Ronald Grover

Ronald Grover covers the media industry and is the former Reuters and BusinessWeek Bureau Chief in Los Angeles.

Recent Articles By The Author

'Star Wars' Spinoff 'Rogue One' Prepares to Blast Off

'Star Wars' Spinoff 'Rogue One' Prepares to Blast Off

Despite a late start in marketing, Disney's 'Rogue One' could have a huge opening and end up being the year's biggest hit.

Epix Could Go Public in Wake of Lions Gate's Starz Acquisition

Epix Could Go Public in Wake of Lions Gate's Starz Acquisition

Lions Gate looks to 'maximize' its investment in the premium cable channel through an offering or sale after taking on $2.9 billion in debt in connection with the Starz deal.

How Sirius Buying Pandora Could Create a 'Music Powerhouse'

How Sirius Buying Pandora Could Create a 'Music Powerhouse'

A deal for the streaming music service would 'future proof' Sirius' business model and create a formidable media entity, says an analyst.

Disney Has Other Problems Besides Falling ESPN Subs

Disney Has Other Problems Besides Falling ESPN Subs

Disney Channel lost four million subscribers in last two years, Paris Park Stops Disney Royalty, Fee Payments

Disney CEO's Turnaround Talk Lifts Shares Despite Sluggish Earnings

Disney CEO's Turnaround Talk Lifts Shares Despite Sluggish Earnings

The entertainment giant's stock price recovers after CEO Bob Iger talks of 'robust growth' late next year.

Disney Earnings Live BLog

Disney Earnings Live BLog

TheStreet's Leon Lazaroff and Ron Grover break down the entertainment giant's fiscal fourth-quarter earnings report and conference call.

Disney's Hit-Making Studio May Not Be Enough This Quarter to Offset ESPN's Wobbly Performance

Disney's Hit-Making Studio May Not Be Enough This Quarter to Offset ESPN's Wobbly Performance

The entertainment giant's studio didn't release any box office blockbusters, while its sports network continues to lose subscribers.

Lions Gate Prepares for Starz Merger With Beats on Revenue, Earnings

Lions Gate Prepares for Starz Merger With Beats on Revenue, Earnings

The movie studio expects to wrap up its planned merger within the next few weeks.

Fox Hits Home Run, Beats on Earnings, Revenue on Strength of Cable Channels, Studio

Fox Hits Home Run, Beats on Earnings, Revenue on Strength of Cable Channels, Studio

CEO Rupert Murdoch says the media giant has no need to acquire companies, as he likes 'the mix we have.'

Comcast Flexes Olympic Muscles, Beats Estimates on Earnings, Revenue

Comcast Flexes Olympic Muscles, Beats Estimates on Earnings, Revenue

The cable operator reports its best video subscriber growth in the third quarter in 10 years, defying an industry trend.