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What’s Going On In Streaming, Including ‘Big Shot’ and ‘Reservation Dogs’

Fern Siegel

Big Shot, the basketball dramedy, was picked up by Disney+ for a second season. Dean Lorey will return as showrunner on the series, which will resume production in 2022. “Big Shot” centers on Stamos’ Marvyn Korn, a disgraced NCAA basketball coach who is given a chance at redemption with a coaching position at an elite private high school for girls.

Here are additional deals and projects:

  • Reservation Dogs has been greenlit for a second season. The show is streaming its first season under the “FX on Hulu” banner and is expected to return next year. The eight-episode first season debuted to critical acclaim. The season finale is slated for Sept. 20. Co-created by Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi (Oscar winner for Jojo Rabbit), Reservation Dogs follows four Indigenous teenagers in rural Oklahoma “who steal, rob and save in order to get to the exotic, mysterious and faraway land of California,” according to the streamer.

Hulu

Hulu is a video streaming service that gives access to thousands of full seasons of exclusive series, hit movies, kids shows, and Hulu Originals like The Handmaid’s Tale.

It offers a good selection of current TV shows and its ad-supported tier is cheaper than both Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. You will be able to watch most shows from networks like ABC, NBC, Fox, and cable channels like Bravo, USA Network, FXX, FXM, HGTV, and more.

The service has a Limited Commercials plan for 6,99 $ a month, or you can upgrade to their No Ads plan for 12,99 $ a month. For 69,99 $ a month, you can get Hulu Live TV from major cable channels, live locals and regional sports networks.

  • Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and her production company Aluna Entertainment have signed a multi-year first-look film deal with Netflix. They will develop and produce feature films that focus on women’s experiences.

  • The Film Detective, the classic film restoration and streaming company, a division of Cinedigm, has acquired Los Angeles-based Holland Releasing’s motion picture library of over 100 classic films and television shows. The library includes rare archival film prints and negatives of Hollywood classics, such as Frank Capra’s Meet John Doe (1941), Made for Each Other (1939), and The Outlaw (1943). The Film Detective has released its classic movie app on the web, Android, iOS, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV and is available live on Sling TV, STIRR, Plex, Local Now, Rakuten TV and DistroTV.

  • Jungle Cruise was released on Disney+ over the Labor Day weekend as a Premium VOD for $29.99. At present, it leads other PVOD titles at Vudu. Also, iTunes has it as No. 3, while GooglePlay has it at No. 5.

Disney+

Disney+ ist ein werbefreier Video-Streaming-Dienst, der exklusive Serien und Filme von Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic und anderen Anbietern bereitstellt. Disney hat angekündigt, dass ihr Streaming-Dienst am 24. März 2020 in Großbritannien seine Premiere feiern wird.

Der Disney-Streaming-Dienst kostet 8,99 € / Monat, oder 89,99 € / Jahr (7,50 € / Monat).

Die App unterstützt 4K-Streaming, unbegrenzte Downloads, 4 gleichzeitige Streams, bis zu 7 Profilen, mit Hunderten von Avataren für Ihr persönliches Profil.

Im ersten Jahr werden 25 neue Original-Serien, 10+ Filme, 7.500 frühere Episoden, 100 neue Filme und 400 Bibliothekstitel, einschließlich der gesamten Disney-Sammlung, veröffentlicht. Neuveröffentlichungen wie “Toy Story 4”, “Der König der Löwen”, “Aladdin” und Klassiker wie “Die kleine Meerjungfrau” und “Cinderella” werden zum Streaming angeboten.

Das Unternehmen kündigte Original-Sendungen und -Filme an, die bei der Markteinführung verfügbar sein werden, darunter die 100 Millionen Dollar teure 8-teilige Star Wars Reihe “The Mandalorian”, “High School Musical: Das Musical: Die Serie”, “The World According to Jeff Goldblum”, “Lady and the Tramp” und “The Imagineering Story”.

Die vollständige Liste der verfügbaren Sendungen und Filme von Disney, Disney Channel, Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel, Nat Geo oder alle verfügbaren Disney Plus-Inhalte können Sie in unserer Disney+ Streaming Filmliste einsehen.

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  • Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales, will premiere Oct. 1 on Disney+. The just-released trailer features a first look at the three tales Darth Vader’s loyal servant Vaneé (Tony Hale) will spin: “The Lost Boy,” the story of how a young Ben Solo first meets Ren; “The Dueling Monstrosities,” which imagines how Darth Maul and General Grievous were reborn; and “The Wookiee’s Paw,” which posits Luke Skywalker getting his greatest wishes granted.

  • ESPN+ has a new ad campaign that asks sports fans to “Join the Evolution.” Seth Ader, vice president, brand marketing, ESPN, said: “Using imagery that highlights the evolution of sports and fandom, this campaign shows how ESPN+ is meeting fans where they are going — in this case, the forefront of the sports streaming experience.” The creative from the Preacher agency uses archival and modern footage to show how ESPN+’s exclusive features and original content bring sports to fans in real-time. ESPN+ reported 14.9 million subscribers as of July 3.

ESPN+

ESPN+ is a live TV streaming service that gives access to thousands of live sporting events, original shows like Peyton’s Place, the entire library of 30 for 30, E:60, The Last Dance, as well exclusive written analysis from top ESPN insiders.

The service can be subscribed for 6,99 $ / Monat per month or annually for 69,99 $ / Jahr.

You will get a daily out-of-market game from MLB, and every out-of-market NHL and MLS game with NHL.TV and MLS LIVE.

The service has some of the most attractive soccer coverage including Bundesliga, LaLiga, FA Cup, UEFA Nations League, EFL Championship, EFL Carabao Cup, Eredevise and more.

College sports fans will be able to watch thousands of games and events including football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, track & field, gymnastics, swimming & diving, lacrosse, wrestling, volleyball, golf, and more.

For boxing and UFC fans, the service offers Top Rank boxing and will be the home of 15 exclusive UFC events.

ESPN+ now includes exclusive insights from analysts like Mel Kiper and Todd McShay (which used to be part of ESPN Insider), as well as premium Fantasy Tools & PickCenter.

What it does not include is most live sports that air on ESPN und ESPN2.

To get access to those channels you have to subscribe to a live TV streaming service. We suggest reading our guide on How to Watch ESPN without Cable.

Big Shot trailer

Lego Star Wars: Terrifying Tales trailer

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