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Gabelli: Disney-Fox tie-up could crush Netflix

Famed media investor Mario Gabelli is betting media mergers will rule the day in 2018 and the one to watch is a possible deal for Walt Disney to buy some 21 Century Fox media assets, which would create a company that will "crush" Netflix......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 14th, 2017

Billionaire Gabelli Bullish On Media Mergers in Wake of Trump Win, Thinks Apple (AAPL) Could Buy Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX)

GAMCO Investors is a Rye, New York-based hedge fund run by billionaire investor Mario Gabelli. Mr. Gabelli’s net worth stands at $1.53 billion according to the Forbes list of the world’s richest people. In a recent broadcast on CNBC, the billionai.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyNov 15th, 2016

Hasbro Adds Power Rangers Toys to Its Line of Brands

Brian Goldner says that partnerships with Netflix, Disney, and Saban will massively increase Hasbro's global presence. It's been a big week for toymakers in New York City. It's Toy Fair time. This is when more than one thousand toymakers show off.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune19 hr. 8 min. ago

Can Disney Stream Past Netflix?

Can Disney Stream Past Netflix?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 20th, 2018

3 Reasons Why Disney, Warner And Universal Studios Will Never Beat Netflix

3 Reasons Why Disney, Warner And Universal Studios Will Never Beat Netflix.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 16th, 2018

Streaming roundup: Netflix, Amazon poach big names from Fox, NBC

Streaming services such as Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Hulu — a joint venture among The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX), Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA)-owned NBCUniversal and Time Warner I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2018

Netflix poaches Ryan Murphy from Fox

In a blow to 21st Century Fox as well as The Walt Disney Co., Netflix Inc. has lured prolific showrunner Ryan Murphy away from Fox. In a five-year deal worth a reported blockbuster $300 million, the producer, director and writer of “American Horror S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

Why Disney Is A Better Buy Than Netflix

Why Disney Is A Better Buy Than Netflix.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 15th, 2018

Netflix sends message to Disney, rivals with Ryan Murphy deal

If Netflix's exclusive deal with producer Shonda Rhimes was a brush-back pitch to the traditional TV business -- and Disney in particular -- the streaming service's latest mega-signing, with Ryan Murphy, represents a bean ball......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 14th, 2018

Netflix is sending a message to Disney

By poaching another top producer, Netflix is serving notice that it won't easily be trumped in the battle for premium content......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 14th, 2018

Ryan Murphy Heads to Netflix in Deal Said to Be Worth Up to $300 Million

A five-year agreement with the producer behind “Glee” and “American Horror Story,” whose Fox contract expires this summer, leaves Disney and Amazon in the lurch......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytFeb 14th, 2018

Netflix Lures Ryan Murphy in Deal Said to Be Worth Up to $300 Million

A five-year agreement with the producer behind “Glee” and “American Horror Story,” whose Fox contract expires this summer, leaves Disney and Amazon in the lurch......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytFeb 13th, 2018

Wall Street Analysts Weigh-In On Disney"s Plans To Dethrone Netflix

Wall Street Analysts Weigh-In On Disney"s Plans To Dethrone Netflix.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 12th, 2018

Iger: Disney streaming service will be able to compete with Netflix

Disney doesn't need to spend on trial and error with content because it already owns the rights to Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2018

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Admits Disney"s Streaming Platform Will Do Well

Disney is also in the process of acquiring Twenty-First Century Fox......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 4th, 2018

What Netflix Thinks About the Disney-Fox Merger

Shares of Netflix (NFLX) closed at a new all-time high once again on Thursday, as investors continue to gush over the streaming giant's massive user growth. However, looming in the .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 25th, 2018

Netflix, Inc. Management Talks Growth Drivers, Content Spending, and Walt Disney

Netflix's earnings call provides a behind-the-scenes look a quarter that sent the stock soaring......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 25th, 2018

The good times are rolling for Netflix — even with the looming threat from Disney (NFLX)

Little more than fiv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2018

MarketWatch First Take: Netflix sees sharks approaching from both sides in Apple and Disney

Netflix Inc.’s view of its competition is a study in the evolution of the digital streaming business, and the most recent update shows that Netflix realizes rivals are closing in from the realms of tech and media......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 22nd, 2018

Could Netflix Produce Disney-Sized Revenue Someday?

At least one analyst thinks so and predicts Netflix will rank second in the next three to five years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 15th, 2018

Netflix, Amazon, Disney sue streaming device seller Dragon Media

Netflix and Amazon, along with major studios, have filed a lawsuit against Dragon Media, a streaming device seller that they say has facilitated piracy of movies and TV shows. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, claim.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2018