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Disney surpasses 100 million US streaming subscribers

Disney has reportedly surpassed 100 million streaming subscribers in the US. According to Ampere Analysis, Disney topped 100 million subscribers in the US to its services Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ for the first time in early Q4. The report attributes Disney’s growth to its wide content portfolio and the aggressive pricing of the ‘Disney bundle’ […]

Disney adds ESPN+ and Disney+ to Hulu with Live TV and increases price

Disney-owned streamer Hulu is upping the price of its cord-cutting Hulu with Live TV service by US$5, but is adding access to its other streaming platforms. The service will see its price increased on December 21 from US$65 per month to US$70 per month, while the ad-free package will increase to US$76 per month. The […]

Hulu boss Campbell leaves streamer, reportedly heading to Peacock

Hulu’s president Kelly Campbell has departed the Disney-Owned streamer after less than two years in the job, with US reports suggesting the exec is heading to NBCUniversal (NBCU). Campbell left the “company immediately” yesterday, according to Disney’s chairman of international operations & DTC, Rebecca Campbell. No reason was given for Kelly Campbell’s departure but in […]

Disney ups Hulu prices

Disney has announced an increase to Hulu subscription costs. Starting on October 8, both Hulu’s ad-supported and ad-free tiers are increasing in cost by US$1 to US$6.99 and US$12.99 per month respectively. The company is not increasing the cost of its cord-cutting Hulu + Live TV service. This is the latest attempt from Disney to […]

Parrot Analytics: Disney domination in Italy

Disney has taken the top four spots in Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending July 24. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, fan sites, peer-to-peer protocols and file-sharing platforms. The analyst […]

Parrot Analytics: Loki tops chart in Germany

Marvel’s time-bending superhero series Loki has topped Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending June 27 in Germany. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, fan sites, peer-to-peer protocols and file-sharing platforms. The analyst […]

Parrot Analytics: Disney domination

Disney+ has a strong grip over viewers in Italy with its trio of big-budget live action series taking the top three spots  of Parrot Analytics originals in-demand chart for the week ending April 18 in Italy. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial […]

Parrot Analytics: all eyes on WandaVision in France

Disney+’s Marvel series WandaVision has ended its first season with a bang at the top of Parrot Analytics originals in-demand chart in France for the week ending March 21 in France. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand […]

Disney adds ESPN+ to Hulu

Disney has integrated ESPN+ into Hulu as it continues to evolve its DTC strategy. The company will hope that providing greater access to ESPN+ via Hulu will boost signups to the US$5.99 per month offer, which is the least subscribed to part of Disney’s streaming portfolio. ESPN+ has benefitted from its inclusion in the ‘Disney […]

ViacomCBS expands Hulu deal to include Comedy Central & Paramount Network

ViacomCBS has struck an expanded deal with US-based streamer Hulu that will see channels such as Comedy Central, Paramount Network and Nickelodeon become available via the Disney-owned service. The multi-year deal means Showtime, CBS’s broadcast stations, CBS Sports Network, Pop TV, Smithsonian Channel and The CW will remain available via subscription streaming service Hulu+ Live […]