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Disney Streaming Chief departs for TikTok kingdom

Kevin Mayer, the former chair of Disney’s streaming service focused division, Direct-to-Consumer & International, has left the company for one of the hottest social media platforms on the planet right now – TikTok. Mayer will take over as COO at ByteDance which owns the short… Read More »Disney Streaming Chief departs for TikTok kingdom

New Star Wars streaming series announced for Disney+

Lucasfilm has hired Emmy-nominated writer Leslye Headland (“Russian Doll”) to develop a new untitled “Star Wars” series for Disney+. Headland will write, executive produce, and serve as showrunner for the series, which is already in development. Variety broke the news of Headland’s work for Lucasfilm… Read More »New Star Wars streaming series announced for Disney+

Disney+ reducing bandwidth as it launches in Europe

Disney’s streaming service Disney+ will be Launching in many European nations this week, but it has agreed to reduce the bandwidth by at least 25% to help reduce internet congestion. Additionally, Disney will postpone the launch of the service in France following a request of… Read More »Disney+ reducing bandwidth as it launches in Europe

Disney reveals impressive subscriber total for Disney+ first 90 days

The Walt Disney Company may be licensing rights to some of its recent hit TV shows to ad-supported free streaming services like Amazon’s IMDb TV, but that hasn’t hurt the growth of it’s new flagship subscription streaming service Disney+. Disney just announced that Disney Plus… Read More »Disney reveals impressive subscriber total for Disney+ first 90 days