Tag Archives: WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia and XPL make the first professional polo league multiplatform launch

WarnerMedia announced a partnership with the new Xtreme Polo League (XPL), the first professional polo league, to create a world-leading franchise. WarnerMedia will take advantage of its platforms and ability to boost polo internationally, taking care of XPLs production, contents distribution and marketing rights representation worldwide. We are very excited about the new format developed [...]

HBO Max could be launched in April 2020 at USD 14.99 a month

John Stankey, CEO at AT&Ts WarnerMedia division, is reportedly leaning toward giving the upcoming HBO Max OTT the same price tag as a standard HBO subscription. According to NBC News, who cited sources with knowledge of Stankeys discussions, HBO Max may cost USD 14.99 per month, the same as an HBO or HBO Now subscription. [...]

Anatel puts off decision on AT&T-Time Warner merger

The analysis on Time Warner and AT&T merger by the Brazilian regulator Anatel was postponed last August 22nd, as requested by advisor Moises Moreira. The decision was made to make a deeper review and resume the merger process between the companies on September 5th. At that meeting, an additional 120-day extension may be requested for [...]

HBO Max also acquires Doctor Who and other BBC series

HBO Max, WarnerMedias OTT planned to be launched next year, acquired the 11 Doctor Whos seasons and other BBC series broadcasting rights for the US, such as The Office, Top Gear, Luther and The Honorable Woman. As part of the new agreement between the platform and BBC Studios, the OTT will also have the series [...]

Disney+ to be available as a Hulu add on

During his opening remarks to the Television Critics Association, Hulus SVP of Originals, Craig Erwich, said that the OTT Disney+, whose launch date is scheduled for November in the US, will soon be included as an add on in the platform, together with others as HBO and CBS All Access, already available.  Essentially, what that [...]

HBO Max to feature live sports and news content

At an analysts conference, Randall Stepherson, CEO at AT&T, gave details about HBO Max content offering, WarnerMedias OTT platform, whose launch date is scheduled for 2020, and reported that its catalog could eventually include news and live sports. You should assume that ultimately HBO Max will have live elements: unique live sports and premium sports, [...]

Warner Media’s SVOD OTT to be called HBO Max and launched in 2020

Warner Media has officially announced that its SVOD OTT platform will be called HBO Max and will include an original productions catalog, HBO series, Cinemax content and original Warner Bros movies. Friends, Netflix’s second most popular show, will also be part of the content. The platform will be launched next year, and its monthly subscription [...]

AT&T sells its Hulu’s 10% part

Hulu announced it acquired the WarnerMedias (AT&T) 10% stake in the streaming platform. The transaction was valued in USD 1,430 million. With the acquisition, Hulu becomes the owner of Disney (which concentrates a 60% after formalizing the merger with Fox) and Comcast / NBCUniversal (30%). The sale of AT&T shares made Hulu to be valued [...]

Warner follows Disney and launches its OTT in 2020 with Turner and HBO

Kevin Reilly, Turner Entertainments Chief Creative Officer said in a TV Critics Association event in Pasadena that WarnerMedia will launch its OTT SVOD in 2020, with content from HBO, Turner and the Warner Bros movie library. Warners new OTT, as reported by Reilly -who is also TNT and TBS President- aims to reach a wide [...]

AT&T plans to launch new streaming service in 2019

AT&Ts WarnerMedia (formerly Time Warner) plans to launch a new direct-to-consumer (D2C) streaming service in the fourth quarter of 2019, the unit CEO John Stankey said in a statement. We are committed to launching a compelling and competitive product, the executive said. The new initiative will be anchored by HBO as a lead brand, and [...]