The complete Disney and ESPN Media networks – including ESPN, ABC owned location stations, Disney Channel, and Freeform will soon be available to stream to your TV via the PlayStation Vue service from Sony. This will be the first time that all Disney/ESPN channels will… Read More »Disney and ESPN to join PlayStation Vue cloud-based live TV service
It’s just three months after its premiere and already “Descendants” is cable television’s fifth highest-rated movie of all-time. In the U.S., Disney Channel holds the record of presenting 6 of the Top 7 original cable movies ever (“High School Musical 2,” “Teen Beach Movie,” “Wizards… Read More »Disney Channel orders more Descendants
It’s been a long time since we’ve talked about The Disney Channel here on The Disney Blog. That saddens me a bit. What was once a great channel full of entertainment the whole family could enjoy has become bogged down in niche shows. I’ve heard… Read More »The Disney Channel Rolls Out New Logo
If you want to see the Disney Company succeed you might want to hold off on supporting that unbundling proposal or cutting the cord from your cable system. Disney’s fortunes have become almost inextricably tied to the success of ESPN and its related networks. In… Read More »What ESPN Tells us about Disney’s Future
Disney fans are you ready to add brings like HGTV, Food Network, and the Travel channel to the portfolio? Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood reports that the word on the street is Disney will purchase Scripps Networks, which owns those popular cable brands and more. If… Read More »Could HGTV, Food Network, and The Travel Channel be joining the Disney fold?
Golf Channel’s popular Big Break series returns for a 12th season to a magical setting that will make one contestant’s dream of playing on the PGA TOUR come true. With it’s headquarters in Orlando, it only makes sense for Golf Channel to bring its popular… Read More »Golf Channel’s Big Break Reality TV comes to Disney World
Disney has found itself on the receiving end of a lawsuit as a result of their selling movies online via iTunes. The suit comes from the Starz Cable Channel which has already won one similar lawsuit against Disney’s movie distribution arm, Buena Vista Distribution. Starz claims to have exclusive first rights to show Disney’s movies… Read More »iTunes and AppleTV gets Disney in hot water with Starz
The New York Times and the LA Times have two good articles on Eisner’s exit strategy. Both speculate that a deminished Eisner role could entice Steve Jobs to rehitch Pixar to Disney’s horse. Disney’s has had a cash cow in its joint venture with Pixar, which in some years has generated 50 percent of the… Read More »Eisner Out Means Pixar In?