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Disney Revamping Its Overseas TV Business To Make Way For Streaming - The Information
Thursday, 21 Feb 2019 09:40am EST 

Feb 21 (Reuters) - :DISNEY TOLD SOME TV NETWORKS IN EUROPE, PAY TV SERVICES IN LATIN AMERICA OF PLANS TO END MOST OF LICENSING DEALS FOR DISNEY SHOWS, MOVIES-THE INFORMATION.DISNEY IS REVAMPING ITS OVERSEAS TV BUSINESS TO MAKE WAY FOR STREAMING-THE INFORMATION, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Mattel Names Adam Bonnett, Executive Producer, Mattel Television
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019 09:00am EST 

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Mattel Inc ::MATTEL NAMES ADAM BONNETT, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, MATTEL TELEVISION.MATTEL INC - MOST RECENTLY, BONNETT LED ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AT DISNEY CHANNELS WORLDWIDE.  Full Article

Walt Disney Co Says Expects 2019 Capital Expenditures Will Be About $1 Billion Higher Than 2018
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019 05:15pm EST 

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::WALT DISNEY CO SAYS EXPECTS 2019 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES WILL BE ABOUT $1 BILLION HIGHER THAN 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF $4.5 BILLION - SEC FILING.  Full Article

The Walt Disney Company Reports Q1 EPS $1.86
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019 04:05pm EST 

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY REPORTS FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS FOR FISCAL 2019.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.84 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.86.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.55 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.QTRLY REVENUE $15,303 MILLION VERSUS $15,351 MILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER & INTERNATIONAL REVENUES FOR QUARTER DECREASED 1% TO $918 MILLION.QTRLY DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER & INTERNATIONAL SEGMENT OPERATING LOSS INCREASED FROM $42 MILLION TO $136 MILLION.PARKS, EXPERIENCES, & CONSUMER PRODUCTS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 5% TO $6.8 BILLION.IN QUARTER, OPERATING INCOME GROWTH AT DOMESTIC THEME PARKS&RESORTS WAS DUE TO INCREASED GUEST SPENDING AND HIGHER OCCUPIED ROOM NIGHTS.QTRLY MEDIA NETWORKS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 7% TO $5.9 BILLION.CABLE NETWORKS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 4% TO $4.0 BILLION.IN QUARTER OPERATING INCOME AT INTERNATIONAL PARKS AND RESORTS WAS DOWN MODESTLY COMPARED TO PRIOR-YEAR QUARTER.WALT DISNEY - INCREASE IN QTRLY DTCI OPERATING LOSS DUE TO INVESTMENT RAMP-UP IN ESPN+, LOSS FROM STREAMING TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, COSTS FOR LAUNCH OF DISNEY+.Q1 REVENUE VIEW $15.14 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.STUDIO ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES FOR QUARTER DECREASED 27% TO $1.8 BILLION.LOWER OPERATING INCOME IN STUDIO ENTERTAINMENT IN QUARTER WAS DUE TO DECREASE IN THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION RESULTS.  Full Article

Gray Renews All ABC Affiliation Agreements
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 12:30pm EST 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Gray Television Inc ::GRAY RENEWS ALL ABC AFFILIATION AGREEMENTS.GRAY TELEVISION - ENTERED MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENTS WITH ABC TELEVISION NETWORK RENEWING NETWORK AFFILIATIONS FOR ALL OF CO'S 28 ABC AFFILIATED TV STATIONS.  Full Article

Fox Corp Expects To Have At Least Five Directors Initially
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 06:38pm EST 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Fox Corp: :EXPECTS TO HAVE A BOARD INITIALLY CONSISTING OF AT LEAST FIVE DIRECTORS.SUBJECT TO PHASE-IN NASDAQ RULES APPLICABLE TO NEWLY PUBLIC COS, A MAJORITY OF CO'S DIRECTORS WILL BE INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS.EXPECTS MANAGEMENT TO INCLUDE LACHLAN K. MURDOCH, RUPERT MURDOCH, JACQUES NASSER, JOHN P. NALLEN, VIET D. DINH, STEVEN TOMSIC.PRO FORMA REVENUE FOR FISCAL 2018 ENDED JUNE 30 WAS $10.15 BILLION.PRO FORMA NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO FOX FOR FISCAL 2018 ENDED JUNE 30 WAS $2.00 BILLION.SAYS MURDOCH FAMILY TRUST EXPECTED TO OWN 38.4 PERCENT OF FOX CLASS B COMMON STOCK - SEC FILING.  Full Article

21St Century Fox Announces Filing Of Registration Statement On Form 10 For Fox Corp
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 06:01pm EST 

Jan 7 (Reuters) - 21St Century Fox::21ST CENTURY FOX ANNOUNCES FILING OF REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM 10 FOR FOX CORPORATION.21ST CENTURY FOX INC - 21CF ANTICIPATES TRANSACTIONS CLOSING IN FIRST HALF OF CALENDAR 2019.21ST CENTURY FOX - FOX TO APPLY TO HAVE SHARES OF FOX (NOT CO'S) CLASS A COMMON STOCK FOR LISTING ON NASDAQ GLOBAL SELECT MARKET UNDER SYMBOL "FOXA".21ST CENTURY FOX - FOX TO APPLY TO HAVE SHARES OF FOX (NOT CO'S) CLASS B COMMON STOCK FOR LISTING ON NASDAQ GLOBAL SELECT MARKET UNDER SYMBOL "FOX".  Full Article

Former Disney COO Tom Staggs Emerges as Top Candidate for CBS CEO Job - WSJ
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 04:49pm EST 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - :FORMER DISNEY COO TOM STAGGS EMERGES AS TOP CANDIDATE FOR CBS CEO JOB- WSJ.  Full Article

Walt Disney Co Announces Semi-Annual Cash Dividend Of $0.88 Per Share
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 04:15pm EST 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY ANNOUNCES SEMI-ANNUAL CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.88 PER SHARE.  Full Article

Walt Disney Receives Unconditional Approval From China For Twenty-First Century Fox Deal - CNBC
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 10:52am EST 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - :WALT DISNEY RECEIVES UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL FROM CHINA FOR TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX DEAL - CNBC.  Full Article

UPDATE 3-Hasbro suffers as lack of Disney movies adds to Toys "R" Us woes

Feb 8 Hasbro Inc missed estimates for quarterly profit on Friday as the toy maker struggled with the collapse of Toys "R" Us and falling European demand, in a year without a major Disney princess or a Star Wars film to bolster sales.