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Disney Executives Expect Most Disney+ Subs to Choose Ad-Supported Option 0

Disney Executives Expect Most Disney+ Subs to Choose Ad-Supported Option

With Disney planning to launch a less-expensive, ad-supported subscription option for Disney+ later this year, questions about the pending plan featured prominently May 18 for Disney CFO Christine McCarthy and Rita Ferro, president of Disney advertising sales and partnerships, at the MoffettNathanson Annual Media & Communications Summit. With Disney expecting to operate its branded SVOD … Continue reading “Disney Executives Expect Most Disney+ Subs to Choose Ad-Supported Option”

Disney+ to Stream Documentary on Elton John 0

Disney+ to Stream Documentary on Elton John

Disney Original Documentary and Disney+ have announced the feature documentary Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances and The Years That Made His Legend. From Academy Award-nominee R.J. Cutler and filmmaker David Furnish, the documentary will serve as the official feature on Elton John, comprised of unseen concert footage of him over the … Continue reading “Disney+ to Stream Documentary on Elton John”

Paramount+ to Bow Sylvester Stallone Series ‘Tulsa King’ Nov. 13 0

Paramount+ to Bow Sylvester Stallone Series ‘Tulsa King’ Nov. 13

Paramount+ will bow the original series “Tulsa King,” starring Sylvester Stallone, with two episodes on Nov. 13. Creator and Academy Award nominee Taylor Sheridan serves as executive producer alongside Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Terence Winter (“The Sopranos,” The Wolf of Wall Street), who will also be at the helm as showrunner and … Continue reading “Paramount+ to Bow Sylvester Stallone Series ‘Tulsa King’ Nov. 13”

HBO Max Romantic Comedy ‘Moonshot’ Headed to EST and DVD May 24 0

HBO Max Romantic Comedy ‘Moonshot’ Headed to EST and DVD May 24

The sci-fi romantic comedy Moonshot will be released on DVD and EST from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The HBO Max original film — set in a future where Mars is terraformed and colonized by the best humanity has to offer — follows Walt and Sophie, two very different college students who sneak onboard a space … Continue reading “HBO Max Romantic Comedy ‘Moonshot’ Headed to EST and DVD May 24”

‘Angel Heart’ 4K Steelbook Due July 12 Exclusively at Best Buy 0

‘Angel Heart’ 4K Steelbook Due July 12 Exclusively at Best Buy

Writer-director Alan Parker’s 1987 psychological horror-thriller Angel Heart will arrive July 12 for the first time ever on 4K Ultra HD plus Blu-ray plus digital SteelBook from Lionsgate, exclusively at Best Buy.   Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Parker (Mississippi Burning), Angel Heart stars two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro (The Godfather: Part … Continue reading “‘Angel Heart’ 4K Steelbook Due July 12 Exclusively at Best Buy”

Chris Wallace to Relaunch Short-Lived Interview Show on HBO Max in the Fall 0

Chris Wallace to Relaunch Short-Lived Interview Show on HBO Max in the Fall

CNN May 19 announced that short-lived CNN+ series, “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?” will relaunch on HBO Max this fall with featured interviews also airing on CNN. The move is part of Warner Bros. Discovery to further meld brands within the company across the media company’s flagship HBO Max streaming platform. Launched just before consummation … Continue reading “Chris Wallace to Relaunch Short-Lived Interview Show on HBO Max in the Fall”

Stan Lee Universe Licenses Stan Lee Name and Likeness to Marvel Studios 0

Stan Lee Universe Licenses Stan Lee Name and Likeness to Marvel Studios

Stan Lee Universe, Genius Brands International’s Genius Brands controlled venture with POW! Entertainment, has signed a 20-year deal to license the name and likeness of Stan Lee to Marvel Studios for future feature films and television productions, as well as use in Disney theme parks and experiences worldwide. “We are proud to be the stewards … Continue reading “Stan Lee Universe Licenses Stan Lee Name and Likeness to Marvel Studios”

Report: U.S. Digital Media Consumption Growth Slows 0

Report: U.S. Digital Media Consumption Growth Slows

U.S. consumers are projected to spend about 8 hours and 14 minutes daily consuming digital media in 2022, up about 14 minutes (1.9%) from 2021, according to new data from eMarketer. The research firm said the gain is less than during the pandemic when housebound consumers worked from home using laptops and tablets, in addition … Continue reading “Report: U.S. Digital Media Consumption Growth Slows”

Leichtman: Pay-TV Operators Up Q1 Sub Loss to 1.95 Million 0

Leichtman: Pay-TV Operators Up Q1 Sub Loss to 1.95 Million

New data from the Leichtman Research Group found that the largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. – representing about 93% of the market – lost more than 1.95 million net video subscribers in the first quarter, ended March 31. That compared to a net loss of 1.91 million subs in the previous-year period. The top … Continue reading “Leichtman: Pay-TV Operators Up Q1 Sub Loss to 1.95 Million”

‘Uncharted’ Grabs Top Spot on Redbox Charts 0

‘Uncharted’ Grabs Top Spot on Redbox Charts

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Uncharted was No. 1 on both Redbox’s disc rental chart and the Redbox On Demand chart the week ended May 15. The adaptation of the popular video game franchise of the same name stars Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg as a pair of treasure hunters seeking hidden gold from the voyage … Continue reading “‘Uncharted’ Grabs Top Spot on Redbox Charts”