Disney’s head of streaming Kevin Mayer to become CEO of TikTok

He has been named the chief executive officer of TikTok and chief operating officer of ByteDance, the platform's Chinese parent company. TikTok, an app where users post short videos, has seen an explosion of growth since its US launch. But that increased popularity has led to scrutiny by the US government over its ties to … Continue reading Disney’s head of streaming Kevin Mayer to become CEO of TikTok

Frozen 2 rakes in $350 million worldwide on box office debut

Frozen 2 raked in $350 million (nearly £272m) in its opening weekend worldwide, beating forecasts and the box office debut of the original film. The sequel made about £15m in the UK and Ireland and $127m (£98.9m) in the US and Canada, which are not counted towards the worldwide figures. The 2013 original took $93m … Continue reading Frozen 2 rakes in $350 million worldwide on box office debut

GUIDE TO STREAMING: FROM DISNEY+ TO NBA LEAGUE PASS AND CRUNCHYROLL

ThereThere is a plethora of streaming services available for anyone with a credit card handy. Hulu and Netflix are general entertainment providers offering licensed content and originals for subscribers. Others, like anime provider Crunchyroll and NFL Sunday Ticket, are targeted at specific interests. Streaming services like Disney+ and Apple TV Plus are flashy newcomers that are trying to find their … Continue reading GUIDE TO STREAMING: FROM DISNEY+ TO NBA LEAGUE PASS AND CRUNCHYROLL