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WBD announces new content for discovery+ UK

Warner Bros Discovery UK & Ireland has announced five commissions for discovery+ and linear, including three brand-new shows and two returning. Fatal Flight: Shoreham delves into a story of a fighter jet that crashed into a busy main road during The Shoreham Air Show in 2015, killing 11 people and injuring many more. The pilot […]

November 28, 2023

WBD, Taiwan Mobile, TAICCA sign content MOU

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD), Taiwan Mobile and Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA), have signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create and distribute Taiwanese original content locally and across international markets. Taiwan’s content industry has been flourishing in recent years particularly in mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong, and the Chinese-speaking territories of […]

October 31, 2023

WBD UK & Ireland unveils Victorian Murder Files for Quest Red

Victorian Murder Files will examine some of the era’s most gruesome and headline-grabbing cases, all told with a contemporary twist. This 6×60 series, produced by Plimsoll Productions, will combine present day insights from experts including detectives, psychologists, and pathologists with scripted performances from actors playing the perpetrators and witnesses, all filmed in a modern-day setting. […]

October 31, 2023

MotorTrend launches VELOZ TV

MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros Discovery company, has announced the launch of its first Spanish-language FAST TV channel, MotorTrend VELOZ TV. There will be 12 series to start on the 24/7 channel, including Shorty’s Dream Shop, with the first majority Latino cast from MotorTrend, as well as popular programmes including Bitchin’ Rides, Inside West Coast […]

October 13, 2023

Hunter appointed PGGB Head of Marketing & Comms

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) has appointed ex-Film London marketeer Michael Hunter as Head of Marketing & Communications. Hunter joins PGGB from his previous post in Marketing & Events for Film London. For the past four years, he has looked after branding, design and events for the capital’s screen agency, after previously managing […]

October 4, 2023

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

WBD announces expansion plan for Studios Leavesden

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has announced plans to expand Warner Bros Studios Leavesden (WBSL), a film and television studio in the UK, with the addition of 10 new sound stages and 400,000 square feet of production and support space. Groundbreaking on the project, which will grow the production capacity at WBSL by more than 50 […]

September 22, 2023

Prime Video, WBD sign UK agreement for discovery+ Premium

Amazon and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) have signed a UK agreement that will see the recently launched discovery+ Premium (including TNT Sports) plan, available as a new Prime Video Channel. Prime Video UK customers can now access discovery+’s selection of live and on-demand  sports and entertainment content, including live Premier League football and every UEFA […]

September 15, 2023

Chang named EVP, Chief Distribution Officer at Starz

Starz President of Domestic Networks, Alison Hoffman, has announced that Sofia Chang has been hired as Executive Vice President, Chief Distribution Officer, Starz. Based in New York and reporting to Hoffman, Chang will oversee all of the streaming platform’s sales activities with multichannel video and digital distributors in the US. “Sofia is a well-respected entertainment executive […]

September 13, 2023

Channel 4.0 launches Harry Potter themed gameshow

Channel 4.0, Channel 4’s digital-first strand for YouTube, is launching a new social branded programme Crowd Sauce: The Search for Wizdem with Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. Crowd Sauce: The Search for Wizdem sees content creator Harry Pinero challenge fellow social media sensations Mariam Musa and BillyTheGoat to compete […]

September 7, 2023