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ITV Hub launches ITV2 Comedy Heroes

ITV Hub is offering a new comedy collection comprising of some of ITV2’s funniest shows. The ITV2 Comedy Heroes collection is now available on the ITV Hub streaming service and includes Seasons 1-3 of BAFTA-nominated sitcom Plebs plus all three seasons of the Stand Up Sketch Show. The collection also includes Timewasters (seasons 1 and […]

April 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Star goes live on Disney+, with price rise

Disney’s SVoD platform, Disney+, has rolled out its new Star brand in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Singapore. Fully integrated into Disney+ in these markets, Star has its own dedicated brand page featuring a collection of general entertainment movies, television, documentaries and more, along with Star-branded exclusive originals and local productions being created for […]

February 23, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Survey: Viewers turning to nostalgic TV for comfort

To mark the launch of Star on Disney+ on February 23rd, Radio Times has conducted a survey revealing how lockdown has impacted its readers’ TV viewing habits. Over 6,600 TV fans from across the UK took part in the survey, sharing some of their memorable moments from iconic series such as Lost, Family Guy and […]

February 22, 2021

Stewie Griffin The Mandaorian, introduce Disney+ parental controls

As Disney+ prepares to launch Star, and with it a slew of more adult-orientated content, the platform has enlisted Stewie Griffin of Family Guy fame and The Mandalorian actor Pedro Pascal to help spread the information around the new parental controls services available. To make sure Disney+ remains suitable for audiences of all ages, the […]

February 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ reveals full slate of Star content

Disney has announced the full slate of content that will be available at launch on Star – the sixth brand to launch on Disney+, joining the line-up that already includes Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney. Previously Disney had revealed just a handful of titles for Star, including original series Big Sky, but […]

January 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare