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Discovery, AT&T close WarnerMedia deal

Discovery and AT&T have closed their transaction to combine the WarnerMedia business with Discovery. The new entity, Warner Bros Discovery, will begin trading on the Nasdaq with the start of trading on April 11th, under the new ticker symbol ‘WBD’. Warner Bros Discovery will create and distribute the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of […]

April 11, 2022By Colin Mann

HBO Max scores US Soccer deal

Turner Sports, a division of WarnerMedia, and the US Soccer Federation have reached an eight-year multimedia rights agreement that will make TNT/TBS and HBO Max the exclusive English-language home to more than 20 Women’s and Men’s National Team matches each year. The deal is worth a reported £200 million (€180.1m) and marks WarnerMedia’s first foray […]

March 2, 2022

Google, NBA sign marketing and tech partnership

Google and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced a multiyear marketing and technology partnership that will see Google Pixel become the Official Fan Phone of the NBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League. As part of the deal, Google Pixel will become the first presenting partner of the NBA Playoffs with integration into […]

October 19, 2021

AEW: RAMPAGE debuts August 13

Less than two years after the groundbreaking premiere of AEW: DYNAMITE on TNT and its subsequent domination of Wednesday night cable in the US, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) debuts its electrifying new wrestling series, AEW: RAMPAGE, live this Friday, August 13th, from the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. The exhilaratingone-hour show will bring new content, […]

August 12, 2021

‘Warner Bros. Discovery’ name for merged company

Multichannel programmer Discovery has revealed the new name of the proposed standalone global entertainment company that will emerge from the combination of WarnerMedia and Discovery assets as ‘Warner Bros. Discovery’. It suggests the Warner Bros. Discovery name will honour, celebrate and elevate the world’s most-storied creative studio in the world with the high quality, global […]

June 2, 2021

Data: NBA play-in tournament a viewing success

The NBA held its very first play-in tournament last week, with eight teams vying for the final four play-off spots. The tournament was marked by some instant classics as the NBA’s star players squared off to keep their play-off hopes alive. The May 19th game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors was […]

May 27, 2021

TNT orders Rhodes to the Top

TNT has ordered a new unscripted series, “Rhodes to the Top,” from Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Shed Media, that will go inside the lives of Cody and Brandi as they navigate their growing family while building AEW’s global wrestling empire. Each 30-minute episode will take viewers behind-the-scenes as the powerhouse couple manage […]

March 25, 2021

HBO Max launching in LatAm in June

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform, is scheduled to launch in late June in 39 territories across Latin America and the Caribbean, marking the first availability for the platform outside the US. Audiences in the region will soon be able to subscribe to a content offering programming from WarnerMedia’s international family of brands including HBO, […]

February 12, 2021By Nik Roseveare

ONE and Turner Sports Announce ONE on TNT event series coming to US

The global sports media property in Asia, ONE Championship, and Turner Sports have announced four weeks of blockbuster martial arts events airing in U.S. prime time with “ONE on TNT.” The “ONE on TNT” series will air every Wednesday from April 7 to April 28. Each week will include a preliminary card digitally streamed exclusively […]

January 28, 2021

TNT launches on Freeview

Gazprom Media Entertainment TV’s flag ship Russian channe,l TNT-International, has expanded its audience in the UK via free-to-air Channelbox on Freeview 271. There are over 300,000 Russian speakers living in the UK and TNT-International  became the first free-to-air Russian channel launched on on the UK Freeview platform. Channelbox is a multi-channel OTT platform available on […]

November 19, 2020