India won’t tolerate abusive, obscene content on streaming services, minister warns

India will not tolerate use of abusive language in movies and TV shows on on-demand video streaming services, a key minister has warned.

Walt Disney Imagineering snags chief creative officer Bruce Vaughn back from Airbnb

Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI), the workshop that makes all of the cool things you experience at the Disney Parks, is bringing back a veteran to co-lead the division. Bruce Vaughn was previously at WD

Disney’s Hotstar suffers outage in an apparent domain renewal mess

Disney+ Hotstar is suffering an outage for some users in India in the middle of a popular cricket match, drawing flak from customers at a time when the Disney crown jewel is already facing several set

Marvel top boss wants to space out show releases on Disney+

Marvel’s top boss Kevin Feige thinks the company might adjust its plans when it comes to releasing shows on Disney+ and space them out for better consumption. In an interview with Entertainment

Disney+ reports its first subscriber loss of 2.4M subscribers, plans to lay off 7K employees

Disney’s first quarter with CEO Bob Iger back in command isn’t looking so good. Disney announced its Q1 2023 earnings today, reporting a total of 161.8 million Disney+ global subscribers,

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ becomes the most-watched Marvel premiere on Disney+

Five days after getting its streaming debut on Disney+, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is now the most-watched Marvel premiere on Disney+ based on hours streamed, the company announced today. Di

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ gets its streaming debut on Disney+

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is now streaming on Disney+, 82 days after it was released in theaters — the longest window between theatrical release and streaming release of any Marvel mo

Disney+ advertisers will soon get Hulu’s ad targeting capabilities

Disney Advertising held its annual Tech and Data Showcase today, revealing plans to roll out some of Hulu’s ad targeting capabilities to Disney+. When Disney+ launched its ad-supported tier last mon

Disney+ releases full trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3

Disney+ premiered the latest trailer for Season 3 of “The Mandalorian” last night, giving fans a glimpse at what the bounty hunter and his tiny companion will get into this time. The season will m

Disney+ to add IMAX signature sound by DTS to select titles this year

Disney+ is going to add support for enhanced IMAX signature sound by DTS to select Marvel films and more in 2023. The streaming service has been offering movies in an IMAX Enhanced format for more tha

Amazon’s custom-built ‘Hey Disney!’ voice assistant will become available for purchase later this year

Last year, Amazon and Disney announced a plan to develop a custom voice assistant that combined Alexa’s smarts with Disney’s library of character voices and original recordings. Dubbed &#8

Disney+ ad-supported plan is currently unavailable on Roku devices

On Thursday, Disney+ launched its first-ever ad-supported plan, “Disney+ Basic,” in the U.S. at $7.99 per month, which is the same price as the previous ad-free plan before Disney raised the price

Disney+ launches its ad-supported tier to compete with Netflix

The day has arrived. Today, Disney+ launched its ad-supported tier, “Disney+ Basic,” at $7.99/month. The plan is currently only available in the U.S. and will become available in other countries s

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3 will premiere on March 1

Disney announced today the long-awaited third season of “The Mandalorian,” which will debut on March 1 on Disney+. The company had previously said that the third season would debut in Febr

Disney coughs up $900M to acquire MLB’s remaining stake in BAMTech streaming company

Disney paid $900 million to Major League Baseball (MLB) earlier this month to buy out the league’s remaining 15% stake in the streaming firm BAMTech, according to an SEC filing made public Tuesd

Bob Iger is returning to head Disney as Bob Chapek steps down

The Walt Disney Co. said today that Bob Iger is returning to head the company as Bob Chapek is stepping down from the CEO post. Iger, who officially left the company last year, is set to take command

Disney+ has a new adorable short film for ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Spirited Away’ fans

Disney+’s adorable new short film, “Zen – Grogu and Dust Bunnies,” premiered on Saturday, November 12. From Lucasfilm and Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, the hand-drawn short film

Disney+ reaches 164.2M subscribers as it prepares for ad-supported tier launch

Disney reported results for the final quarter of its 2022 fiscal year today, revealing a total of 164.2 million Disney+ global subscribers, an increase of 12 million subs from 152.1 million in Q3. The

Disney+ expands into e-commerce with an exclusive merch shop for subscribers

Confirming earlier reports that Disney+ would soon expand into e-commerce, the streamer today announced the launch of a new test that will allow Disney+ subscribers to shop exclusive merchandise from

Disney+ becomes the international home for new seasons of ‘Doctor Who’

Disney and the BBC announced today that Disney+ will be the new exclusive home outside of the U.K. and Ireland for the hit British sci-fi series “Doctor Who.” Beginning in 2023, new episodes of th
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