“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” fans got a surprise treat from Disney+ as the series premiere was moved up a few hours. Originally set for an early Wednesday release the first two episodes landed at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Tuesday. Additionally, the first episode is available on Hulu and will continue streaming there until the end of January.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series Launches Ahead of Schedule on Disney+
Surprise Early Launch:
Disney pleasantly surprised fans by launching “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” one night earlier than its scheduled premiere date of December 20 on both Disney+ and Hulu.
The first two episodes are available on Disney+, while the first episode can be streamed on Hulu. Subsequent episodes will follow a weekly release schedule on Disney+, culminating in the Season 1 finale on January 31.
Acknowledgment to Fans:
Pamela Levine, Disney Branded Television and National Geographic Content’s head of marketing, expressed gratitude towards the dedicated Percy Jackson fanbase and offered the first two episodes ahead of schedule as a special thank you.
Background and Context:
The series has been highly anticipated by fans, especially considering the prior disappointment with the film adaptations of the first two books, which led to the series’ unpopularity.
Rick Riordan the author of the book series, is involved as a writer and executive producer for the Disney+ series, intending to cover all five books across five seasons.
Future Plans and Expansion:
There’s an intention to expand beyond the initial five books with plans to explore the broader Percy Jackson universe created by Riordan, which includes additional series and content beyond the original books.
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