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Disney Plus crows as it reaches 50 million subscribers worldwide

You can’t blame Disney for proudly acclaiming its new streaming service Disney Plus has quickly reached the milestone of 50 million paid subscribers. With its theme parks and resorts shuttered and movie theaters closed, the Mouse House justifiably needs some good news.  Disney+ rolled out… Read More »Disney Plus crows as it reaches 50 million subscribers worldwide

Just about everything that will be on Disney+ when it opens

Disney+ is the dedicated direct-to-consumer streaming video service that Disney has created to compete with the likes of Netflix and other studios’ own streaming services. It will feature entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. But it will also have access… Read More »Just about everything that will be on Disney+ when it opens

Marvel and Hulu team up for Marvel’s Ghost Rider and Helstrom series

Hulu and Marvel Television are expanding their partnership with two new live-action series. Marvel’s Ghost Rider and Marvel’s Helstrom will join Marvel’s Runaways, which has just been renewed for a third season. This new “Spirits of Vengeance” content will help entertain Hulu’s growing subscriber base,… Read More »Marvel and Hulu team up for Marvel’s Ghost Rider and Helstrom series

Is Disney looking to buy Comcast’s share of Hulu?

It was a short walk for The Walt Disney Company from dipping its toe in the direct-to-consumer streaming service with a minority interest in Hulu, to diving headfirst into the pool. Disney now has ESPN+, will release Disney+ in November, and now owns controlling interest… Read More »Is Disney looking to buy Comcast’s share of Hulu?

More Disney+ details and analysis

Disney+ is a direct-to-consumer OTT streaming video service, which Disney Chair and CEO Bob Iger says allows the company to maintain a tighter brand affinity with its customers than ever before. The deep relationship to a broad line up of Disney’s brands means fans are… Read More »More Disney+ details and analysis

Disney+ reveals price and debut date, new shows and movies

If you’ve been waiting to learn important details about the new Disney streaming video on demand service Disney+, good news. Disney dropped a ton of information about the service on yesterday’s investors call. The big news is that it will indeed be priced lower than… Read More »Disney+ reveals price and debut date, new shows and movies