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Fox Sets July 27 Special Meeting For Vote On Deal With Disney
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 05:11pm EDT 

June 28 (Reuters) - 21st Century Fox Inc ::21ST CENTURY FOX SETS JULY 27, 2018 SPECIAL MEETING FOR VOTE ON DEAL AGREEMENT WITH THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY.  Full Article

ESPN Says Its Subscription Streaming Service ESPN+ Will Launch On April 12
Monday, 2 Apr 2018 11:00am EDT 

April 2 (Reuters) - ESPN::CONSUMER SUBSCRIPTION STREAMING SERVICE ESPN+ WILL LAUNCH ON APRIL 12 FOR A SUBSCRIPTION PRICE OF $4.99/MONTH.  Full Article

Walt Disney Replaces Existing $2.5 Bln 364-Day Credit Agreement
Friday, 9 Mar 2018 05:48pm EST 

March 9 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::WALT DISNEY ON MARCH 9, REPLACED EXISTING $2.5 BILLION 364-DAY CREDIT AGREEMENT & ITS EXISTING $2.25 BILLION FIVE-YEAR CREDIT AGREEMENT‍​.WALT DISNEY CO - NEW $6 BILLION 364-DAY FACILITY WILL EXPIRE ON MARCH 8, 2019.WALT DISNEY CO - NEW $4 BILLION FIVE-YEAR FACILITY WILL EXPIRE ON MARCH 9, 2023.  Full Article

Disney Names James Pitaro President Of ESPN And Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks
Monday, 5 Mar 2018 02:00pm EST 

March 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::JAMES PITARO NAMED PRESIDENT OF ESPN AND CO-CHAIR, DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS.SAYS PITARO, WHO HAS SERVED AS CHAIRMAN OF DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA SINCE 2016, WILL REPORT DIRECTLY TO IGER.SAYS ‍PITARO'S APPOINTMENT EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY; NEW LEADERSHIP FOR CO'S CONSUMER PRODUCTS & INTERACTIVE BUSINESSES TO BE NAMED LATER.  Full Article

Disney Announces Transformative Multi-Year Expansion For Disneyland Paris
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 08:15am EST 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::DISNEY ANNOUNCES TRANSFORMATIVE MULTI-YEAR EXPANSION FOR DISNEYLAND PARIS.DISNEY ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR EXPANSION FOR DISNEYLAND PARIS.DISNEY SAYS PLANS FOR 2 BILLION EURO EXPANSION FOR DISNEYLAND PARIS.DISNEY SAYS ‍MULTI-YEAR DEVELOPMENT WILL ROLL OUT IN PHASES BEGINNING IN 2021, SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDING WALT DISNEY STUDIOS PARK​.WALT DISNEY - NEW DEVELOPMENT TO INCLUDE TRANSFORMATION OF WALT DISNEY STUDIOS PARK, ADDING 3 NEW AREAS BASED ON MARVEL, FROZEN & STAR WARS.  Full Article

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort posts 8 pct increase in 2017 revenues
Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 03:35am EST 

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Hong Kong Disneyland Resort :SAYS IT GENERATES REVENUES OF HK$5.1 BILLION ($651.93 million) FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED ON SEPT 30, UP 8 PERCENT Y/Y.SAYS THE PARK WELCOMED 6.2 MILLION GUESTS IN FISCAL YEAR 2017, UP 3 PERCENT FROM YEAR AGO.SAYS IT BRINGS ABOUT HK$8.3 BILLION OF VALUE ADDED TO HONG KONG, EQUIVALENT TO AROUND 0.33 PERCENT OF THE CITY'S OVERALL GDP.  Full Article

The Walt Disney Company Q1 Earnings Per Share $2.91
Tuesday, 6 Feb 2018 04:05pm EST 

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY REPORTS FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS FOR FISCAL 2018.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.91.QTRLY REVENUES $ 15,351 MILLION VERSUS $14,784 MILLION.MEDIA NETWORKS REVENUES FOR QUARTER WAS FLAT AT $6.2 BILLION.STUDIO ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES FOR QUARTER WERE RELATIVELY FLAT AT $2.5 BILLION.STUDIO ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES FOR QUARTER WERE RELATIVELY FLAT AT $2.5 BILLION.WALT DISNEY - EXCLUDING $1.6 BILLION ONE-TIME NET TAX BENEFIT ASSOCIATED WITH NEW U.S. TAX ACT, SOME OTHER ITEMS, EPS FOR QUARTER WAS $1.89.PARKS AND RESORTS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 13% TO $5.2 BILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.61 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q1 REVENUE VIEW $15.45 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.CABLE NETWORKS OPERATING INCOME FOR QUARTER DECREASED 1% TO $0.9 BILLION.LOWER OPERATING INCOME FOR CABLE NETWORKS IN QUARTER WAS DUE TO A LOSS AT BAMTECH AND A DECLINE AT ESPN‍​.QTRLY DECREASE AT ESPN WAS DUE TO LOWER ADVERTISING REVENUE, PARTIALLY OFFSET BY AFFILIATE REVENUE GROWTH AND LOWER PROGRAMMING COSTS‍​.QTRLY DECREASE IN IMPRESSIONS AT ESPN REFLECTED LOWER AVERAGE VIEWERSHIP, FEWER UNITS DELIVERED.WALT DISNEY - QTRLY RATES & AVERAGE VIEWERSHIP AT ESPN NEGATIVELY IMPACTED BY SHIFT IN TIMING OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF GAMES‍​.  Full Article

FOX Sports To Air Next 5 Seasons Of Thursday Night Football
Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018 10:07am EST 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - National Football League::NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE SAYS REACHED AGREEMENT WITH FOX SPORTS TO BROADCAST NEXT 5 SEASONS OF THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL BEGINNING WITH 2018 SEASON.  Full Article

Sinclair Broadcast, ABC Announce Extension, Renewals Of Affiliation Agreements Through 2022
Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 02:05pm EST 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc ::SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP, INC. AND ABC ANNOUNCE EXTENSION AND RENEWALS OF AFFILIATION AGREEMENTS THROUGH 2022.SAYS ‍EXTENDED AND RENEWED AGREEMENTS WILL EXPIRE AUGUST 2022​.  Full Article

Tencent Holdings Says Tencent QQ, Disney Jointly Launch A Doll For Star Wars Last Jedi
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 09:15am EST 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK>::TENCENT HOLDINGS SAYS TENCENT QQ AND DISNEY JOINTLY LAUNCH A DOLL FOR STAR WARS: LAST JEDI.  Full Article

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Breakingviews - Netflix growth setback gives rivals an opening

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Netflix's growth stumble is a small gift to rivals. The streaming-video service attracted fewer subscribers than forecast in the second quarter, knocking more than $20 billion off its value. That will comfort Walt Disney and Comcast as they wage a costly battle for parts of Twenty-First Century Fox and Sky. Yet even a more sluggish Netflix remains far ahead in the race.