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All American Horror Story on Disney+ UK

From April 27th, all 10 seasons of American Horror Story will be available to stream on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland. Iconic seasons such as Murder House, Freak Show and Coven will join Double Feature and 1984, bringing together every episode of the horror anthology franchise to stream in one place. The cult-favourite show […]

April 13, 2022

Streaming drama could be a horror show

This columnist’s conviction that Netflix’s business model is fundamentally a plate-spinning act, with the same potential mishaps, has waxed and waned as results have continued to boom, with just the odd bump in the road. But the conviction has never gone away completely, even as the company seemed to reach the status of 800lb gorilla […]

February 14, 2022

Report: Cultural differences impact TV series demand

Findings from a report on the connection between local age ratings, cultural factors and TV show audience demand in key markets worldwide analyses the age ratings and cultural content of five popular US-originated TV shows worldwide. The report, Global TV Snapshot: Culture, Age Ratings and Audience Demand, from global entertainment technology and data company Spherex […]

February 4, 2022

Disney’s FX becomes multiplatform brand

As FX increases its programming output, Disney announces that the brand is evolving to reflect the global role it now plays entertaining audiences across Disney’s direct-to-consumer and linear services, including Hulu and the FX and FXX linear channels in the US, Star+ in Latin America, and Disney+ in all other territories. Aligning with the Company’s […]

December 7, 2021

New AHS, Lego Star Wars Halloween Special on Disney+

Disney has announced thay Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales will premiere on October 1st as a part of Disney+’s ‘Hallowstream’ celebration, that will also see American Horror Stories and American Horror Story: Double Feature debut on the Star brand. The new animated special from Lucasfilm and the Lego Group continues the legacy of collaboration between […]

August 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Netflix: “48m have watched Ratched”

Netflix, normally cagey over viewer numbers, has trumpeted the success of its original TV series Ratched. The One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest prequel spin-off, starring Sarah Paulson as a younger Mildred Ratched, has become the platform’s most watched debut season of 2020.  Netflix revealed via Twitter: “In its first 28 days, 48 million members […]

October 19, 2020By Nik Roseveare