Tag Archives: Diego Lerner

Disney denies to stop airing its children’s channels as of June 25th

After different posts that were published this last Friday, June 4th, regarding that The Walt Disney Company’s children’s channels would stop being broadcasted in Latin America and other regions as of next June 25th, the company chaired by Bob Chapek confirmed that those channels will continue with their broadcasts beyond that date. In addition, the [...]

Disney moves forward on its D2C strategy and plans to shut down 100 linear TV channels this year

Bob Chapek, CEO at The Walt Disney Company,  has recently announced that the company will shut down 100 of its linear TV channels on a global scale during the rest of 2021, with the aim of moving forward on its D2C strategy. In Latin America, Disney launched Disney+ in November 2020, and announced the launch [...]

Disney to launch Star+ in Latin America on August 31st

Disney announced this last Friday, May 14th, that it will launch Star+, its new SVOD OTT, on August 31st in Latin America. In original terms, the platforms launch was planned for June, but the company did not explain the reasons that led it to put it off. Star+ will arrive at Latin America after, at [...]

Disney confirms Fox channels rebranding in Latin America from 2021

After several rumors reported by different specialized websites, The Walt Disney Company Latin America has finally confirmed this Thursday, December 17th, that, as of February 2021, Fox channels in the region will be rebranded as Star. This way, Fox Channel will be rebranded as Star Channel; Fox Life will now be Star Life; the new [...]

Disney+ launches original content produced in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this Monday the first original, local and exclusive Disney+ productions -new Disney´s SVOD OTT recently launched in Latin America-, entirely produced in the region. Its premieres will take place exclusively on the platform between 2020 and 2021. With the new releases, the company reinforces its commitment [...]

Disney+ officially launches in Latin America

One year after its official launch in the US, Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT, has officially arrived at Latin America yesterday, to be the exclusive destination for all Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic titles. The launch of Disney+ in Latin America is a milestone in the companys history in the region, and [...]

Disney launches Disney+ pre-sale offer in 10 Latin American countries

14 days after the official launch of Disney+ in Latin America, scheduled for next November 17th, The Walt Disney Company launched a pre-sale offer of the SVOD OTT, available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay. The pre-launch offer is only available through the official Disney+ website, and is [...]

Disney to broadcast Disney+ content on its pay TV channels before launching the platform in Latin America

A few days before Disney+ is launched in Latin America, The Walt Disney Company announced that, between November 11th and 16th, some content that will be exclusively available on the platform will be broadcast through Fox Channel, FX, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and National Geographic. A few days before the launch of Disney [...]

Diego Lerner anticipates details on Disney+ arrival at Latin America

In an exclusive interview with the Argentine newspaper La Nacion, and just over a month after the launch of Disney+ in Latin America, scheduled for November 17th, Diego Lerner, President at The Walt Disney Company Latin America, gave details on the strategy of launch of the platform, whose catalog in the region will include a [...]

Disney catalog not to be available on Amazon Prime Video as of October

As reported by various specialized websites, due to the confirmation of Disney+ arrival at Latin America, scheduled for next November 17th, the Disney catalog will be removed from Amazon Prime Video on September 30th. As reported by Diego Lerner, President of The Walt Disney Company Latin America, upon confirming the full Disney+ catalog in Latin [...]