All of the high-profile content ESPN pays billions of dollars a year to show - stuff like National Basketball Association games, NLF games, top-tier college football - none of that will be on ESPN's new service.
Burbank, California-based Disney's first-quarter profit surged to $4.42 billion or $2.91 per share from $2.48 billion or $1.56 per share previous year.
Its adjusted EPS came in at $1.89 versus $1.61 expected by analysts, according to Thomson Reuters.
Airstrikes pound rebel region of Syria; 55 dead
The UN said it had a plan to reach 700,000 people with relief in the next two months, if it can get the permission to proceed. The White Helmets said airstrikes targeting the village of Termala in Idlib on Tuesday killed three people.
The strength of its parks offset weakness at ESPN, its Hollywood studio, its consumer-products unit and its broadcast network - each of which saw profits decline.
Adjusted EPS does not include a $1.6 billion benefit related to recent changes in USA tax law and certain other one-time items.
GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives is out with a first glance at the entertainment giant's quarterly show, calling the performance "solid", even if revenue was a "mixed bag". The streaming service will be priced at $4.99 per month, Iger said. The streaming service will also offer up documentaries about people and events in sports, while the redesigned app will feature scores, highlights, news, and more.
Disney is launching a new subscription called ESPN Plus, CEOBob Iger announced Tuesday.
BAMTech, which Disney has invested billions of dollars in, and runs streaming for HBO, MLB, WWE (WWE - Free Report), will power this new service.
Disney also announced Tuesday that it has hired "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss to create a new series of "Star Wars" movies, separate from a new trilogy that will be developed by director Rian Johnson.
Parks and resorts appeared to be Disney's strongest segment, with revenue up 13 percent and operating income up 21 percent. Cable networks revenues for the quarter increased 1 percent to $4.5 billion and operating income decreased 1 percent to $900 million.
USA reviews nuclear arsenal in wake of Nokor threats
James Acton, a nuclear weapons specialist at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said that offer seems disingenuous. China foreign ministry says U.S. should focus on promoting regional stability instead of diversifying its nuclear arsenal.
In its first statement about the effort, Disney described it in broad terms, only confirming that the service will include a host of games from every major sports organisation in the United States and purchasable add-ons for those who want to follow individual sports like baseball, hockey, and soccer.
Following the deadline, NY plans to play younger athletes such as Frank Ntilikina and guard Trey Burke more often, sources said. The Knicks entered their game against the Bucks four games out of eighth place in the Eastern Conference, having lost 10 of 14.
Emily Clarke and her friends live in Wellington, so have been through a few quakes, but "this one was definitely bigger". Scenes of widespread structural damage in the streets have been shown on numerous Facebook live videos filmed by locals.
The crash triggered fear among public that it was a terror attack in the heart of the Chinese financial hub. The police said that the driver, identified as Chen, 40, was not concentrating on the road and was smoking.
If you want to cut your kids' screen time, you can put restrictions on how long they can play or limit play time to certain hours. The system will send a notification to the child when playtime is coming to an end, giving them enough time to save progress.
He looked set to claim the solo lead on Friday until he overcooked his chip shot at the par-four 17th for a soft bogey. As soon as his winning putt dropped Sunday on the 18 green at TPC Scottsdale , Gary Woodland pointed to the sky.
Moore of Millbrook is facing 11 counts related to a criminal sexual conduct investigation involving a person under 13. Alabama police, where Moore surrendered said his wife was also detained but was not cooperating, the article stated.
Free agent third baseman and Yankees fan favorite Todd Frazier will be taking his talents, and his thumbs, to Flushing. But he has stated he would be more comfortable at second base, which makes the signing of Frazier a sound choice.
People, including several prominent Democrats, noted on social media that $1.50 per week is not a significant pay bump. Ryan Democratic opponent, Randy Bryce, responded to Ryan's tweet while promoting a new fund-raising opportunity.
Swedish prosecutors had already dropped their investigation over sexual assault and rape allegations, which he denies. The 46-year-old sought refuge in London's Ecuadorian Embassy in 2012 to escape extradition to Sweden.
Doctors suggest seeing a physician if you start having any of the flu symptoms including: headaches, body aches and/or fever. The heavy flu season has also put a strain in places on some medical supplies, including IV bags, and flu medicine.
He blocked Brazilian winger Kenedy's shot with his chest, then dived to his left to palm away Perez's effort from the rebound. Palace manager Roy Hodgson thought his side's performance after half time deserved a maximum points haul.
Colts Name Josh McDaniels Head Coach
Perhaps McDaniels is waiting to see if Belichick is preparing his retirement - Belichick didn't entertain those questions Monday. Patricia did the same after the Patriots' emotional loss, then welcomed the Lions job with open arms less than 24 hours later.
Militant Escapes from Indian Police Custody in Kashmir
The attack ended with the terrorists escaping into the narrow lanes and bylanes of downtown Srinagar , a police official said. But while entering the hospital premises, two to three militants waiting for them opened fire injuring two cops.
Samsung Group head gets suspended jail term
Samsung reported record profit last week disclosing numbers that it's chip business pulls in more revenue than the intel corp. It said as well that just 3.6 billion won had been paid in bribes, and not the 7.2 billion won the lower court had ruled.
Deputy fatally shot while investigating a stolen vehicle
Adams County Deputy Heath Gumm was shot and killed the night of Jan 24 while search for a suspect related to an assault call. The governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff on public buildings until sunset on the day of Deputy Flick's funeral.