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Study: 26% of YA feel lost when a TV series ends

Whilst over a third of young adults (36 per cent) look forward to the escapism that comes with new TV shows, a study commissioned by Samsung UK reveals that over a quarter (26 per cent) feel ‘lost’ or ‘empty’ when a TV series ends. The research reveals that on average young adults will spend seven […]

July 12, 2022

Disney, HYBE content collaboration

The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific and HYBE have announced a global content collaboration that will see both companies working together to showcase content from South Korea’s music and entertainment industry to the world stage. The agreement includes global distribution of five titles from HYBE, which include two exclusive series featuring K-pop icons BTS that […]

July 12, 2022

Disney appoints Finney EVP Content Curation

Kristen Finney has been named Executive Vice President, Content Curation, of Disney’s International Content and Operations (IC&O) group. The announcement was made by Rebecca Campbell, Chairman, International Content and Operations, to whom Finney will report.  In this newly created role, Finney will be responsible for managing the International Content strategy holistically across IC&O’s four regions […]

July 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Tron turning 40 on Disney+

July 9th marks 40 years since the iconic Tron movie was first released in cinemas. The fan-favourite film, along with its sequel Tron: Legacy (2010), and spin-off animated series Tron: Uprising all are available to stream on Disney+ for those seeking to celebrate the anniversary. The Tron films were truly revolutionary in the history of […]

July 5, 2022By Nik Roseveare

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