This Week’s Top Stories

Disney beats Netflix in total OTT subs; CJ ENM strikes deal with TelevisaUnivision; Apple TV+ orders Spanish series from Bambú Producciones. Watch these and all of the week’s top stories in 60 seconds.

1. Disney Beats Netflix in Total OTT Subs

The group presented its financial results for the second quarter of the year, in which it reached 221.1 million total subscribers for Disney+, Disney+ Hotstar, Hulu and ESPN +, surpassing Netflix and its 220.7 million. In addition, it announced a price increase in the US and the launch of its AVOD version for December 8. Read more.

2. CJ ENM Strikes Content Deal with TelevisaUnivision

The new deal will see several Korean series making their way into the Hispanic giant’s streaming platform, ViX. Read more.

3. Apple TV+ Orders New Spanish Series from Bambú Producciones

Currently in pre-production in Spain, the six-episode drama Land of Women is the studio’s second project for the OTT platform following Now and Then. Read more.

4. A+E Networks to Launch First True Crime Streaming Service

With over 1,000 hours of premium programming and local originals, Crime+Investigation Play will launch in the UK on September 5. Read more.

5. Telemundo’s La casa de los famosos Ends with Over 1.6 Million Viewers

The finale made Telemundo the number one Spanish-language network in the US during its broadcast and the second overall regardless of language. Read more.