Disney to stream movies online – for free

For the first time, Disney.com plans to offer free streaming of full-length movies, reports the LA Times. The new offering will be part of a co-promotion on television as part Disney-owned ABC network’s weekly “Wonderful World of Disney” program. Every Saturday night throughout the summer, a Disney movie will be shown on ABC and then subsequently be made available for streaming on Disney’s website — U.S.-only — free/ad-supported.

The full schedule:

  • “Finding Nemo” –- currently available online through June 13
  • “Monsters, Inc.” –- airs on ABC June 14 at 8 p.m.; available on Disney.com June 16-20
  • “Haunted Mansion” -– airs on ABC June 28 at 8 p.m.; available on Disney.com June 30-July 4
  • “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” –- airs on ABC July 5 at 8 p.m.; available on Disney.com July 7-11
  • “Princess Diaries 2” -– airs on ABC July 12 at 8 p.m.; available on Disney.com July 14-18
  • “Freaky Friday” –- airs on ABC July 19 at 8 p.m.; available on Disney.com July 21-25
  • “Peter Pan” –- airs on ABC Aug. 2 at 8 p.m.; available on Disney.com Aug. 4-8

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One Response to “Disney to stream movies online – for free”

  1. Disney is only jumping on the band wagon of the other big companies,like Fox and others created HULU. Get Down or Lay Down!!

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