Advanced Television


Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story debuts in October on Disney+

Disney+ has announced that original documentary Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story will premiere on October 18th. The three-part Disney+ Original series looks at the libel case that gripped the nation in 2022. The incredible story will be told through exclusive access to the woman at the heart of it all; Coleen Rooney finally speaks […]

September 29, 2023

Zee, Sony merger winning approval

The doubters who had grave concerns that the long-awaited merger in India of Zee and Sony/Culver Max would ever happen are beginning to change their doubts to support. The combined pair certainly have some considerable muscle. For example, they will offer 75 video channels, two OTT platforms and an impressive studio output. However, Disney’s Star […]

August 15, 2023

Boston Strangler premieres on Disney+ UK in March

Boston Strangler, a 20th Century Studios true-crime movie from writer-director Matt Ruskin about the reporters who broke the story of the notorious Boston Strangler murders of the 1960s, will premiere on March 17th, exclusively on Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK. Boston Strangler stars two-time Oscar nominee Keira Knightley alongside Carrie Coon, Alessandro Nivola, […]

January 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Film AlUla starts work on first phase of studio complex

Film AlUla, the film agency of the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), has begun construction of a comprehensive, studio complex to kick-start the next phase in north-west Arabia’s emergence as a regional hub for the screen sector. Completion of the complex’s first phase, encompassing approximately 30,000 square metres (330,000 square feet), is targeted for the […]

December 5, 2022

Disney+ on Vodafone Portugal

SVoD service Disney+ is now available on the latest generation Vodafone Portugal set-top boxes, the VboxPro 4K, allowing subscribers to watch titles from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star. Vodafone clients can enjoy the promotional offer quickly, intuitively, and conveniently on their computers, smartphones, and a wide range of electronic devices. “The […]

November 17, 2022By Colin Mann

Disney Star secures ICC rights in India

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed Disney Star will be the home of all ICC cricket in India for the next four years having won the TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s global events through to the end of 2027. The ICC said Disney Star won following a single round sealed […]

August 30, 2022

Disney appoints Finney EVP Content Curation

Kristen Finney has been named Executive Vice President, Content Curation, of Disney’s International Content and Operations (IC&O) group. The announcement was made by Rebecca Campbell, Chairman, International Content and Operations, to whom Finney will report.  In this newly created role, Finney will be responsible for managing the International Content strategy holistically across IC&O’s four regions […]

July 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Santa Evita coming to Disney+ UK

Disney+ has announced that the new Latin American thriller series, Santa Evita, is set to premiere under the Star banner on the platform on July 26th in the UK and Ireland. The seven-episode fictional series, based on the best-selling book of the same name written by Argentinian author Tomás Eloy Martínez, follows the intriguing tale […]

June 22, 2022

Predator prequel Prey to premiere on Disney+

Prey, the newest entry in the Predator movie franchise, will premiere exclusively on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland on August 5th under the Star banner. The prequel movie is set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, and tells the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior. She has […]

May 16, 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