All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Bob Iger’

Bob Iger Talks Disney’s Relationship With Netflix

Disney posted its fiscal Q3 earnings on Tuesday. The company had a record quarter with earnings per share up 27% from the prior year. CEO Bob Iger said, “Our strategy of building strong brands and franchises continues to create great value across our company. This quarter we delivered the highest EPS in the company’s history, and we’ve now generated greater …

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Michael Strahan to Join ‘Good Morning America’

Michael Strahan may soon be joining the cast of Good Morning America according to unnamed sources with knowledge of ABC’s plans for the flagship morning show. Strahan currently co-hosts the network’s Live with Kelly and Michael, which runs right after GMA. On Wednesday, Strahan assured Live viewers that he wouldn’t be leaving cohost Kelly Rippa’s side anytime soon: “I’m not …

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Disney, Pixar Remember Steve Jobs

With all of Steve Jobs’ achievements as the CEO of Apple (and they were many), some people forget his major involvement with Disney Pixar. In 1986, Jobs purchased the company that would later be called Pixar from Lucasfilm for $10 million. He invested $5 million into the company as capital. That means that on a basic level, Steve Jobs is …

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Disney Rolls Out New Fan Site

Disney has launched a new Web site for fans of its characters and movies called D23.

D23 refers to the year 1923 when Disney first began. Disney says the site will be the premier online destination for Disney fans. The site features breaking news, exclusive stories, blogs, historical retrospectives, a collectibles boutique, and special event information.

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Disney Brings In $123 Million Via iTunes

Disney has made a projected $123 million in sales of video via Apple iTunes.

The estimate comes from comments that Disney CEO Bob Iger made at the Digital Hollywood Media Summit. Iger said Disney has sold 4 million movies and 40 to 50 million videos through iTunes, since it made content available on the service in 2006.

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