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Research: Top 6 US AVoDs collect $1bn+ in advertising

MediaRadar, advertising intelligence and sales enablement platform, analysed US ad spend from the top six OTT ad-supported streaming services:  Discovery+, Hulu, Max, Paramount+, Peacock and Pluto TV. Data was from January 1st 2022 through October 31st 2023. Key findings include: Top Six Streaming Platforms Collect Over $1 Billion in Advertising From January through October 2023, […]

December 14, 2023

Tiny Tree acquires Lively by Ben Levey

Tiny Tree has announced the signing of breakthrough author-illustrator, Ben Levey, and his picture book Lively Lila: A Dance of Happy Discovery. Worldwide rights to the book were acquired by Tiny Tree publisher James Shaw directly from the author, following a round of open submissions. Written and illustrated by Levey, Lively Lila: A Dance of […]

December 12, 2023

HBO, Max sign A24 output deal

The HBO and Max brands have announced a multiyear pay-1 US output deal with A24 that brings the entertainment company’s theatrical film slate exclusively to Warner Bros Discovery’s HBO, Max and Cinemax. Among the films to be available under the new deal are Sofia Coppola’s award-winning Priscilla starring Jacob Elordi and Cailee Spaeny, Kristoffer Borgli’s […]

December 8, 2023

WBD announces new content for discovery+ UK

Warner Bros Discovery UK & Ireland has announced five commissions for discovery+ and linear, including three brand-new shows and two returning. Fatal Flight: Shoreham delves into a story of a fighter jet that crashed into a busy main road during The Shoreham Air Show in 2015, killing 11 people and injuring many more. The pilot […]

November 28, 2023

WBD, Taiwan Mobile, TAICCA sign content MOU

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD), Taiwan Mobile and Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA), have signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create and distribute Taiwanese original content locally and across international markets. Taiwan’s content industry has been flourishing in recent years particularly in mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong, and the Chinese-speaking territories of […]

October 31, 2023

WBD UK & Ireland unveils Victorian Murder Files for Quest Red

Victorian Murder Files will examine some of the era’s most gruesome and headline-grabbing cases, all told with a contemporary twist. This 6×60 series, produced by Plimsoll Productions, will combine present day insights from experts including detectives, psychologists, and pathologists with scripted performances from actors playing the perpetrators and witnesses, all filmed in a modern-day setting. […]

October 31, 2023

Winter sports season launches on discovery+, Eurosport

Winter is coming and fans can watched every moment of the winter sports season season on discovery+ and Eurosport. The action begins with the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup from Soelden, Austria on October 28th and sparks the start of 600 live races and figure skating events comprising 1,100 hours across the season. Uninterrupted coverage […]

October 24, 2023

MotorTrend launches VELOZ TV

MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros Discovery company, has announced the launch of its first Spanish-language FAST TV channel, MotorTrend VELOZ TV. There will be 12 series to start on the 24/7 channel, including Shorty’s Dream Shop, with the first majority Latino cast from MotorTrend, as well as popular programmes including Bitchin’ Rides, Inside West Coast […]

October 13, 2023

BT Sport app shutters on Oct 12

The BT Sport App will close on October 12th. TNT Sports customers who want to stream live sport content, including the Premier League, UEFA Champions League,​ Premiership Rugby, MotoGP, UFC, Boxing and WWE, are encouraged to download the discovery+ App at the earliest opportunity. ​ Customers who have been watching via the BT Sport App, can simply activate their […]

October 10, 2023

Alterior, Beats From Heaven and Food Music & Vibes drop on discovery+

Renowned Director Blitz Bazawule, of The Burial of Kojo, Beyoncé’s Black Is King and the upcoming Warner Bros film The Color Purple, celebrated three young, emerging Black British filmmakers who will debut their short films on discovery+ today as part of Black Britain Unspoken. Part of Warner Bros Discovery Access, the talent development programme for […]

October 6, 2023