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DAZN, WBD extend deal to 2026

DAZN and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) have renewed their contract until 2026 whereby the streaming platform will be offering Eurosport 1 HD and 2 HD in five of its European markets: Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The deal includes the transmission of top sports events in tennis, cycling and moto racing, among others such […]

August 24, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Uninterrupted La Vuelta a España on WBD

The stage is set for the Grand Tour cycling season’s conclusion as La Vuelta a España gets underway from Barcelona on August 26th. Warner Bros Discovery Sports Europe (WBD) will be presenting uninterrupted, live and on-demand coverage of every stage for viewers across Europe and Asia-Pacific through its streaming platforms discovery+, the Eurosport App and GCN+, with […]

August 22, 2023

Georgiou named WBD President for UK, Ireland

Andrew Georgiou has been named as the head of Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) media business in the UK and Ireland. He also retains his position as President and Managing Director of WBD Sports Europe, which operates both Eurosport across Europe and TNT Sports in the UK and Ireland. The appointment sees him helm the company […]

August 10, 2023

WBD sheds 1.8m DTC subs in Q2

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30th. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of WBD, commented: “The important work we are doing to transform our businesses for the future continues to drive our strong financial performance as demonstrated by meaningful improvements to our balance sheet and our […]

August 3, 2023

IBC2023 unveils headline speakers and content pillars

IBC2023 has announced its line-up of headline speakers from across the media, entertainment and technology sector, along with the underlying content pillars running through this year’s show, which takes place in the RAI Amsterdam on September 15th – 18th. The content at this year’s event is underpinned by three fundamental pillars: Transformative Tech, Shifting Business […]

July 5, 2023

WBD outlines Tour de France coverage

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) Sports Europe will present all the action throughout July when the Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift gets underway. Every stage of the men’s and women’s race will be available to watch throughout Europe on Eurosport with uninterrupted streaming available for subscribers on discovery+, the Eurosport App […]

June 29, 2023

Boomerang switches to Cartoonito in SEA

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced that it will rebrand its kids’ TV channel Boomerang to Cartoonito in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong from July 28th. This switch is a result of positive feedback to the Cartoonito-branded block on Boomerang and Cartoon Network launched in 2022, and is focused on being more inclusive to […]

June 28, 2023

Redmond expands WWE on-screen role

WWE has announced that Jackie Redmond will take on an expanded role with the company beginning this on July 1st. Redmond will serve as a backstage interviewer for Monday Night Raw, alongside Byron Saxton. Additionally, she will join Kayla Braxton to co-host WWE’s premium live event kickoff shows with Booker T and Peter Rosenberg. Redmond […]

June 27, 2023

HBO holds licensing talks with Netflix

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) is reportedly actively engaed in talks with Netflix to license a number of HBO titles to the streaming platform. Should a deal be reached, licensed content would stream on both Netflix and the recently rebranded Max service. It would mark the first time that HBO’s original series would be available on […]

June 21, 2023

Nielsen, EDO data integration

Nielsen, has announced that it intends to make its Nielsen ONE audience measurement data available as an input to EDO’s predictive outcomes solution for mutual clients. Similarly, EDO intends to make its outcomes measurement data available as an input of Nielsen’s Media Impact planning software for mutual clients. The combination of these datasets will allow […]

June 20, 2023