Disney's New Streaming Service Will Cost "Substantially" Less Than Netflix
11 November, 2017, 01:28 | Author: Lydia Fleming
Disney is also planning to create original films, TV shows, short-form content and more for the service. Now, the saga from "a galaxy far, far away" will be taking over television as well, when Disney launches a new live-action Star Wars series alongside another new Marvel superhero show. Marvel's New Warrior could be one of the many series to come to the Disney streaming service.
Disney doesn't plan on selling ads for the streaming service, but Iger commented he wouldn't rule out sponsorships.
A live-action Star Wars series will no doubt be the focus, while series based on the 2001 Pixar hit Monsters, Inc, and the Disney Channel's High School Musical will also be highly anticipated.
Mr. Iger also revealed that an ESPN digital offering scheduled for next year will debut in the spring and be called ESPN Plus.
Many saw this as the House of Mouse looking to bolster its on-demand library ahead of the SVOD launch, which Iger considers to be the only available revenue stream Disney is not properly exploiting yet.
Disney's drop in theatrical distribution revenues was primarily driven by the under-performance of Cars 3 compared to Finding Dory in the prior-year quarter.
As most of you are aware, Netflix now costs anywhere between $7.99 and $13.99 a month to stream an array of studio content including the service's original series and films. But the limited information provided on the call makes it seem like customers may still need a cable subscription to use the service. And higher costs for sports programming cut into media networks' revenue.
The service will standalone from Disney's own exclusive streaming service plans, which will see all Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixel movies brought in house.
The Walt Disney Company has reported that Q3 operating income for its media networks segment dropped 12 per cent to $1.5 billion (€1.29bn) as multiple factors impacted earnings.
Overall, Disney's studio revenue fell 21% to $1.43 billion, because Cars 3 couldn't match 2016's Finding Dory. Performance improved at Disneyland in California, Disneyland Paris and Shanghai Disney Resort, the company said, as well at its cruise ships and vacation club.
Even when a celeb's face was slightly tilted rather than face-on, the sheep still picked the image more often than not. Among the faces they were trained to recognize were former President Barack Obama and actress Emma Watson .
Nintendo Switch owners will get a special Xenoblade Chronicles 2 surprise in Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild this week. Although it wasn't explicitly mentioned, this DLC side quest will be available as a free download or an in-game update.
But Whittaker is also rocking her own style, putting a fresh, feminine twist on the 13 outfits that came before. However, that still leaves the question: Does she have the chops to save the universe with the best of them.
Facebook is testing a controversial new strategy they claim will help protect its users from becoming victims of revenge porn . The new initiative is now being piloted in Australia in partnership with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner .
The study was conducted on the Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Brass and Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Metal . PIRG Education Fund is calling for the toys to be pulled from shelves and wants a recall issued.
Becky, who also manages a stable of prominent comedians like Amy Poehler and Kevin Hart, denied threatening any of the women. Comedian Rebecca Corry told the Times of an incident in 2005 when she was appearing in a television pilot alongside C.K.
Will Facebook in the USA get this technology? That way, your photo will never show up on any of Facebook's servers. This new method requires users to send their own nudes to themselves through the company's Messenger app.
Blatter also famously argued in 2004 that players could boost the popularity of the women's game by wearing tighter shorts. Solo has taken to social media to praise those who have spoken out against sexual harassment using the hashtag #MeToo.
Phoenix will receive Greg Monroe , a first-round pick and a second-round pick in return, according to Wojnarowski and Lowe. I really like the idea of Bledsoe , Middleton and The Greek Freak on the court at the same time.
Minnesota Vikings activate QB Teddy Bridgewater
If this does indeed end up happening, Bradford's time with the Vikings organization is likely over. He spent a whole bunch of his own money trying everything to get back and it just didn't work out.
Waymo cars hit the the road without drivers
Arizona , like many states, has no restrictions against operating an autonomous vehicle without a person in the driver's seat. Krafick also announced that the company is going to launch a driverless ride-hailing service in the next few months.
Lock Down Lifted Following Shooting Near TCU Campus
The person was not hit by the bullet, but as the shooter was leaving in his shuttle bus, he bumped into the other employee. Administrators described the suspect as an armed man wearing a white shirt and black trousers .
Google Search will soon show restaurant wait times
This could come in particularly handy for those bars and restaurants that don't take reservations (looking at you, Monk's ). A chart in it lists the busiest times at the restaurant while another click shows an estimated wait at a specific time.
Conte: Dropping Luiz Was Tactical
He said after the United win: "Maybe in the future I can decide a different way or continue in this way". I have a squad with 16 senior players, and five young players. "But I do the best things for my team".
Elliott tried to settle case with NFL
Elliott's lawyers and the NFL Players Association could ask for further litigation if the decision does not go in their favor. The NFL planned to enforce Elliott's suspension beginning Sunday until Friday's intervention by the appeals court.
How to fix 'hilarious' iOS 11.1 keyboard bug
Apple, for its part, has recognized that this bug exists, but so far, an official patch hasn't been pushed to affected users. For Phrase , users are told to type an upper-case "I", and for shortcut they type a lower-case "i".