Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. As part of Disney’s Media and Entertainment Distribution segment, Disney+ is available on most internet-connected devices and offers commercial-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series, and short-form content. Alongside unprecedented access to Disney’s incredible library of film and television entertainment, the service is also the exclusive streaming home for the latest releases from The Walt Disney Studios.
Disney+ is available as part of a bundle offer that gives subscribers access to Disney+, Hulu (ad-supported), and ESPN+. Visit DisneyPlus.com to subscribe and/or learn more about the service.
ESPN+ is the industry-leading sports streaming service that offers fans in the U.S. thousands of live sports events, original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks and exclusive editorial content from dozens of ESPN writers and reporters. Launched in April 2018, ESPN+ has grown to more than 11.5 million subscribers.
Programming on ESPN+ includes exclusive UFC events, hundreds of MLB and NHL games, college sports (including football, basketball and nearly a dozen other sports from 20 conferences), top domestic and international soccer (Bundesliga, Serie A, FA Cup, MLS, Copa Del Rey, EFL Championship, Carabao Cup, Eredivisie, and more), Golf (coverage from PGA Tour, The Masters and PGA Championship), Top Rank Boxing, Grand Slam tennis, international and domestic rugby and cricket, exclusive ESPN+ Original series and studio shows (including ESPN+ NFL PrimeTime, Peyton’s Places, Stephen A’s World, SportsNation, The Fantasy Show, Detail, ESPN FC, Bettor Days, Our Time, Dana White’s Contender Series, and many more), plus exclusive access to the entire library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films.
Fans sign up to ESPN+ for just $5.99 a month (or $59.99 per year) at ESPNplus.com, ESPN.com or on the ESPN App (mobile and connected devices). It is also available as part of The Disney Bundle offer that gives subscribers access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu (ad-supported) — all for just $12.99/month.
Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Launched in 2008, Hulu is the only service that gives viewers instant access to current shows from every major U.S. broadcast network; libraries of hit TV series and films; and acclaimed Hulu Originals like Emmy® and Golden Globe Award-winning series The Handmaid’s Tale and The Act; Golden Globe Award-winning, Emmy® Award nominated and Peabody-winning series Ramy; and Emmy® Award nominated series including Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Castle Rock, and Pen15 alongside hit series Marvel’s Runaways, Little Fires Everywhere, Normal People, Hillary, Shrill, Solar Opposites and Oscar® and Emmy® nominated documentary film Minding the Gap. The service also streams live news, entertainment and sports from 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, The CW, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Discovery Networks – available all in one place. Recent hit Hulu Originals include Little Fires Everywhere from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, the TV adaptation of best-selling novel Normal People and comedy series The Great. Upcoming Original releases include The Dropout based on the ABC News investigative podcast and starring Kate McKinnon and the book to screen adaptation of Nine Perfect Strangers starring Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy.
Viewers, families and fans engage with the Disney’s content, characters and stories through digital products that Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) builds and manages. With innovative, world-class design and engineering, we create beloved and diverse digital experiences across news, sports and entertainment. From show clips and highlights, to video and audio streaming, and some of the world’s most trusted news, analysis, commentary and scores, our industry-leading portfolio of 90+ digital products reaches an average of more than 380 million users, who spend over 30 billion minutes and watch at least 3 billion videos, each month across the range of products and brands. The portfolio includes (but is not limited to):
The DMED Networks group is responsible for oversight of the commercialization and business strategy for the Company’s linear television channels, as well as business planning, network/channel commercial marketing, and audience strategy for the ABC broadcast network and eight owned stations, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, FX, Freeform and National Geographic. The team works closely with The Walt Disney Company's creative content organizations (Sports, Entertainment, Film Studios) to determine content requirements and programming budgets and leading the acquisition strategy for 2nd run and library content across the portfolio of channels, in partnership with Disney's DTC streaming teams.
Disney Advertising Sales creates connections with Disney’s beloved brands for partners and people around the world, through the imagination and reach of The Walt Disney Company and its brands.
Offering advertising partners limitless possibilities and solutions that are rooted in imagination and premium storytelling, Disney Ad Sales is responsible for advertising sales and integrated marketing across The Walt Disney Company’s entertainment and sports offerings on linear, digital, social, audio and more. This includes some of the worlds most trusted and loved brands: ABC, ABC News, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX Networks, National Geographic Networks, Hulu, and eight ABC-owned local stations.
Through Disney Creative Works – the company’s full-service branded content studio and creative agency – it delivers for partners from creative development and multi-platform production, to proprietary insights and strategy, all at global scale, with unparalleled access, and behind a legacy of the best storytelling in the world.
Disney Platform Distribution is a business unit within Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) that manages all third-party media sales efforts for distribution, affiliate marketing and affiliate-related business operations for all of the Company's direct-to-consumer services and linear media networks; content sales agreements for General Entertainment, Studios and Sports; as well as global theatrical film distribution; management of Disney’s iconic El Capitan Theatre and the Disney Music Group.
Playing an important role in the growth and future of DMED and The Walt Disney Company, the Technology team helps drive the strategic development, deployment and use of technology at the Walt Disney Company. It creates products, platforms and innovations for Disney’s portfolio of brands and businesses, while building scalable systems that connect hundreds of millions of consumers to Disney’s beloved stories, characters and brands.
It oversees the development, engineering and continued evolution of an industry-leading suite of consumer-facing digital products; best-in-class advertising technology and products; next-generation digital and linear distribution platforms and technologies; and world-class hardware and software engineering, architecture and operations. A truly global organization, its talented engineers, designers, developers, managers, scientists and problem solvers are located in more than 25 countries around the world, helping to empower Disney’s businesses and creators, and deliver Disney into the homes, hands and lives of consumers.