| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Disney says its programming will no longer be sponsored by junk food.
The Walt Disney Co. says it plans to ban such ads for its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for children. That means kids watching Saturday morning cartoons on the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:32 PM
So you’ve just inherited a struggling communist nation from a dad who took synchronized gymnastics shows to a whole new level and you want to set a new party tone.
For North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un, this is achieved with some help from...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:15 AM
DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale-based studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movies, is buying Classic Media, a company that owns the rights to "Casper the Friendly Ghost," "Lassie," "The Lone Ranger" and other iconic entertainment characters,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The man in charge of Glendale’s now-defunct redevelopment agency has been promoted to a new executive position that will focus on marketing the city to outside businesses.
Philip Lanzafame’s new job comes as the city embarks on a mission...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 31% jump in earnings per share, the strongest in the company's history, buoyed by improvements at its film studio, theme parks and consumer products groups.
The Burbank entertainment conglomerate's revenue reached $11.1 billion...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Walt Disney Co.'s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment gave it the Hulk, Iron Man and other superheroes to fuel summer blockbusters for years to come.
It also got Ike Perlmutter.
Marvel's chief executive is hardly a household name. But Disney's...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:43 AM
The Walt Disney Co. and its Marvel Studios subsidiary said Monday that "Iron Man 3" will be a co-production with China, as the Burbank company teamed with DMG Entertainment of Beijing to co-finance and distribute the film.
Robert Downey, Jr., Gwynneth...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Walt Disney Studios has agreed to a content license agreement with Sensio Technologies Inc. for the distribution of 3-D films via a new video-on-demand television service, the companies announced Monday.
Sensio's on-demand rental service, called 3DGo,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Technicolor Inc. plans to close down its Flower Street facility in Glendale and lay off 50 employees by March 28, less than two years after opening the location, according to a recent state filing.
Plans for the layoffs and closure, filed with the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Last month, news that J.J. Abrams would direct “Star Wars: Episode VII” took the entertainment world by storm.
Today, a new conversation begins — who’ll direct the “Star Wars” spinoff movies that Lawrence Kasdan and...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 6% drop in first-quarter earnings, compared with a year ago, in part because of charges associated with its high-profile dispute with the creator of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and a decline in operating income at the film...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:57 AM
A little over a year after his surprise departure from Walt Disney Co. as head of consumer products, Andy Mooney has been named chief executive of sports apparel company Quiksilver.
During his 11 years at Disney, Mooney was known for building the...