The streaming industry is an ever-changing landscape, and one of its biggest shifts came in November 2019 when Disney launched its own streaming service. Because it did a lot more than simply give Mickey and Pluto their own platform. And if you’re thinking that a Disney streaming service is just for kids, when it comes as part of a Hulu + Live TV bundle, it’s arguably the most well-rounded option out there.
With a century of iconic characters and seminal blockbusters in its library, it’s no surprise that Disney+ quickly rose in the industry ranks. With 152 million subscribers, it’s now the third-biggest streaming service in the world. But rather than simply relying on its extensive library of existing content, it’s creating new original content exclusively for the platform. Read on for all you need to know about getting the Disney Bundle with ESPN+ and Hulu + Live TV.
What is the Disney Bundle with Hulu and ESPN+?
While Disney is one of the most valuable and recognizable brands in the world, the company owns plenty of other marquee names as well, including leading film studios like Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm (ie: Star Wars), 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It also owns sports broadcasting giant ESPN and award-winning streaming service Hulu.
The Disney+ base plan includes content from the group of movie studios listed above, and that alone makes it one of the most attractive streaming options out there. But it also offers top-notch original content such as The Mandalorian, Loki and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.
Hulu offers a wide variety of curated movies and TV shows and is known for award-winning original content like Only Murders in the Building, The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Dropout.
ESPN+ is a standalone streaming service separate from the cable sports network that shares its name. It has live games, original sports-oriented content, and even exclusive broadcast rights such as 75 NHL games per season. It also serves as a pay-per-view platform for UFC fights.
The Disney Bundle combines all 3 of the above services into a single plan that gives you family content, mature content, and 24/7 sports at one of the best prices around.
How do you get the Disney Bundle with Hulu + Live TV?
If you’re looking for a cable replacement (or a new live-TV streamer), Hulu + Live TV is definitely worth a look. It’s got 75+ channels, including the Big 4 broadcast television networks – ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC – as well as The CW and Telemundo. To see what else the lineup has to offer, take a look at Hulu + Live TV Channels – What Channels are on Hulu + Live TV?
But if you’ve been searching for a Disney Bundle with Hulu + Live TV and wondering why you can’t find it, there’s a good reason for that. Hulu + Live TV already includes both Disney+ and ESPN+, as well as the complete Hulu on-demand library.
Therefore, all you need to get the Disney Bundle with Hulu + Live TV is to sign up for Hulu + Live TV. You’ll then automatically have access to all 4 services. And if you’d like to see what’s on Hulu + Live TV right now and for the next 7 days, check out the Flixed Hulu Live TV Guide. It also shows you every sporting event streaming live in the next 24 hours and lists all the TV show premieres and finales airing this week.
How to get the bundle if you already subscribe to one service?
If you’re already subscribed to any of the 3 services – Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu – all you need to do is go to the Disney Bundle page on the Disney+ website and sign in with the same email address you’re using for that service. Disney will automatically adjust your plan, then email you a specific breakdown of your charges.
If you have an existing Hulu subscription, it will change your monthly fee. But to manage your actual subscription, you’ll need to go to your Hulu account page.
If you signed up for ESPN+ through an app store, such as Roku or Apple, you’ll need to link your ESPN account to your purchase in that store.
In the event that you’re already subscribed to all 3 services separately, contact Disney Plus support to help you combine your subscriptions into a single Disney Bundle. Live support is available 24/7 for subscribers in the United States.
If you’re already subscribed to Hulu + Live TV, then congratulations! – you don’t need to do anything. Everything in the Disney Bundle is already included in your subscription.
How much does the Disney Bundle with Hulu + Live TV cost?
Before we continue, we want to highlight a featured deal. The Disney Bundle is one of the best options for streaming with a package that offers a rich catalogue of content for all ages including movies, shows, and sports.
Sign up below to get the whole bundle for only $13.99 a month or get Disney Plus standalone for $7.99.
How much does the Disney Bundle with Hulu on demand cost?
