Warner Bros. Discovery

Amazon and WBD reveal pricing for Warner Pass

Amazon Prime Video has unveiled the pricing for the new Warner Pass streaming offering from Warner Bros. Discovery in France. The servie will be available for €9.99 a month from this Thursday. Warner Pass will include all HBO content that is not currently distributed via OCS, including 12 Warner Bros. Discovery channels. At launch, Prime […]

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 […]

WBD steadies the ship in Q4, 2022, claiming “strong momentum”

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has reported revenues of $11 billion for Q4, 2022, down 11%, citing weaker advertising revenues as a key contributing factor. For the full year, the company saw a drop to $33.8bn – down 5% year on year. The markets appeared satisfied with the results, responding with a 2% rise in share […]

WBD and BT to rename BT Sport as TNT Sports from July 2023

Global media giant Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has revealed that TNT Sports will become the new name for sports channel BT Sport in the UK & Ireland from July 2023. The rebranding follows the creation of a 50-50 joint venture behind the channel between UK telco BT Group and WBD, launched last September. WBD said […]

WBD and Ringier Axel Springer launch AVOD platform in Poland

Warner Bros. Discovery’s Polish division TVN WBD has unveiled a partnership with Ringier Axel Springer Polska to relaunch the latter’s streaming service VOD.pl. Going forward, VOD.pl will be an AVOD platform carrying a broad range of WBD content as well as shows from other local and international programme providers. The turbo-charged VOD.pl platform will be […]

WBD extends US Open rights to Europe

Warner Bros. Discovery and the United Tennis Association have extended its partnership to air the US Open in 45 markets in Europe, including exclusive access in 42 territories. The five-year deal includes exclusive coverage for every market in Europe except Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK and Ireland. With non-exclusive coverage in Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and […]

Greece’s Vodafone TV secures multi-year deal Warner Bros. Discovery

Greece’s Vodafone TV has struck a multi-year deal with Warner Bros. Discovery.  The expanded partnership includes exclusive first-run Warner Bros. movies as well as series and documentaries from HBO and the HBO MAX catalog. Vodafone TV subscribers, on the Triple Play Fiber 100 plans available from €26.50, will have access to a slate Warner Bros. titles including, The Batman, Dune, The Matrix […]

WBD rethinks Discovery+ plans, reports WSJ

The ongoing saga regarding Warner Bros. Discovery’s (WBD) global streaming plans has taken a new twist with reports that the company is planning on keeping Discovery+ as a stand-alone streaming platform in the US. The story, first reported by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), runs counter to the recent presumption that the Hollywood giant was […]

Warner Bros. Discovery secures rights to Ligue 1 in Spain

Warner Bros. Discovery has struck a deal with the exclusive international distributor for premium French football, beIN Media Group, to acquire the exclusive broadcasting rights to France’s Ligue 1 football in Spain for the remainder of the 2022-2023 season and the 2023-2024 campaign. The new agreement means that Eurosport Spain will deliver full exclusive coverage of the French […]

Sky drops episode one of The Last of Us on YouTube for free

HBO’s critically-acclaimed scripted series The Last of Us has been one of the early breakout hits of 2023. To capitalise on its popularity, the show’s UK broadcaster Sky is showing the first episode for free on the Sky TV YouTube channel. A post-apocalyptic drama based on a popular Sony Playstation game, the first episode of […]

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