Tag Archives: Disney

Disney establishes family channels structure in Latin America

After merging with Fox and announcing its structure in Latin America, Disney announced how the business unit Family Channels / Local Productions and Content Sales will be structured in its Media Networks business. The areas leadership is in charge of Fernando Barbosa, its General Manager. We must work closely to make sure that high quality [...]

Disney hires Pyne Media to sell Fox Sports in Brazil

Disney hired an independent company to negotiate with potential interested parties, with the aim of selling Fox Sports in Brazil and concluding its merger with Fox. The company also decided to cut funds from Fox Sports until its sale to another media group is done. Pyne Media, ESPNs Global Distribution former President Benjamin Pynes independent [...]

AT&T sells its Hulu’s 10% part

Hulu announced it acquired the WarnerMedias (AT&T) 10% stake in the streaming platform. The transaction was valued in USD 1,430 million. With the acquisition, Hulu becomes the owner of Disney (which concentrates a 60% after formalizing the merger with Fox) and Comcast / NBCUniversal (30%). The sale of AT&T shares made Hulu to be valued [...]

Disney+ to be launched next November 12th and will cost USD 7 monthly

The Walt Disney Company officially announced that its OTT Disney + will be launched next November 12th in the US. The subscription will cost USD 7 monthly and, according to the company, after the debut in the US, Disney + will expand itself globally in a fast way, with plans to be in all the [...]

Disney establishes its new structure in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company announced its new business structure in Latin America after it merged with 21st Century Fox, which will include a total of 12 leaders throughout the region. The operation will be led by Diego Lerner. The groups channels affiliated and advertising sales (including family channels, for children, sports and entertainment), these topics [...]

Netflix could remove the entire Pixar catalog to include it in Disney+

Pixar’s films could stop being part of  Netflix catalog to migrate to Disney +, the new OTT that Disney plans to launch at the end of the year. The studio, created in 1979, will be 24 years old in 2019 since it launched Toy Story, its first computerized film, in 1995. Of the 20 feature [...]

DAZN could buy Fox Sports Brazil

Sports OTT DAZN, soon to be launched in Brazil, could be one of the  possible candidates to buy Fox Sports in the country, according to Brazilian journalists Eduardo Ohata (Yahoo) and Mauricio Lima (Veja magazine). Fox Sports sale was an Economic Defense Administrative Councils (CADE) decision,  which approved the merger between Fox and Disney but [...]

Disney to buy Fox officially

Early this Wednesday, March 20th, The Walt Disney Company officially acquired 20th Century Fox, in an agreement valued at USD 71,300 million. The merger between the two companies took place after sailing their sports networks in Mexico and Brazil, as ordered by the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) and the Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE). It [...]