Disney’s Purchase of FOX Explained

Disney’s Purchase of FOX Explained

Hey brother! J, on this channel we talk about Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Marvel. Right now, Disney owns every single one of those properties except for Harry Potter, which is presently owned by Warner Brothers for now. But in the recent weeks, Disney has purchased yet another massive property: Fox Entertainment. There are so many questions and implications when it comes to Disney in general, like is Anastasia a Disney princess now (full video by clicking the card) and what does it mean for their Disney parks? For example, they had already licensed the avatar from Fox back in 2011 so now they just own that outright But just across the way at Universal There is Simpsons land which is licensed from Fox just so many questions so today. We discuss what it all means. Nowadays when people refer to Disney I generally assume they’re talking about their major movie franchises Disney themselves Pixar Star Wars and Marvel what you might actually be surprised just how much more falls underneath that Disney umbrella Obviously there are the eight Disney parks in Florida, California, Japan Paris and Hong Kong But you may be less aware of their other media networks including ABC entertainment and news 80% of ESPN 30% of Hulu 50% of AME and 10% of vice and now they have added Fox Entertainment to the mix which adds a ton of new properties to their already very impressive collection, I don’t think we could possibly name them all but probably most notably would include avatar the highest-grossing film of all time Which now means that Disney owns the right to six of the top ten highest grossing films ever And then of course there is x-men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool so expect all sorts of new reboots from them although I have a feeling Brian Reynolds and Deadpool will just get away with it somehow either way it means with the exception of randomly She-hulk Disney now has access to every other Marvel character, and then of course There is also the entirety of blue-sky animation studios Which are famously responsible for I saved in the Rio movies along with others. And then finally the myriad of TV shows including Empire, Family Guy, The Simpsons Yeah, The Simpsons are now a Disney product. How weird is that, Man it is amazing What a mere fifty two point four billion dollars can get you these days isn’t it. It is probably worth mentioning that they only bought the Fox entertainment side and not the Fox News or sports channels either way to give you a scale of this purchase prior Disney owned a twenty one point eight percent of the market share for studio films and Fox was in fourth with 12 percent this means that this acquisition moves Disney to it thirty three point eight percent of the market share that is Over one third of all of the media consumed and in case you’re counting That’s almost double second place with Warner Brothers at eighteen percent market share. But as commanding as that is over the Competition and as cool as it is that we’re going to get all sorts of new a Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies none of that is the reason why Disney made this decision The real reason for this decision is to reinforce their army in the great Streaming war where their main opponent is none other than Netflix at one point. I’m Netflix owned as much as 57% of the streaming market share but in recent years with new additions to the market itself have dropped down to 36%. Netflix is story is actually Unbelievably interesting they basically built an empire sourcing all of their media from different networks And then used all of their profits to create their own media. And they are taking it seriously Netflix is pumping eight billion dollars a year into original programming and the results have been great We’ve gotten stranger things, house of cards, orange is the new black, Ki mmy Schmidt, Bojack horse man, master of none, daredevil and the list goes on all of their own original content mixed in with like seasons upon seasons of your favorite shows and Movies makes Netflix a great place to spend your money But with more networks and studios entering the streaming war and with Disney’s own Looming project for a streaming service you can imagine that all of the properties under their umbrella Might start to get pulled from the Netflix offerings and that is where things start to get extremely interesting especially between now and 2019 When Disney streaming service is pegged to launch because in addition to launching their own streaming service Disney also owns? 30% of Hulu and just purchased Fox who also owned 30% of Hulu so if I can do my math correctly 30 plus 30 is 60% controlling interest in Hulu so there is some potential to see a lot of that content being funneled out of Netflix and into Hulu at least until Disney launches its own mega subscription service and by mega service I mean access to all of Star Wars Pixar Marvel Disney Disney Animation’s blue sky, The Simpsons family Guy and Anything freaking Al’s created by either studio all in one place And then on top of that they already have plans in place to start creating some of their own original content That would only be available through the subscription service Can you imagine Disney making its own Game of Thrones quality big-budget Star Wars? I’ve action series now that I’ve mentioned it. Can you even think about anything else? I can’t or even talking about Oh, yeah That’s a real thing and it’s already in the works the point is that is a lot of entertainment And they could comfortably charge a lot for it how much would you pay a month to have access to the entire? Disney library the entire library do you have any idea how much I have personally spent buying every single movie Individually what that final monthly fee ends up being will be very interesting because as it says right now You can very comfortably subscribe to multiple different services and still have it be less than cable which like cable but if you’re Disney And you control that much media you can charge a fairly significant fee for that Service and with that people might not subscribe to multiple services which leads me to my question of the day Would you bail on Netflix? Would you just get both services? What do you think about this acquisition and most importantly which franchise? are you most excited to see rebooted under the Disney umbrella leave your thoughts in the towel section down below like Personally we love Disney I’m so excited about having access to everything in one particular place, but I don’t know how I feel about how it almost like monopolizes all of entertainment and a special Thanks to these patrons who support super Carlin brothers on patreon but guys as always Thanks for watching Be sure to like this video and subscribe to the channel if you haven’t already If you’d like to see some more Disney history action from us You can click right here to see the mouse that saved Disney Or if you would like to join our patreon I specifically recommend the three dollar reward option where you can enter our discord? 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100 thoughts on “Disney’s Purchase of FOX Explained

  1. It feels weird watching these videos that say Avatar is the Highest grossing film of all time because of Endgame

  2. I just checked my current cost for netflix and disney+ cost it turns out disney+ is £3 cheaper (per month) so… yea wanda vision, loki and she hulk is enough to make me abandon netflix alone never mind the mandalorian and ms marvel and its cheaper! I am 100% switching

