By Robert Niles: Disney CEO Bob Iger today announced, alongside French President Emmanuel Macron, a two billion Euro plan to transform the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris with new lands themed to Star Wars, Frozen and Marvel. Show More Summary
Disney has been trumpeting the forthcoming ESPN Plus over-the-top service and its importance to the company’s future plans for some time, and CEO Bob Iger provided some more insight and details into what’s coming in remarks at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference Monday. Show More Summary
Black Panther is the biggest movie in the world right now and has earned over $700 million worldwide in less than two weeks, so it’s a no-brainer that theme park rides are in consideration right now! Bob Iger, the CEO of Disney, hinted at a ride coming to one of his company’s parks in the [...]
Disney will launch its Netflix competitor in 2019, and it will be key to the post-cable TV future. CEO Bob Iger said Disney will lean on established franchises, and won't have to compete with Netflix on volume. Wall Street analysts are...Show More Summary
Following Disney’s announcement in August that it was ceasing a distribution deal with Netflix to launch its own streaming service, CEO Bob Iger teased yesterday that the Lucasfilm owner is developing “a few” Star Wars TV shows for the...Show More Summary
Star Wars content is now as free-flowing as the green milk of a thala-siren. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced Tuesday that the company is working on multiple Star Wars television series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he made the announcement during an earnings call to investors. “We are developing not ... More »
The 2018 Super Bowl has finally passed, but sports fans may still have something to look forward to later this year. On an earnings call Tuesday, Disney CEO Bob Iger provided more details about ESPN's upcoming streaming video service, ESPN Plus. Show More Summary
In a mixed Q1 earnings call, CEO Bob Iger stuck to an overall theme: Direct-to-consumer offerings are Disney’s future. In the Walt Disney Company’s first earnings report since it announced the acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox’s film and TV businesses, the company beat Wall Street expectations—for the most part. Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger on Tuesday officially announced plans to debut a long-rumored ESPN streaming service, saying the sports-centric offering will launch this spring as part of a redesigned ESPN app.
At Disney’s last quarterly earnings call in November, CEO Bob Iger was “bullish” on ESPN despite ongoing subscriber losses, citing a slower rate of losses and the plans for the upcoming new ESPN app and its associated ESPN Plus over-the-top digital streaming service. Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger shared how much the upcoming ESPN streaming service will cost
Disney CEO Bob Iger said the company’s direct-to-consumer service, slated to launch in 2019 after the company adds Fox assets to its stable, will be able to compete with Netflix but will “spend less on volume” than the streaming incumbent. Speaking...Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger tells investors that the company is close to revealing at least one of the producing teams behind one of the projects. read more
In conjunction with the company’s earnings release today, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced that ESPN’s upcoming streaming service will cost $4.99 per month. The service is the first direct-to-consumer offering from ESPN and was originally teased last year… more…
At the top of Disney’s quarterly earnings call, CEO Bob Iger said the long-awaited stand-alone ESPN OTT service will be priced at $4.99 a month. It will be available at launch via Apple iOS, Android and ChromeCast as the initial platforms,...Show More Summary
After six months on the open market with an asking price of $19 million, high-powered Walt Disney Company chairman-CEO Bob Iger, who recently signed a lucrative contract extension that runs through 2021, and veteran broadcast journalist Willow Bay sold their sprawling, house-sized Fifth Avenue co-operative apartment on New York City’s prestigious Fifth Avenue for $18.75 […]
News of The Incredibles 2 first broke in March of 2014, as Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger announced that the sequel was in development, but what exactly can we expect to see in the new movie?
The Walt Disney Company announced Tuesday it will give a $1,000 cash bonus to 125,000 U.S.-based employees, for a whopping total of $125 million. And according to an internal memo obtained by TheWrap, Disney CEO Bob Iger said the bonuses come as a direct result of the tax reform bill passed by Republicans in December. Show More Summary
"For generations of fans, Keith Jackson was college football," ESPN quotes Disney CEO Bob Iger as saying. "When you heard his voice, you knew it was a big game." Jackson, who retired from a 54-year broadcasting career in 2006, died Friday night in Los Angeles at the age of 89,...
Keith Jackson, regarded by many as the voice of college football, died Friday evening. He was 89. Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company, confirmed the news Saturday via Twitter. "For generations of fans, Keith was college football," Iger wrote. "When you heard his voice, you knew i... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Keith Jackson