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HBO Max Halts Original Productions in European Restructure (TBI)

The move comes as part of a global strategic review following the WarnerMedia and Discovery merger, and subsequent moves to combine HBO Max and Discovery+ into a single service, wi... More

HBO, Including HBO Max, Ends 2021 With 73.8M Global Subscribers (TechCrunch)

It also represents a 4.4 million gain in subscribers in Q4, up from the 69.4 million reported in the prior quarter — the latter which had then represented a 12.5 million year-ove... More

Interest for HBO Boosted in the Nordics as HBO Nordic Becomes HBO Max (Señal News)

Thanks to factors such as the new and lower price, the broader offer of content and technical improvements, the interest in the not-yet-launched service HBO Max is substantial in t... More

Peacock Replaces HBO as First TV Home for Universal Movies (B&C)

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group said it is licensing all of its theatrical movies to Peacock, beginning with the 2022 slate, keeping the assets all in the Comcast corporate fa... More

AT&T Outlines HBO Max AVOD Distribution Strategy (Fierce Video)

A cheaper, ad-supported HBO Max is only about a month away and while pricing and other details are still under wraps, AT&T’s AVOD distribution strategy is becoming clearer.... More

WarnerMedia Says Goodbye to HBO Go Amid Streaming Rebrand (THR)

The entertainment company is phasing out the HBO Go app where its cable subscribers have for years streamed programming like Game of Thrones and Insecure. It’s also rebranding th... More

HBO Plans to Release a Cheaper, Ad-Supported Version of its New Streaming Service Next Year (CNBC)

AT&T’s WarnerMedia still plans to release an ad-supported version of HBO Max, its newest streaming service, early next year, incoming CEO John Stankey said. “We believe the lon... More

Deluxe One to Showcase Original Content from HBO, HBO Max to Awards Voters, Media Members (MESA)

Deluxe announced that it will host awards campaigns and press streaming experiences for HBO and HBOMax. Deluxe One, the company's flagship product, provides a cloud-based solution ... More

HBO Max Will Be on Android and Google Play at Launch, HBO Customers Will Get Free Upgrade (Variety)

WarnerMedia has clinched another big digital distribution deal for HBO Max: Under a pact with Google, the streaming service will be available across Google platforms and devices �... More

HBO to Make 500 Hours of Programming Free-to-View (DTE)

HBO is making almost 500 hours of programming free to stream for a limited time via its HBO Now and HBO Go on demand services as a gesture of goodwill to people stuck at home – e... More

Showtime, HBO Broaden Scope as Parent Companies Aim to Grow Their Audiences (Variety)

For years, the halo around premium cablers such as HBO and Showtime has been integral to their branding. Their parent companies in a past life — Time Warner and CBS, respectively... More

Bob Greenblatt Details Growth Strategy for HBO Max and the Streamer He Pitched NBC (THR)

AT&T’s new streaming service chief opens up about his strategy to expand a treasured brand with 10,000 hours of programs targeting a younger demo.... More

Sky, HBO Strike Programming Deal (Variety)

Sky has secured its pipeline of HBO content and will work on new shows with the U.S. cable network and its upcoming streaming service under the terms of a new deal. The deal had be... More

LMT Release 2.0: Language Code Solution for Broadcast, Media Industries

Global distribution requirements have exposed the need to consistently present languages for audio, text on the screen (closed captioning, subtitles, simplified descriptions for ac... More

HBO’s Next Big Idea: Recommendations From Actual Humans (Wired)

Recommended by Humans is a "human-powered" recommendation tool that, instead of gleaning what you might like by looking at your viewing history and the shows beloved by people like... More

AT&T Chief: HBO Max Will ‘Ultimately’ Offer Live News, Sports (Variety)

AT&T chief Randall Stephenson told investors that the HBO Max streaming service set to launch next spring will eventually include live sports and news programming. Stephenson talke... More

Good News for HBO: Most ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Seem to Be Sticking Around (Variety)

Ever since the “Game of Thrones” finale, industry insiders have been wondering: Will HBO be able to hold onto its subscribers without its biggest show? It’s still too early t... More

AT&T Chief: HBO Pay-TV Customers Will Have Access to WarnerMedia SVOD Service (Variety)

AT&T shed some new light on plans for the forthcoming WarnerMedia subscription-streaming service, with chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson explaining that HBO customers on pay-TV o... More

HBO Asia CEO: It’s the Golden Age of Television (CNBC)

"Great times” are ahead for consumers of television content as viewers now have so much content and so many platforms to choose from, said the chief executive of HBO Asia. “It�... More

Avid Helps HBO to Innovate Post Production for Program Promotions (MESA)

Avid announced that it is helping HBO® to re-define the promotional content finishing workflows that serve all of the network’s distribution outlets. HBO’s innovative approach... More