With the arrival of Disney+, many people are looking to either subscribe to Disney+ or looking to cut back on the number of subscriptions they have, with Netflix often being mentioned as one to cut. Price Disney+ only offers one membership option, which is $6.99, though it does offer an annual option, which works out […]

Ever since Disney announced it’s new streaming service, Disney+, it became well known that Disney would start removing shows and movies from Netflix, in preparation for when Disney+ launches in the US on November 12th. Since then, most of the Disney titles have been removed from Netflix, but there will be a dozen more titles […]

The streaming wars are heating up as the Walt Disney Company has banned any advertising from Netflix across its entertainment TV networks, according to the Wall Street Journal. This will include all of Disney’s networks including ABC, Freeform, National Geographic, FX, Disney Channel, however ESPN will continue to run Netflix commercials. Earlier this year, Disney […]

In the past month, Disney, Apple, Comcast and AT&T have revealed details on their new streaming services, resulting in some major new competition for existing platforms like Netflix. And during a Royal Television Society conference in Cambridge, England, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said: “While we’ve been competing with many people in the last decade, it’s […]

When Disney+ launches on November 12th in the US, there are some recent Disney movies that won’t be available on day one, this is due to an existing contract with Netflix, which effects movies released between 2016 and 2018. Generally, anything Disney released in 2018 won’t be available on Disney+ straight away, so the majority […]

In this What’s On Disney Plus Podcast episode, Roger speaks with Kasey from What’s On Netflix  about the streaming wars between Disney+, Netflix and other platforms. They discuss a number of different topics including how Netflix is adapting to the challenges from new streaming platforms like Disney+ and much more. You can watch the video […]

Netflix has announced its latest quarterly financial results for April to June and added 2.7 million subscribers around the globe.  However, following a price hike, it lost 126,000 subscribers in the US.  This was considered a bad result from Wall Street, who had been expecting a similar number to this time last year, when Netflix […]

The battle between Disney+ and Netflix continues, with Disney signing Netflix’s Director Of Original Film, Matt Brodlie.  He will be taking on the role of Senior Vice President, International Content Development. This roll will see Matt being responsible for developing a films and TV strategy for non-US markets, which will be important to the international […]

The third and final season of Jessica Jones, is now available on Netflix and is the final Marvel series on Netflix, with other series being cancelled including Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Punisher, Luke Cage and the Defenders. This has led to many speculating on when these characters will return, either on Disney+ or on Hulu. […]

Netflix is starting to feel the pressure from increased competition as Warner, Apple, Comcast and Disney get ready to launch their streaming services.  Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos recently spoke at SeriesFest in Denver, Colorado, “The thing that’s interesting about all these upcoming services, as well as the services that are in the market today, […]

With Disney set to enter into the streaming space later this year with the launch of Disney+, Barron’s recently spoke with CEO Robert Iger about going into competition with Netflix. On competing with Netflix in content streaming: We’re not launching Disney+ to catch up to Netflix or even compete with them. The marketplace is hungry […]

During the Disney Quarterly Results Investors Call, CEO Bob Iger was asked if Disney had been able to negotiate with third-part distributors to get back rights to content for Disney+, CEO Bob Iger replied: We did some deals, Marci, to get some of the content back that had been licensed to third parties. We continue […]

In this What’s On Disney Plus Podcast episode, Roger and James discuss all of this weeks Disney+ news including: DisneyNature’s Dolphin Reef Coming To Disney+ Kevin Mayer Discusses Disney+ At APOS Comcast In Talks With Disney To Sell It’s Hulu Stake Disney+ Will Include Just 20% Of Netflix’s Library Survey Finds 23% Of Netflix Subscribers […]

Ever since Netflix started cancelling Marvel shows including Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Punisher, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage, there has been questions about when these characters could be seen on our screens again, such as in a new series on Disney+ or Hulu. Last year, it was reported that Netflix had a clause in their […]