Disney

  1. Disney Has Blu-ray Vision

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing superior quality and overwhelming backing by consumer electronics manufacturers, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday (Dec. 7) said it will throw its content support behind the Sony-backed Blu-ray hi Citing superior quality and overwhelming backi ...

  2. EU Clears U.K. On-Demand Venture by Disney, Sony

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST European regulators have approved a movies-on-demand joint venture between Sony's Columbia Pictures and Walt Disney Co. that could help U.K. cable companies fight off Britain's dominant pay-TV firm, B BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters)-European r ...

  3. Testimony Continues in Disney Shareholders' Suit

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by shareholders against the Walt Disney Co. over the hiring of former president Michael Ovitz. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by sharehold ...

  4. Disney Trial Challenging Ovitz Payout Begins

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In almost every conceivable way, the Walt Disney Co.'s board of directors failed to exercise any responsibility over the hiring and firing of former president Michael Ovitz, leaving the company liable (The Hollywood Reporter) -- In almost eve ...

  5. Iger Is Disney Board's Man

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although he may face strong competition from rivals outside the company, Walt Disney Co. president/COO Robert Iger was assured by Disney's board of directors yesterday (Sept. 21) that he is the only i Although he may face strong competition f ...

  6. Disney Confirms Eisner To Leave In 2006

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Eisner, who led the Walt Disney Co. to huge success in the 1980s but more recently clashed with dissident stockholders including the founder's family, will leave the company in 2006 when his c Michael Eisner, who led the Walt Disney C ...

  7. Bertelsmann Profit Up; Eyes Purchases

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-largest media group, is looking for acquisitions which could include part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, after its music and TV units helped triple half-year Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-large ...

  8. Bertelsmann Profit Up; Eyes Purchases

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-largest media group, is looking for acquisitions which could include part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, after its music and TV units helped triple half-year Bertelsmann, the world's fourth-large ...

  9. Disney Trademarks 'Held Hostage' In South African Court

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Walt Disney wants its Mickey Mouse back. The U.S. entertainment giant went to a South African court Aug. 24 seeking to set aside an order that holds some 240 of its most famous trademarks -- including (Reuters) -- Walt Disney wants its Mickey Mous ...

  10. Disney In Court Over Lion Song

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Walt Disney wants its Mickey Mouse back. The U.S. entertainment giant went to a South African court on Tuesday seeking to set aside an order which holds some 240 of its most famous trademarks -- inclu Walt Disney wants its Mickey Mouse back. The U ...

  11. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Th ...

  12. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio Study: Teens Knowingly Download Musi ...

  13. Disney Shareholders Withhold Eisner Support

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Eisner faced a rebuke of his leadership of the Walt Disney Co. today (March 3), as 43% of shareholders withheld their support for him in a vote at the company's annual shareholder meeting. Michael Eisner faced a rebuke of his leadersh ...

  14. Source: Comcast Won't Meet Disney Price

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cable provider Comcast Corp. is not interested in raising its bid for Walt Disney Co. to match the current stock price of the media conglomerate, a source close to the company said today (Feb. 17). Cable provider Comcast Corp. is not interested in ...

  15. Source: Comcast Won't Meet Disney Price

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Disney says bid represented 15% discount on its stock. Disney says bid represented 15% discount on its stock. News ...

  16. Disney Board Rejects Offer From Comcast

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Walt Disney Company rejected Comcast Corp.'s takeover bid, but it also kept the cable giant's hopes alive by indicating more money might do the trick. The board's unanimous rejection yesterday (Fe The Walt Disney Company rejecte ...

  17. Disney Shareholders Focus On Comcast Bid

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top Walt Disney Co. executives focused on the company's financial outlook in a presentation today to analysts and investors eager to grill chief executive Michael Eisner later in the day about Comcast Top Walt Disney Co. executives focused on ...

Pages