ABC Studios On Demand

Viaplay gains first-run Disney in new MTG deal

Viaplay subscribers are getting early access to Star Wars and Marvel Universe movies through the latest content deal between MTG and The Walt Disney Company. The wide-ranging agreement means Viaplay and Viaplay Film SVOD subscribers first-run SVOD windows on box office hits including Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Captain America: Civil War and Vaiana in […]

Disney’s Pyne: TV remains indispensable

Despite growth in alternative media, “TV remains the indispensable connective tissue,” that ties people together, according to Disney Media Networks distribution chief Ben Pyne. Despite a decline in linear TV viewing, overall viewing time for top shows is actually growing, added Pyne, who is president, global distribution networks at The Walt Disney Company-owned Disney Media […]

Disney adds on-demand services to Astro’s SVOD

Disney’s branded on-demand services have been added to the SVOD service of Astro, the Malaysian pay TV operator. Disney Movies on Demand, ABC Studios on Demand and Disney on Demand are now all available on the Astro Plus streaming service, meaning a raft of series and movies from the studio are now available on-demand to […]

Disney brings on-demand services under ABC Studios banner

Disney is rebranding its on-demand services as part of a wider initiative to have ‘ABC Studios’ as an umbrella brand for its content products and services. Catherine Powell, senior VP, Media Distribution, EMEA at The Walt Disney Company, told TBI that moving forward SVOD platforms that want Disney-distributed content will be sold it as part […]