Disney, Viacom on Upswing
- Mouse cashes out of retail. Goldsmith, Jill // Variety;10/25/2004, Vol. 396 Issue 10, p5
Reports on the move of some major entertainment conglomerates to sell their retail stores. Sale of Walt Disney's retail stores across the U.S., Japan and Europe; Reasons for the decline in consumer patronage of Disney's stores and theme restaurants; Move of Warner Bros. Inc. to sell all of its...
- BIZ...Briefs. Sherman, Jay // Television Week;2/16/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p31
Presents news briefs related to television broadcasting in the U.S. as of February 16, 2004. Plans of Viacom Inc. to sell its video rental unit Blockbuster Inc.; Increase in the profits posted by Fox Entertainment Group Inc. for the fiscal second quarter; Profits posted by Walt Disney Co. for...
- Can they jump higher? Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter Weekend Edition;4/30/2010, Vol. 414 Issue 23, p10
The article focuses on conglomerate stock gains in entertainment industry. It is stated that a rapid increase in conglomerate stocks that began in 2009 is expected to come to a standstill. It is reported that Viacom Inc. experienced a revenue decline of 4 percent due to weaker sales of Digital...
- ITV plans kids' channel tie-up. Wilkinson, Amanda // Marketing Week;10/16/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 42, p12
Reports on the plan of collaboration of ITV with Walt Disney Co. and Viacom Inc.-owned Nickelodeon for the launching of a joint- venture children's digital television channel. Terms of the agreement; Decision over the broadcast of channels on Freeview or subscription; Benefit on the launching...
- Disney/OMD Loses Magic. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/26/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 21, p6
Media buyers OMD and Disney/ABC Cable Networks have decided not to renew a cross-platform deal they negotiated in 2002 valued at about one billion dollar. The deal still has another four months to run and both sides stressed that the decision not to renew was mutual and amicable. It simply made...
- OMD in $2B Disney, Viacom talks. Ross, Chuck // Advertising Age;5/6/2002, Vol. 73 Issue 18, Preceding p1
The article reports on the negotiations of Omnicom Group's OMD USA for multiplatform advertising deals with Walt Disney Co. and Viacom in the United States in 2002. Key issues discussed include the key stipulations of the deals, the net value of the deals and the amount spend by OMD on media...
- Will You Want Your MHD? Donohue, Steve // Multichannel News;8/29/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 35, p3
Reports on the plan of U.S. networks to launch high-definition television (HDTV) channels in 2006. Contents of the MHD music channel from Viacom Inc.; Information on the broadcasting of the National Geographic Channel via HDTV; Number of HDTV networks launched by Walt Disney Co.
- Disney: Cross-Platform Deals Are Alive and Well. Friedman, Wayne // Television Week;4/18/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 16, p64
Offers observation on the cross-platform deals of Walt Disney Co. Facts about cross-platform media revenue; Result of offering advertisers not only one-stop shopping but creative and promotional executions for their brands; Reason Viacom Inc. is not out of the cross-platform selling concept.
- Viacom Plus Helped Soften the Blow. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;4/29/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 17, p20
Reports the sale of Viacom Inc. of its cross-media and packages across its various properties through its Viacom Plus sales unit. Number of deals made by Viacom Plus in 2001; Discount on ad rates; Importance of MTV to have identity and brands in the market.