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More Short Circuit and Goofy in How to Stay at Home coming to Disney+

Disney+ and Walt Disney Animation Studios present two new Original Series this month: Season 2 of “Short Circuit Experimental Films” launches on August 4th, and the all-new, hand-drawn “Disney Presents Goofy in How to Stay at Home” trio of shorts on August 11th. Short Circuit, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ innovative and experimental short film program where anyone at the Studio can pitch […]

August 2, 2021

Pebble Gear launches Mickey and Friends & Cars tablets

Pebble Gear has announced the launch of its new Mickey and Friends & Cars kids’ tablets. Following on from the already successful Frozen 2 and Toy Story 4 tablets, the new range is aimed at 3 to 8-year-olds and is specifically designed to allow children to access digital content safely and securely. Free from in-app […]

October 28, 2020

Disney+ wins see reshuffle to focus on streaming

The Walt Disney Company has announced a strategic reorganisation of its media and entertainment businesses after the immense success of its Disney+ SVoD platform. Under the new structure, Disney’s creative engines will focus on developing and producing original content for the Company’s streaming services, as well as for legacy platforms, while distribution and commercialisation activities […]

October 13, 2020

Disney+ in 8 new European countries

Disney+ is continuing its international roll out and has launched in eight new European countries: Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Belgium and Luxembourg. The SVoD platform offers original movies and series, and thousands of television episodes from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, The Simpsons and more, Disney+ is the streaming home for […]

September 15, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Disney to close UK linear channels

Disney has confirmed that, from October 1st, its Disney+ D2C service will be the exclusive UK home for content from Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior – effectively ending the carriage of the linear channels by UK pay-TV platforms BT TV, Sky and Virgin Media. “The direct-to-consumer service, which garnered more that 54.5 million […]

June 26, 2020By Colin Mann