Subscribing individually to Disney+ ($7.99), Hulu ($6.99) and ESPN+ ($9.99) would cost $24.97 per month. But getting all 3 together in the Disney Bundle only costs $13.99/month – which represents a 44% savings.
If you want to watch Hulu on-demand without commercials, the Hulu (No Ads) plan costs $12.99/month. Therefore, the ad-free version of Hulu in the Disney Bundle costs $19.99/month. But that’s still 5 bucks cheaper than getting all 3 services separately.
How much does the Disney Bundle with Hulu + Live TV cost?
As stated above, you don’t need to sign up for the Disney Bundle if you’ve got a Hulu + Live TV subscription, because Disney+, Hulu on-demand and ESPN+ are already included in your plan. There are 2 price tiers available, and they basically only affect Hulu’s on-demand library.
The base plan, Hulu + Live TV with Disney+ and ESPN+, costs $69.99/month. It includes the ad-supported plan for Hulu’s on-demand library.
Upgrading to Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV with Disney+ and ESPN+ costs $75.99/month. It gets you Hulu’s on-demand library completely free of commercials.
If for some reason you want to unbundle the services, you can get the Live TV Only plan for a dollar less than the base plan at $68.99/month.
For a more in-depth look at Hulu’s pricing, check out our deep dive into Hulu + Live TV plans and prices in 2022.
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Which devices work with the bundle and Hulu + Live TV?
Hulu supports a wide range of devices. If you’re looking to watch Hulu + Live TV and the 3 services included in the Disney Bundle, you can use the following devices.
- Computer: Web browsers, Mac OS X 10.13+, Windows 10, Chrome OS, Chrome browser app
- Mobile: Android, iOS, Fire Tablet
- Streaming & cable set-top boxes: Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, Xfinity, Contour
- Smart TVs: Android TV, LG, Samsung, VIZIO SmartCast
- Smart Home: Echo Show
- Gaming: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox
Does the Disney Bundle have a single app?
As Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ are still 3 distinct platforms with standalone subscriptions, each has its own dedicated app. Therefore, there is no Disney Bundle app that serves as a platform for all 3 together.
The good news is you can watch ESPN+ content on both the Hulu and ESPN+ app. And that includes live streams! Obviously, you need an active Hulu subscription (or the Disney Bundle) in order to watch ESPN+ on the Hulu app. Also, a small amount of select content is only available through the ESPN+ app or website.
Hulu on-demand content and Hulu + Live TV streams can only be accessed through the Hulu app. You can also watch premium add-on channels in the app, such as HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and STARZ.
Disney+ content can only be accessed through the Disney+ app.
How many simultaneous streams can I watch with the Disney Bundle?
Hulu and Hulu + Live TV allow 2 simultaneous screens and ESPN+ allows 3 simultaneous screens. Disney+ let you watch 4 screens at the same time. However, Hulu + Live TV has an upgrade to Unlimited Screens for $9.99/month, and here’s all you need to know about Hulu + Live TV Simultaneous Streams in 2022.
Is the Disney Bundle with Hulu + Live TV worth it?
If you’re looking for a live-TV streaming service that has something for the whole family, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better option than Hulu + Live TV. It’s more than a cable TV replacement. It includes the #1 name in family entertainment, a leading on-demand streaming platform, and the premier name in sports broadcasting.
Plus, you don’t need to have 4 different subscriptions on the go. If you’re still on the fence or want more information, check out our in-depth 2022 Hulu + Live TV Review for all the pros and cons to help in your decision.
Douglas Wright is a freelance writer based in Japan. A former web designer and technical writer, he left beautiful Vancouver for bustling Tokyo, where he spent a decade recruiting for software and high-tech firms. No longer commuting through the world’s busiest train station, he writes fiction and a wide range of formats for clients around the world. When he gets AFK, he’s either outdoors with his two boys, streaming a show with his wife, or reading a book over a French-pressed, hand-ground coffee.