Disney Reports Earnings, but Focus Is on Its Streaming Service


Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney By LOS ANGELES — Disney’s coming Netflix-style streaming service most definitely has Wall Street’s attention. On an earnings-related conference call on Tuesday, analysts did not pepper Robert A. Iger, the Walt Disney Company’s chief executive, with questions about the entertainment company’s mixed quarterly results, which climbed but not as much as expected. Instead, the hourlong conversation focused almost entirely on what some people in Hollywood have started to call Disneyflix. The still-unnamed service, which Disney plans to introduce late next year, represents a make-or-break plan to address threats to its…

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