‘Mulan’ Goes on Disney+ for $30 in ‘One-Off’ Strategy Shift

Walt Disney Co. is putting its unreleased film “Mulan” — the live-action remake of the animated hit — on its new Disney+ streaming service Sept. 4 for a fee of about $30. Disney has already gone straight to Disney+ with a release earlier this year that was originally intended for theaters, “Artemis Fowl.” But “Mulan” […]

“Slogging Through Step By Step By Step”: Slow Progress On Capitol Hill Talks To Extend COVID-19 Unemployment, Other Relief

White House officials and top Democrats indicated some progress in talks over a massive new coronavirus relief package, including an extension of COVID-19 federal unemployment benefits. “They made some concessions which we appreciated. We made some concessions which they appreciated,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told reporters. “We are still far away on a […]

Disney 3Q revenue drops 42%, missing expectations

Disney reports earnings beat, but lower than expected revenue FOX Business’ Kristina Partsinevelos reports on the latest Disney earnings report. Then, FoxNews.com columnist Liz Peek and Capitalist Pig Hedge Fund founding member Jonathan Hoenig add their analysis. BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday reported that its net income fell dramatically in the […]

Breakup of NCAA Could Result From Its Decision on Fall Sports

There are no good options for the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The NCAA’s decision on whether to go ahead with fall seasons for every sport except football is expected as soon as Tuesday. If the organization opts to sponsor competition in soccer, cross country and field hockey, among others, critics will say it’s jeopardizing the […]

How Analysts Got Disney Earnings So Wrong

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) released fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The Mouse House said that it had $0.08 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.78 billion in revenue, compared with consensus estimates that called for a net loss of $0.64 per share and $12.39 billion in revenue. The same period […]

NYC restaurant scene grows bleaker with 83% unable to pay July rent

How can restaurants survive the cold weather months? Fat Brands CEO Andy Wiederhorn outlines how restaurants may be able to stay afloat once the temperatures drop. As the COVID-19 pandemic devastates the American restaurant industry, a new survey shows 83% of New York City eateries, bars and nightclubs are unable to make their full July rent payment. […]

ESPN Radio host apologizes for poll asking if injury to pro-national anthem NBA player was funny

NBA restarts season in ‘the bubble’ amid coronavirus concerns ESPN Radio’s “Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz” apologized Monday for asking listeners if it was “funny” that Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac tore his ACL after being the first player to stand during the national anthem once the NBA restarted. Isaac famously stood as teammates and opponents kneeled during the national anthem last week and on Saturday suffered the devastating injury. […]