Disney Reports Earnings, but Focus Is on Its Streaming Service

LOS ANGELES — Disney’s coming Netflix-style streaming service most definitely has Wall Street’s attention. On an earnings-related conference call on Tuesday, analysts did not pepper Robert A. Iger, the Walt Disney Company’s chief executive, with questions about the entertainment company’s mixed quarterly results, which climbed but not as much as expected. Instead, the hourlong conversation…

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Disney Lays Out Its Plan to Fight Back Against Streaming Giants

Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger gave investors a preview of what he wants his company’s next chapter to be. After several years of assuaging investors nervous about cord-cutting and competition from streaming giants such as Netflix Inc., Mr. Iger, on a conference call with Wall Street analysts Tuesday, focused on Disney’s high-stakes plan…

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Disney/ABC TV Group Shakeup: Fox’s Peter Rice and Dana Walden Poised to Lead, Ben Sherwood Eyes New Role

As it moves closer to completing its acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets, Disney is preparing to overhaul the leadership of Disney/ABC Television Group. 21st Century Fox president Peter Rice and Fox Television Group chairman Dana Walden are slated to relocate to Disney in senior posts overseeing TV operations. Current Disney/ABC TV Group president Ben…

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Comcast and Disney should stop fighting over Fox and split it up — but they probably won’t

So even though both companies want Fox’s assets for different reasons, and are willing to divest similar unwanted parts like regional sports networks, both companies are now fighting for the whole bundle of assets, including cable stations FX and Nat Geo and Endemol Shine Group. There are personal relationships at play here, too. Don’t forget…

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