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Disney is eliminating a beloved free perk at its U.S. theme parks

Cutting the line at your favorite Disney theme park attractions is now going to cost you. Disney DIS, +1.08% is set to roll out a...

If your employer fires you because you won’t get the COVID vaccine, don’t expect to collect unemployment

Each day more employers are telling employees they need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to work in person or risk being fired. On Thursday CNN...

How to watch the Tokyo Olympics for (mostly) free

It’s been delayed a year, will have almost no fans in attendance and there’s a 13-hour time difference with the U.S. East Coast, but the...

What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like...

Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in August 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu is loaded for August, with some big names, highly anticipated originals and new seasons of fan favorites on the way. The biggest of the...

Game on? Netflix hires first videogame executive, signaling a new approach

Netflix Inc. announced its first major videogame hire Wednesday, potentially signaling a move beyond its streaming-video roots. Netflix NFLX, +1.34% hired Mike Verdu as vice...

Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in July 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu doesn’t have many originals coming in July, but will try to make up for that with a ton of older movies. The Disney DIS,...

‘Dear Intern: it gets better.’ Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter users backing the HBO Max intern behind the ‘Integration Test Email’ fail

Dear Intern: We’ve all been there.  HBO Max subscribers received a baffling email on Thursday night with the subject line “Integration Test Email # 1,”...

Is AT&T’s Stock Price Too Low? How Much It’s Worth After WarnerMedia Spin.

Text size AT&T said it would “reset” its dividend as part of the transaction, to a payout ratio of about 40% of free cash flow....

Disney fan complains that Walt Disney World is becoming too ‘woke’ — here’s what’s changed at the park and why

A self-described longtime fan of Walt Disney World penned an op-ed blasting the company for making changes to popular attractions in the name of “wokeness.”...

Disney fan complains Walt Disney World is becoming too ‘woke’ and new home sales surge past expectations as builders race to meet demand

Happy Friday MarketWatchers. We’re almost done with our money challenge! Next week we’ll be focusing on taking action to reach our money goals. Make sure...

Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in May 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu has a little something for everyone this May. The Disney DIS, +0.72% -controlled streaming service will launch the third and final season of Aidy...

Bingeing March Madness: Here’s how to stream the 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament

There are plenty of ways to stream March Madness, but for hardcore cord-cutters, the options are severely limited. The 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament tips off...

Here’s the best of what international corporate leaders have been discussing on earnings calls

As much as U.S. companies have suffered from the pandemic, their global competition has struggled even more. Fourth-quarter earnings per share for S&P 500 companies...

Here’s everything coming to Hulu in February 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu has a pair of Oscar contenders coming in February. The Walt Disney Co. DIS, +0.88% -controlled streaming service will release “Nomadland” (Feb. 19), the...

What will streaming bring in 2021? Here are 5 developments to watch

In 2020, most of us streamed a lot more shows than we otherwise might have, thanks to coronavirus stay-at-home orders. But the pandemic also set...

Christopher Nolan says Warner Bros. streaming shakeup ‘makes no economic sense,’ rips HBO Max as ‘the worst streaming service’

“ “Some of our industry’s biggest filmmakers and most important movie stars went to bed the night before thinking they were working for the greatest...

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to debut on HBO Max and in theaters Christmas Day

Gal Gadot stars in “Wonder Woman 1984.” Warner Bros./Courtesy Everett Collection The coronavirus pandemic has all but shuttered Hollywood’s box office for much of the...

Comcast stock rises after ‘astounding’ growth in cable

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Shares of Comcast Corp. are heading higher Thursday after the media giant topped revenue expectations across all three of its business segments...

Under new rules for reopening theme parks in California, Disneyland will have to wait

New reopening rules announced by California authorities on Tuesday would require theme parks like Disneyland to wait until their county meets a so-called “yellow” tier....

Tucker Carlson lashes out at those who exposed writer’s racist posts

Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight ” on Fox News. AP NEW YORK — Fox News’ Tucker Carlson said Monday that his former writer...

How the Pandemic is Driving Innovation in Sports Business

July 13, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The global health crisis has turned the world upside down, impacting...

Disney will overhaul Splash Mountain ride amid criticism over connections to racist film — here’s the movie they chose for the new theme

Disney DIS, -1.93% will revamp the popular ride Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, the company said Thursday, after facing criticism that the...

Disney earnings leave more questions than answers as coronavirus pressures theme parks and more

Walt Disney Co.’s latest earnings prompted more questions than answers and left many dreaming about better days that could come years down the line. Shares...

Abigail Disney attacks Disney decision to furlough workers: ‘What the actual f—?’

Disney just got deluged by another Abigail Disney tweetstorm. The granddaughter of Walt Disney’s late brother, Roy Disney, slammed the Walt Disney Co.’s DIS, +0.63%...