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Disney’s wonderful world may be too good to last

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Disney has been on a tear the past few years, thanks to popular channels like ESPN, its “Star Wars” and Marvel superhero franchises, and improving results at its global parks. Now comes the hard part. CEO Robert Iger’s contract runs out next year, creating management uncertainty just as Disney needs to keep its lucrative television offerings relevant in a world increasingly dominated by streaming services. The company faces “a time of transition” as consumers abandon expensive cable subscriptions, said Morgan…

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Donald Trump, Brian Williams, Caitlyn Jenner among TV’s most eye-popping in 2015

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It’s been a year of shifting sands in late night. A year of broken trust in two vastly different TV personalities. And a year when presidential debates became must-see TV. Here’s a rundown of 10 big television happenings in 2015: — SAY ‘GOOD NIGHT’: Late-night TV’s transformation began in January, when Larry Wilmore‘s new “Nightly Show” claimed the Comedy Central slot previously held by Stephen Colbert‘s “Colbert Report.” Then in February, Jon Stewart announced he was leaving Comedy Central’s “The…

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Ad blockers rise as ads annoy, bog down websites

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When you visit a website, you often find yourself waiting and waiting for advertisements to load. Video starts playing automatically, and animated ads jump in front of what you were there to see. The seconds tick by. It doesn’t have to be this way. There are easy ways to block such annoyances, and Apple is now permitting apps that block ads in its Web browser for iPhones and iPads. All this might help users navigate, but it also threatens the…

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 eps leaked hours before premiere

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Some people just cannot wait. Make that almost a million people. Game of Thrones season five, set to premiere on HBO Sunday evening, began emerging from piracy networks and downloaded more than three-quarter million times. The pirated copies appeared on torrent sites around 10 p.m. Eastern Time Saturday, only a day before its official launch. Through 7 a.m. Sunday, more than 550,000 individual clients leaked the first four episodes of GoT worldwide, reports Todd Spangler of Variety. Copyright intelligence firm Excipio estimates that…

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