Date: 6th February 2001

Millionaire, Theme Park's Boost Disney

Disney reported today (Tuesday) higher-than-expected earnings in its first quarter, as revenue from Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and its theme parks offset steep losses in its Internet opeations. The company reported a profit of $341 million versus $278 million a year ago, a 23-percent advance. In early NYSE trading, Disney rose to $32, up nearly 5 percent.

Source: Studio Briefing