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WarnerMedia announces senior team for India, Southeast Asia and Korea

WarnerMedia International has revealed its new consolidated leadership team across India, Southeast Asia and Korea, which will be headed by Clement Schwebig. The move comes as part of the AT&T-owned company’s ongoing global restructuring to focus on streaming operations, and will unite WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, which comprises the legacy Turner and HBO businesses, with Warner […]

WarnerMedia reveals UK & Ireland senior team, creates TV & digital distribution group

WarnerMedia has unveiled a newly-formed TV & digital distribution team in the UK & Ireland under recently appointed chief Polly Cochrane, with long-standing Warner Bros. exec John Stanley set to leave the company. Stanley, who has headed Warner Bros. home entertainment operations in the UK, Ireland, Spain and the Nordics for the past 14 years, will […]

NBCU confirms Warner Bros. alum Susan Rovner as entertainment chief

NBCUniversal (NBCU) has named former Warner Bros. TV exec Susan Rovner as its new entertainment chief, following the company-wide restructure last month. Rovner, whose appointment has been in the works for several months, takes the newly created role of chairman for entertainment content at NBCU’s recently created TV and streaming arm, reporting into the division’s chairman […]

Starzplay brings DC series to MENA region with Warner Bros deal

SVOD Starzplay has announced a multi-year agreement with WarnerMedia’s Warner Bros. in a deal which will bring its hit DC series to the MENA region for the first time. For the first time, viewers in the region will have access to series such as Batwoman, Doom Patrol, Swamp Thing and the Harley Quinn animated show. […]

NBCUniversal brings current cinematic releases like The Invisible Man and The Hunt to the living room amid cinema shutdown

NBCUniversal, which last week cancelled its live upfront event in May, will offer its current cinematic releases available to home audiences via 48-hour rentals during the coronavirus pandemic. Governments all over the world have either enforced or encouraged the halting of mass gatherings as the spreading pandemic gathers pace. In the US, cinemas in states […]

Plex signs AVOD deal with Warner Bros. 

Media library platform Plex has signed a deal with Warner Bros. to add an on-demand library of ad-supported movies and TV series. While it does have some web content, such as music streamer Tidal and some live TV options, Plex has primarily established its reputation as a ‘Netflix for your media library’, allowing users to […]

Warner Bros. inks AVOD deal with Tubi for The Bachelor

Dating competition show The Bachelor is heading to AVOD service Tubi as part of a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. The first series of the popular US format will be made available on the free, ad-supported platform on 1 April, along with initial series of The Bachelorette and The Bachelorette special Trista & […]

EU accepts Hollywood studios and Sky measures to end geo-blocking case

The European Commission has accepted commitments by Hollywood studios not to apply clauses in contracts with Sky that prevent EU consumers outside the UK and Ireland from subscribing to Sky’s UK pay TV service to access films via satellite or online. The EC has made commitments offered by Disney, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and […]

WarnerMedia’s ‘Netflix killer’ SVOD service to offer three tiers

WarnerMedia owner AT&T has revealed that the company’s upcoming SVOD service will include three separate packages for consumers, during an analyst event held Thursday. The service will include an entry-level movie-focused package; a premium service with original programming and blockbuster movies; and a third service that bundles content from the first two plus an extensive […]

DC Universe SVOD service due for September launch

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are due to launch their digital subscription service, DC Universe, in the US on September 15. The service will offer new original live-action and animated series, older TV series and films and a curated selection of digital comic books – all featuring DC characters like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. […]

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