TITLE

JUST FOR VARIETY

AUTHOR(S)
Archerd, Army
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/12/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 33, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on developments related to the entertainment and motion picture industries in the U.S., as of February 12, 2004. Hostile takeover bid made by Comcast on Walt Disney; Animation series featuring actor Leslie Nielsen; Longtime relationship of former first lady Nancy Reagan with the family of actress Anjelica Huston; Funds raised during the 2004 awards gala of the Friends of Sheba Medical Center.
ACCESSION #
12290531

 

Related Articles

  • Big cheese under siege. Diori, Carl // Daily Variety;2/12/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 33, p1 

    Reports on the 2004 first quarter financial impact of the hostile takeover of Comcast on Walt Disney. Net income posted by Walt Disney for the fourth quarter of 2003; Positive contribution of accounting-rule changes to the gain; Reaction of the shareholders on the hostile bid of Comcast.

  • Comcast fires $66 bil takeover salvo. Goldsmith, Jill; Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;2/12/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 33, p1 

    Reports on the hostile takeover bid filed by Comcast for Walt Disney. Value of the bid; Expected market capitalization of the combined companies; Anxiousness of Walt Disney executives on the bid.

  • DISNEY'S IN DEMAND. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;11/22/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 38, p1 

    The article reports on the acquisition of Walt Disney's 40 percent chunk of E! and Style Network by cable operator Comcast for $1.23 billion in the U.S. Under the agreement, for Disney cable fare and ABC primetime TV shows will join Comcast's ever-expanding video-on-demand lineup. The company...

  • Mouse rejects Comcast's bid. DiOrio, Carl // Daily Variety;2/17/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 36, p1 

    Focuses on Burbank, California-based Walt Disney Co.'s formal rejection of Comcast's takeover bid. View of company directors that the bid was too low; Goal of the board to create shareholder value for the company; Disney's rejection of calls for a change in management at the company.

  • Disney share spike ignites market rally. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;3/15/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 56, p9 

    Reports on an increase in the share prices of Walt Disney Co. on March 12, 2004. Effect of a rumor that Comcast was prepared to increase its Disney bid; Ways in which Disney's stock is a function of what Comcast does; Expectation that Comcast will come back with a second bid for Disney;...

  • Disney plays blame game. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;9/15/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 52, p1 

    Reports on the likelihood for Walt Disney Co. to experience substantial losses resulting from the failure of its several films to generate the expected domestic sales in the U.S. Identification of the underperforming motion pictures; Projections about the value of poor performing titles; Plan to...

  • SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE RONALD REAGANS. Healy, Paul F. // Saturday Evening Post;Apr1974, Vol. 246 Issue 3, p74 

    Describes the life of California Governor Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Reagan in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California. Features of their house; Background on his career as an actor; Views of the couple on divorce.

  • Buyers in Favor Of Comcast Deal. Consoli, John; Bachman, Katy // Adweek;2/16/2004, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p7 

    Media buyers said that they are upbeat about the prospect of Comcast Corp. acquiring the Walt Disney Co. and running ABC Inc. and its sibling cable networks. Some buyers believe the new leadership at Comcast, especially cable operations president Steve Burke, who had a successful stint at ABC...

  • Will Burke be big man on Mouse campus? Lowry, Brian; Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;2/12/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 33, p33 

    Analyzes the possible role to be played by Comcast president Steve Burke in relation to the company's attempt to acquire Walt Disney Co. Former tenure of Burke in Walt Disney; Experience gained by Burke in Disney's core businesses; Major achievements of Burke in Comcast.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics