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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

Atlanta Season 3 premieres in June on Disney+ UK

Disney+ has announced that the third season for the award-winning hit comedy series Atlanta will premiere on June 29th exclusively on Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK Taking place almost entirely in Europe, season three finds Earn (Donald Glover), Alfred / ‘Paper Boi’ (Brian Tyree Henry), Darius (LaKeith Stanfield) and Van (Zazie Beetz) […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Starstruck recommissioned for Season 2 On ITV

Starstruck, ITV’s Saturday night singing competition which sees members of the public transformed into music icons, will return to ITV and ITVX in 2023. The series, which sees host Olly Murs and judges Sheridan Smith, Adam Lambert, Beverley Knight and Jason Manford, preside over trios of music acts impersonating their favourite stars, has been recommissioned […]

April 1, 2022

Sex Pistols series debuts in May on Disney+

Disney has announced that FX’s Pistol, the limited series about the legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle, will premiere on May 31st on the Disney+ streaming service in the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. All six episodes will be available at launch. Based on Jones’ 2017 […]

March 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Record number of broadcasters to air Dubai World Cup

The $30.5 million Dubai World Cup horse race will be showcased to a record number of broadcasters on March 26th. The Meydan Racecourse in the heart of Dubai will host six Group 1 contests, headlined by the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline. Dubai Racing Club, working with its appointed distribution and […]

March 25, 2022

Under the Banner of Heaven for Disney+ UK

Disney has announced that FX’s Under the Banner of Heaven, the limited series from Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black starring Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones, will soon be available on Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK & Ireland. The series, inspired by the true crime bestseller by Jon Krakauer, follows the events that […]

March 9, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: LatAm OTT revenues at $14bn by 2027

OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 19 Latin American countries will double to $14 billion (€12.9bn) in 2027, according to the Latin America OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. This growth comes despite the poor economic situations in most countries. SVoD will contribute $9.7 billion by 2027. From […]

March 7, 2022

Forecast: Netflix to remain SVoD leader in LatAm

In 2021, the dynamics of the SVoD OTT market in Latin America were altered by the entrance of some of the world’s largest content producers, namely Disney (with Disney+) and Warner Media (with HBO Max), notes Dataxis. As a result of this increased competition, the subscription growth reached an all-time record, with a 47.2 per […]

February 16, 2022