Disney gets new EMEA chief

Rebecca Campbell

The Walt Disney Company has a new president for the EMEA region. Rebecca Campbell (pictured) will replace Diego Lerner in the post on January 1,… Read more

A sporting chance

Kate Bulkley

Live sport is emerging as a key online battleground as traditional media companies look to launch direct-to-consumer offerings, writes Kate Bulkley. It often seems that… Read more

Disney confirms Stars Wars & Marvel for SVOD app

Star Wars Rogue One

The Walt Disney Company’s upcoming international SVOD service will offer Star Wars and Marvel Universe content, Bob Iger has revealed. One of the key questions… Read more

ABC job cuts planned in Disney cost saving drive


The Walt Disney Company is looking to cut around 10% of annual costs at its Disney-ABC Television arm, potentially affecting 300 jobs. The ABC US… Read more

Meo adds Disney seasonal offering


Altice-owned Portuguese telco PT Telecom/Meo is to add pop-up channel Disney Channel Forever to its TV line-up in September in an exclusive deal.  The teen-focused… Read more

Disney and Lucasfilm launching Star Wars augmented reality event

star wars augmented reality

Disney and Lucasfilm are to launch a Star Wars augmented reality event as part of an initiative to celebrate the launch of new products associated… Read more

ESPNPlayer.com takes US college football to Europe

ESPN app

Disney’s ESPN OTT TV service, ESPNPlayer.com, is launching live streaming of US college football across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.in addition to its ESPN… Read more

Disney strikes deal for branded channel with SVOD player Iflix

Frozen-Titles (1)

Disney, fresh from pulling out of its distribution agreement with Netflix, has signed up to provide a branded channel on the streaming video outfit’s Asian… Read more

Report: Netflix in talks to keep Marvel, Star Wars content

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Netflix is reportedly in discussions with Walt Disney about retaining streaming rights to Marvel and Star Wars films, after Disney said it would pull content… Read more

Disney pulls content from Netflix to launch own SVOD offering


The Walt Disney Company is pulling all of its movies from Netflix in order to launch its own branded SVOD service. Disney has had an… Read more