Walt Disney Co. executives said consumers who listen to ESPN radio and interact with the sports channel’s websites spend triple the amount of time with the company as those who just watch the TV network.
Dee Dee Myers, the first woman to serve as White House press secretary, was named executive vice president of corporate communications and public affairs at Warner Bros., producer of the Washington TV drama “West Wing.”
Relativity Media, producer of “The Social Network,” made a $1.1 billion offer for YouTube video supplier Maker Studios Inc., a person with knowledge of the matter said, countering Walt Disney Co.’s $950 million bid.
The former Maker Studios Inc. chief executive officer who last year accused the board of ousting him and taking control of the company through fraud is seeking to delay a shareholder vote on the acquisition by Walt Disney Co.
Walt Disney Co. has thrown down the gauntlet at Warner Bros. by scheduling the next installment of its Captain America film series to open on the same day its competitor releases a combined Superman-Batman movie.
Disney Enterprises Inc., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and four other movie studios accused the closed file-sharing service Megaupload.com of massive theft of intellectual property in a copyright-infringement lawsuit.