Disney+ to compete with Netflix in ‘Streaming Wars’

Disney+ to compete with Netflix in ‘Streaming Wars’


THE ROOM.>>IT IS THE BIG STORY OF THE DAY, THOUGH, DISNEY PLUS LAUNCHING ITS STREAMING SERVICE EARLY THIS MORNING. ACTUALLY, AHEAD OF THE INTENDED LAUNCH TIME AT 6:00 THIS MORNING. BUT NOW, THE QUESTION, CAN IT STAND UP TO THE BIG DOGS LIKE YOU HEARD HER TALKING ABOUT, NETFLIX AND HULU.>>I’M NOT AN EXPERT, BUT, YES. CARLOS FOUND THE FAMILY TESTING IT OUT, COOPED UP INSIDE A WARM HOME WATCHING MOVIES ALL DAY. YOU LOOK GREAT.>>Reporter: YOU KNOW, WELL, I’M — DO I LOOK LIKE THIS GUY? I HAVE A SIMILARITY. OKAY. GREAT, THERE YOU GO. AS YOU CAN SEE, DISNEY PLUS IS UP. YOU CAN SEE THERE’S DISNEY MOVIES, PIXAR, MARVEL, STAR WARS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, ALL IN ONE PLACE. WE ARE HERE WITH THE WALTERS FAMILY WHO HAVE BEEN WAITING — DOING THE COUNTDOWN CLOCK?>>WE HAVE.>>KIM AND CHRIS WALTERS WHO LOVE DISNEY SO MUCH.>>Reporter: LET’S TALK, QUICKLY, ABOUT NETFLIX VERSUS DISNEY PLUS, AND WILL DISNEY PLUS BE POSSIBLY THE END OF NETFLIX? LOOK AT THE STARTLING GRAPHICS. IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS, NETFLIX LOST CUSTOMERS, SUBSCRIBERS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THEIR HISTORY. YOU GOT 45-PLUS MOVIES AND TV SHOWS LEAVING NETFLIX OVER THE LAST MONTH, GOING TO DISNEY PLUS. UNLIKE NETFLIX, THEY DON’T BOTHER WITH LICENSING CONTENT AS NETFLIX DOES, PAYING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR THAT, AND 11 OF THE 16 TOP MOVIES FROM THE LAST FEW YEARS HAVE BEEN DISNEY MOVIES, AND DISNEY PLUS IS HALF THE COST OF NETFLIX. WHAT SAYS YOU, KIM, ARE YOU GETTING RID OF NETFLIX?>>ABSOLUTELY NOT.>>Reporter: WHY? DO YOU HAVE SHOWS YOU LOVE?>>I DO. I DO, INDEED. I LIKE DISNEY TOO. WE’LL STREAM BOTH.>>Reporter: WE HAVE WATCHED FOR THE LAST HOUR, CHRIS, WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT THIS?>>OH, HOW FAST SHOWS COME UP, THE VARIETY, AND SERIES ONLY ON DISNEY PLUS, WHICH I CAN’T WAIT TO START WATCHING.>>Reporter: AND THE DOWNLOAD FEATURES AS WELL?>>ABSOLUTELY. YOU DOWNLOAD TO THE PHONE OR OR APPLE TV.>>Reporter: THERE WE GO. GUYS, WE WATCHED “LADY AND THE TRAMP” OVER THE LAST HOUR. WHAT’S YOUR THOUGHTS AND REVIEW?>>I THINK THAT THE 3-D VERSION, THE NEWEST VERSION, IS A LOT BETTER BECAUSE THEY DIDN’T ADD IN SCENES PROBABLY KIDS WILL WANT TO SEE, AND I THOUGHT THAT MADE IT BETTER.>>Reporter: A THUMBS UP? GUYS, DISNEY PLUS IS NOW UP, AND, GUYS, PERTAINING TO THE WHOLE NETFLIX/DISNEY PLUS THING, THEY HAVE A MAGIC FROZEN 8 BALL. DO I LET GO OF NETFLIX? IT SAYS “LET IT GO” RIGHT HERE. BACK TO YOU.>>OH, LET IT GO. FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’- FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’I FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’D FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’N FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’T FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’K FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’O FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’W FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’I FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT” FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’S FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’A FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’S FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’A FROM OUR BELOVED DIRECTORS, IT’R WARS REFERENCE, IT MIGHT BE.>>I DIDN’T WANT TO CALL YOU OUT.>>Reporter: IT’S TERRIBLE. IT’S DARTH VADER.>>I HAD NO IDEA.>>NO IDEA.>>DON’T WORRY ABOUT IT. I GOT YOU COVERED THERE. AWESOME. I LOVE THIS.>>I DO TOO.

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