Disney & Starz Conflict Over the Launch of Star+
Streaming - Television

Disney is set to launch its standalone Star+ streaming service in Latin America in August, but Starz has filed complaints in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina alleging Disney is infringing on its brand id...

The Verge
June 11, 2021

CRUELLA | Louis Vuitton
Brand News - Fashion - Partnerships - Streaming - Theatrical

Walt Disney Studios partnered with iconic fashion brand Louis Vuitton on a promotion surrounding the release of CRUELLA. The partnership consisted of Walt Disney Studios collaborating with Louis Vu...

Disney Plans to Close 100 Channels this Year
Streaming - Television

CEO Bob Chapek (pictured) announced that Disney will shutter 100 more international TV channels in 2021 during a virtual Q&A at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications conferen...

Kidscreen
May 26, 2021

Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max the Real Winners in the Streaming Wa...
Streaming - Television

"Who are the winners in streaming TV's explosion? Looking at subscriber gains alone, Disney+ seems like the clear frontrunner. The new kid on the block more than doubled its subscriber base over th...

Business Insider
May 24, 2021

Disney Upfront Spotlights Inclusion, Cross-Platform Endeavors
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

“Give us your money. You might as well, we’re Disney. We’re going to get it one way or the other, right? How about this? Give us your money or we’ll kill Baby Yoda,” quipped ABC’s late-nig...

Variety
May 19, 2021

Star Wars: The Bad Batch | G Fuel
Beverages - CPG - Partnerships - Streaming

Disney Plus partnered with G Fuel on an exciting partnership celebrating the streaming series STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH. The partnership consisted of a promotion for the exciting series which takes ...

Walt Disney Studios
May 19, 2021

Disney+ Reports Slower Than Expected Subscriber Growth
Streaming

Wall Street analysts on Friday shared their takeaways from the Walt Disney Co.’s fiscal second-quarter earnings report, with slower-than-expected Disney+ subscriber growth in the spotlight. The str...

Hollywood Reporter
May 14, 2021

‘Jungle Cruise’ Coming to Theaters and Disney+ in July
Streaming - Theatrical

“Jungle Cruise,” a big-budget family adventure starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, will premiere simultaneously in theaters and on Disney Plus on July 30. The film will be available to rent ...

Variety
May 13, 2021

Streaming Giants Face Uptick in Subscriber Churn
Streaming - Television

Netflix, Disney+ and others gained customers amid COVID-19 lockdowns. But as consumers increasingly leave home, executives' focus may turn to customer retention. After a year in which COVID-19 stay-at...

Hollywood Reporter
April 30, 2021

Paramount+ Starts Spanning The Globe As Streamers Go Internati...
Streaming - Television

After the arrival of four major new streaming services in late-2019 and early-2020, this year is when the competition is going global. One of the newest worldwide hopefuls is a Stateside pioneer. Par...

Deadline
April 19, 2021

To Binge or Not to Binge: Inside Streamers’ Scheduling D...
Streaming

With content proliferating, streaming platforms even Netflix  are experimenting with different release models for their programming. Season two of The Circle premiered on Netflix Wednesday, and like ...

Hollywood Reporter
April 16, 2021

Disney+ Unveils First U.K. Scripted Slate
Streaming

Sally Wainwright and Sid Gentle Films are among those making Brit shows for the streamer — which launched in Europe just over a year ago and recently confirmed a new unscripted series with David Beck...

Hollywood Reporter
April 16, 2021

How the Streaming Wars are Really About IP
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

For years, rumors persisted that Lucasfilm was developing movies based on “Star Wars” characters Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi. But by 2018, after disappointing box office returns for other stand-alo...

Variety
April 15, 2021

Survey: 39% Say Netflix Has Best Original Content of All Strea...
Streaming

Netflix’s multibillion-dollar content spending continues paying off: The lion’s share of U.S. consumers say the streamer has the best original programming, according to a new Morgan Stanley survey...

Variety
April 14, 2021

Falcon and the Winter Soldier | London Eye
Attractions - Partnerships - Streaming - Television

THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER have turned to the famous London Eye to help promote their new Marvel streaming series.

Disney Plus | London Eye
March 30, 2021

Disney shifts releases for Black Widow, Cruella & more fi...
Streaming - Theatrical

As moviegoing slowly begins to rebound in the U.S., it appears Hollywood studios aren’t yet ready to release their biggest blockbuster hopefuls on the big screen. All that is to say Disney has mass...

Variety
March 24, 2021

Special Report: New ‘TV Normal’ Here to Stay
Streaming - Television

One of the ways Americans reacted to pandemic restrictions during 2020 was to load up on TV streaming services to help fill their shelter-at-home time. But according to Hub Entertainment Research’s...

Advanced Television
March 24, 2021

Falcon and the Winter Soldier | Xbox
Gaming - Partnerships - Streaming - Television

Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios collaborated with Microsoft Xbox to promote the release of THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER. 

Disney Plus | Xbox
March 23, 2021

WandaVision | Ulta Beauty
CPG - Health & Beauty - Partnerships - Streaming

Marvel Studios and Disney partnered with Ulta Beauty to celebrate WANDAVISION streaming on Disney Plus.

Walt Disney Studios
March 22, 2021

Disney Forecast to Steal Netflix’s Crown as World’s Bigges...
Streaming

Netflix is forecast to lose its crown as the world’s biggest video streaming provider within three years, amid explosive growth at Disney after the launch of its rival on-demand service only 16 mont...

