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Capital One’s The Match on WBD platforms

Four of the world’s top golfers will go toe-to-toe in Capital One’s The Match – the first time fans will be available to watch the annual event on Warner Bros Discovery platforms in Europe. The iconic Tiger Woods is set to team up with Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy to face Americans Justin Thomas and Jordan […]

December 8, 2022

WBD going for the Max?

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) executives are said to want ‘Max’ to be the new name for the platform that will combine the HBO Max and Discovery+ services. The concept is now being ‘lawyered’ according to CNBC. Meantime, internally WBD has given the new service a code name of ‘BEAM’ according to the report. WBD management […]

December 6, 2022

Shrinking to premiere globally Jan 2023 on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has unveiled the premiere date for “Shrinking,” the new 10-episode comedy starring Jason Segel, and written by Emmy Award winning “Ted Lasso” co-creator Bill Lawrence, Emmy Award-winning “Ted Lasso” star, writer and co-executive producer Brett Goldstein, and Segel. Also starring Harrison Ford in one of his first major television roles, “Shrinking” will premiere […]

November 30, 2022

Film and TV Charity celebrates Behind The Scenes Week

The Film and TV Charity is launching the UK’s first ever Behind the Scenes Week from November 28th to December 2nd, celebrating all of the people working behind the scenes in film, TV, and cinema who make a valuable contribution to the UK’s creative sector. During Behind The Scenes Week, the Charity, which works behind […]

November 25, 2022

Report: What is holding back European TV projects?

As traditional TV networks revenues continue their decline in favour of digital, global groups from the US reach records in attention captured across OTT platforms in Europe: Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, Warner Bros Discovery and Comcast together gathered 73 per cent of European SVoD subscriptions and Alphabet and Meta alone concentrated around half of Europe’s […]

November 8, 2022

WBD Sports, Infinite Reality metaverse partnership

Warner Bros Discovery Sports and Infinite Reality have partnered to offer a new way for audiences to engage with their favourite sports. With this multi-year agreement, Infinite Reality, a specialist in metaverse engagements, is now Discovery Sports Events’ exclusive metaverse partner. The organisations will collaborate and launch new avenues for sports communities, athletes and brands […]

October 26, 2022

Gunn, Safran to lead DC Studios

Hollywood director James Gunn and producer Peter Safran have been appointed to the new roles of Co-Chairmen and Chief Executive Officers of DC Studios, overseeing the overall creative direction of the DC Universe across film, TV, and animation under a single banner. Gunn (pictured) and Safran will report to David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive […]

October 26, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WBHE launches Lord of the Rings Web3 Movie Experience

Warner Bros Home Entertainment (WBHE), in partnership with Content Blockchain specialist Eluvio, has announced the launch of the WB Movieverse with The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Version) Web3 Movie Experience, available for purchase from October 21st. A first-of-its-kind Web3 entertainment offering from WBHE, The Lord of the Rings: The […]

October 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WBD, Singapore Tourism Board content partnership

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) have announced a three-year partnership to collaborate on entertainment and lifestyle content, as well as joint marketing, to spotlight and inspire travel to destination Singapore. Both parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create new content, leveraging WBD’s portfolio of brands and popular […]

October 17, 2022

WBD to launch DTT movie channel in Italy

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) will launch a new free-to-air DTT channel in Italy by the end of October. The channel will air movies and TV series from the Warner Bros library and will be distributed throughout Italy on channel position 37. According to daily Il Sole 24 Ore, WBD has taken out a five-year lease […]

October 4, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome