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Disney Profit Jumps 50 Percent, Buoyed by Theme Parks

A year ago, because of the coronavirus pandemic, most of Disney’s theme parks were operating at reduced capacity and Disney Cruise Line was not operating at all. Since April, Disney’s […]




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What We Learned About TV During Its Biggest Week

Stocks were plunging and Covid cases were surging.Who’s ready to buy some ads?For the first time in three years, the upfronts — the showcases the media industry throws for advertisers […]




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Netflix’s Stumble Could Be a Warning Sign for Streaming Industry

Many entertainment executives, tired of playing catch-up to a Silicon Valley interloper, have been waiting for the comeuppance of Netflix. But this may not have been the way they hoped […]




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Disney, Built on Fairy Tales and Fantasy, Confronts the Real World

Since its founding in 1923, Disney has stood alone in Hollywood in one fundamental way: Its family-friendly movies, television shows and theme park rides, at least in theory, have always […]




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Disney+ removes adult-focused films after mistakingly adding them to its US service

Inching toward a more mature (some could say “scandalous”) streaming service, Disney+ subscribers in the U.S. were temporarily given not one but two 20th Century Studios films titled “Hot Shots” […]













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Hulu is raising the price on its on-demand plans by $1 starting Oct. 8

Following last year’s price hike on its Live TV service, Hulu is now preparing to raise prices again. Starting on October 8, 2021, Hulu will raise the price for both […]




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Without Box Office or Streaming Numbers, Hollywood Finds It Tough to Plan

“The Suicide Squad” should have been a big hit for Warner Bros. last month. It had superheroes, a marquee director (James Gunn), a huge production budget ($185 million) and received […]