Bob Iger

Paul was 'tired of dribbling,' disappointed in Clippers' team culture

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images<p>ESPN aired the first part of a Chris Paul docu-series Thursday night, covering the superstar point …

Basketball

Five Things We Learned From Chris Paul’s Docuseries

Chris Paul’s three-part ESPN mini-documentary, <i>Chris Paul’s Chapter 3</i> (you wear no. 3; we get it, Chris), provides a behind-the-scenes look at the …

Basketball

Inside the sports world’s ‘Generation Z’ challenge

If sports networks and organizations haven’t hopped on the digital train, the doors might close in their faces.<p>ESPN has become the face of the …

News Industry

Bob Iger for President? Disney's Political Cat-and-Mouse Game

The Hollywood exec won't rule out a 2020 run and recently weighed in on gun control and immigration. Still, says one skeptical politico, "When he …

Disney’s Movies Face a Big Test, and Bob Iger Likes His Chances

The movie business may be in a world of trouble, but at the premiere of Walt Disney Co.’s next big superhero film “Thor: Ragnarok,” Bob Iger sounded …

Business

Disney's History Provides A Different Outlook

Both a sum-of-the-parts valuation and a historical P/E valuation model yield a $122 per share price.<p>The discount does offset some of the risks within …

Stocks

Disney's Iger Pins Hopes on Fall Box Office Hits

October 18th, 2017, 10:13 PM UTC<p>The movie business may be in a world of trouble, but at the premiere of Walt Disney Co.’s next big superhero film …

Business

Jimmy Kimmel agrees with Bob Iger: ‘My place is always going to be in the middle’

The late-night show host dipped into politics last month, but he’s not going stay there.<p>Last month, Jimmy Kimmel became, strangely, one of the most important voices on the U.S. health-care system. Two weeks ago, he used the beginning of this show to deliver an impassioned speech about the massacre …

Jimmy Kimmel

Netflix isn’t concerned about losing Disney movies

Netflix is ‘thrilled to partner with them when they’re ready to’<p>Netflix didn’t have much time to enjoy being the exclusive, post-theatrical release home of Disney movies before Disney decided to part ways and launch its own stand-alone streaming service.<p>When Disney announced in August that it would …

Netflix

3 Questions You're Afraid to Ask Disney

The media giant is in a rut, and there are concerns about its streaming initiatives, theme parks, and succession that need addressing.<p><b>Walt Disney</b> …

Walt Disney Company

Can Netflix Slay The Mouse?

Disney is dumping Netflix and coming for the streaming giant with a pair of digital services. Can Netflix’s $7 billion content budget give it an edge?<p>In August, Disney sent a missile into the media stratosphere when it abruptly announced that it was creating a pair of digital streaming services: …

Netflix

Bill Simmons claims ESPN told him to go easy on NFL because Bob Iger wanted a team

On Friday, The Ringer published an essay from editor-in-chief Bill Simmons in which the former ESPN columnist offered his thoughts on the ongoing …

Roger Goodell

Disney's ABC Television Group begins long-rumored layoffs; high-level jobs spared

Long-rumored layoffs have started to happen at ABC Television Group, mostly in roles outside of content development and creation. The cutbacks, which began on Thursday, are likely to impact 100 to 200 of the company’s 9,000 employees, according to the Los Angeles Times.<p>The number of employees …

Entertainment

Jimmy Kimmel was a vulgar comic long before he was 'America's conscience'

Jimmy Kimmel was your standard Hollywood comedian who had no problem objectifying women for a laugh, long before he was the self-professed moral conscience of America, and some are taking notice.<p>The country is currently focused on the treatment of women in the entertainment industry on the heels of …

Entertainment

Former ESPN Reporter Reveals What Network Ordered Her To Do To Conservatives On Social Media

"... I can just speak from being conservative..."<p>Advertisement - story continues below<p>Just days after ESPN announced that anchor Jemele Hill would be …

Conservative View

Disney CEO Bob Iger: Harvey Weinstein Allegations Are ‘Abhorrent and Unacceptable’

Disney CEO Bob Iger weighed in on the sexual harassment allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein. “Harvey Weinstein’s reported behavior is …

Walt Disney Company

As scope of Weinstein conduct widens, questions of who knew

NEW YORK — As the grim scope of the allegations surrounding Harvey Weinstein continued to expand Wednesday, the organization that bestows the Academy …

Canadian News

Former ESPN Reporter: They Told Me I Couldn't Like Conservative-Leaning Tweets

Yikes.

Conservative View

How Many Men In Hollywood Have Denounced Harvey Weinstein? Matt Damon, George Clooney and More Speak Out

'Harvey Weinstein's reported behavior is abhorrent and unacceptable, and it has no place in our society,' Bob Iger said.

Harvey Weinstein

Mickey Mouse candidate: could Disney CEO Bob Iger be the next US president?

Trump may have opened the floodgates for high-profile billionaires who fancy a stint in the White House – whether they have political experience or not<p><b>Name:</b> Bob Iger.<p><b>Age:</b> 66.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Presidential.<p><b>In that Bob Iger is the chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company? Makes sense.</b> Well, yes, that. …

UK News

Stop Flogging CEOs For President

Disney CEO Bob Iger... is he going to run for president? Let me answer this question with one of my own: Can Bob Iger and the rest of America’s CEOs …

Liberal View

Bob Iger Calls Harvey Weinstein's Actions 'Abhorrent and Unacceptable'

Disney CEO is the first sitting entertainment executive to speak out against Weinstein<p>Disney CEO Bob Iger released a statement condemning Harvey …

Entertainment

Jemele Hill scandal: Pressure mounts on Disney CEO Bob Iger to fire ESPN star

Disney boss Bob Iger is facing mounting pressure on multiple fronts regarding ESPN anchor Jemele Hill, whose racially charged statements have ticked off conservatives and now possibly NFL bigwigs.<p>From a business standpoint, firing Hill would be an obvious solution. But Iger, who is believed to …

Entertainment

Cantina Talk: The Beginning of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Hey buddy. How ya holdin' up? Looking forward to the release of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> and feeling like December will never come? Everyone gets that …

Star Wars

Is Bob Iger considering a presidential run?

"I will figure it out when I have to figure it out," the Disney CEO said of a potential run

Donald Trump

The Red-Hot Dow Has 5 Terrible Stocks That You Probably Should Avoid

I have mentioned this in prior columns, but I am not a fan of the methodology of this well-known stock-picking method. Calling a stock a "dog" just …

Stocks

Disney will create five original films per year for new streaming service, promises “thousands of hours” of content

Two months ago we learned that Disney will be launching its own streaming service, removing its non-original content from Netflix and relocating it …

Netflix

WTF MSM!? Another Hollyweird scandal

Posted October 06, 2017 02:41 PM by Rob Eno<p>SeanPavonePhoto | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>That’s a lot of women …<p><b>NYT’s bombshell about Harvey</b> …

Conservative View

The Opening of The Last Jedi Revealed and More Star Wars News

Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Via StarWars.com)<p>There are few movies more secretive than the Star Wars series. Only the also-Disney-owned …

Walt Disney Company

Bob Iger, CEO Walt Disney Co. is to step down in 2019

<b>Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO, Bob Iger, has confirmed that he will be stepping down in 2019.</b><p>He announced the news at Vanity Fair’s New …

Walt Disney Company