Tag Archives: Bob Chapek

Disney changes its strategy and plans to release ‘Cruella’ and ‘Black Widow’ in Latin America in theaters and on Disney+ under the PVOD format

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this last Friday, April 9th, that its Cruella and Black Widow films will be released at the same time in theaters and on Disney+ in the region. According to the information reported by the company, the premiere of Cruella is scheduled for May 28th, while Black [...]

Disney+ to leave PVOD plans up to consumers

Bob Chapek, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, informed in a TV interview with the US channel Bloomberg that the company is surprised by the positive reaction shown by consumers to Raya and the Last Dragon (Disney Animation Studios), released on Disney+ on March 5th. For this reason, although the company plans to release more [...]

Disney+ tops 100 million subscribers globally after launching in Latin America

Bob Chapek, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, has announced this last Tuesday, March 9th, that Disney+, the company’s new SVOD OTT, recently launched in Latin America, now reaches more than 100 million subscribers globally, after 16 months of its original launch, in November 2019. Up to now, no official information was reported on the [...]

Disney+ reports almost 95 million subscribers globally one year after its original launch

As part of its financial results presentation for the first fiscal quarter (from October to December 2020), The Walt Disney Company reported that, just over a year after the official launch of Disney+ – which took place in the US on November 12th, 2019-, its SVOD OTT currently reports 94.9 million subscribers globally. The figure [...]

Disney creates new structure to boost its streaming business

The Walt Disney Company announced a new organizational structure, which it called Media and Entertainment Distribution, whose purpose is to enhance the company’s streaming business and place it as a central point of Disney’s strategy. The announcement took place just over a month after the launch of Disney+, the company’s new SVOD OTT, in Latin [...]

Disney+ reports 54.5 million subscribers shortly after launching in Latin America

In its latest quarterly earnings release, Disney informed that Disney+, its new SVOD OTT launched in the US in November, now records 54.5 million subscribers. The platform is currently also available in the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and India, and, recently, Disney confirmed that its launch [...]

Bob Chapek is named new CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company announced on February 25th that Bob Iger, CEO of the company for the past 15 years, will leave his position when his contract ends on December 31st, 2021. The position will be held by Bob Chapek, current Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Recently, the group announced its new structure [...]