The new general entertainment service Star has made its debut in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Europe.
Marc Buhaj been appointed VP, unscripted series and specials, Disney Branded Television.
Turnover in the German market for paid video streaming (Pay-VOD) has risen to €3.0 billion in 2020.
Faced with growing competition by globally uniform players such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+, RTL Group wants to focus more strongly on its core brand RTL.
The Walt Disney Company EMEA has announced its initial slate of European originals for Disney+.
The number of subscribers to Disney+ (294 million) is projected to exceed those of Netflix (286 million) in 2026.
Disney began this year with close to 146.4 million paid subscribers to its steaming services.
Over 75 TV series and 270 movies will feature on Star, when the entertainment brand is added to Disney+ on February 23.
Slovakia’s Antik Technology has supplied a TV monitoring solution for Disney Streaming Services.
Five global platforms are expected to have a total of 678 million paying customers by 2025.