Ronald Grover

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

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Disney Employs Feng Shui Master for Shanghai Disneyland to Avoid Past Foreign Park Flops

Disney Employs Feng Shui Master for Shanghai Disneyland to Avoid Past Foreign Park Flops

Despite the positive reaction of many visitors, social media is rife with complaints about the food and admission prices at the $4.4 billion park, which officially opens on June 16.

IAC to Take on Cable, Satellite Operators with Video Streaming Service

IAC to Take on Cable, Satellite Operators with Video Streaming Service

Thirty years after launching the media-altering Fox TV network, Barry Diller considers a video offering.

TV Networks Expect Higher 'Upfront' Ad Sales After Years of Declining Dollars

TV Networks Expect Higher 'Upfront' Ad Sales After Years of Declining Dollars

Despite losing viewers to Netflix and others, network executives say they deliver more eyeballs.

ESPN Subscriber Losses, Foreign Operations Lead to Disney Earnings Miss

ESPN Subscriber Losses, Foreign Operations Lead to Disney Earnings Miss

The success of 'Star Wars' and 'Zooptopia' are not enough to offset currency losses and reduced earnings at the media giant's foreign theme park operations.

Disney Blockbusters Expected to Ring up Earnings Hike Despite Weakened ESPN

Disney Blockbusters Expected to Ring up Earnings Hike Despite Weakened ESPN

'Star Wars' and Zootopia lift studio earnings, helping Disney's consumer product unit as well.

Spanish Media Giant Univision Again Puts Off Planned IPO -- sources

Spanish Media Giant Univision Again Puts Off Planned IPO -- sources

The IPO market is still weak, but media company share prices are recovering.

Disney's Captain America Comes to Rescue Company from ESPN's Shrinking Subs

Disney's Captain America Comes to Rescue Company from ESPN's Shrinking Subs

With 'Captain America: Civil War' hitting screens, Disney's string of blockbusters is poised to continue

Fox Revenue Beats Expectations on Strength of 'Deadpool,' US Presidential Race

Fox Revenue Beats Expectations on Strength of 'Deadpool,' US Presidential Race

The Ryan Reynolds movie about a foul-mouthed superhero has been the surprise hit of 2016.

'Star Wars,' Theater Upgrades Propel AMC to Record Earnings

'Star Wars,' Theater Upgrades Propel AMC to Record Earnings

The nation's second-largest theater chain recently acquired smaller theater chain Starplex and in March agreed to pay $1.1 billion for Carmike Cinemas.