Tag Archives: Disney Plus

Disney Plus Subscriptions Continued to Grow in Q3, With More Market Launches Coming

Disney ended the third quarter with 116 million global paid Disney Plus subscribers, up from about 104 million at the end of the second quarter, according to Christine McCarthy, th... More

Disney+ Unveils Initial UK Scripted Slate in European Originals Push (TBI)

The orders now also bring the total number of European Disney+ productions to 14 of its 50-project target. In February, Disney+ hired two new execs in Spain and Germany to head up ... More

‘Black Widow,’ ‘Cruella’ to Debut on Disney Plus and in Theaters as Disney Shifts Dates for Seven Films (Variety)

As moviegoing slowly begins to rebound in the U.S., it appears Hollywood studios aren’t yet ready to release their biggest blockbuster hopefuls on the big screen.... More

Disney Plus Reaches 86.8M Paying Subscribers (Protocol)

Disney is still committed to theatrical release windows, but execs signaled that could change. ... More

Disney Plus Heats Up Competition in the Latin American SVOD Market (Verdict)

As part of its distribution strategy, Disney is setting up partnerships with a number of telecom operators, pay-TV and media service providers across the region.... More

Disney Plus No Longer Offers Free Trial Accounts, Ahead of ‘Hamilton’ Premiere (Variety)

Disney has ended the free seven-day promotional trial for Disney Plus — with the company saying it doesn’t need to dangle freebies to lure new customers to the streaming servic... More

Disney Plus Momentum Continued in Q2 Amid Strong Streaming Demand

Disney Plus shined for Disney in the second quarter (ended March 28) as momentum continued for the company’s over-the-top, direct-to-consumer streaming service despite challenges... More

Disney Plus Surges to 50M Paid Subscribers Across the Globe (Fast Company)

While lockdowns are expected to have definitely contributed to that surge in subscribers, a few other factors explain the recent rise.... More

Disney Plus Launches in France After Two-Week Delay (Variety)

Disney Plus has finally launched France on Tuesday after being delayed by two weeks at the behest of the French government, which feared the service would overload the country’s ... More

‘Artemis Fowl’ Will Skip Theatrical Release and Debut on Disney Plus (Variety)

Disney’s “Artemis Fowl” will forgo a theatrical release and will instead launch on Disney Plus. The sci-fi fantasy was scheduled to open on May 29, but the coronavirus pandem... More

Disney Plus Hits 5M App Downloads in U.K., Europe on Launch Day (Variety)

Disney Plus zoomed out of gate in Europe and the U.K. on Tuesday, according to third-party data estimates — reflecting pent-up demand for the Mouse House’s streaming service an... More

Disney Plus Goes Live in India Almost Three Weeks Early (Variety)

Mouse House streamer Disney Plus went live in India on Wednesday, 18 days before the previously announced launch date of March 29. Disney’s existing Indian streamer Hotstar app i... More

Disney Plus Reveals Massive Content Lineup for UK Launch (Variety)

Mouse House streamer Disney Plus has revealed a substantial amount of programming ahead of its March 24 U.K. and Ireland launch. This includes more than 500 films, some 350 series ... More

Disney Plus Cancels European Media Launch Event Due to Coronavirus (Variety)

Disney has cancelled its European launch event in the U.K. for its streaming service Disney Plus, citing a number of media attendee cancellations and increasing concerns at the pro... More

Disney+ Discounts Yearly Subscriptions Ahead of its European Launch (Engadget)

When Disney dropped the surprise news that its popular streaming service would debut in Europe a week earlier than planned, the company was quickly pressed on whether it would offe... More

Disney Plus: How It Went From Zero to 28.6M in Less Than Three Months (Next TV)

Labeled already an “enormous success” by Disney CEO Bob Iger during Disney’s fourth-quarter earnings call, the North American launch of Disney Plus—which will soon be follo... More

Disney Plus to Launch on India’s Hotstar (Variety)

The Disney Plus streaming service is to be launched in India from the next month, piggybacking on the Hotstar platform that Disney acquired from Fox. Operations in India will inclu... More

Disney Plus Expected to Reveal More Than 25M Subscribers (Variety)

Disney has Wall Streeters and the industry eagerly awaiting the company’s quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, which will include the first official subscriber numbers for... More

Disney+ Was the Most Downloaded App in the U.S. in Q4 2019 (TechCrunch)

U.S. consumers have shown strong interest in Disney’s new family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, according to new data from Sensor Tower, which focused on app trends in the ... More

Disney+ Subscribers Watching More Classic Films Than ‘Star Wars’ (THR)

Since its Nov. 12 launch, streaming platform Disney+ has racked up at least 10 million sign-ups through a combination of promotional partners (Verizon customers get it free for a y... More