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Harry Potter Studio Tour adds Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse

Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter has unveiled details of its latest expansion, Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse, part of a new feature opening on July 1st titled Mandrakes and Magical Creatures. Tom Felton, who portrayed Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, visited the set ahead of it opening, which […]

June 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Silberwasser named CEO of WB Discovery Sports

Warner Bros Discovery has announced that Luis Silberwasser has been appointed Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros Discovery Sports. In this new role, Silberwasser will lead the company’s domestic sports portfolio and oversee a unified, global sports strategy. He will report to David Zaslav, CEO, Warner Bros Discovery. Silberwasser most recently served as President of […]

June 10, 2022

Warner Bros: Emmerich stepping down

Toby Emmerich has announced that he is stepping down as chairman of Warner Bros Pictures Group and will launch his own production company at the studio, focused on film, television and streaming. As part of an exclusive 5-year agreement, Warner Bros Discovery will finance Emmerich’s venture and have distribution rights to films and series. Emmerich […]

June 2, 2022

Warner Bros Discovery launches ad products with Brightline

Warner Bros Discovery will launch two new streaming advertising products with the connected TV technology company, BrightLine. The new advanced advertising products, Click-to-Contact and Viewer’s Choice, will be available on discovery+ beginning in Q4 2022 and will be offered to clients in the 2022-23 Upfront season. “By offering more advanced advertising options to our partners, […]

May 26, 2022

HBO, Cartoon Network order Scooby-Doo pre-school series

HBO Max and Cartoon Network have announced the first-ever Scooby-Doo preschool series, Scooby-Doo! And the Mystery Pups. Produced by Warner Bros Animation, the CGI-animated adventure comedy series finds the iconic best friends as camp counselors who lead a new crew on mystery-solving adventures at sleepaway camp. The series will join the Cartoonito preschool block in […]

May 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

HBO Max greenlights B-Loved

HBO Max has given the greenlight for the live-action two-part special event, B-Loved (working title), from Endeavor Content and Wonder Worldwide, starring Peyton List (Cobra Kai) as Bea, a free-spirited teenage ghost who forms a special friendship with the new boy in town, Cole, whose house she has been inhabiting for over 100 years. With […]

May 12, 2022

Warner Bros Discovery, Media Trust launch Black Britain Unspoken

Warner Bros Discovery and Media Trust have announced a new initiative Black Britain Unspoken ahead of Black History Month UK 2022. Black Britain Unspoken aims to give opportunity and voice to Black filmmakers who are entering the media sector, as industry data continues to demonstrate that Black people remain particularly underrepresented across director, writer and […]

May 9, 2022

AVIA: “Future is bright for India’s video market”

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has held its third Future of Video India virtual conference to much optimism as industry leaders remained bullish on India’s long-term view, after its fifth straight quarter of economic expansion, with all round economic recovery and an economic rebound that is much broader based and across multiple sectors. Mihir […]

May 4, 2022

A+E Networks names Sanchez SVP Digital Distribution

A+E Networks Global Content Sales has announced that Carlos Sanchez has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Digital Distribution for Global Content Sales. The news was announced by Mark Garner, EVP of Content Sales and Business Development, to whom Sanchez will be reporting. In his new role, Sanchez will drive growth of the […]

May 3, 2022

Warner Bros Discovery adds 2m subs in Q1

Warner Bros Discovery has reported results for the quarter ended March 31st 2022. The results cdo not include Q1 performance for the WarnerMedia business, which was acquired on April 8th. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros Discovery, commented: “With Warner Bros Discovery, we are creating a pure-play media company with diversified […]

April 26, 2022