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Whip Media Report: HBO Max, Disney+ lead in viewer satisfaction

HBO Max and Disney+ are the two streaming services that US viewers are most satisfied with according to a comprehensive new report from Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organisations. Whip Media’s new Streaming Satisfaction Report – which is based on survey results from nearly 2,500 […]

June 29, 2022

Forecast: Pay-TV & SVoD subs to pass 3bn in 2027

Research shows that online video subscription numbers continue to grow worldwide at impressive levels. Omdia’s Global: Pay TV & Online Video report finds that the global total increased from 1.14 billion at end-2020 to 1.34 billion at end-2021, up 17.7 per cent year-on-year. Omdia is forecasting a further 10.5 per cent growth in 2022 to […]

June 27, 2022

The Bob’s Burgers Movie on Disney+ UK in July

The Bob’s Burgers Movie will debut on the Disney+ streaming service in the UK and Ireland on July 13th. The Bob’s Burgers Movie is an animated, musical comedy-adventure based on the long-running Emmy-winning series. The story begins when a ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob’s Burgers, blocking the entrance […]

June 27, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365 on Disney+’s Youtube, Facebook

In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, Disney+ will celebrate its community of employees, talent, and fans with “Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365” premiering on June 30 at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on Disney+’s YouTube and Facebook. Through song and storytelling, the second annual iteration of Disney+’s Pride variety show […]

June 24, 2022

Disney+ UK reveals new content for 2022/23

Disney+ has announced raft of new titles set to premiere exclusively on the service in the UK & Ireland in 2022-23 including the psychological thriller The Patient starring Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson, Fleishman is in Trouble starring Jesse Eisenberg, Lizzy Caplan, Claire Danes, and Adam Brody; and Welcome to Chippendales starring Kumail Nanjiani. The much anticipated […]

June 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Santa Evita coming to Disney+ UK

Disney+ has announced that the new Latin American thriller series, Santa Evita, is set to premiere under the Star banner on the platform on July 26th in the UK and Ireland. The seven-episode fictional series, based on the best-selling book of the same name written by Argentinian author Tomás Eloy Martínez, follows the intriguing tale […]

June 22, 2022

Forecast: Media ad revenues up 9% in 2022

MAGNA has released the summer update of its Global Ad Forecast which predicts media owners advertising revenues will grow by +9 per cent in 2022 and by +6 per cent in 2023. Vincent Létang, EVP, Global Market Research at MAGNA and author of the report, said: “Most of the headwinds facing the advertising market this […]

June 15, 2022

Flee coming to Disney+ UK

Multi-award-winning, animated documentary Flee will debut on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland on July 15th. A powerful and innovative story exploring the refugee experience from the inside, the feature gives a voice to one man’s moving story. Told mostly through animation, Flee weaves together a tapestry of images and memories to tell the deeply […]

June 15, 2022

Disney+ and Netflix: Ads to the rescue?

A report from analysts at MoffettNathanson (MN) examines the recent decision by Netflix and Disney to re-examine their streaming strategies and in particular to launch ad-supported options. The Disney decision, for example, had been 3 years in the making. MN says that Netflix has the potential for much larger global ad growth, yet the domestic […]

June 14, 2022

Disney+ rolls in 60 additional countries

Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, will be available in 42 new countries and 11 new territories this week following the immediate launch in Greece, Turkey and countries in Central Eastern Europe, including Poland, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic and Croatia. Theseries of launches follow the arrival of the service in South Africa […]

June 14, 2022