Disney has announced that it is putting the price up on its ESPN+ streaming platform for new customers.  It will be rising from $4.99 a month, to $5.99 from August 12th.  This is the first price hike for the sports streaming service in two years.  The annual package won’t be increasing in price, as it […]

Disney has announced that ESPN Films is going to be making an upcoming project centred on the 1986 Mets, one of baseball’s most dominant and iconoclastic teams, whose legendary World Series comeback was merely the climax of an epic tale of ambition and swagger set in a city that was synonymous with excess. Executive produced […]

The Walt Disney Company has announced an overall first-look deal with Colin Kaepernick’s production arm Ra Vision Media. The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equity, and will provide a new platform to showcase the work of Black and Brown directors and producers. […]

Disney has announced that a special program called, Hamilton In-Depth with Kelley Carter, that discusses and examines the groundbreaking and award-winning Broadway show with some of its creators and stars, will be coming to Disney+ on July 3rd, alongside the release of the “Hamilton”.  The special will also be available at TheUndefeated.com. “The story and […]

A new Disney+ series called “Becoming” has been ordered by Disney, this new documentary series will focus on the upbringing of entertainers, musicians and athletes. Each episode will visit a celebrities hometown, visit important locations from their past, with interviews from family members, coaches, teachers, friends and more, who share anecdotes and details on how […]

Disney has announced a new multi-year with Charter Communications to bring its full suite of sports, news and entertainment to Spectrum TV customers, including Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+. Here are the official details: Charter Communications and The Walt Disney Company today announced a comprehensive distribution agreement to continue to deliver Disney’s robust lineup of premier […]

During today’s Walt Disney Company’s Quarterly Financial Results conference call, Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed a new bundle featuring: Disney+ ESPN+ Hulu (with Ads) This bundle will be available in the US for $12.99 a month. The bundle will be available from November 12th, when Disney+ launches. Will you be subscribing to all three products? […]

Last year Bob Iger spoke about the possibility of Disney bundling together their streaming services, Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu.  During this weeks quarterly financial investors call, Bob Iger spoke once again about the plan to offer discounts and bundles saying: But what we said when we decided to launch ESPN+ and Disney+ is that rather […]

Disney will be moving all of its Direct-To-Consumer & International division advertising to Google’s Ad Manager platform, as part of a multiyear agreement, replacing Comcast’s FreeWheel. This new deal will cover live streaming, news, fantasy games, and direct-to-consumer content offerings and it means the Disney Advertising Sales department will be able to offer advertisers “optimized […]

With Disney set to run three separate streaming platforms, ESPN+, Hulu and Disney+, it was revealed by Disney CEO Bob Iger during a conference call during the summer that customers may be offered a discounted bundle. Some have questioned why Disney doesn’t run one single streaming network, which Bob Iger said “So rather than one, […]

Disney released its Annual Report to the SEC today, which continues the trend of losing subscribers to its Disney channels including ESPN. The Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD have all lost 3 million subscribers, while Freeform and ESPN both lost 2 million subscribers.  However, its worth noting that these channels still have million […]