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Disney+ has already attracted over 10 million subscribers

Disney+ has already attracted over 10 million subscribers Disney’s launch of its premium subscription streaming service Disney+ was not without issues – high demand resulted int content not being accessible for hours on its first day of availability. The company cited higher-than-expected demand as a factor, and now we have a rough […]

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Disney officially launches its streaming ‘crown jewel,’ Disney+

Disney officially launches its streaming ‘crown jewel,’ Disney+ The centerpiece of Disney’s streaming strategy is here. After an initial test in the Netherlands, Disney+ is officially launching in the United States and Canada today, with a lineup of original content that includes the first episode of the very first live action Star […]

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The new Disney+ streaming service is oriented around fans and families

The new Disney+ streaming service is oriented around fans and families You can tell a lot about a service by what it prioritizes on its home screen. With the new Disney + service the focus is initially organized by fan base, with different silos for the company’s various studios and the fans […]

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Week in Review: Netflix’s big problem and Apple’s thinnest product yet

Week in Review: Netflix’s big problem and Apple’s thinnest product yet Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. […]

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Wall St analyst Laura Martin on the fate of Netflix, breaking up Google, EU regulation, and a decade of more money for Hollywood

Wall St analyst Laura Martin on the fate of Netflix, breaking up Google, EU regulation, and a decade of more money for Hollywood The rise of streaming video platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime has upended traditional power balances in Hollywood and is reorganizing the way we consume films and TV series […]

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Spotify partners with Disney on a new streaming hub aimed at families

Spotify partners with Disney on a new streaming hub aimed at families In an effort likely aimed at boosting family memberships, Spotify this morning announced a new partnership with Disney on the creation of a Disney Hub on its streaming service. Here, Disney fans in select markets including the U.S. will find […]

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Disney closes its $71.3B Fox acquisition

Disney closes its .3B Fox acquisition As of 12:02am Eastern today, Disney has closed its acquisition of 21st Century Fox . The goal of the enormous acquisition is to help Disney position itself for a streaming-centric future. The company has already taken a step in that direction with the ESPN+ streaming service, […]

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Disney says Fox acquisition will close on March 20

Disney says Fox acquisition will close on March 20 More than a year after the deal was first announced, it looks like Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox is about to close. Disney announced today that the deal is “expected to become effective at 12:02 a.m. Eastern Time on March 20, 2019,” […]

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Profits at The New York Times show media dinosaurs are ruling the internet

Profits at The New York Times show media dinosaurs are ruling the internet Today’s news that the (failing?) New York Times reported net income of $55.2 million, after losses a year earlier — and that its digital business raked in $709 million — is just one indicator that some of the nation’s oldest […]

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Still a year away from launch, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi keeps adding talent

Still a year away from launch, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi keeps adding talent Video won’t start rolling on Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new bite-sized streaming service with the billion dollar backing until the end of 2019, but talent keeps signing up to come along for their ride into the […]

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