Stories tagged: Disney
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
For the first time, Disneyland will break its prohibition on alcohol and begin selling drinks to the general public, the California theme park recently announced.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Disney is offering to pay full tuition for hourly workers who want to earn a college degree or finish a high school diploma.
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment division is one step closer after shareholders overwhelmingly approved the deal Friday.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind “The Simpsons” and X-Men.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Media and tech titans turned up in good spirits at the billionaire’s summer camp at the Sun Valley Resort in Idaho, even though the U.S. just started a trade war …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
For children of the mid-1990s, Disney’s new Toy Story Land offers the opportunity to visit the imaginary world they grew up in. For their parents, it brings back sweet memories …
Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Time is running short for Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts. Now that a date is set for shareholders of 21st Century Fox to vote on Walt Disney Co.’s $71.3 …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Disney is upping the ante for Fox, making a $70.3 billion counterbid for Fox’s entertainment businesses following Comcast’s $65 billion offer for the company.
Wed., June 13, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox’s entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
Mon., June 4, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Walt Disney World didn’t violate the law when it withheld $1,000 bonuses to workers in a coalition of unions currently renegotiating wages, even though it paid the bonuses to other …
Wed., May 23, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 7 a.m.
John State is the culinary director of food and beverage for the Disneyland Resort in Southern California, in charge of everything from fine dining to the best corn dog you’ve …
UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
The actress and singer performed as part of D Cappella, a new Disney Music group that tours and performs a cappella arrangements of Disney songs.
Mon., March 12, 2018
Red Cross chapters bring emergency preparedness activities to schools and libraries to help elementary-age kids learn basic information about natural disasters. The program was first created by the agency’s Southeast …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
While Disney is trying to brace for the future with the streaming services, questions remain about if they will offer enough to take on well-established services such as Netflix.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Walt Disney Co.’s proposed takeover of 21st Century Fox is likely to raise thorny regulatory concerns at a time when the Justice Department has been putting media mergers and acquisitions …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Asking why I do these things may be as pointless as wondering why my husband, who much prefers basketball, will always gravitate to a certain over-the-top football game every winter.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Just days before Pixar’s “Coco” is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Beyonce Knowles-Carter is joining the cast of “The Lion King” to voice to role of Nala.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Disney is adding more firepower to the kids streaming service expected in the U.S. in late 2019.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
As negotiations start this month over wage increases at Walt Disney World, rebellion is brewing in one of the six unions that advocate for the resort’s 70,000 workers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced a move to bolster its subscription and streaming empire as it plans to end its relationship with Netflix and ramp …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, one of the central figures behind Disney’s theme parks around the world, has died.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 6 p.m.
“DuckTales” executive producer Matt Youngberg and co-producer/story editor Francisco Angones were tasked with taking a classic cartoon they both loved and making it fresh for a new generation while also …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
The Muppets Studio released a statement Monday revealing a bit more about its decision to part ways with longtime Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Disneyland opened 62 years ago to great pomp and nationally televised coverage. Over the weekend, Disney unveiled how it has only perfected its ability to trumpet its imagineering to the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Mark Hamill has been bestowed one of Disney’s highest honors, but he can’t believe Carrie Fisher wasn’t there to see it.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
A banner that now says “Auction, take a wench for a bride” will be changed to “Auction, Surrender yer loot,” and the woman on the auction block will herself become …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Disney parks in North America had slight attendance declines last year due to increased ticket prices, while Harry Potter rides helped Universal show strong increases in visitors.