  3. I am so excited for Disney plus but what will Disney buy next

    80 years later….
    Disney owns the world and everything but DC

  4. I can’t wait to get a reboot for x-men,fantastic four, home alone, night at the museum, and even maybe die hard into a tv show

  5. 2018- Disney buys Fox
    2019- Disney buys Sony
    2020- Disney buys Apple
    2021- Disney buys DC
    2022- Disney buys Netflix
    2023- Disney buys Xbox
    2024- Disney buys PlayStation
    2025- Disney buys Nintendo
    2026- Disney buys Dreamworks
    2027- Disney buys Area 51
    2028- Disney buys the United States
    2029- Disney buys earth

  6. Warner, Sony, Paramount, Universal. Long ago all the studios lived together in harmony, then everything changed when Disney bought Fox. Only Netflix, partner of all companies could stop them, but when the world needed them most, they rise their prices.

  7. Dont you know are Disney overlords all ready own it all but can't let all the info out at once cause people would for some reason freak. which I'm cool with my overlords

  8. Something about this feels very wrong Disney is seriously monopolizing the entertainment industry almost every billion dollar franchise is now owned by Disney think about this also it's not just that they own all if that but the networks they have I influence over now is crazy imagine if they bought YouTube then the game is officially over everywhere you weather its online streaming TV movies m Disney owns it or is making money from it once there streaming service comes out later this year its just a matter of time before Netflix Is faded out and like I said if they buy YouTube for like billions of dollars like they have the money to do its realkt over that would mean Disney controls everything you watch in eveanyway something seems wrong aboyt this

  9. Some are upset at Disney that they are purchasing other studios. I’m thinking…why? I should be upset at these other studios for folding and selling there studios to Disney. They aren’t being forced to sell its all a choice that’s business.

  10. what is Disney gonna buy next? NASA? Nickelodeon? Warner Brothers? wow! that's all the biggest companies i can think of that Disney doesn't own

  11. I just don’t like that Disney is making everything kid friendly what is left for us adults I mean there is marvel and star wars but most of it’s content is kid friendly makes me wonder how the future of streaming services are going to be

  12. here is something me and my family like to do everyone listen carefully what about to say. 1. me and my family use Netflix no Digital cable just basic satellite. 2. we don't use others app we only use what necessarily like youtube or redbox and we go to movies sometimes as well.
    so basically we are not trying to buy product or use other services, why because we don't waste money just sitting home watch tv.

  13. is Power Rangers and Harry Potter and the loud house are they going to be on the new Disney Plus I need to know if that's going to happen thanks for letting me know about this video

  14. Disney:
    2019: Buys Fox
    2020: Buys Warner Brothers
    2021: Buys Stuff from the videogame industry
    2022: Buys Microsoft (includes Xbox, Windows and MINECRAFT
    2023: Buys Sony (includes PlayStation and Columbia) +Xbox and PlayStation by same people
    2024: Buys Apple
    2025: Buys Google
    2026: Buys technology itself
    2027: Buys Government (worldwide)
    2028: Buys Mars
    2029: Buys Solar System
    2030: Buys Milky Way
    2031: Buys whatever supercluster our galaxy is in
    2032: Buys universe
    2033: Buys the multiverse
    2034: Buys the Omni verse
    2035: Buys reality
    2036: Buys alternate realities
    2037: Buys existence
    2038: Buys Disney so it owns (read the comment again)

  15. Im totally bailing Netflix, The only thing I ever watch on it is Stranger Things. Than I found Out you can buy DVDs of it a Target.

  16. I don’t think Disney should make their own streaming service I think they should just put it all in Hulu cuz they already own 60 percent

  17. They better not get Harry Potter. After what they did with it in the past.
    I don’t think JK Rowling would be happy with that anyway

  18. What’s to explain? Another take over by the money grubbing, power mad ruthless Disney. Ruining Star Wars wasn’t enough.

  19. They launched it and I heard on the BBC that Disney+ is £6.99 which is cheaper than Netflix (although I’ve never had it)- I think I’m gonna get Disney+

  20. Donald Trump made a deal with The Devil to Destory Entertainment, Native Americans, Jews, Transgender People, Immigration, The Poor and The Homeless.

  21. This is terrible…we need competition, monopolizing media means boosted prices and a global takeover. No one is meant to have that much power.

  22. Who’s here once Disney + and the Manalorian came out? I’m also really excited for (and please don’t judge me, I actually like this superhero) the Hawkeye series that they’re gonna make.

  23. Netflix and Disney are the best ATM I think. I loved HBO… but not enough to watch n it's way more a month.

  24. That’s a bad thing Disney bought Fox’s out they’re playing a Rockefeller move they’re going to bump the whole competition out and that’s what the prices skyrocket

  25. Disney buys:
    Most of 21st Century FOX
    20th Century FOX
    Sky News
    National Geographic
    And parts of 21st Century FOX, FOX Broadcasting, Fox Sports, Fox News, Fox Business, and a bit more were made into FOX Corporation.

  26. Rewatching this w Disney+ being a thing when Ben said “big budget Game of Thrones style Star Wars series” MANDALORIAN lol

  27. 2020 Disney Buys Fox
    2045 Disney Buys Cable tv and netflix
    2050 Disney Buys the internet
    2070 Disney Buys United Nation
    2100 Disney Buys your Soul

  28. I can summarize a 7 minute video in one sentence:

    Disney bought Fox because Disney owns ABC, MSNBC, and practically every single other left-leaning network, and god forbid there should be a single right-leaning network allowed to exist outside the dominance of a company that completely foams at the mouth in raging hatred at the idea of anyone who isn't left wing

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