The problem with today's blockbusters

Mar 12, 2012
The new Disney movie "John Carter" took in just $30 million over the weekend -- a disappointing opening for a movie that cost a quarter of a billion dollars to make. How has the world of blockbusters changed?

What Leap Day means for the U.S. economy

Feb 29, 2012
There's one extra day this month for businesses around the country to try and rake in some extra dough. In Central Florida, some hotels and one very big mouse are using Leap Day to drum up excitement.

Disney's gift to shareholders signals an improved economy

Dec 2, 2011
Disney and other big companies have boosted annual stock dividends lately. Does this mean America's economic crystal ball is clearer? Or do companies simply not have better options to spend the cash they're hoarding?

YouTube and the Magic Kingdom

Nov 7, 2011
Disney Interactive Media and YouTube are set to announce a partnership today. Disney will create videos for a YouTube channel, and in turn feature...

Disney/ABC re-ups with Netflix, signs with Amazon

Oct 31, 2011
The big news in my house: all those Disney live action shows with loud mouthed sassy kids and their idiot parents are going to keep beaming into my...

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Sony and Disney films being pulled from Netflix in 2012

Sep 2, 2011
Starz Entertainment is the pay-TV/online distributor for many Sony and Disney films. Sony has a contract clause with Starz that lets it ask for...

Disney acquires Togetherville

Feb 24, 2011
Get 'em young! Kids who are not yet old enough to come by social networking in a traditional way have options beyond Facebook. And now Disney has...