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Warner Bros. Discovery to roll out Max in Europe from next spring

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) is rolling its Max service out in Europe in the spring of 2024, with countries under its current HBO Max footprint the first to receive the service. The news, which was revealed during a keynote from WBD international chief Gerhard Zeiler here at MIPCOM, will see more than 20 countries across […]

CNN Max launches in Open Beta in US

Max, Warner Bros. Discovery’s streaming service, has launched CNN Max as an open beta version in the US. CNN Max is part of an open beta for news that will enable experimentation and learnings with product features, content offerings and original storytelling, all with the input and feedback from the Max team, The 24/7 live […]

Warner Bros. Discovery launches Max streaming service

Warner Bros. Discovery has launched its enhanced streaming platform Max replacing HBO Max, today (May 23).  Max will introduce a new Ultimate Ad-Free tier that will offer four concurrent streams, up to 100 offline downloads and nearly eight times more films and episodes of 4K UHD content than HBO Max for $19.99 per month or […]

Warner Bros. Discovery unveils new streamer Max, with pricing costs

Warner Bros. Discovery at a live-streamed press event based in LA announced the launch of its new streaming service Max which will replace its current streamer HBO Max.  The enhanced streaming service debuts in the US on May 23 designed to increase engagement across all content on the platform.  President & CEO, global streaming & […]

Series Mania: HBO and Warner Bros. Discovery working together as ‘one team’

HBO’s CEO Casey Bloys described its partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery as “very coordinated” as the pair tackle “programming investment across the globe as one team”. At a keynote session in Series Mania located in Lille, Bloys briefly touched on the media groups’ working relationship following the merger last year. The HBO boss explained that […]

Warner Bros. Discovery sues Paramount over South Park streaming rights

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) is suing Paramount Global for streaming new episodes of the adult animation South Park after signing a deal handing exclusive rights to HBO Max. WBD has filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court stating that it paid more than $500m in 2019 for the rights to air existing and new episodes […]

HBO Max EMEA content chief Root to leave

HBO Max EMEA content chief Antony Root is to step down from his role at Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) at the end of March, after more than a decade with the company. Root took on his current EVP & head of original production position in 2021, having joined HBO in 2011 to lead original programming […]

Warner Bros. Discovery to launch ‘Warner Pass’ streaming offering with Amazon in France

Warner Bros. Discovery has teamed up with Amazon Prime Video to  launch a new offer bringing together a collection of Warner Bros. Discovery’s programming in France. The Warner Pass will be available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Channels in France will offer viewers access to all of HBO and 12 channels including Warner TV, Eurosport, Discovery […]

Canal+ France drops Warner TV channel in carriage dispute

French pay TV platform Canal+ has dropped Warner Bros Discovery channel Warner TV from its line up as the result of a carriage dispute between the two. In a statement, the US studio said: “We regret that Warner TV is no longer available on Canal+ and MyCanal due to the lack of an agreement between […]

SkyShowtime acquires raft of HBO Max shows

SkyShowtime, the recently launched Comcast and Paramount joint-streamer, has acquired 21 former HBO Max European originals in a deal with Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD). The service has picked up exclusive European rights to 168 episodes – more than 150 hours in total – of both new, unaired shows and programming that previously premiered on HBO […]

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