Disney's Streaming Service (Finally!) Gets Launch Date, Price Details

Disney + unveils unscripted slate as it preps SVOD pitch to investors

We finally know more about Disney+, the upcoming streaming service from Disney!

The service will launch on November 12, 2019 and it will cost $6.99 a month.

The platform is set to have more than 500 movies and 7,500 TV shows and will launch in North America this November.

The entire Disney Signature Collection, featuring films like Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, and Cinderella, will be available at launch. Disney+ will also be available to stream through smart televisions, web browsers, tablets and mobile devices.

The series will debut Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2, a documentary that goes captures the behind-the-scenes process of making the animated film.

It was believed that there would be a long wait for Star Wars to hit the streaming upstart, as the rights to broadcast the first two trilogies were housed at TNT and TBS.

Disney + unveils unscripted slate as it preps SVOD pitch to investors
Disney's Streaming Service (Finally!) Gets Launch Date, Price Details

Disney fans, prepare yourselves for an onslaught of exciting new (and nostalgic) content.

Disney+ will become available to subscribers in the United States on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

The service will come with customized settings and individual profiles, including the option to create a custom avatar with characters from the Disney library. There also will be a series based on Star Wars that focuses on a bounty hunter like Boba Fett, and one produced by Marvel that has to do with the Avengers characters. In addition to Disney films and TV shows, it will feature programming from the Marvel superhero universe, the Star Wars galaxy, Toy Story creator Pixar animation and the National Geographic channel.

Additionally, Disney+ announced that all 30 seasons of "The Simpsons" will be available on the service on day one.

A new series called "The World According to Jeff Goldblum" will also premiere at launch, promising a unique look at the world around us through the curious mind of actor Jeff Goldblum.

The Investor Day event featured remarks from The Walt Disney Company's senior management team, including Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer; Kevin Mayer, chairman, Direct-to-Consumer and International; Christine McCarthy, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer; Lowell Singer, senior vice president, Investor Relations; and Jimmy Pitaro, president, ESPN and co-chair, Disney Media Networks. In year one, audiences will also have access to family-friendly Fox titles like "The Sound of Music", "The Princess Bride", and "Malcolm in the Middle".

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