Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Starz rolls out on DirecTV streaming service

Starz has inked a deal with AT&T’s DirecTV that will see its channels launch on the pay TV platform’s streaming service. Lionsgate-owned Starz has been aggressively expanding its TV Everywhere and streaming footprint in the US and the new agreement will see the Starz and Starz Encore services launch on DirecTV Now. The channels will […]

Starz adds Spotify to TV Everywhere app

Starz has done a deal with Spotify that will allow users of its updated premium app to access music from the premium cabler’s shows. Starz playlists will be added to Spotify meanwhile, as part of the agreement. The music available on Spotify will come from Starz original series including 50 Cent-produced show Power (pictured). There […]

Canal+ inks international Disney deal

Canal+ has inked a deal with Disney and will get first and second window rights to several of the studio’s series and movies for its international service. The deal with The Walt Disney Company also sees a raft of Disney channels carried on Canal+’s Overseas service. The content element of the two-part agreement covers all […]

Turner takes Stars Wars TV rights

Turner has snagged the US TV rights to the Star Wars franchise and the movies will play on its TNT and TBS cable nets. The deal, which Turner struck with The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox, gives TNT and TBS exclusive basic cable rights to 10 movies including the network premiere of last […]

Sky snags exclusive Star Wars deal

Sky has acquired all six of the existing Stars Wars movies for its Sky Movies channels and on demand service. The UK pay TV platform has acquired exclusive rights to the features, which will launch on Sky Movies this summer. A 48-hour Star Wars marathon will mark the launch of the Star Wars features, starting […]

New Disney channel launches in France

Disney has launched a new movie channel and on-demand service in France that will have a slew of features from the studio and get the upcoming Star Wars movie in an exclusive first window. Disney Cinema has rolled out on the CanalSat platform, and is programmed with features from Disney and its Pixar and Star […]