Streaming Roundup: ‘The Boys’ Will Be Back, ‘Jerry & Marge’ Win the Lotto & More


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Here’s some news you may have missed lately in the world of streaming.

Disney+ Expanded to More Countries

Disney+ expanded again and became available in 42 new countries and 11 new territories this week, starting with Greece, Turkey and countries in Central Eastern Europe, including Poland, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic and Croatia.Subscribers in the newly added areas will have access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and more content.

International subscribers also have access to Disney+’s Star hub, which contains some of the same content U.S. viewers get with Hulu. A “Star” channel already exists in Greece, so subscribers there will find the Disney+ Star content under a “More Entertainment” category.

Amazon Renewed ‘The Boys’ for Season 4

With the third season going strong, Prime Video announced on June 10 that it has officially ordered a fourth season of its hit Emmy-nominated series The Boys.

The Boys continues to push boundaries in storytelling while also being relentlessly entertaining and threading the needle on social satire that feels all too real,” said Vernon Sanders, head of global television, Amazon Studios. “This stylized world of the series has incredible global reach and the viewership for opening weekend is proof of that. We are immensely proud of the cast and crew that has spawned a franchise for Prime Video, and we look forward to bringing more of The Boys to our customers.”

‘Jerry & Marge Go Large Premiered on Paramount+

Jerry & Marge Go Large made its streaming debut on Paramount+ on Friday, June 17. According to Paramount, the film is inspired by the remarkable true story of retiree Jerry Selbee (Bryan Cranston), who discovers a mathematical loophole in the Massachusetts lottery and, with the help of his wife Marge (Annette Bening), wins millions and uses the money to revive their small Michigan town.

Watch the trailer, below.

DIRECTV STREAM is Giving New Subscribers $30 Off Over 2 Months

Right now, new subscribers can sign up for DIRECTV STREAM for $54.99/month for two months (a $15/month savings) after a five day free trial. Upgrade to the Choice package with the $15/month discount to get access to Regional Sports Networks and more channels. Sign up here.

This deal expires on Sunday, so act fast if you want to save some cash.

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