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ESPN casts shadow over Disney’s Star Wars success

classic.iol.co.za — Los Angeles - Walt Disney's ESPN sports network posted a decline in quarterly profit, overshadowing the blockbuster success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which lifted the company to record income and topped Wall Street expectations. Investors nervous about the future prospects for Disney and other older media companies sent its shares down 3.5 percent to $89.21 in after-hours trading.

ESPN’s decline eclipses The Force Awakens

bdlive.co.za — LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney's ESPN sports network posted a decline in quarterly profit, overshadowing the blockbuster success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which lifted the company to record income and topped Wall Street expectations. Investors, nervous about the future prospects for Disney and other older media companies, sent its shares down 3.5% to $89.21 in after-hours trading.

ESPN casts shadow over 'Star Wars' success at Disney

ca.finance.yahoo.com — Walt Disney Co's ESPN sports network posted a decline in quarterly profit, overshadowing the blockbuster success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which lifted the company to record income and topped Wall Street expectations. Investors nervous about the future prospects for Disney and other older media companies sent its shares down 3.5 percent to $89.21 in after-hours trading.

ESPN casts shadow over 'Star Wars' success at Disney

finance.yahoo.com — Investors nervous about the future prospects for Disney and other older media companies sent its shares down 3.5 percent to $89.21 in after-hours trading. The media networks unit that includes ESPN, the Disney Channels and ABC recorded a 5.6 percent decline in operating income to $1.41 billion.

Puppymonkeybaby, chip-craving fetus stand out in tame Super Bowl ad lineup

dailymail.co.uk — NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Advertisers played it safe and light with the most expensive ever Super Bowl ad slots on Sunday, shunning previous years' attempts to be outrageous, emotional or thought-provoking.

Redstone seen resigning as Viacom chair after stepping down at CBS

theglobeandmail.com — Viacom's board appears poised to replace Sumner Redstone as chairman on Thursday, after the aging mogul stepped down from his executive role at the top of CBS, but it was not apparent who would get his job at Viacom as Redstone's daughter made clear she did not want CEO Philippe Dauman to succeed her father.

Netflix shares surge 7%

classic.iol.co.za — Los Angeles - Netflix's aggressive push into international markets won more customers than the video-streaming service and its investors expected last quarter, sending its shares surging 7 percent.

RPT-INSIGHT-Two medical colleagues duel over Sumner Redstone's mental fitness

reuters.com — Doctors Stephen Read and James Spar arecollaborators on a chapter of a forthcoming psychiatry textbook,colleagues at UCLA's medical school and go-to court experts onthe evaluation of mental fitness in the elderly. In the 2014fight over whether owner Donald Sterling was fit to decide thefate of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, the twopsychiatrists agreed that he was not.

Two medical colleagues duel over Sumner Redstone's mental fitness

businessinsider.com — By Lisa Richwine and Dan Levine (Reuters) - Doctors Stephen Read and James Spar are collaborators on a chapter of a forthcoming psychiatry textbook, colleagues at UCLA's medical school and go-to court experts on the evaluation of mental fitness in the elderly.

Two medical colleagues duel over Sumner Redstone's mental fitness

dailymail.co.uk — Jan 18 (Reuters) - Doctors Stephen Read and James Spar are collaborators on a chapter of a forthcoming psychiatry textbook, colleagues at UCLA's medical school and go-to court experts on the evaluation of mental fitness in the elderly.
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