| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Disney Interactive Co-President John Pleasants is leaving the company, giving control of the Walt Disney Co. video game and digital media subsidiary to Jimmy Pitaro, the unit's other co-president.
Burbank-based Disney said Monday that Pleasants would...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes.
The online movie and television service struck a deal with Walt Disney Co. to develop original live-action TV series based on four of Marvel's lesser-known comic book...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In the leafy Oakmont section of Brentwood, populated by Hollywood moguls, money men and a maestro, one house stands out for its relative modesty — the 1940 single-story traditional at No. 7 that was designed by famed Los Angeles architect Paul...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:00 PM
A Brentwood house designed by famed architect Paul R. Williams was saved from demolition at the last moment Wednesday when city building officials issued a stop-work order to crews who had already begun dismantling the structure.
Disney Chief Executive...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:48 PM
In the leafy Oakmont section of Brentwood, populated by Hollywood moguls, money men and a maestro, one house stands out for its relative modesty: the 1940 single-story traditional at No. 7 that was designed by famed Los Angeles architect Paul Revere...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The online video site Hulu once had ambitions of ushering in the future of television by shaking up the status quo.
But under its new management, the site will throw off its old mantle of TV disrupter as it seeks to work in partnership with cable and...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A dispute between Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit and a small cable operator has turned particularly nasty and is shining a brighter light on how programmers package their channels for sale to distributors.
Cable One, which has 730,000...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said he likes what he sees from Netflix, but added that he thinks it will be hard for the streaming video service to "corner the market."
"No question Netflix has a running start," said Iger,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Hulu, the popular online video site, is no longer on the auction block.
Owners 21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal and Walt Disney Co. said Friday they would hold on to Hulu and provide a cash infusion of $750 million in order to propel future growth.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Robert Iger will remain chief executive of the Walt Disney Co. through June of 2016, which is 15 months longer than expected, the entertainment juggernaut said Monday afternoon.
Iger, who also serves as Disney's chairman, had been slated to step down...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Hulu divorce has been called off.
After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale.
Instead, they said, they...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:43 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing numbers for Under the Dome.
The Skinny: I liked the first hour of "Under the Dome" but was concerned that the show was moving too fast, and some of the subplots seemed silly. Episode 2 confirmed my fears. I will give...