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Disney+ passes 100m subs

Disney+, Disney’s SVoD platform, has surpassed 100 million global paid subscribers since launching 16 months ago. Bob Chapek, The Walt Disney Company CEO, made the announcement during the Company’s virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders on March 9th. “The enormous success of Disney+, which has now surpassed 100 million subscribers, has inspired us to be even […]

March 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

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

Analyst: Disney+ subs to exceed Netflix

Analyst firm Digital TV Research forecasts that the number of subscribers to Disney+ (294 million) will overtake the Netflix total (286 million) in 2026. However, Disney+ will only have more subscribers than

February 15, 2021

Disney+ hits 95m subs

Disney+ has signed up nearly 95 million subscribers in just over a year. Disney’s latest quarterly results showed continued meteoric growth for the SVoD platform, which first launched in November 2019. Disney+ had 94.9 million paid subscribers as of January 2nd 2021, compared to 86.8 million in early December 2020. Disney+ far exceeded the company’s […]

February 12, 2021

Data: Amazon half of new UK SVoD sign-ups in Q4

Kantar, the data, insights and consulting company has published Q4 2020 results from its Entertainment On Demand service in the UK. With 12.9 million subscriptions taken out last year, the service reveals the following consumer behaviours in the three months to December 2020: Amazon Prime membership jumped again in Q4, with 53.5 per cent of […]

January 21, 2021

Data: 1.6m US homes watch WandaVision premiere

Disney+ had one of its highest profile debuts to date this past weekend as its first Marvel Studios scripted TV series, WandaVision, premiered on the streaming service. According to data from Samba TV, 1.6 million US households watched WandaVision on Disney+ on January 15th through January 18th. Some 1.1 million households watched both of the […]

January 20, 2021

Singapore: Disney+ joining StarHub

StarHub has signed an exclusive agreement with The Walt Disney Company to become the official distributor of Disney+ in Singapore with StarHub’s TV, mobile and broadband offerings. When Disney+ launches on February 23rd, StarHub’s TV, mobile and broadband customers will be able to watch all six Disney content brands on the streaming service through their […]

January 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Data: The Mandalorian most pirated show of 2020

Disney+’s The Mandalorian has earned the dubious honour of being the most-pirated TV show in 2020, acccording to data from TorrentFreak.The Star Wars spin-off series decrowned Game of Thrones which has dominated the chart for the last several years. Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys came in second place and HBO’s Westworld completed the top three. […]

January 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Data: Record viewership for Mandalorian s2 finale

The season 2 finale of Disney+’s The Mandalorian had the internet ablaze all weekend, after debuting on the streaming platform on December 18th. Some 1.1 million US households streamed The Mandalorian finale on its launch date, according to Samba TV. That was the largest premier-day viewership of any episode this season, drawing 100,000 more households than […]

December 22, 2020

Disney+ goes live in Latin America

Disney+ is now available in Latin America and across the Caribbean. The launch of The Walt Disney Company’s subscription streaming service marks another chapter in its global expansion, and brings Latin American subscribers permanent access to the platform. Disney+ is the exclusive home in Latin America for all the available content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, […]

November 18, 2020