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Discovery+ free for BT Sport subs

BT Sport subscribers in the UK can now receive a subscription to Discovery+ at no extra cost following the merger between Warner Bros Discovery and BT Group earlier this year. BT Sport subscribers, or those who receive the channels as part of BT’s sweetheart deals with EE and Plusnet, are now able to link their […]

December 1, 2022

WBD announces Western Pacific leadership roles

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced two key leadership roles in its Western Pacific business, reporting to James Gibbons, President & Managing Director, Western Pacific, WBD, and effective immediately. Gillian Zhao is appointed President, China. Zhao has more than 20 years’ experience across entertainment and high-tech sectors. A veteran with strong influence in the Chinese […]

November 24, 2022

WBD nears 95m DTC subs in Q3

Warner Bros Discovery has reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30th 2022. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros Discovery, commented: “At Warner Bros Discovery, we have one of the strongest portfolio of assets and IP across sports, news, and entertainment, and the best leadership team in media executing against the […]

November 4, 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

WBD to deliver season-long coverage of winter sports

Viewers across Europe will be able to watch the best that winter sports has to offer with every major World Cup and World Championships event (exc Switzerland) during the 2022-23 season available to watch across the Warner Bros Discovery Sports network. Up to 600 races and 3,500 hours of winter sports action will be available […]

October 20, 2022

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

WBD names Nordic leadership team

The management team that will lead Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) forwards in the Nordics has been announced by Christina Sulebakk following her appointment in June as General Manager. Sulebakk commented: “The Nordics is a highly developed media market and Warner Bros Discovery is one of the leading media businesses in the region, reaching millions of […]

September 5, 2022

WBD names CEE MENAT leadership team

Following his appointment as General Manager Warner Bros Discovery CEE, Baltics, Middle East, Mediterranean and Turkey (CEE MENAT) in June, Jamie Cooke has announced his leadership team that will drive the future of the business in the regions. Cooke commented: “I have spent the last few weeks getting to know the key leaders across the […]

August 19, 2022

WBD quits GB News

Warner Bros Discovery has walked away from GB News, selling its £60 million (€71m) investment in the fledgling channel to existing backers Legatum Ventures and its chairman Sir Paul Marshall. WBD says that since the Warner-Discover merger, it had “evaluated our global and local investment portfolio” and is no longer a GB News shareholder. WBD […]

August 18, 2022