Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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‘WSJ’: Hollywood’s shutdown disrupts Disney+, Apple+ pipelines

According to the Wall Street Journal, the shutdown of Hollywood is disrupting the Disney+ and Apple TV+ pipeline.

The article says that Disney’s streaming service is getting a big boost from subscribers stuck at home because of widespread stay-at-home orders, but several of the biggest releases headed to the platform have had production halted amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The WSJ says that Disney+ has the advantage of a huge back catalog of movies and TV shows. Apple’s streaming service has very little back catalog. Making matters worse, Apple apparently hadn’t completed filming on upcoming seasons of The Morning Show, For All Mankind, and Servant when it was forced to stop filming.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.