Disney is launching a new Star-branded streaming service internationally
Tuesday, 4 August 2020 Disney plans to launch a new general entertainment streaming platform overseas in 2021 under the Star brand name, CEO Bob Chapek announced today. Chapek didn’t give too many details about the platform, including in which countries Star would launch or pricing, but he noted that it would include content from ABC, FX, Freeform, Searchlight, and 20th Century Studios.
Star will not carry licensed content, which is different from Disney’s other general entertainment streaming service, Hulu. More information is expected to be announced at an upcoming investors day that will focus on plans for Disney Plus, Hulu, ESPN Plus, and Star. The announcement comes as Disney hits major streaming milestones, including surpassing 60 million Disney Plus...
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Insider Intelligence publishes research and forecasts on the Media, Advertising, and Marketing industry. According to their latest estimates for over-the-top video services in the US, change is coming. Disney+ will have 72.4 million users this year, representing 32.1% of OTT viewers. Additionally, the Disney+ audience size is on track to surpass that of Hulu by 2024. Since its launch, Disney+ has been able to grow quickly by using a low price point.
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