Hulu to Exclusively Stream Disney Channel!

Jondee here at Gravity Falls,

Hulu is set to stream the animated and live action programming from the Disney Channel. Here’s the press release:

SANTA MONICA, CA (June 16, 2016) – Hulu today announced an expansive new content licensing agreement with The Disney-ABC Television Group that will make full prior seasons of top rated kids titles from Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD available to stream on Hulu. The deal, which will bring over 500 episodes and more than 20 original movies from The Disney-ABC Television Group’s suite of networks to the Hulu Kids library, is the largest kids programming deal made between the two companies to date.

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Through the agreement, Hulu will become the exclusive subscription video-on-demand home to a total of seven programs, including all past season episodes of the Disney Channel’s hit spy comedy K.C. Undercover starring Zendaya, as well as Disney XD’s highly-rated animated series Gravity Falls and Star vs. The Forces of Evil. Hulu also acquires the exclusive SVOD rights to all episodes of former Disney Channel series Dog With A Blog and Austin & Ally.

SHERIFF CALLIE'S WILD WEST - The animated series "Sheriff Callie's Wild West," the first western for preschoolers (age 2-7) stars Mandy Moore (Disney's "Tangled") as the voice of Callie, a kitty cat sheriff who, along with her deputy woodpecker Peck and fun-loving cactus sidekick Toby, watch over the frontier town of Nice and Friendly Corners, ensuring that it remains the friendliest town in the West. (DISNEY JUNIOR) PECK, CALLIE, TOBY

Additionally, the agreement includes the exclusive SVOD rights to a catalog of programming from Disney Junior, including Sheriff Callie’s Wild West and Henry Hugglemonster. Complete previous seasons of all aforementioned series will be accessible to stream on Hulu later this month. Subsequent seasons will be made available to Hulu subscribers in their entirety after the last episode of each season airs.

“As our biggest content licensing agreement with the Disney brand, this deal further demonstrates our commitment to offering popular, high-quality kids programming on Hulu,” said Craig Erwich, SVP, Head of Content, Hulu. “These new SVOD exclusive Disney titles mark yet another way Hulu is building an irresistible content destination for families.”

In addition to full seasons of library programming for kids, a selection of over 20 Disney Channel Original Movies will become available to stream on Hulu for the first time ever.

In this image released by Disney Junior, the character Doc McStuffins is shown with Stuff in a scene from Disney Junior's animated series "Doc McStuffins." The show, about a six-year-old girl who runs and operates a clinic for broken toys and worn out stuffed animals out of the playhouse in her backyard, will debut Friday, March 23, on the new 24-hour Disney Junior channel. (AP Photo/Disney Junior)

The deal expands upon Hulu’s offering of exclusive, top-rated kids programming from Disney-ABC Television Group, which includes Disney Junior’s acclaimed animated series Doc McStuffins and Bunnytown.

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