23 October 2015

Sky TV has finally renewed its multi-year deal with Disney UK and Ireland for telecasting movies before anyone else. The World Premier of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakened’ would be available on Sky.

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The broadcaster would be the first one to hold world television premiers for Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel’s movies. This means that these blockbusters would be available on Sky to the UK customers before any other subscriptions. The movie would be available in the first pay window that usually is about nine months post the release of the movie. These movies that will be showcased would be in high definition and if necessary it will also be showcased in 3D, whenever required.

Apart from Star Wars, Disney Animated series and shows such as Star Wars Rebels, Doc McStuffins and Liv and Maddie will be available on demand. Also the popular series like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal would continue to show case on the channel. Other Disney movies like Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean and Toy Story will also be available for the customers.

This means that before Netflix or Amazon could officially broadcast these movies, they will already and only be available on Sky’s network. The date set for the world premiere of Star Wars will fall somewhere in August 2016. Apart from Star Wars the deal also wraps to cover The Good Dinosaur and Inside Out by Pixar that will also debut on Sky TV’s channel.

Now TV that will telecast all Disney movies can be seen through Android and iOS apps, PlayStation 4 and 3, Xbox 360 and  One and Now TV Box streamers. YouView boxes will only showcase Sky Movies. Sky Movies is available to Sky, Virgin, BT, and Now TV and TalkTalk TV subscribers.

Sky’s new advent Now TV has renewed the deal with Disney so as to keep the customers engaged and growing. Now TV is a pocket-friendly online on-demand channel and has already been in talks for some time now. This will let you stream your favourite Disney movies on Sky with superior picture quality before anywhere else.