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Disney+ on Panasonic TVs

Panasonic has confirmed that Disney+ is now available on 4K Panasonic TVs released from 2017 onwards which feature the My Home Screen operating system. On compatible TVs the Disney+ app icon will become visible in the Application view. Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and […]

September 20, 2021

Monsters at Work debuts July 7 on Disney+

Disney+ has announced animated series Monsters at Work, a spin-off from the popular Monsters Inc movies, will begin streaming on July 7th, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday thereafter. Monsters At Work takes place the day after the Monsters Incorporated power plant started harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks […]

June 11, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Recast raises £5.9m in Series A funding

Recast, the UK based sports OTT platform, has raised £5.9 million (€6.7m) in its Series A round of investment. Recast said the success of the round follows increased demand from rights holders looking for alternative ways to monetise their video content as consumption and payment patterns continue to evolve. Among the investors is Simon Bax, […]

May 10, 2021

Disney+/cinema same day release for Black Widow, Cruella

Disney has announced new release details for a number of titles on Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming slate of films. The much delayed Marvel prequel movie Black Widow will now be released in both cinemas and on the Disney+ streaming platform on July 9th. Prior to that, the live-action Cruella movie, a prequel to 101 Dalamations, […]

March 24, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Data: 487k UK homes watched Disney+ Soul at Xmas

Viewing figures from TV data and analytics company Samba TV showcases how many UK households watched Soul on Disney+ and Doctor Who on BBC One over the festive period. Reflecting Covid-19 restrictions, regions in the stricter lockdowns led the way with higher viewing figures. Some 487,000 UK households watched the new Pixar movie Soul on […]

January 7, 2021

Analysis: Disney+, Apple TV+ make significant impact

Findings from a US consumer survey carried out by analyst firm Parks Associates suggest new OTT services Apple TV+ and Disney+ have captured significant market share in the streaming video space, rounding out the top five behind the ‘Big 3’ Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu. The research firm’s Market Snapshot: Disney+ and Apple TV+ […]

June 1, 2020