Before Disney reported its results, media analysts said they would be watching advertising trends at ESPN, the powerhouse cable sports network that Morgan Stanley estimates contributes about 8% of the company's revenue.
-- Dawn C. Chmielewski, Los Angeles Times
Photo: Visitors to Walt Disney Co.'s California Adventure theme park in Anaheim take in the "Ariel's Undersea Adventure" ride. Domestic theme parks helped drive a 12% gain in Disney's fiscal first-quarter profit. Credit; Paul Hiffmeyer / Disneyland Resort