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Disney, Comcast Reach Deal

AP | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that it reached a long-term agreement with the nation's largest TV signal provider, Comcast Co...

Walt Disney, Little Richard & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Walt Disney, Little Richard, a...

Senate Approves Obama's Nominee For Commerce Department

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Thursday to approve President Barack Obama's nomination of former utility executive John Bryson to head the Commerce De...

Disney Withdraws Navy SEAL Trademark Application

AP | Posted 07.26.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that it has withdrawn its application to trademark the phrase "SEAL Team 6," the elite unit tha...

Disney Trademarks Name Of Unit That Killed Bin Laden

Posted 07.14.2011 | Media

When the world discovered that a group of Navy SEALs called "SEAL Team 6" was responsible for killing Osama bin Laden, it's not likely that many peopl...

Steve Jobs' Disney Future In Jeopardy?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Not all is well at the House of Mouse; call it iControversy. Steve Jobs, a member of the Walt Disney Co. board by virtue of the 2006 sale of his Pi...

Disney's Fantasyland Ready For A Revamp

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World says a new indoor roller coaster and a new place to interact with Disney princesses will be part of the larges...

Exclusive Q&A: Tron: Legacy Kicks Joe Kosinski's Film Career in Motion

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When director Joseph Kosinski got the assignment to create the science fiction film Tron: Legacy, he had a lot to prove. Apparently he's succeeded well enough.

Glenn Beck's F.U.* Problem

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Art Brodsky

Glenn Beck's response to Jonathan McIntosh's brilliant remix video is worthy of a close look because in just a few words, Beck shows what he is all about, and that he has no concept of fairness, or of fair use.

Warren Spector Animates Walt Disney's Creations in 'Epic Mickey'

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

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Disney Insider Trading Case: Defendants Plead Guilty

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A man charged with selling secrets about finances at Walt Disney Co. pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to wire fraud charges and...

SOLD: Disney Dumps Miramax For $660 Million

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. is selling Miramax Films to a group of investors for $660 million, marking a new phase for a studio that helped l...

Disney Hurts Hand-Drawn Animation With Beauty and the Beast 3D

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

With such a glowing history, and as one of Disney's crown jewels, why would the studio now decide to re-release Beauty and the Beast in 3D?

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast - v1n4: Alice in Wonderland

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Dan Persons, Steve Biodrowski, and Lawrence French follow Tim Burton down the rabbit hole, analyzing his live-action redo of the Disney animated class...

Disney Goes Outside Of Hollywood For New Marketing Chief

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday named MT Carney, a marketing executive whose clients have included Coca-Cola, Kraft, Google and M...

Disney Receives Three Bids For Miramax

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Walt Disney Co. has received three bids for the specialty label Miramax Films, people close to the situation said, and now has to decide whether to se...

Burkle, Weinsteins In Talks To Bid For Miramax

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Once again Walt Disney Co. has pushed back the deadline for submitting bids to acquire the specialty label Miramax Films to April 5, according to peop...

Mighty Movie Podcast Interviews: Waking Sleeping Beauty and Chloe

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This episode features interviews with Don Hahn and Peter Schneider of Waking Sleeping Beauty, the documentary that looks at how, in 1984, the Disney Company sought to revivify their moribund animation division.

Grand Theft Auto 2: San Autodreas-Highspeed Fail

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Greg Selkoe

America, it is time to get serious about rail and stop getting our a** kicked by the rest of the world.

Tim Burton & Johnny Depp In Step With Alice in Wonderland

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp are almost the Tweedledee and Tweedledum of fantasy filmmaking. In a shambling press conference, the two spoke about their enduring relationship and more.

Scott Rudin Negotiating To Leave Disney

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label's biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lu...

Expansion Of Disney 'Creative Campus' Approved By Glendale

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Glendale officials have approved a major expansion of Walt Disney Co.'s "creative campus" in the city....

Disney, ESPN Open A New Path For Youth Sports Attention.

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Slowly, steadily, the good folks at Disney and ESPN have turned one of the brand's more quizzical efforts into a mecca, not for characters, but for th...

Disney Settles 'Alice In Wonderland' Dispute With UK Cinemas

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The UK's biggest movie theatre chain Odeon has now ended its standoff with the Walt Disney Co. It joined exhibitors Vue and Cineworld to show Alice In...

Getty, Disney Partner On Study Of Animation Cel Artwork

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Snow White and the seven dwarfs -- along with other classic Disney characters -- are heading to the Getty. The Getty Conservation Institute said We...