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Entertainment Don’t Expect An Ad-Supported Disney+ Option, CEO Says

01:01  15 june  2021
01:01  15 june  2021 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

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They expect personalized, on-demand options that give them choice and control.” Hulu’s ad revenue reached .5 billion in 2019 and is on track hit .7 billion by 2021, according to a recent forecast by eMarketer. Delivering programming via the internet affords any programmer some inherent In an interview with Deadline, Disney sales chief Rita Ferro said it made sense to highlight subscription streaming — even an ad -free service like Disney+ — to an audience of brand marketers. “As we think about our ability to form consumer relationships, it’s important to highlight all of the ways we do that

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek spoke Monday about the company’s reorganization to prioritize the creation and distribution of content for streaming, and shared some detail regarding upfront sales.

“Despite how profound that change was for us, relative to how we operated and particularly how the industry operated, it really has got strong buy-in by our execs,” Chapek told the Credit Suisse Annual Communications Conference during a virtual appearance.

Under the new structure unveiled in Oct. 2020, Walt Disney created a Media and Entertainment Distribution group responsible for both the dissemination and ad sales for all of its content, including across streaming services like Disney+.

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The company said Tuesday that it will offer a bundle that includes Disney+ , ESPN+ and commercial- supported Hulu for .99 a month. The new option from Disney (DIS) is the latest move in its plan to beat Netflix, and the pricing would make the streaming offerings incredibly competitive. Hulu alone costs .99 a month for the plan without ads or .99 a month with ads , ESPN+ is .99 a month, and Disney+ will be .99. That would add up to .97 if purchased à la carte. The standard monthly subscription cost for Netflix (NFLX) is .99, and Amazon Prime's video streaming service is

“Everyone appreciates the fact that they have more time to do what they do best, given the increase in output we have,” Chapek added. Walt Disney has been feeding the Media and Entertainment Distribution group with programming from its film studios, general entertainment television studios and the sports group.

Those divisions — Studios, General Entertainment and Sports — produce for theatrical, linear and streaming distribution with a focus on the company’s direct-to-consumer outlets, which include Disney+. Chapek said the real test of success for the reorganized Disney as it accelerates its direct-to-consumer business will how the studio’s current five-year plan plays out.

And he added that managing content creation distinct from distribution has allowed creative teams across the studio to be more innovative and adventurous. An example is Marvel Studios, led by Kevin Feige, going beyond movie making to creating a slew of TV shows for Disney+, including Secret Invasion starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn, and Armor Wars, with War Machine actor Don Cheadle, appealing to Iron Man fans, Chapek added.

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Ad -industry veteran Brian Lesser was hired to run the operation, and Stephenson told investors that the business would bring in billion in new revenue by using customer data to deliver targeted ads .Those fortunes didn’ t materialize. Lesser left, and now it’s up for sale as new WarnerMedia chief Jason Kilar brings in another ad team.Regional Sports NetworksAT& T has four regional sports networks, or RSNs, which include rights to teams such as hockey’s Pittsburgh Penguins, basketball’s Houston Rockets and baseball’s Seattle Mariners.Though live sports are still the closest thing to must-see TV.

He also pointed to the film side where Feige and his team plan a new feature to mine The Fantastic Four franchise.

“As you increase output, and go deeper and deeper into mining the Marvel mythology, it doesn’t have to tap itself out. We’ve got great stories to tell, and we’re telling great stories,” Chapek told the investors conference.

The Walt Disney boss, while touting the recent launch of Disney+ globally, told the investors conference the studio did not envision an ad-supported version of its flagship streaming platform. “We have no such plans to do that. We’re happy with the model we got,” he insisted.

That said, the company’s digital ad business is strong regardless. Chapek said that over 40 percent of the company’s upfront sales were committed to streaming and digital, a new high watermark as the company continues to shift from its traditional linear businesses to streaming and direct-to-consumer.

“I think it speaks to the nature of how this business is rapidly changing,” Chapek said at the Credit Suisse TMT conference. “We are really happy with the upfront, our sales team did an extraordinary job.”

Chapek said that CPM increases were up double-digits, and a Disney source added that live sports were a key differentiator in the upfront negotiations. The company also secured diversity, equity and inclusion commitments from the holding companies it works with, per a source. CPG, financial services, and media and entertainment were among the categories committing the most during the upfront.

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