In the last article, I said that Hulu will most likely remain a separate service mainly because it generates a lot of money for Disney and because Comcast is keeping ⅓ of all profits as they’re a ⅓ shareholder.  In this article, I want to look at the main differences between Hulu and STAR, using […]

Disney has released a trailer for the return of the third season of the “Grown-ish”, which is a spin-off from the hit ABC show, “Black-ish”.   The third season of “Grown-ish” is returning on January 21st, 2021 at 8p/7c on Freeform and it will be available the following day on Hulu.  From black-ish executive producer, Kenya […]

When Disney announced their general-entertainment platform, STAR, it seemed to nix any hope of Hulu ever coming to the UK and further afield.  Whilst STAR is not a direct clone of Hulu, it functions in a similar way in that it is a place for Disney to place all of their adult-oriented content, such as […]

Disney has hired Sean Doyle to become the director of original production for unscripted general entertainment for Disney+.  His role is to lead development and production of original unscripted entertainment for the Media Networks at Disney in Europe and Africa, focusing on Disney+, which will also include Star. Currently, Sean Doyle is based in Belfast […]

Earlier this week, Disney released a new trailer and started to promote that it will be bringing “Star” to Disney+ in Europe.  “Star” includes thousands of hours of movies and television from ABC, Freeform, FX, 20th Century Studios, 20th Television and Touchstone.  “Star” will consist of more mature content from various genres, including comedies, dramas […]

Disney has officially announced that the ABC drama series, “Big Sky”, will be released internationally on Disney+ as a “Star Original”.   The series is available in the United States on Hulu. From visionary storyteller David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”) comes “Big Sky,” a thriller created by Kelley who will write multiple episodes and serve […]

Disney has officially announced that “Love, Victor” will be released on Disney+ as a “Star Original” internationally in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and across Europe. Set in the world of the original 2018 film Love, Simon, the series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of […]

Disney is kicking off the new year by promoting its new sixth brand “Star” that will be coming to Disney+in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Canada, Singapore and across Europe on February 23rd. A brand new trailer has been released showcasing some of the new movies and shows coming to the service. Check out the […]

During the Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day event in December, new details were announced on how Disney+ would be expanding the amount of content available in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and across Asia on February 23rd 2021. Disney+ will be adding a new sixth “tile” to its app called “Star”, that includes thousands of […]

When Disney purchased 20th Century Fox, it obtained Star India, a hugely successful broadcasting company based in India, which has a network of 60 channels in eight languages, that reaches approximately 790 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 countries.  With it’s streaming service, Hotstar being rebranded as Disney+ Hotstar in India […]

Star is the newest pillar for Disney+ in international countries and includes movies and television from Disney’s creative studios, including Disney Television Studios, FX, 20th Century Studios, 20th Television, Touchstone and more. The Star pillar is included in the price of Disney+ in these international markets such as Canada, UK, Australia and Europe.   However, […]

The Star brand serves as home to thousands of hours of movies and television from Disney’s creative studios, including Disney Television Studios, FX, 20th Century Studios, 20th Television, Touchstone, and more, enhanced by the addition of local programming from the regions. From comedies to dramas and thrillers, Star offers a range of titles for everyone […]

“Star+” was announced for Latin America during the 2020 Investor Day event and will be a completely separate app from Disney+ in this market. The service will be the exclusive streaming home for general entertainment TV series and movies from The Walt Disney Company’s content studios, including Disney Television Studios, FX, 20th Century Studios, 20th […]

While Disney has added content from its brands such as 20th Century Studios, Hulu, ABC and Searchlight to Disney+ in many countries including Canada, Australia and Europe, it isn’t available in the United States and isn’t currently going to be coming to the US. This is because, in the United States, Disney is operating Hulu, […]