Disney+ To Remove More Than 20 Shows from Its Library

The Walt Disney Company might be celebrating its 100th Anniversary, but the company continues to change and grow. The BIG changes started when former Disney CEO Bob Iger returned to the company in that same role. Iger immediately started restructuring the company, as well as began canceling big projects, and job cuts.


However, Iger referred to streaming as his top priority, meaning we’re about to see big changes made to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+. One of those changes involves removing some shows from Disney+.

According to Bloomberg, Disney will soon be removing shows from Disney+ to cut some of its streaming costs. These programs will be originals created for the streaming platform, many of which have been canceled. Those who worked on the projects will be notified soon, with shows getting yanked from the streamer as early as next week. This move is to remove additional costs, such as residual fees paid to those who made the shows.

The Mysterious Benedict Society ©Disney

Shows that have not been renewed for new seasons on Disney+ include The Mysterious Benedict Society, Big Shot, and National Treasure

Per Deadline, the shows that are being removed from Disney+ are Willow, Big Shot, Turner & Hooch, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, Just Beyond, Diary of a Future President, The Mysterious Benedict Society and The World According to Jeff Goldblum, and Hulu’s Y: The Last Man, Dollface, The Hot Zone, Maggie, Pistol and Little Demon.

National Treasure ©Disney

Disney previously said it planned on cutting a whopping $3 billion in non-sports content. At the time, Iger said, “We will take a very hard look at the cost of everything we make across television and film.” The removal of content on Disney+ is likely part of the company’s strategy to increase the profitability of streaming, which it hopes to do by the end of its next fiscal year in September 2024.

Big Shot©Disney

In the meantime, there are plenty of highly-anticipated NEW shows coming to Disney+, including Secret Invasion, the second season of Loki, and the Ahsoka series. We’ll keep an eye out for more news about Disney+ and keep you updated, so be sure to stay tuned to DFB for more!

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