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Disney soars on parks and movies but ESPN lags

Chief executive Robert Iger says plans to turn things around include mobile offerings and ESPN-branded subscription streaming service
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 05:50

Disney characters Mickey and Mini Mouse posing in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle to mark the 25th anniversary of Disneyland - originally Euro Disney Resort - in Marne-La-Vallee, France.

New York

THE Walt Disney Co reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Tuesday, with theme park profits climbing 20 per cent and movie income soaring 21 per cent. But Robert Iger, Disney's chief executive, once again found himself peppered with questions about the health of ESPN

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