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Disney+ Moves Up UK Launch To March 24th; Launch Titles Include ‘The Mandalorian’ & ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’

Disney+ is launching a week earlier than expected. Disney's new streaming service will now launch in the UK on Tuesday March 24th. Alongside the UK, it will also launch in Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland on that same date. Pricing has been set at £5.99 a month or £59.99 annually.

Blake Harrison & Barbara Flynn Join ITV Comedy ‘Kate & Koji’; Meera Syal To Guest Star

ITV has rounded out the cast for Kate & Koji (formerly known as Kate And Kolo). Blake Harrison (A Very English ScandalWorld On Fire) and Barbara Flynn (Pat & CabbageDeath In Paradise) have been tapped to star opposite Brenda Blethyn and Jimmy Akingbola in the six episode studio sitcom. Additionally, Meera Syal (The Split, Goodness Gracious Me) will guest star.

BBC Director General Tony Hall To Stand Down

After the better part of seven years in the top job, Tony Hall is stepping down as BBC Director General. He will exit the post this summer. BBC Chairman Sir David Clementi will begin the recruitment process for the next DG shortly.