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Warner Bros Discovery Q4 revenues dip

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31st 2022. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of WBD, commented: “With the major restructuring decisions behind us, this year we are focused on building and growing our businesses for the future, and we’re off to a great start. […]

February 24, 2023

BT Sport to become TNT Sports

TNT Sports will be the new name for the premium sports brand to be launched later in 2023 by the Joint Venture between BT Group and Warner Bros Discovery. The pair say the new name heralds an important step in the previously announced plans to unite the collection of premium rights from BT Sport and […]

February 22, 2023By Colin Mann

WBD to keep Discovery+ platform?

Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) global streaming plans has taken a new twist with reports that the company is planning on keeping Discovery+ as a stand-alone streaming platform. It appears customer surveys have indicated a lot would resist moving ‘up’ to a mega bundler including HBO Max. The plan appeared to have been that WBD would […]

February 9, 2023

WBD names Rørmark Head of Streaming Marketing

Rebecca Rørmark has been appointed to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Head of Streaming Marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Warner Bros Discovery (WBD). WBD is preparing for the launch of its enhanced, global streaming platform that will combine HBO Max content with content from discovery+ into a single user […]

February 2, 2023

Roku signs FAST deal with Warner Bros Discovery

Roku and Warner Bros Discovery have agreed a deal to bring Warner Bros branded FAST channels to The Roku Channel. Featuring popular titles including Westworld, The Bachelor, Cake Boss, Say Yes to the Dress, F-Boy Island and more, the channels will arrive on The Roku Channel in the US this spring. On top of new […]

January 31, 2023

WBD grows Australian Open audience

Warner Bros Discovery Sports (WBDS) has reported audience growth year-on-year across Europe on its streaming platforms discovery+ and the Eurosport App for its exclusive coverage of the Australian Open 2023 following week one of the tournament. Streaming audiences increased by almost a third across Europe on discovery+ and the Eurosport App. Other growth highlights include: […]

January 25, 2023

Finland: New Total TV ad measurement

After a successful proof of concept, the Finnish commercial broadcasters MTV Oy and Sanoma Media Finland have signed a contract with measurement specialist dataBreeders to develop Total TV advertising measurement and currency to market in 2023. Finland will be one of the first countries in the world to enable a Total TV currency with the […]

January 25, 2023

Fabric acquires Internet Video Archive

Fabric, a player in media and entertainment catalogue management, has acquired Internet Video Archive (IVA).  For the past 18 years, IVA has been providing movie, TV, and game promotional content to some of the biggest names in the media industry.  IVA’s database has one of the most complete inventories of entertainment trailers, as well as […]

January 23, 2023

HBO’s Root to retire

After 11 years leading Original Programming and Production for HBO Europe and later HBO Max EMEA, Executive Vice President Antony Root has announced he will retire from his role at Warner Bros Discovery at the end of March. Priya Dogra, President & Manging Director EMEA, commented: “Antony is a true giant of the European TV […]

January 18, 2023

IMG appoints Horta as DACH MD

IMG, a specialist in sports, events and media, has appointed Alberto Horta as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Germany, Switzerland and Austria (DACH). Horta joins IMG from Warner Bros Discovery, where he has spent the past 15 years leading the strategy and commercial development for various brands across digital, distribution and ad sales. […]

January 17, 2023