Tag Archives: Disney

Disney+ to be launched in Latin America in 2020

During the last D23 Expo 2019, organized by Disney, the company announced that Disney+, its new OTT platform, will be available in Latin America in 2020. In the US and other recently announced countries, the date chosen is next November 12th. In terms of prices, the company has already confirmed that in the US, the [...]

Disney+ to be available as a Hulu add on

During his opening remarks to the Television Critics Association, Hulus SVP of Originals, Craig Erwich, said that the OTT Disney+, whose launch date is scheduled for November in the US, will soon be included as an add on in the platform, together with others as HBO and CBS All Access, already available.  Essentially, what that [...]

FlixMedia shows exclusive content integrated to Disney releases

Flix Media, a Brazilian company that sells advertising options to be shown in cinemas before the beginning of each film, ran an agreement with Walt Disney World and The World Disney Studios to produce exclusive content, and show in that space the next distributors releases. Contents will be broadcast through Flix Channel, and must last [...]

Disney adds new professionals for its operations in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company Latin America announced this week new it has decided to add more professionals from The 21st Century Fox, ESPN and Disney for the region, In addition, the company reported that, from now on, Media Networks operations will be in charge of Guillermo Tabanera  They will all report to Diego Lerner, President [...]

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 [...]