The Guardian
March 15, 2021

Raya and the Last Dragon and obé fitness
Health & Beauty - Partnerships - Streaming - Theatrical

Walt Disney Studios and Disney Plus partnered with obé  fitness on a promotion celebrating the release of RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON. The partnership consisted of Disney collaborating with...

Netflix Misses Out On Money that Disney Toys Rake In
Streaming - Toys

Chess sets commemorating a recently popular television series are selling for upwards of $99. But “The Queen’s Gambit,” Netflix Inc.’s hit miniseries about a fictional chess prodigy, isn’t t...

Bloomberg
March 11, 2021

Disney Plus Surpasses 100 Million Subscribers
Streaming

Disney Plus has officially surpassed 100 million subscribers, less than a year and a half after the streaming service launched. Executives announced the milestone during Disney’s annual shareholder...

The Verge
March 10, 2021

Disney’s Bob Chapek on the Future of Moviegoing, Disney Plus...
Attractions - Streaming - Theatrical

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Monday, Walt Disney Company chief exec Bob Chapek said he’s “not sure there’s going back” to pre-pandemic ...

Variety
March 2, 2021

How Disney Plus is winning by ripping up the streaming playboo...
Streaming - Television

Earlier this month, Netflix sent out an email announcing titles on its service for that week. The flurry of personalized (for the subscriber) titles included its teen romance hit To All the Boys: Alwa...

Fast Company
March 1, 2021

WandaVision’ Audience Bigger than Netflix’s ‘...
Streaming - Television

Despite not even having its entire first season available in January, Disney+’s “WandaVision” was unmatched in U.S. popularity by other titles across major video streaming platforms last month. ...

Variety
February 26, 2021

The Future of Marvel
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

It’s quite clear that we’ll get more Marvel series on Disney+ this year — potentially more than Star Wars series. March 5 marks the end of Season 1 of WandaVision. Then on March 19, The Falcon a...

Deadline
February 25, 2021

Want Families to Tune In? Consider Mysteries & Sci-fi
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

There’s no doubt that Disney+ has contributed to the rise in demand for family-friendly content, but now Parrot Analytics has the data to prove it. When the streamer launched in November 2019, deman...

Kidscreen
February 24, 2021

Disney Lifts Lid on Star: Exclusivity and Parental Control Key...
Streaming

There’s a new Star in the Disney galaxy. The Mouse House on Wednesday lifted the lid on its highly anticipated Star offering — the sixth tile within its international Disney Plus service — comi...

Variety
February 17, 2021

Disney+ Is Approaching 100 Million Subscribers, a Serious Thre...
Streaming

When Disney released its latest quarterly earnings report last Thursday, the big news was that its streaming service Disney+ reached 95 million subscribers globally as of January 2, almost quadruplin...

Forbes
February 16, 2021

Disney Plus Unveils Handful of European Originals for its Star...
Streaming

Disney has announced a slate of 10 European projects commissioned for streamer Disney Plus and upcoming general entertainment brand Star. French commissions include four-part Star original miniseries...

Variety
February 16, 2021

Disney+ Set to Surpass Netflix Subscribers by 2026
Streaming

New figures from Digital TV Research put Disney+ ahead of Netflix by 2026, with a global total of 294 million to Netflix’s 286 million. The report comes after Disney revealed that it ended Q1 2021 ...

Digital TV Europe
February 16, 2021

Disney Plus Pops to 95 Million Paid Subscribers
Streaming - Television

The streaming service notched 94.9 million customers worldwide as of Jan. 2, 2021, the company announced. That’s up more than 8 million in just one month, from 86.8 million paid subscribers ...

Variety
February 15, 2021

Why Disney May Shift to Being a Streaming-first Company
Streaming

CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” team discusses Disney’s latest earnings report and how the company has grown its streaming service with Heather Moosnick, former Hulu head of content partnerships, and Be...

CNBC
February 12, 2021

Disney Plus Pops to 95 Million Paid Subscribers
Streaming - Television

Disney Plus had the wind at its back to close out 2020: The streaming service notched 94.9 million customers worldwide as of Jan. 2, 2021, the company announced. That’s up more than 8 million in ju...

Variety
February 12, 2021

‘The Last of Us’ HBO Series Casts Pedro Pascal as Joel, ...
Gaming - Streaming - Television

The upcoming “The Last of Us” series adaptation at HBO has cast Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey in the role of Ellie, Variety has confirmed. Neil Druckmann, a writer and creative director f...

Variety
February 11, 2021

Disney+ will fuel Hasbro gains long after the pandemic is over...
Streaming - Toys

Hasbro is proving that it doesn’t need movie theaters to sell Star Wars toys. While the Rhode Island-based company saw sales of its licensed content from entertainment studios fall 12% to $1...

CNBC
February 8, 2021

From ‘WandaVision’ to ‘The Mandalorian,’ The Disney Pl...
Streaming - Television

Well, if you don’t have volume, you need quality. And if you have quality, you might as well spread it around. That has been the philosophy of Disney Plus so far, a service that had a very, very slo...

Forbes
February 8, 2021

How to Save Money on Streaming
Streaming

Many of us spend a lot of time streaming movies, TV shows, sports and other types of entertainment these days. And to get a full range of content, it means paying for a lot of different services. "Th...

CNN
February 5, 2021

Full 2021 SAG Awards Nominations
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

The nominations for the 27th SAG Award were announced Thursday in a virtual ceremony featuring Lily Collins and Daveed Diggs reading off nominees in 13 film and TV categories honoring the best acting ...

Deadline
February 4, 2021

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