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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

Sony Spider-Man movies on Disney+ UK

Disney has announced that five Spider-Man movies will be launching on the Disney+ streaming service in the UK and Ireland on June 17th. The Sam Raimi directed classics – Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man 2 (2004) – starring Tobey Maquire as Peter Parker, will be joined by The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 […]

June 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Spain: Over 27m watch connected TV

Over 27 million Spaniards have access to TV content through a connected TV, representing 82 per cent of all local Internet users from 16 to 75 years old in the country, according to the Estudio de la Televisión Conectada 2022 report by IAB Spain. Six out of ten Internet users watch TV through a Smart […]

June 13, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Disney+ on Polsat

The Disney+ streaming service will debut in Poland on June 14th with offers on Polsat Box, Plus, Netia and Polsat Box Go. All are units of the Polsat Plus Group. In Polsat Box, Disney+ will be available in TV packages starting at PLN35 (€7.60) a month. Meanwhile, Plus will offer Disney+ free for a year […]

June 13, 2022

Chaudry, Holm join The Muppets Mayhem for Disney+

Disney+ has announced that Saara Chaudry (“The Mysterious Benedict Society,” “Holly Hobbie”) and Anders Holm (“Workaholics,” “Inventing Anna”) have been cast as Hannah and JJ in the highly anticipated live-action series, “The Muppets Mayhem,” joining previously announced stars, Lilly Singh (“A Little Late with Lilly Singh,” “Dollface”) and Tahj Mowry (“Smart Guy,” “Baby Daddy”). The […]

June 10, 2022

Defenders now in 4K on Disney+

Marvel Defenders titles on Disney+, which landed on the platform in March, have now been updated to 4K resolution. As well as season 1 of The Defenders, Marvel titles Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, The Punisher and Iron Fist are all now available to stream in Ultra HD. The series – which star Charlie Cox, […]

June 8, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ offers US military discount

US service members, military families, honourably discharged veterans, and other authorised Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers are now eligible to receive an exclusive offer of 25 per cent off their Disney+ annual subscription plans when they sign up at ShopMyExchange. Available to new and returning subscribers, this exclusive offer will provide discounted year-over-year […]

June 6, 2022

I Am Groot on Disney+ this August

Disney has announced that the latest Marvel Studios addition, I Am Groot, will launch on the Disney+ streaming platform on August 10th. I Am Groot is a collection of five original shorts starring Baby Groot, the popular tree-like organism from the Guardians of the Galaxy movies, and will feature several new and unusual characters. All […]

June 6, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse Of Madness on Disney+ this June

Disney+ has confirmed that Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness movie will be available to watch on the Disney+ streaming service from June 22nd. The movie sees Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverse the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront […]

June 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare