blinkbox signs new programming deal with Disney

blinkbox Now Delivering The Best Entertainment from Disney To Customers, With Many Titles Launching The Same Day as DVD

New programming deal brings extensive family entertainment from Disney to the UK’s leading online movie service*

blinkbox, the UK’s leading online movie service, has signed a deal with Disney UK & Ireland to offer its customers access to a selection of world-class family entertainment. Film and TV fans will be able to buy or rent the latest titles, many on the very same day they are released on DVD, instantly on their PC, Mac, Smart TVs, games consoles and tablet devices without subscription.

 

The deal means that some movies, such as War Horse, from DreamWorks Films, and Disney’s The Muppets, will be available to buy or rent on blinkbox the same day as they are released on DVD. Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, plus Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and Mary Poppins are also available to buy. blinkbox customers can also buy top TV dramas like Lost, Grey’s Anatomy and Brothers & Sisters, produced by Disney’s US network TV production arm, ABC Studios.

Michael Comish, CEO and co-founder of blinkbox said: “We are excited to be working with Disney to bring even more current and classic entertainment instantly to our blinkbox customers, from movies to quality US TV dramas.”

He continued: “This is the latest in a long line of deals with top Studios ensuring that blinkbox offer the latest releases the same day as DVD. To put it in to context, last week blinkbox had 35 of the top 40 latest movie releases available to watch instantly. At blinkbox we focus on the highest quality movie experience with all the latest titles available for our customers to enjoy anytime, anywhere without being tied into a subscription.”

Catherine Powell, senior vice president / general manager, Media Distribution, The Walt Disney Company EMEA added: “Working with innovative platforms such as blinkbox, we are committed to offering our must-see entertainment to consumers in ever-more easily accessible, flexible ways. From classic Disney films, through to cutting-edge ABC Studios TV drama, this selection provides a broad choice for every member of the family.”

The latest deal expands blinkbox’s industry-leading catalogue of over 10,000 films from existing partnerships with all the major studios including Warner Bros, Paramount, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox and Universal, plus deals with over 40 other programming providers. The massive library of movies are delivered with the best picture and sound quality, and are available on a whole range of devices instantly whenever and wherever customers want to get their entertainment fix.

To enjoy the wide range of Disney’s content on blinkbox, visit www.blinkbox.com.

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