Disney+ to Release Episodes Weekly: A Welcome Break From Stress-Bingeing?

TVLine | 8/24/2019 | Matt Webb Mitovich
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Amid the flurry of Disney+ announcements made Friday at D23, a none-to-small detail emerged about the new streaming service: Sources confirm for TVLine that Disney+ episodes will be released on a weekly basis, versus the all-at-once “binge” model often employed by rivals.

Is this a welcome respite for those who have felt a need to “stress-binge” full seasons ASAP upon release (lest they, for one reason, get spoiled by those who watch faster)? Or is it, as some see it, a “cash grab” by the House of Mouse? A way to force month-to-month subscriptions and foil those scheming to sign up, binge, and bail?

Episode - Time - Way - Conversation - Evaluation

Is giving each episode time to “breathe” a way to foster better conversation and real-time evaluation of a series as it evolves? Or does returning to a weekly schedule run contrary to how consumers have grown accustomed to enjoying their TV?

Review the facts, then weigh in:

Tuesday - Nov - Stateside - Years - Disney+

Launching Tuesday, Nov. 12 Stateside and rolling out globally over the next two years, a Disney+ subscription will run just $6.99 per month (or $69.99 for an annual pass; pricing varies outside the U.S.). The content will be ad-free.

Disney+ will offer unlimited downloads of shows (and movies) via its app, to watch offline later on up to 10 mobile or tablet devices. The service will allow subscribers to concurrently stream video content on up to four registered devices, with no up-charges.

Launch - Star - Wars - Series - Mandalorian

Upon launch, the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian as well as High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Too Many Colons will make their premieres, to be followed by the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars (in February 2020), Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Fall 2020) and Pixar’s Monsters at Work and Diary of a Female President (sometime in 2020)....
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