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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

The Old Man coming to Disney+ UK

Disney has announced that original series The Old Man, a new drama starring Jeff Bridges, will be coming soon to Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry, The Old Man centres on Dan Chase, played by Bridges, who absconded from the CIA […]

April 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sex Pistols series debuts in May on Disney+

Disney has announced that FX’s Pistol, the limited series about the legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle, will premiere on May 31st on the Disney+ streaming service in the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. All six episodes will be available at launch. Based on Jones’ 2017 […]

March 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ orders The Full Monty series

Disney+ has confirmed a new limited series The Full Monty from the makers of the celebrated, British movie. The UK Original series will premiere on Disney+ globally, Star+ in Latin America and Hulu in the US. Some 25 years on from the BAFTA-winning film, the series will follow the original band of brothers as they […]

March 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Under the Banner of Heaven for Disney+ UK

Disney has announced that FX’s Under the Banner of Heaven, the limited series from Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black starring Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones, will soon be available on Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK & Ireland. The series, inspired by the true crime bestseller by Jon Krakauer, follows the events that […]

March 9, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Discovery reports “exceptional year”

Discovery has reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31st 2021. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery, said: “2021 was by all measures an exceptional year for our company, in which we achieved significant operational, financial, and strategic objectives. We grew our global DTC paying subscribers to 22 million, […]

February 24, 2022

Disney’s FX becomes multiplatform brand

As FX increases its programming output, Disney announces that the brand is evolving to reflect the global role it now plays entertaining audiences across Disney’s direct-to-consumer and linear services, including Hulu and the FX and FXX linear channels in the US, Star+ in Latin America, and Disney+ in all other territories. Aligning with the Company’s […]

December 7, 2021

Analysis: Disney tops 100m US SVoD subs

Disney surpassed a milestone this quarter, topping 100 million subscribers to its streaming services in the US for the first time in early Q4 2021, according to research firm Ampere Analysis. By the end of this quarter, the wide content portfolio and aggressive pricing offered by the Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ bundle will further boost […]

November 29, 2021

Disney extends Mediacom, NCTC carriage deals

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution and Mediacom Communications Corporation have announced a new comprehensive agreement to continue to deliver Disney’s line-up of sports, news, kids, family and general entertainment content to Mediacom customers in the US. As part of the distribution agreement, Mediacom will now offer the ACC Network to its subscriber base, allowing fans […]

August 23, 2021

Disney+ announces raft of new Star Originals

Disney+ has announced over 20 titles will premiere exclusively as Star Originals in the UK & Ireland including Pam & Tommy, Welcome to Wrexham, and Fleishman is in Trouble. Additionally, The Kardashian Jenner upcoming series will stream exclusively on Star on Disney+ with a tentative debut later this year. Star is the new general entertainment brand on […]

June 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare