| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:29 PM
The Walt Disney Co. will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction valued at $4.05 billion, according to an announcement released Tuesday.
The deal will make George Lucas -- who became a movie-making icon with his “Indiana Jones”...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:37 PM
While summer officially arrived on June 20, most folks don't really get into the swing of the season until today. There's just something about the Fourth of July, with its celebrations, family get-togethers and barbecues that says summer is here!
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Warner Bros. will need a new hero to invigorate its DC Comics brand on the big screen, now that director Christopher Nolan’s successful Batman trilogy comes to an end with next week's "The Dark Knight Rises."
Home to such superheroes as Superman,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp. has signed a long-term distribution deal to carry broadcast and cable networks owned by Comcast's NBCUniversal unit.
The agreement includes broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo as well as cable channels USA, Bravo, MSNBC, CNBC...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:34 PM
In a move that could provide a boost to the small but growing digital comic book business, DC Comics has signed deals to sell comics through online stores owned by Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Previously, comic book readers could only buy digital...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Family Service Agency supporters recognized City Manager Mike Flad for his commitment to the city he grew up in and his sense of humor during the annual Imagine a City Gala held at Providence High School on Nov. 3.
Flad has taken a job as city manager of...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Walt Disney Co. has lost its appeal of a high-profile case concerning profits from the game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire."
The Burbank media giant was ordered by a federal jury in 2010 to pay Celador International, the British company that...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Walt Disney Studios unveiled the release dates of several highly anticipated movies to hit theaters this year and 2014.
“Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will be widely released on Dec. 20. The...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The Walt Disney Co. means a lot of things these days: Marvel superheroes, "Star Wars" and Pixar among them, but the company is going back to basics for its latest Disney Channel series, titled simply, "Mickey Mouse."
The new series will feature short...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Already the entertainment industry’s biggest licensor, the Walt Disney Co. is looking to "Star Wars" to lift it to new galactic heights when it releases three new movies over the next few years.
"It’s already an extraordinarily robust...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Burbank residents, businesses and media companies, including The Walt Disney Co., joined more than 700 supporters of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. for the organization's 43rd annual Beastly Ball last week.
Widely acknowledged as one of the best...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Long stuck in low gear, Walt Disney Co.’s video game division is aiming for infinity.
The entertainment conglomerate on Tuesday unveiled plans for a high-stakes initiative called Disney Infinity that could determine the success or failure of its...