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$8.5 billion for 750 million sets of eyes
Feb 29, 2024

$8.5 billion for 750 million sets of eyes

Disney recently announced a media merger with India's Reliance Industries aimed at creating a major new streaming platform.

Segments From this episode

Looking for the wrong inflation in the right places

Thursday morning, we learned that the personal consumption expenditures price index ticked down in January, rising at a slower rate of 2.4% in a year. We’ll discuss with Diane Swonk, chief economist at the audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG. Plus, can we expect anything special from markets this leap day?

Disney joins forces with India's Reliance Industries to create massive new streaming platform 

Feb 29, 2024
The joint venture between Disney and Reliance Industries will have an audience of more than 750 million people.
Disney is looking to expand its footprint in India by creating a new streaming platform that would include Disney films and TV, as well as sports like cricket.
Narinder Nanu/AFP via Getty Images

The thunderous sounds of Marching Storm

We check in with the economy (and tunes) of Prairie View A&M’s marching band, the Marching Storm, courtesy of its director of bands, Timmey Zachery.

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC