‘Y: The Last Man,’ ‘Willow’ joins dozens of shows on Disney+, Hulu

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As expectedDisney is following Warner Bros. Discovery in removing underperforming titles from its streaming services in a bid to write off nearly $2 billion from its bottom line.

Scripted titles being removed from Hulu and Disney+ include FX's Y: The Last ManPistol, Little Monster, Disney+ series from Hulu Mysterious Benedict Society, disney+ Big Shot, Willow and Hulu Comedy from ABC Maggi as well as National Geographic The World According to Jeff Goldblum. In this first round of cuts, there are a total of over 30 shows that will be removed from the platform from next week. The titles, many of which are listed below, will disappear from May 26. Sources say that the programming may be made available elsewhere, such as digital sell-through platforms etc.

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Disney CFO Christine McCarthy revealed on Disney's earnings call last week that the company will review TV series and on its various platforms and plans to remove “certain content from streaming platforms.” McCarthy noted that Disney expects to incur a damage fee of between $1.5 billion-$1.8 billion on the removal of the content.

“Well, you work on something for years, put your heart and soul into it, as do hundreds of other artists. You create it away from home during a global pandemic. Then you get a chance to finish airing it. is already canceled before. Then, it has disappeared,” Y: The Last Man Showrunner Elijah Clarke wrote on Twitter after the news surfaced.

The removal of Disney content follows a similar move by David Zaslav's Warner Bros. Discovery, which includes titles from HBO Max. Westworld, The Nevers, Generations, Fboy Island, Legendary, The Time Traveler's Wife, The Gordita Chronicles, Raised by Wolves And more to prevent paying for underperforming library titles. company instead License Many of them featured Roku and Tubi in a series of licensing deals, which helped further monetize programming that failed to live up to the original's expectations.

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A list of known Disney titles have been affected.

be our chef
Best in Flour
best in the snow
big shot
disney fairy tale weddings
doll face
Earth to Ned
everything is junk
It's a Dog's Life with Bill Farmer
little demon
love in the time of corona
magic camp
building willow
The Mysterious Benedict Society
the one and only evan
Timmy Failure
The world according to Jeff Goldblum
Y: The Last Man

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