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CNN Max launches in Open Beta

Max, Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) streaming platform, has launched CNN Max, a 24/7 streaming news offering available to users alongside expanded access to News content and CNN Originals. Current Max subscribers can now find this collection of content on the top navigation bar under News Beta, or through the CNN Max hub. CNN Max is […]

September 28, 2023

Bleacher Report sports tier to launch on Max in US

Max and Warner Bros Discovery Sports have announced a Bleacher Report (B/R) Sports Add-On tier coming to Max starting October 5th.  The Bleacher Report Sports Add-On package will deliver a full slate of premium live sports, including MLB, NHL, NBA, NCAA Men’s March Madness, and US Soccer events, The Match, Emmy Award-winning studio shows such […]

September 20, 2023

WBD launching CNN Max in US

Max, Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) streaming platform, has announced the addition of 24/7 news in its streaming offering with the launch of CNN Max on September 27th in the US. WBD says that CNN Max will be part of an open beta for news that will enable experimentation with product features, content offerings and original […]

August 25, 2023

WBD sheds 1.8m DTC subs in Q2

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30th. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of WBD, commented: “The important work we are doing to transform our businesses for the future continues to drive our strong financial performance as demonstrated by meaningful improvements to our balance sheet and our […]

August 3, 2023

Survey: Advertising vital for streaming ecosystem

A long-standing myth in the TV industry has been the idea that viewers strongly dislike ads, and will go out of their way to avoid them. Hub Entertainment Research’s semi-annual TV Advertising: Fact vs Fiction survey refutes that notion, and provides clear evidence that advertising in streaming video is a vital part of the ecosystem, […]

August 2, 2023

Max launches OWN Hub

Max has launched the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network hub on its platform in the US, allowing subscribers to access OWN content within a dedicated brand hub. “Our mission at OWN is to deliver programming that serves the female Black viewer, and this cross-portfolio collaboration presents a terrific opportunity to expand on that mission,” said Tina […]

August 1, 2023

Movistar intros Max Satellite

Telefónica is breaking into the satellite Internet market with the launch of Movistar Max Satellite, following a deal with Hispasat to provide broadband Internet services by satellite for isolated areas across Spain. The service includes up to five different packages with prices from €17.40 to €57.90 a month. With speeds of up to 100 Mbps […]

July 18, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Sri Lanka: Animax on Dialog Television

KC Global Media, the Asian leading entertainment network and multi-channel operator, has announced the launch of Japanese anime network, Animax, on Dialog Television in Sri Lanka. Subscribers can enjoy an array of anime content available via SVoD on Dialog Television and on the Dialog ViU App from July 1st. Dialog Television viewers and ViU App […]

June 30, 2023

KC Global Media sells Animax Korea to Aniplus

KC Global Media, the Asian entertainment network and multi-channel operator, has announced the completion of the deal with Asian multinational television channel and anime distributor, Aniplus, to acquire Animax Korea, the popular kid’s entertainment channel in South Korea. The partnership aims to elevate Animax Korea’s offerings while focusing on horizontally integrating its content across Aniplus’s […]

June 23, 2023

Ryan Reynolds x Fubo: Maximum Effort channel debuts

Maximum Effort Channel, a partnership between FuboTV, sports-first live TV streaming platform, and Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort, has gone live in the US. Maximum Effort Channel, is home to original and classic TV and movies – as well as some surprising content breaks – made for maximum comfort. The linear channel, which has been curated […]

June 21, 2023