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Electronic Arts, ESPN, Disney XD And The NFL Announce Gaming Network Agreement
Friday, 26 Jan 2018 

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Electronic Arts Inc ::ELECTRONIC ARTS, ESPN, DISNEY XD AND THE NFL ANNOUNCE FIRST LONG-TERM, MULTI-EVENT COMPETITIVE GAMING NETWORK AGREEMENT.ELECTRONIC ARTS - CO, NFL ARE TEAMING UP WITH ESPN & DISNEY XD FOR EXCLUSIVE BROADCASTS OF UPCOMING EA SPORTS MADDEN NFL 18 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES.  Full Article

Twitch Announces Partnership With Disney Digital Network
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Twitch ::TWITCH ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH DISNEY DIGITAL NETWORK TO BRING EXCLUSIVE CONTENT FROM TOP MAKER CREATORS TO THE SERVICE.PARTNERSHIP WITH DISNEY DIGITAL NETWORK TO BRING EXCLUSIVE CONTENT FROM JACKSEPTICEYE, LUZUGAMES, MARKIPLIER, AND STRAWBURRY17-TO TWITCH.EACH OF CREATORS WILL MANAGE THEIR OWN CHANNELS ON TWITCH WHERE THEY WILL BROADCAST LIVE AND CREATE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO-ON-DEMAND CONTENT.MOST OF NEW AND EXCLUSIVE CONTENT WILL DEBUT BEGINNING THURSDAY.  Full Article

Sinclair Broadcast, ABC Announce Extension, Renewals Of Affiliation Agreements Through 2022
Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc ::SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP, INC. AND ABC ANNOUNCE EXTENSION AND RENEWALS OF AFFILIATION AGREEMENTS THROUGH 2022.SAYS ‍EXTENDED AND RENEWED AGREEMENTS WILL EXPIRE AUGUST 2022​.  Full Article

Tencent Holdings Says Tencent QQ, Disney Jointly Launch A Doll For Star Wars Last Jedi
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK>::TENCENT HOLDINGS SAYS TENCENT QQ AND DISNEY JOINTLY LAUNCH A DOLL FOR STAR WARS: LAST JEDI.  Full Article

ESPN President John Skipper resigns, citing substance addiction problem - ESPN
Monday, 18 Dec 2017 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - ESPN: :JOHN SKIPPER RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT OF ESPN AND CO-CHAIRMAN OF THE DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS ON MONDAY - ESPN.GEORGE BODENHEIMER TO TAKE OVER AS ACTING CHAIRMAN OF THE COMPANY FOR THE NEXT 90 DAYS TO HELP DISNEY CEO BOB IGER FIND SKIPPER'S REPLACEMENT - ESPN.ESPN PRESIDENT JOHN SKIPPER ANNOUNCED THAT HE IS RESIGNING FROM HIS POSITION, CITING A SUBSTANCE ADDICTION PROBLEM - ESPN.  Full Article

Disney Says Will Pay 21CF $2.5 bln If Failed to Obtain Regulatory Approvals
Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::IF DEAL TERMINATED BY CO DUE TO 21CF BOARD CHANGING RECOMMENDATION OF MERGER BEFORE 21CF STOCKHOLDER APPROVAL, 21CF TO PAY CO $1.525 BILLION.SAYS CO WILL PAY 21CF $2.5 BILLION IF COMPANIES FAIL TO OBTAIN REGULATORY APPROVALS - SEC FILING.DISNEY ENTERED INTO VOTING AGREEMENT WITH MURDOCH FAMILY TRUST, CRUDEN FINANCIAL SERVICES LLC.SAYS EFFECTIVE JAN 1, CEO ROBERT A. IGER'S BASE SALARY WILL INCREASE TO $3.0 MILLION.EFFECTIVE AS OF DEAL CLOSING DATE, ROBERT IGER'S ANNUAL BASE SALARY WILL INCREASE BY AN ADDITIONAL $500,000.SAYS IGER'S TARGET ANNUAL INCENTIVE OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE TO $20 MILLION.ON EXECUTION OF AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT,IGER WAS GRANTED RESTRICTED STOCK UNITS OF 245,098 SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK.SAYS IGER'S ANNUAL TARGET-LONG-TERM INCENTIVE AWARD VALUE TO INCREASE TO $25 MILLION.  Full Article

Fox shareholders would own 25 pct of the new Disney - CNBC
Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - :FOXA SHAREHOLDERS WOULD OWN 25 PERCENT OF THE NEW DISNEY; NO MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS EXPECTED WHEN DEAL IS UNVEILED - CNBC, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Fox, Disney On 'glide path' for Thursday deal announcement - CNBC
Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - :FOX, DISNEY ON 'GLIDE PATH' FOR THURSDAY DEAL ANNOUNCEMENT - CNBC CITING SOURCES.21ST CENTURY FOX, WALT DISNEY TO MAKE ALL-STOCK DEAL; SPIN CO. SAID TO BE WORTH ABOUT $10 PER FOX SHARE - CNBC CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Likely To Stay At Company for Additional 2-3 Years If Deal With 21St Century Fox Goes Through- CNBC
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - :WALT DISNEY CEO BOB IGER LIKELY TO STAY AT COMPANY AN ADDITIONAL TWO TO THREE YEARS IF A DEAL WITH 21ST CENTURY FOX GOES THROUGH- CNBC, CITING SOURCE‍​.  Full Article

Walt Disney CEO Iger Likely To Extend Tenure Past 2019 To Facilitate Integration Of Fox Assets With Disney - CNBC, citing DJ
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - :WALT DISNEY CO. CEO IGER LIKELY TO EXTEND TENURE PAST 2019 TO FACILITATE INTEGRATION OF FOX ASSETS WITH DISNEY - CNBC, CITING DOW JONES‍​.  Full Article

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

LAGOS, Feb 16 Film fans, actors and comic enthusiasts in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos have been flocking to screenings of Marvel superhero movie "Black Panther" which opened in Africa's most populous country this week.