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David Tennant, Danny Dyer, Aidan Turner, Alex Hassell join Rivals cast on Disney+

Disney+ has announced the casting line-up for the much anticipated eight-part series, “Rivals”, based on the celebrated novel by Jilly Cooper. The drama is being produced by Happy Prince, which is part of ITV Studios.  “Rivals” is part of Cooper’s Rutshire Chronicles, the iconic literary series packed full of wit, romantic entanglements, sex and unforgettable characters. The story is set […]

March 21, 2023

Disney+ announces cast for Kaiser Karl

Disney+ has unveiled the star-studded cast of its original series “Kaiser Karl,” which chronicles the rise of Karl Lagerfeld through the world of 1970s Parisian high fashion. In 1972, a 38-year-old Karl Lagerfeld aspired to become the most famous French fashion designer, at a time when Yves Saint Laurent reigned supreme. After meeting and falling […]

March 9, 2023

Tiny Beautiful Things on Disney+ UK this April

Disney+ has released the trailer for the upcoming original limited series Tiny Beautiful Things starring Kathryn Hahn and produced by ABC Signature and Hello Sunshine. All eight episodes of the series will be available on April 7th exclusively on Disney+ in the UK. Based on the best-selling collection by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows […]

March 7, 2023

Disney+, Miles Cyrus reunite for Endless Summer

Disney+ will celebrate multiplatinum-selling recording artist Miley Cyrus’ eighth studio album Endless Summer Vacation with an original special event, Miley Cyrus ‒ Endless Summer Vacation (Backyard Sessions). Cyrus serves as executive producer on the music-focused performance special from Disney Branded Television will showcase new music from Endless Summer Vacation, including Flowers, which has been No. […]

March 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Peter Pan & Wendy premieres on Disney+ in April

Peter Pan & Wendy, a live-action reimagining of the classic J.M. Barrie novel and the 1953 animated movie, will begin streamingexclusively on Disney+ from April 28th. Peter Pan & Wendy introduces Wendy Darling, a young girl looking to avoid boarding school who meets Peter Pan, a boy who refuses to grow up. Alongside her brothers and […]

February 28, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Report: 55% rise in time spent on ad-supported apps

TVision, the company measuring TV and CTV viewer engagement, has released its semi-annual report: The State of CTV Advertising. While viewers in the US increasingly embrace Ad Supported CTV (up 55 per cent) and FAST apps in particular, advertisers are seeking ways to understand the changing TV landscape and find solutions for critical measures such […]

February 24, 2023

Barb: Number of UK SVoD homes dips in Q4

Barb has released data from its Establishment Survey showing that 19.42 million UK homes (67.7 per cent of households) had access to an SVoD service in Q4 2022. This was a -0.6 per cent decrease from 19.54 million in Q3 2022. Netflix and NOW saw quarterly drops in the number of UK homes with access […]

February 17, 2023

Nielsen: Prime Video viewing up, Disney+ down in Jan

Nielsen’s January 2023 TV usage summary from The Gauge, the media measurement company’s monthly snapshot of total TV and streaming consumption in the US, revealed that January was defined by heavy TV usage, most notably of sports and broadcast content, and overall viewing was up 1.3 per cent compared to December 2022. Despite the monthly increase of […]

February 17, 2023

A Small Light premieres in May on Disney+ UK

The new limited series A Small Light focuses on the inspiring, real-life story of Miep Gies, who played a critical role in hiding Anne Frank and her family during the Nazi occupation in Amsterdam. Disney+ has announced that the series, produced by ABC Signature and Keshet Studios, will premiere on May 2nd on Disney+ in […]

February 16, 2023

Sam – A Saxon debuts on Disney+ in April

Disney+ has announcd that “Sam – A Saxon”, its first Original Series produced out of Germany, will premiere with all seven episodes on Disney+ on April 26th. “Sam – A Saxon” is based on the true story of Samuel “Sam” Njankouo Meffire, East Germany’s first Black police officer. The gripping series follows Sam on his […]

February 13, 2023