The company plans on allowing commercials for its sports streaming app, but there are no plans to "have the programming that airs in the direct-to-consumer service interrupted by commercials", Iger says, adding sponsored programs could be a possibility.
The news about a new Marvel series is not surprising, considering its Disney other most valuable property; though, it does raise the question of what will happen to the studio's other television shows.
What realm of Marvel will this future show possibly explore? This seemingly means that the service will not feature the hard-edged Marvel shows that are now airing on Netflix or many Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures films.
Arenado, Blackmon Win Silver Slugger Awards
The Silver Slugger is awarded to the best offensive player at each position, in each league, as voted by managers and coaches. The Giants didn't hit home runs, and Posey was no exception, but he was undoubtedly the team's most consistent bat.
"We also believe that our brands and our franchises really matter, as we've seen through Netflix and all our other platforms". Rian Johnson, the writer-director of this December's "The Last Jedi", is developing "a brand new Star Wars trilogy" for Disney, the CEO said.
Iger spoke at length about the streaming service, which still doesn't have an official name, during an investor's call.
For the quarter ended September 30, Disney reported earnings of $1.07 a share, excluding some items, missing the $1.14 average of analysts' estimates.
Netflix should be anxious here, as another streaming service means they're not only going to lose all Disney-owned titles, they'll also be battling another platform for new content. That service will be called ESPN Plus, he said Thursday.
Eurozone growing at quickest pace in 10 years, European Union forecast says
For the next two years, the Commission forecasts decrease in employment growth to 0.4% and 0.3% due to limited labour supply. He pointed out that for the first time in a decade that all European Union countries will grow this year.
Having also made a decision to pull Marvel and Lucasfilm movies off Netflix, the moves signal that Disney is not afraid to draw upon its vast well of intellectual property to lure in new subscribers. It would make sense that we would get more details at those times.
A series based on the Pixar film franchise, Monsters, Inc. The Fox deal would've given Disney control of a large portion of Fox's TV shows, which Disney would've then presumably moved over to their upcoming streaming service.
Disney's streaming service is scheduled to arrive in 2019.
The launch of this new service is still two years away, so we're obviously still waiting for more information.
Modi, Hasina, Mamata flag-off Kolkata-Khulna friendship train
This train service is a dream come true for people on both sides of the border, said Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. While Bengal chief minister described the launch as a remarkable moment for India and Bangladesh.