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Warner Bros Discovery greenlights When Nobody Sees Us

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced the greenlight and start of production of 8 x 50” Max Original When Nobody Sees Us based on the novel of the same name by Sergio Sarria and published by Espasa. Daniel Corpas leads the writing team, with the collaboration of Arturo Ruiz and Isa Sanchez. Enrique Urbizu will […]

June 27, 2023

Baltics: WBD signs HBO deal with Go3

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) is expanding its existing content deal with Go3, the Baltics OTT service, to bring HBO and Max Originals content to subscribers in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The deal will see a library of HBO and HBO Max content, including House of the Dragon, Succession (pictured), Boardwalk Empire, True Blood, The Wire, The Sopranos, […]

June 26, 2023

HBO holds licensing talks with Netflix

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) is reportedly actively engaed in talks with Netflix to license a number of HBO titles to the streaming platform. Should a deal be reached, licensed content would stream on both Netflix and the recently rebranded Max service. It would mark the first time that HBO’s original series would be available on […]

June 21, 2023

WBD announces new Thai HBO Asia Originals

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced three new Thai HBO Asia Originals – action-fantasy blockbuster of the year, Khun Pan 3, fun-filled cooking series MarkKim + Chef, and reality series Deane’s Dynasty coming exclusively to HBO and HBO GO in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In this final instalment of the Khun Pan franchise, […]

June 19, 2023

HBO Max price hikes across Europe

Warner Bros Discovery has raised the price of a HBO Max monthly subscription for the first time since launch. In Spain and Finland the SVoD service will cost an additional €1 to €9.99; in Portugal a subscription will also rise €1 to €7.99; in Bulgaria the price will rise from €4.99 to €6.99; in Norway […]

June 14, 2023

Streamers are failing the stress test

The Covid pandemic was a once in a lifetime stress test for many sectors. No customers on the streets represents the darkest of times for hospitality, retail and live entertainment. For streamers, though, ‘Happy Days’. Time on everyone’s hands and nothing else to spend their money on. The bump to their subscriber numbers and revenues […]

June 13, 2023

Portugal: Netflix subs down 13%

Netflix saw a drop of over 13 per cent in subscriber numbers in Portugal during the first four months of 2023 compared to the same period last year, according to Marktest’s BStream study published by Portuguese daily Público. Between November 2022 and February 2023, the drop in subscribers was 4.6 per cent. The negative performance […]

June 6, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Thailand: AIS adds more HBO channels, HBO GO

Warner Bros Discovery and AIS have announced an extension of their partnership in Thailand, with a new HBO channel pack now available to AIS PLAY subscribers. Access to the regional streaming service HBO GO will also be included in new AIS packages and promotions. The new standalone HBO channel pack offers movies and series across […]

May 16, 2023

SeenThis launches Emissions Dashboard

Adaptive streaming specialist SeenThis has announced the launch of its new Emissions Dashboard which enables clients to track, measure and analyse their carbon footprint stemming from data transfer, alongside their campaign performance, in real time. This news follows on the heels of the announcement of SeenThis’ new creative platform last month. In addition to enhanced […]

May 9, 2023

India: WBD, Viacom18 content deal

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and Viacom18 have announced a new multi-year agreement making JioCinema India’s new streaming home of HBO, Max Original and Warner Bros content starting in May. The partnership includes exclusive content rights across digital and linear with series are set to premiere on JioCinema on the same day as the US. The […]

April 27, 2023