The Dish Network logo is displayed at a post-debut party for the new Disney XD animated series, The Little Mermaid, at Universal Studios Hollywood in Hollywood, California, US on March 12, 2018.
Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesFor some time now, Dish has been using its $35-a-month DirecTV Now streaming service to stream live TV shows like House of Cards and The Simpsons, but it has been limited to live TV content.
Dish says that the company is looking to expand its live TV offerings to include the Disney XD channel.
That includes shows like The Little Merrimon, the upcoming Disney XD cartoon series The Little Witch Academia, and the upcoming season of Cartoon Masterpiece Theater, which Dish is releasing on Tuesday, according to The New York Times.
Dish is using the network to stream Disney XD content that has aired on its own channels, like Cartoon Network, the Cartoon Network Live and Disney Junior channels, and it’s also launching a separate channel called Disney XD Classics, which it says is dedicated to original programming.
DirecTV’s live TV service also has live events on the Disney channel, like The Real World Chicago and Celebrity Big Brother.
But those live events are mostly for the first three hours of the channel’s programming each week, which is why Dish says it’s only streaming some of its original content.
DerecTV also offers its own app for Android phones and tablets that allows users to stream shows from other Dish channels.
Dish does not allow its users to access the Disney channels on any other device, even those that run Google Chrome.
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