Disney has announced via “Santa” that their Disney+ show ‘The Santa Clauses’ will air the first two episodes on ABC, Disney Channel, Freeform and FX. As Disney did with ‘Andor’, it seems they are trying to increase interest in the show and/or increase subscriber numbers by enticing people to subscribe to Disney+ if they want to watch the entire show. 2023 is coming and Iger has to raise the subscriptions and the money to keep the board happy.
Here is the announcement from “Santa:”
“FROM NISLECLUSULEN’S SCREEN
Ho ho ho! Christmas is coming and the clauses have an announcement too big for my sled. I’ve made my list, checked it twice, and I’ve decided to share a sneak peek for those who have been nice*.
An opportunity (or four) to see “The Santa Clauses” is coming soon, To bring joy to your home without leaving the living room. Just as the elves from my workshop spread Christmas cheer, you can also catch the Christmas spirit with the first two episodes here:
Free form: Friday 16 December at 8:00 PM EST/PST (following a special marathon of the “Santa Clause” movie trilogy)
FX: Saturday 17 December at 8pm EST/PST
ABC: Christmas Eve 24 December at 3:30pm EST / 12:30pm PST
Disney Channel: Christmas Day 25 December at 7pm EST/PST
All episodes are currently streaming on Disney+. To those who were mean (including those who tried to steal my job) There is still time for you to turn things around and stop acting like spoiled brats.
Start by watching “The Santa Clauses” all Christmas week. It will warm your heart and lift your spirits; I wouldn’t steer you wrong. Now it will be cozy and comfortable because you will love what you see Then watch the entire season on Disney+; Start streaming with episode three!
Merry Christmas to all, and to all the best (binge see) night. Cheers, Santa”
Yep, “binge-watch” the show, but to do that you’ll need to subscribe to Disney+ after you’ve watched the first two episodes on channels you already have. Merry Christmas! Here’s a partial gift, but you’ll need to spend money to unlock the rest. They don’t even try to mask that it’s a subscription trick.
It must have worked with ‘Andor’ because they are doing it again under Iger this time. Clever marketing though, so I’ll give them credit for that.
Disney has also announced that a second season of the show is also coming.
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