Disney Reorganizing Entertainment Operations

The Walt Disney Company is reorganizing its operations to give priority to its streaming video businesses and create new units that will produce content for digital and traditional platforms. Under the new structure, Disney is creating content groups for its major film franchises, general entertainment and sports, as well as a distribution arm that will... Continue Reading →

Disney+ Launches in Japan

Disney+ continues its expansion around the globe and has just launched in Japan. The streaming service costs  $6.49 (¥700) per month. Disney+ will also replace the existing Japanese streaming platform, Disney Deluxe, with existing subscribers will be automatically transferred over to Disney+. Disney+ will include more than 500 feature films and 100 series from franchises... Continue Reading →

Disney Announces Major Redesign for Hulu

Disney is making a slew of streaming announcement to celebrate National Streaming Day. One of the announcement catching everyone’s attention is the major redesign coming to Hulu. The platform is starting to rollout its new interface today. The company is moving towards a more standardized, even Netflix-like user interface featuring collections laid out vertically within... Continue Reading →

Disney+ Reaches 54.5 Million Subscribers

While the coronavirus has had a major negative impact on The Walt Disney Company, there is one bright spot: Disney+. In the Q2 earnings call on Tuesday, the company reported that the streaming service reached 54.5 million paid subscribers. CNBC put together a graph to show how it compares to it’s top competitor, Netflix’s growth:... Continue Reading →

International Launch for Disney+ Announced

The Walt Disney Company has released details on the international rollout of Disney+... and many countries will experience the service in-line with the United States. The streaming service will launch in Canada and the Netherlands, in tandem with the U.S., on November 12 and in Australia and New Zealand on November 19. As the global... Continue Reading →

Disney to Offer Streaming Bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ & Hulu

Disney says their streaming platforms will be available for bundle when Disney+ debuts this winter. The company says it will offer a streaming bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu, with ads, for $12.99 a month. The bundle of Disney direct-to-consumer properties will be available for purchase on Nov. 12 when Disney+ launches.

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