO

By |2017-11-27T09:53:59-07:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Disney, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Resort, Entertainment, Hong Kong Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Parks, Shanghai Disney Resort, Tokyo Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , |

In 2019 Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger is set to step down. Recently Iger confirmed his intention to retire. This has left both the business and Disney communities speculating about who is replacement would be. [...]

ESPN & Disney Channel Could be Sold Directly to Consumers One Day Says Disney CEO

By |2015-07-31T09:43:27-07:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

101186_063 -- EXECUTIVE PORTRAIT - Bob Iger, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company. (DISNEY/BOB D'AMICO) Bob Iger, the CEO of The Walt Disney Company, told CNBC's Squack Box on [...]

Thomas O. Staggs Named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company

By |2015-02-05T10:12:45-07:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company now has a Chief Operating Officer. In a press release sent out today, it was announced that Thomas O. Staggs, more commonly known as Tom Staggs, has been elevated to the [...]