What does the future hold for ESPN, the “worldwide leader” that has been letting high-priced, highly visible talent go in widely-scrutinized cost-cutting moves this summer? Bob Iger, the head of ESPN’s parent company Walt Disney, sees continued unbundling by consumers and envisions a time when the network’s content could be sold directly to consumers, the […]
Disney could respond to the increase trend toward cord-cutting by offering direct consumer access to ESPN, says Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company. This could potentially make it available as a standalone channel on Apple TV, rather than something you can only get if you subscribe to a cable package that includes it. […]
Disney CEO Bob Iger has shared detailed plans for the currently-under-construction Disney Shanghai, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In his presentation, Iger said that the theme park will include both Marvel and Star Wars-themed...Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger reveals plans for Shanghai Disney Resort.
Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger today provided a closer look at what's in store at the Shanghai Disney Resort which is due to open in spring 2016. Divvied into six themed worlds, the $5.5B Middle Kingdom park will include attractions based on Star Wars, the Marvel universe and Pirates Of The Caribbean, among others. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Today in China, Disney CEO Bob Iger detailed the attractions coming to Shanghai Disneyland when the park opens next year. Iger, with a scale model of the Shanghai park. Photo courtesy Disney There should have been no...Show More Summary
Disney's CEO and chairman Bob Iger revealed details of the new park at a presentation in Shanghai. read more
DC vs. Marvel on the big screen? Disney CEO Bob Iger dismisses Warner Bros. chances at beating them.
If Disney CEO Bob Iger is concerned about upcoming superhero-movie releases from Warner Bros. and Fox, he's certainly not showing it.
Disney's Interactive unit has been considered an under-performer and CEO Bob Iger has vowed to turn it around. read more
There’s been a change in CFO Jay Rasulo’s plan to leave Disney at the end of this month. He’s now going to stay as an advisor to CEO Bob Iger “at his current salary” with his 2015 target bonus “unchanged,” the company says in a three-sentence SEC filing. Disney hasn’t yet named someone to replace Rasulo as CFO. Show More Summary
This noteworthy, but expected after CEO Bob Iger named Tom Staggs to be COO and heir apparent. Here’s the release. More in a moment: BURBANK, Calif.—James A. Rasulo will step down as chief financial officer of The Walt Disney Company effective June 30, 2015, it was announced today by Robert A. Show More Summary
The Walt Disney Company is all about the future. Back in 1937, Disney released the first-ever animated feature film: Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. In 1995, Disney-Pixar released Toy Story, the first-ever computer animated movie. Just...Show More Summary
Movies and TV shows aren’t enough, we want channels fully devoted to Star Wars and Marvel! Luckily, Disney might be working on just that. CEO Bob Iger talked about the potential there during […]
Mickey, Spidey, and Yoda all under one roof? Disney has lots of other channels, such as ESPN, ABC, Disney Jr., and Disney XD; and Disney CEO Bob Iger sounds like he might be keen on expanding the family. During an investors call last week, Iger mentioned possibly creating TV channels for both Star Wars and Marvel, […]
Tucked inside an interview with Daily Finance is the news that Disney CEO Bob Iger seems to be considering two TV channels dedicated to Marvel entertainment and all things Star Wars, respectively. Read more...
Disney CEO Bob Iger hints that the company may be developing cable channels that would only carry 'Star Wars' and Marvel movies and TV shows.
“Honey, what do you want to watch tonight?” “I don’t know, what’s on the Star Wars channel?” That seemingly impossible conversation could happen if Disney CEO Bob Iger has his way. The man in charge was recently doing an investors call...Show More Summary
The CEO also gifted 90,900 shares this week to an unknown beneficiary, according to an SEC filing. read more
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announces the lineup of the most highly anticipated presentations at D23 EXPO 2015, August 14–16. The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will kick off the Expo on Friday, August 14. Show More Summary