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Dispute With Spectrum and Disney Leave Fans Without Sports

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Disney is commenting on the matter, as fans are left without sports on Labor Day Weekend. The Walt Disney Company released a statement on Sunday, September 3, ahead of the holiday on Monday, September 4, warning viewers of the changes. Disney Entertainment and Spectrum Cable partner to give fans access to Disney’s networks like ESPN and ABC. The news comes ...

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ESPN BET to Launch as Branded Sportsbook for Fans

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Disney and ESPN have some big news to share! In 1996 ESPN was acquired by Disney. As a majority owner of 80%, Disney and ESPN have worked together for years to create profitable services. Yesterday, the companies announced a new partnership with an outside company for an all-new experience. In the world of sports, betting naturally comes as a part ...

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Amid Layoffs, Bob Iger Renovates His Mansion

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The Walt Disney Company has been experiencing a very humbling year. Its stock price has fallen, theme park attendance still hasn’t quite reached pre-pandemic levels, the new movies aren’t performing at the box office, and the company has laid off over 7,000 employees (in addition to some of ESPN’s top on-air talent). RELATED:¬†Disney to Lose $1 BILLION With Indiana Jones ...

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Shocking Disney Layoffs Hit ESPN

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Another round of layoffs rocks the media industry. This time, feeling more surprised than in previous layoffs. ESPN is now in the hot seat as 20 of their on-air talent get let go. While it was announced layoffs would happen in February, nearly 7,000 employees were let go from The Walt Disney Company. With the conclusion of these layoffs, ESPN ...

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Disney+ Merging with Hulu

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On Wednesday, May 10, 2023, The Walt Disney Company held its Q2 earnings call. During the call, it was announced that Disney+ and Hulu streaming services would merge their content libraries into one app. RELATED:¬†Disney’s Bob Iger Threatens Florida Streaming Together The Walt Disney Company currently owns a 67% stake in Hulu, which makes the merging possible. Current Disney+ subscribers ...

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