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Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:26 am
by Blue Jackets
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/08/disney- ... vices.html

Disney announced during its latest earnings report it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix
It also will launch an ESPN video streaming service in early 2018, including MLB, NHL and MLS content.
There's also plans to launch a branded Disney direct to consumer streaming service in 2019

Netflix said Disney movies will be available through the end of 2018 on its platform. Marvel TV shows will remain.

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Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:46 am
by Tyler
Yes, Disney is powerful and has a massive movie catalog, but I don't see many families picking up yet another streaming service for this unless they have kids that only watch Disney movies or if Disney adds new releases to the service way early.

I would think most kids watch Netflix for the kid shows, not for the movies?

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Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:50 pm
by CrckrJack
Not really sure why they are doing this. no way enough people subscribe to make it worth it to them. I imagine they make a ton of money from Netflix letting them use their movies.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:54 pm
by wags83
The real question is, will every media company have its own subscription streaming service soon?

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:02 pm
by Tyler
wags83 wrote:Source of the post The real question is, will every media company have its own subscription streaming service soon?

And it will cost 2x more than cable to get them all.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:25 pm
by CrckrJack
Tyler wrote:Source of the post And it will cost 2x more than cable to get them all.

Yeah but the whole point is that you won't HAVE to get them all. you can choose which ones you want. In the end would it be more expensive to have them all? Probably. Will it be more expensive to have 3/20 of them? Hopefully not.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:33 am
by Blue Jackets

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:49 am
by Tyler

No. No. No. No.

Those are both big franchises, but not enough to warrant independent services.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:51 am
by purple_hayes
I don't get this move by Disney. I know its a huge cash grab but they are WAY too late to the party. Those who were clammering for an ESPN streaming service have gone to another streaming service like Sling or PS Vue. Plus, did I read they won't have NFL or College Football content on the streaming service? Dumb move, IMO.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:05 pm
by TheJose1972
Disney won't get my business.

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Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:24 pm
by wags83
TheJose1972 wrote:Source of the post Disney won't get my business.

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Bad experience?

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:30 pm
by TheJose1972
No. I have netflix, cbs all access, and my girlfriend has amazon prime.

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Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:32 am
by cwilkins88
Tyler wrote:Source of the post

No. No. No. No.

Those are both big franchises, but not enough to warrant independent services.


So, okay. I see where this is going. Each group/company/set of companies get their own streaming services. Okay, fine. If these are like....3-4 dollars a month, I absolutely support.

But this won't be, it'll be more expensive than Netflix.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:39 am
by Tyler
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post But this won't be, it'll be more expensive than Netflix.

It's kind of crazy that HBO is more a month than Netflix. I think HBO puts out better original content, but Netflix has so much more.
Rumor is it that Netflix is going to need to increase prices soon since they are billions of dollars in debt.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:44 am
by cwilkins88
Tyler wrote:Source of the post
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post But this won't be, it'll be more expensive than Netflix.

It's kind of crazy that HBO is more a month than Netflix. I think HBO puts out better original content, but Netflix has so much more.
Rumor is it that Netflix is going to need to increase prices soon since they are billions of dollars in debt.


To be fair, it's because of the ratio of income they spend to make OC.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:44 am
by CrckrJack
Tyler wrote:Source of the post
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post But this won't be, it'll be more expensive than Netflix.

It's kind of crazy that HBO is more a month than Netflix. I think HBO puts out better original content, but Netflix has so much more.
Rumor is it that Netflix is going to need to increase prices soon since they are billions of dollars in debt.

Debt's not bad

Re: RE: Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:34 pm
by Tyler
CrckrJack wrote:
Tyler wrote:Source of the post
cwilkins88 wrote:Source of the post But this won't be, it'll be more expensive than Netflix.

It's kind of crazy that HBO is more a month than Netflix. I think HBO puts out better original content, but Netflix has so much more.
Rumor is it that Netflix is going to need to increase prices soon since they are billions of dollars in debt.

Debt's not bad
Says the guy with a maxed out AmEx (as of yesterday)

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:45 am
by wags83
Netflix has snapped up “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes in a multi-year deal. The 15-year ABC veteran will still be involved with her hit shows, but Netflix will own the rights to any new shows she creates. The “arms race for talent” between old and new entertainment has been heating up as Netflix looks to rely less on outside studios; it’s also facing more competition from companies like ABC owner Disney, which just last week announced it would launch a rival streaming service.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/netflix-si ... 1502683261

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:20 am
by CrckrJack
wags83 wrote:Source of the post “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy”

While I'm not a huge fan of either of these shows you have to admit how popular and successful they are.

Disney will pull its movies from Netflix and start its own streaming services

Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:37 am
by Blue Jackets