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Obi-Wan Kenobi debuts in May on Disney+

Obi-Wan Kenobi, the new limited series from Lucasfilm, will debut exclusively on Disney+ on May 27th. Two episodes will be available at launch. The six episode series sees Ewan McGregor reprising his role as the iconic Jedi Master, whilst Hayden Christensen will also return as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. Both actors last portrayed the […]

February 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: Mandalorian most popular Star Wars streaming title

A wide number of Star Wars titles have proved popular during the streaming era in the UK, according to data from streaming guide JustWatch. Despite being released 40 years ago, the original Star Wars trilogy are still among the most successful movies in the franchise. The live action spin-offs from that trilogy – Disney+ series […]

May 4, 2021

Data: Record viewership for Mandalorian s2 finale

The season 2 finale of Disney+’s The Mandalorian had the internet ablaze all weekend, after debuting on the streaming platform on December 18th. Some 1.1 million US households streamed The Mandalorian finale on its launch date, according to Samba TV. That was the largest premier-day viewership of any episode this season, drawing 100,000 more households than […]

December 22, 2020

Mandalorian s2 draws 73% more viewers for Disney+

The Mandalorian returned with its second season on October 30th, drawing 1.04 million US households on the day it premiered on Disney+, according to Samba TV data. That’s an increase of 73 per cent compared to the live-action Star Wars show’s season 1 premiere on Novemver 12th 2019. One of Disney+’s first original offerings, The […]

November 3, 2020