Tag Archives: ESPN

Are Cheerleaders in Disney Parks Poison?

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Visiting Disney is often portrayed as a significant reward for winning sports teams in media and entertainment. But this “reward” is given out so often to cheerleading teams that some have started to abuse it. Whether broken rules or broken etiquette, the bad behavior of cheer teams and their parents has frequently disrupted other guests’ vacations and poisoned the atmosphere ...

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Apple and Disney Consider Potential Merger

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Streaming is the way most viewers access shows, sports, and movies. Families have subscriptions to Disney+, Netflix, AppleTV, and ESPN, just a few of the streaming services available to viewers. According to Forbes, the average household subscribes to 2.8 streaming services. With so many streaming services available, these companies are constantly competing with one another. Disney and Apple are looking at ...

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Disney Could Lose Billions More After Fallout Goes Wrong

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The Walt Disney Company, often simply referred to as Disney, is one of the world’s most iconic and influential entertainment businesses. The Walt Disney Company was founded in 1923 by Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney, and the company has played a pivotal role in shaping the global entertainment industry. Disney was initially founded as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, ...

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Bob Iger Taps Former Execs…to Burn it All Down?

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Bob Iger has made some bold moves since coming back to The Walt Disney Company but today may have just been one of his boldest. The two-time CEO has been under fire recently for comments made about the recent writers and actors strikes saying that they are “disturbing” to him and that the Union demands are “unreasonable.” He has also ...

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ESPN Announcer Collapses On Air

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A tragedy on the airwaves. Shaka Hislop, an ESPN Broadcaster, collapsed live on-air Sunday. Hislop is a former Premier League soccer player from the United Kingdom, where he played for Newcastle, West Ham, and Portsmouth in the 1990s. Now he lends his expert voice to ESPN and gives commentary on soccer matches. Related: Activist Investor Wants Disney to Sell ESPN  ...

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ON ITS WAY: Disney’s Wonderful World of Sports Betting, brought to you by CEO Bob Chapek and ESPN

The Walt Disney Company is betting on Mickey Mouse. Looking to place a wager. All-in on working toward expanding Disney to the sports betting arena. However you want to say it, Disney is “aggressively” pursuing the development of a sports betting room in the big fat House of Mouse. Oh, and it’s in talks to add NFL Sunday Ticket to its ESPN ...

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Sports fans will say good-bye to ESPN Classic beginning January 1

Calling all sports fans: Disney has announced that beginning January 1, 2022, ESPN Classic will “go dark,” according to a report from The Sports Business Journal. According to the report, the cable channel, which went live in 1995 as the Classic Sports Network and was later acquired by ESPN, Inc., has been largely de-emphasized by the company (ESPN) over the ...

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