Advanced Television


Hamilton leverages DZS tech

DZS, a global player in access networking and cloud software solutions, has announced an expanded relationship with its long-time customer Hamilton Telecommunications, which is expanding its gigabit services capable footprint to newly acquired customers in 21 towns in Central Nebraska. Leveraging Nebraska’s Public Services Commission’s Broadband Bridge Grant Programme, new Hamilton customers in these communities […]

August 16, 2022

Trevor: The Musical on Disney+ in June

Disney has announced that the filmed version of the Off-Broadway stage production Trevor: The Musical will debut on June 24th exclusively on the Disney+ streaming service. Trevor: The Musical, produced by RadicalMedia, follows a 13-year-old on a turbulent journey of self-discovery. After an embarrassing incident at school, Trevor must summon the courage to forge his […]

May 13, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Survey: 66% online audiences viewed new art form in lockdown

Marquee TV, the performing arts streaming service offering opera, dance, theatre, and music on demand service, has partnered with Indigo, the experts in audience insight for the cultural sector, to research attitudes towards cultural content offered online and what audiences are looking for in a post-Covid world. The two companies have unveiled their findings to […]

April 15, 2021

Data: American Utopia finds new audiences on HBO

It has been a year of big Broadway shows coming into viewer’s living rooms, with Hamilton on Disney+, a Sky partnership with the National Theatre, and now American Utopia hitting the small screen. And, like Hamilton, David Byrne’s musical has reached a far larger audience in one week of streaming than it did in 106 […]

October 29, 2020

Disney+ 60.5m subs as parks crater

Disney CEO Bob Chapek has revealed that the company’s SVoD platform, Disney+, now has 60.5 million global subscribers. It is now in the 60 million – 90 million range that it originally told investors it would get to by 2024. Disney+ debuted in November of last year. The company previously announced in April that the […]

August 5, 2020

Disney+ adds Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You

One week after premiering Hamilton, the filmed version of the original Broadway production, the Disney+ streaming platform has added a new cast reunion special conversation, Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You, to its line-up. Hosted by ABC News’ Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You is an intimate […]

July 10, 2020

Hamilton draws over 750,000 new Disney+ subs

A filmed version of the Hamilton Broadway theatre production premiered to much fanfare on the Disney+ streaming platform on July 3rd. Consequently, the Disney+ app was downloaded 752,451 times globally between July 3rd and July 5th, including 458,796 times in the US alone, according to a report in Variety, citing analytics firm Apptopia. It means […]

July 7, 2020

Disney+ unveils Summer Movie Nights line-up

This summer, Disney+ has announced a ‘Summer Movie Nights’ line-up of brand new original and newly announced  movies coming to the streaming service. Beginning July 3rd with the Disney+ premieres of Hamilton, the filmed version of the original Broadway production, and Frozen 2, there will be blockbuster movies premiering every week. The Summer Movie Nights […]

June 30, 2020

Disney+ launching in 8 more European countries

The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment has set September 15th as the launch date for Disney+ in eight new markets across Western and Northern Europe. The streaming service will launch in Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Belgium and Luxembourg and will retail at the following prices: €6.99 (monthly)/€69.99 (annually) in Portugal, Belgium, […]

June 23, 2020

Disney+ scraps 7-day free trial

The Disney+ streaming service has axed its seven-day free trial. The deal had been in place since the platform’s debut in the US in November 2019. The timing of the promotion’s demise would seem to not be coincidental, with two key titles set for release next week; animated movie sequel Frozen 2 (which got an […]

June 22, 2020