Disney, the parent company of ESPN, warned that the sports network may keep losing subscribers. In a note back in August, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that ESPN "has experienced some modest [subscriber] losses" because of an overall decline in multichannel cable subscriptions in US households. Show More Summary
The “if you build it, I will run it” agreement of Disney CEO Bob Iger to run the stadium project in Carson gives the Raiders and Chargers a significant bump in their effort to win the race to L.A. Iger is a favorite of league owners, due in part to Disney’s ownership of a four-letter…
One of the two groups working on getting an NFL team for L.A. has received a huge shot in the arm, with Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger coming aboard to oversee the effort to create an NFL franchise in...
So far, observers say it’s not clear to why the Disney chairman said yes when asked to oversee a proposed football stadium project in Carson for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders read more
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It's been one of Hollywood's favorite guessing games for years: What will Robert Iger do when he steps down as chairman and chief executive of Walt Disney Co.? The speculation has long centered on politics or public service. On Wednesday, a new scenario emerged: pro football. Stunning photos, celebrity...
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger was tapped by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders to build a stadium in the Los Angeles area and move both teams to the market. Those two teams are competing with the St. Louis Rams, who also want to move...Show More Summary
Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger has teamed up with the National Football League's Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers to try to build them a stadium in a Los Angeles suburb, backers of the project said in a statement on Wednesday.
Disney CEO Bob Iger has agreed to lead the effort to build a stadium for the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers in the Los Angeles area should NFL owners approve the teams' move.
Bob Iger has too much spare time? Seems that way as he agreed today to add to his responsibilities as Disney’s Chairman and CEO by also becoming Non-Executive Chairman of Carson Holdings. This is the joint venture by the Oakland Raiders...Show More Summary
He would remain in his posts and also serve as non-executive chair of Carson Holdings, which is behind the San Diego Chargers' and Oakland Raiders' bid to build a stadium in Carson, Calif. read more
Disney CEO Bob Iger will take over direction of a joint stadium project for the Raiders and Chargers if the NFL approvals their proposal. The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders are set to name Disney CEO Bob Iger as the head of the...Show More Summary
Bob Iger, the chairman and chief executive of the Walt Disney Company, has been appointed by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders to head their proposed stadium project in Carson. Iger will serve as the non-executive chairman of Carson Holdings LLC, the joint venture of the two NFL teams,...
Disney chief executive Bob Iger, whose global media empire includes TV giants like ABC and ESPN, has plenty of reasons to defend traditional TV in an age when viewers continue to slim or sever their cable bill. But on Thursday, Iger instead argued a convincing case for why viewers keep running from the way TV has always been watched — and why the world's […]
Disney CEO Bob Iger doesn’t “retract or in any way change” the disclosures about subscriber losses at ESPN that rattled the media industry three months ago. he told analysts today. “We decided to be candid, maybe refreshingly so….There...Show More Summary
CEO Bob Iger told CNBC that he remained "bullish" about the TV business, saying that the loss of some pay TV subscribers industrywide this year was not a reason for panic. Disney said Thursday that revenue at its leading business, cable networks, rose 12 percent to $4.25 billion in the fiscal fourth quarter, beating the $4.22 billion expected by analysts polled by FactSet.
Investors probably will be more interested in what CEO Bob Iger has to say about prospects for ESPN and Star Wars than in Disney’s results for its fiscal Q4. But the numbers at least haven’t exacerbated the cord cutting fears the company...Show More Summary
A mere three years ago, George Lucas sat in the office of Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, and signed over the rights to his life's major work, the Star Wars series, for a then-staggering $4.06 billion The world was still digesting the other...Show More Summary
A powerhouse lineup of Hollywood, diplomacy and big business made the guest list for President Barack Obama's lavish dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping. From "Empire" creator Lee Daniels to Disney CEO Bob Iger, from diplo-eminence...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerhouse lineup of Hollywood, diplomacy and big business made the guest list for President Barack Obama's lavish dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping. From "Empire" creator Lee Daniels to Disney CEO Bob Iger,...Show More Summary