| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Three top marketing executives at Marvel Studios have been ousted as part of a restructuring by corporate parent Walt Disney Co., a person familiar with the matter confirmed.
Disney has taken over the marketing and distribution of Marvel films from...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Steve Jobs will remain on the Walt Disney Co.'s board of directors, after resigning as Apple's CEO on Wednesday, according to a report.
Upon officially stepping down from his post as Apple's chief executive this week, Jobs was named chairman of the...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 8:13 AM
In a surprise move, Carolina Lightcap is leaving her position as president of Disney Channels Worldwide after just under two years on the job.
The departure is the second high-profile exit from Walt Disney Co. Last week, Andy Mooney abruptly resigned...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 8:14 AM
"The Lion King" reigned supreme at the box office this weekend, nearly two decades after the classic animated movie was first released in theaters.
A 3-D version of the 1994 family film began its limited, two-week engagement this weekend and collected...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is indisputably among the nation's highest-paid executives, but compared with his fellow media moguls, he is eking out a meager living.
The New York media conglomerate that owns Warner Bros., HBO, TNT and Time...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The Walt Disney Co. says it plans to launch a free, broadcast version of its popular Disney Channel in Russia next year, enabling the entertainment giant to deliver its family programming to about 40 million households in the increasingly important...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Walt Disney Co. said it would join an initiative to develop China's animation industry, marking the latest push by Hollywood to expand into the world's most populous country.
The agreement announced Tuesday unites the Burbank entertainment giant with...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported improved fourth-quarter earnings, buoyed by gains at Disney Channel and ESPN and at the Burbank company's theme parks.
The entertainment giant reported net income of $1.08 billion for the quarter ending Oct. 1, a jump of 30%...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:39 PM
DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg took home a relatively modest pay check in 2011 -- at least compared to his peers in the entertainment industry.
In addition to his usual $1 annual salary, Katzenberg, who controls 68% of the voting...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 10:52 AM
George Bodenheimer, who has been running Walt Disney Co.'s lucrative ESPN networks for more than a decade, is stepping back from day-to-day management but plans to remain with the company in the newly created role of ESPN executive chairman.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Walt Disney Co. has won an appeals court ruling that protects the Burbank entertainment giant's trademarks to the valuable Winnie the Pooh characters.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington upheld a decision by the U.S. Patent...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The man in charge of Glendale’s now-defunct redevelopment agency has been promoted to a new executive position that will focus on marketing the city to outside businesses.
Philip Lanzafame’s new job comes as the city embarks on a mission...