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Princess Diana musical to debut on Netflix before hitting Broadway

13 Aug 2020

LOS ANGELES A new musical about Britain's Princess Diana will be filmed without an audience and air on Netflix Inc in early 2021 before it debuts on Broadway, producers announced on Wednesday. | Video

Disney World actors ready to work after COVID testing dispute resolved

13 Aug 2020

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney World actors, who argued that the Florida theme park's proposed coronavirus safeguards were inadequate to protect them, have resolved a dispute over COVID-19 testing, a union statement said on Wednesday.

Disney takes $5 billion hit but pandemic impact not as bad as feared

05 Aug 2020

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co on Tuesday avoided the unmitigated disaster some investors feared as it eked out an adjusted profit amid the coronavirus pandemic that shut down parks, movie theaters and sporting events across the globe.

Disney to reveal pandemic hit to parks and ESPN, boost to streaming services, on Tuesday

03 Aug 2020

For Walt Disney Co , the ability to sell "Frozen"-themed water bottles at the Magic Kingdom theme park while selling ads during the NBA playoffs has historically been its greatest strength.

NBA's return doubles typical regular-season audience, broadcaster TNT says

31 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES The NBA's return to regular-season play for the first time in four months averaged 3.4 million viewers for a close contest between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the league and AT&T Inc's TNT cable network said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-NBA's return doubles typical regular-season audience, broadcaster TNT says

31 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES, July 31 The NBA's return to regular-season play for the first time in four months averaged 3.4 million viewers for a close contest between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the league and AT&T Inc's TNT cable network said on Friday.

Emmy nominations, from 'Succession' to 'Schitt's Creek,' put premium on diversity

28 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES HBO's dystopian superhero drama "Watchmen" and the 1960s comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" on Tuesday led an Emmy nominations list dominated by Netflix and what Variety said was a record number of Black actors.

AMC Theatres, Universal reach deal to bring new movies to homes earlier

28 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES AMC Theatres and Comcast Corp's Universal Pictures agreed to a major shift that will allow the studio's movies to be made available to U.S. audiences at home after just three weekends in cinemas, the companies announced on Tuesday.

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