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Bob Iger involvement helps Raiders-Chargers cause

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…

Head of Disney to Oversee One of Two Efforts to Return the NFL to Los Angeles

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...

Disney CEO Bob Iger aims to bring an NFL team back to professional-football-starved L.A.

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...

Disney’s CEO Is Leading Plans To Bring Two NFL Teams To Los Angeles

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

NFL's Raiders, Chargers, Seeking L.A. Stadium, Tap Disney's Iger

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 Agrees to Join Raiders-Chargers Stadium Venture

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 To Lead L.A. Stadium Effort For the Chargers And Raiders

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

Disney CEO Bob Iger to Lead L.A. Area NFL Stadium Project (Report)

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

Chargers, Raiders will name Disney CEO head of LA stadium project

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: ESPN Is Still A “Glass Half Full” Story With “No Need To Panic”

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

Disney 4Q results allay concerns about cord-cutting

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.

Disney Reports Mixed Results For September Quarter But With Help From ESPN

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

3 years of 'Star Wars Episode VII' fandom, celebrated in 300 tweets

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

Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook dining at top table for White House China state dinner

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

Ne-Yo, lobster, lamb on menu for China state dinner

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

Kevin Feige Nearly Quit Marvel Due To 'Civil War' Budget

The latest on the Marvel Studios reorganization is that president Kevin Feige almost quit Marvel during the production of Captain America: Civil War. Earlier this week, Disney CEO Bob Iger approved a reorganization that would give Marvel's...Show More Summary

How Star Wars: The Force Awakens Plans To Dominate The Marketplace In December

A while ago, Disney CEO Bob Iger made his doubts regarding the predicted success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens known, but a recent move by the Mouse House suggests that the film will completely dominate the landscape during its opening month. Show More Summary

'Star Wars'-Themed Lands Could Offset Disney's "Troubled" TV Networks

Though the bicoastal theme park attractions won't break ground until 2017, CEO Bob Iger's big reveal provided a small reversal of the company's 9 percent stock plunge after quarterly earnings. read more

Star Wars Geeks Have Plenty To Be Excited About This Week

It’s been a big week for Star Wars fans!  First, there was a huge announcement at D23 Expo. Disney CEO, Bob Iger, revealed that there will be a Star Wars Land theme park being built at both Disneyland (Anaheim) and … More » The post Star Wars Geeks Have Plenty To Be Excited About This Week appeared first on EveryJoe.

American Voices: Disney Adding ‘Star Wars’ Attractions To Parks

3 months agoHumor : The Onion

Disney CEO Bob Iger announced this week that both the company’s Walt Disney World and Disneyland resorts would be undergoing massive Star Wars expansions that would each sit on 14 acres of land and include features like the Millennium Falcon, though a completion date for these attractions was not specified. What do you think?

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