• Disney+: Here's what we know so far about the upcoming streaming service

    4 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Disney is bringing the full weight of its massive content library to its own streaming service in 2019. How will Disney+ compare to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime? Here's what we know so far.
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  • Disney+ will come with new Marvel, Star Wars, and Pixar shows

    Disney+ will come with new Marvel, Star Wars, and Pixar shows

    4 days ago - By The Next Web

    Disney this week revealed details about its homegrown streaming service. It'll be called Disney+, and it'll be populated by new material in Disney's most popular franchises, including Marvel and Star Wars. At the moment, there's not much to the site except for a sign-up page where you can elect to receive updates. We do have a rough idea of what might be on it, given Disney announced over a year ago it'd be pulling its movies from rival platform Netflix - so one might reasonably assume the redoubtable Disney library will be the Disney+ jumping-off point. CEO Bob Iger revealed...
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  • Disney plans heavy investment in Hulu, wants more original series

    Disney plans heavy investment in Hulu, wants more original series

    4 days ago - By The Verge

    Disney is gearing up to launch its own standalone streaming service next year, but that doesn't mean the company is giving up on another prominent streaming platform - Hulu.
    Disney CEO Bob Iger addressed questions about Hulu's future during Disney's recent investors' earnings call , and he noted plans for expanding internationally while building up Hulu's original content slate. The company could see a much larger stake in Hulu following the company's acquisition of Fox. Iger told investors the company has no plans to abandon ship, and it wants to expand Hulu's presence as a streaming...
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  • Disney+ Streaming TV Service Sounds Absolutely Terrifying

    Disney+ Streaming TV Service Sounds Absolutely Terrifying

    4 days ago - By Geek

    Most online people probably know this at this point, but there is a wide variety of television programming available to you even if you never want to touch cable in your life. Netflix,...
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  • Facebook, Amazon, and Google could pose big problems for ESPN's streaming service, analyst says

    Facebook, Amazon, and Google could pose big problems for ESPN's streaming service, analyst says

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Disney beat on both the top and bottom lines.
    Management said it will continue to invest big in its sports channel ESPN and the network's new streaming service, ESPN+.
    With more tech giants such as Facebook and Amazon bidding for top-tier sports stream rights, Disney's problem will occur in a few years, analyst says.
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    Disney is spending big money on sports programming, and analysts say it could be a problem soon as tech giants such as Facebook and Amazon enter the sports-streaming world.
    In Disney's quarterly results out Thursday, the company said its total...
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  • Disney to invest in more original content for Hulu, expand service internationally

    Disney to invest in more original content for Hulu, expand service internationally

    4 days ago - By TechCrunch

    In addition to plans to launch its own Netflix rival, Disney+ , next year, the company says it also plans to increase investment in its other streaming service, Hulu. Thanks its buyout of 21st Century Fox, Disney now own 60 percent of the TV streaming service, which it gives it “considerable say” in how Hulu is run, noted Disney chairman-CEO Bob Iger on this week's earnings call with investors. He said the plan now is to invest in more original content for Hulu and expand the service internationally.
    Disney would also be open to acquiring more of a stake in Hulu, the CEO later said.
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  • Disney Has Officially Named Their Streaming Service Disney+ and Here Are Some New Details

    Disney Has Officially Named Their Streaming Service Disney+ and Here Are Some New Details

    4 days ago - By GeekTyrant

    A while ago, we were lead to believe the name of Disney's streaming service would be Disney Play , but then it was quickly noted that was not the official name. Now, we have the official name, are you ready? The streaming service will be called Disney+. That's not a terrible name at all. Disney+ will be home to a plethora of content from Disney including the new live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian and the Cassian Ardo show , new shows for the MCU starting with a show about Loki starring Tom Hiddleston , and the live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp. Some of the other projects...
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