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I think Zootopia (2016) aired on 7flix a few weeks ago. Disney+ uses the UK title for the film, Zootropolis.

I think that’s re-runs from their previous deal, premiered on Saturday 24 March 2018, been airing regularly since.

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Surely not?

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It’s Zootopia on my Disney+.

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He’s not wrong, mine (but haven’t had a sub for a while) also had “Zootropolis”, though I think just the thumbnail/ menu wording, the actual version when played was for the Aus/Nz territory with the correct “Zootopia” in the opening credits.

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Sunday 10 July 9:30 PM on Seven

I notice that 10 Shake will show The Matrix next Tuesday (July 12) at 8.30pm. That and the other two titles (The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions) aired on 9GO! earlier this year. Did 10 buy the rights from distributor Roadshow in a different deal?

10 aired them a couple of years ago.

Saturday 23 July on Seven 7:30 PM (Syd, Aadel, Perth) 7Mate 7:00 PM (Mel, Bri).

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You may have just got the answer with the upcoming FTA broadcast of Toy Story 4.

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an update on this

I noticed last night, it appears to be a sponsorship tie-in, as there was a special sponsor billboard (V/O by Matt Wills who doesn’t usually do them) in-between Border finishing and Captain Marvel starting, saying “tonight’s movie brought to you by Ms Marvel now streaming on Disney Plus”.

So perhaps Disney agreeing in new TV licencing with Seven, was a collaborative arrangement, in that Disney Australia will provide sponsorship for the timeslots/ advertising Disney Plus?

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Airing tonight:

Rambo 3 (1988) on 7Mate at 8.35pm
Rambo: Last Blood (2019) on 10 Shake at 8.30pm

Gotta love the distribution of movies on FTA.

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Was this meant to be scheduled earlier? “Lightyear” has already been out for a month and is a box office bomb. Perhaps the timeslot will play already booked TV spots for the movie for Disney Australia.

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It’s on D+ early next month isn’t it. Maybe some sort of promo there.

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Good call! :slight_smile:

Taken from TVW Perth feed, aired after Border Security (7pm ep) but before Toy Story 4 started, also included a “Disney Plus” ad before the sponsor board/tie-in.
Not sure if this aired in 7mate markets, but presume it did though, the other week’s did. @TV.Cynic

Also, saw the ATN Sydney feed, the usual long-running ‘end-of-movie red line’ split screen aired, where along with promos for MKR and Bee Gees special next week, had the full end credits scroll, as well as Walt Disney and Pixar end-tags (the latter studio with a specially themed one only seen in the end as opposed to opening credits). In 7mate markets, as usual, none of this aired at all, just an abrupt cut to the old Walt Disney logo (from the 90s - which Seven just generically use for this - from their old tapes no doubt) and the next movie begins.

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The Disney+ ad and the sponsor board did air on 7mate in Melbourne at 7pm.

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Toy Story 4 - missed the top 20 on Saturday.

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Saturday 6 August 7:30 PM Nine (Mel, Ade, Per) and 9Gem (Syd, Bri).

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This will be Nine’s first main channel first run movie from WB since early 2018 (Me Before You). There’s been a couple of others but on 9Go! (Scoob this April and Birds of Prey in December last year). Since the company re-negotiated a wider deal with WB mid-last year including for Stan, following Seven’s agreement now going back 7 years.

Tenet was famously boldly one of the big features theatrically released in late 2020 after the first year of the global pandemic, doing okay all things considered, but received very mixed reviews and didn’t perform as needed at the box office for obvious reasons.

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