G-SHOCK Collaborates With Warner Bros. Consumer Products And A...
Electronics - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Television

DOVER, N.J., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Casio G-SHOCK announces a new limited-edition timepiece for its inaugural collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Adult Swim, insp...

Faisal Hussain
October 19, 2021

Analyst: Disney+ To Surpass Netflix in 2025
Streaming

"Three platforms will control nearly half the world's SVOD subscriptions by 2026," according to Digital TV Research. While the Walt Disney’s Disney+ streaming service may have hit a speed bump as of...

Hollywood Reporter
October 11, 2021

SEX AND THE CITY Revival To Bow in December
Streaming

“And Just Like That,” the next chapter of the “Sex and the City” franchise, will bow on HBO Max in December, it was revealed at the HBO Max Europe launch event on Tuesday. The series, from ex...

Variety
October 5, 2021

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON: HBO Max Reveals New Game of Thrones Prequ...
Streaming

HBO Max has unveiled a teaser trailer for its hugely anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” (Watch the clip above.) “House of the Dragon” is set 200 years prior to t...

Variety
October 5, 2021

Box Office: DUNE Debuts Internationally with $36 Million
Streaming - Theatrical

“Dune,” the dazzling big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal sci-fi novel, ignited the international box office in its debut, collecting $35.8 million from 24 overseas markets. It’s a...

Variety
September 20, 2021

HBO Max Slashes Price in Half After HBO Leaves Amazon Channels
Streaming

WarnerMedia is offering a half-off discount on HBO Max now that HBO is no longer available on Amazon Prime Video Channels. Today through September 26, the monthly subscription cost will be $7.49 for ...

Deadline
September 17, 2021

pocket.watch Hires Xavier Kochhar, Former AT&T and HBO Ma...
Streaming

Pocket.watch, the kids and family media company centered on creating franchises around YouTube stars, hired seasoned industry exec Xavier Kochhar as its first COO and CFO. Kochhar, who starts at Pock...

Variety
September 16, 2021

THE BATMAN Penguin Spinoff Series in the Works at HBO Max
Streaming

HBO Max is continuing to build out its own DC universe. The streamer is in early development on a series centered on Batman villain the Penguin. The potential show would be a spinoff of Warner Bros. ...

Hollywood Reporter
September 14, 2021

Study Says Consumers Don’t Mind Ads If They Get Lower St...
Streaming

Hulu, HBO Max, Paramount+ and Peacock all offer cheaper, ad-supported tiers for subscribers, but Netflix has remained opposed to adding ads to its service. Ad-supported streaming has increasingly bec...

Hollywood Reporter
September 9, 2021

Inside HBO Max’s Scramble to Fix Its Glitchy App
Streaming - Television

HBO Max execs have had plenty of reasons to celebrate this summer, from an impressive showing in the Emmy nominations and rapid subscriber growth to its first-ever expansion into countries outside the...

Vulture
August 16, 2021

How ‘South Park’ Creators Keep Cashing in
Streaming - Television

If prolific producers Shonda Rhimes, Ryan Murphy and Greg Berlanti are worth a combined $900 million via their overall deals, how did Trey Parker and Matt Stone — who oversee one show, South Park, s...

Hollywood
August 11, 2021

A Huge Problem With Streaming: What is a Hit?
Streaming - Theatrical

This summer’s biggest Hollywood attraction is a multimillion-dollar battle between two of the industry’s best-known players: Scarlett Johansson and Disney. Johansson sued Disney last week over its...

The Verge
August 6, 2021

Assessing Box Office Hits Under COVID
Streaming - Theatrical

Prior to the pandemic, assessing the financial success or failure of a film was relatively simple and finite. For a big-budgeted movie, the volume of ticket sales collected in its first three days in...

Variety
August 2, 2021

WarnerMedia to Delay HBO Max Roll-Out in Europe
Streaming

WarnerMedia is likely to delay the roll-out of its streaming service HBO Max in Europe, as it focuses efforts on Latin America. The news came as WarnerMedia parent AT&T announced its Q2 results, ...

AT&T Adds 2.8M HBO & HBO Max Subscribers in Q2
Streaming

HBO and HBO Max added 2.8 million subscribers in the second quarter, reaching 47 million in the U.S. and helping parent AT&T handily beat Wall Street forecasts. Total AT&T revenue of $44 bill...

Deadline
July 22, 2021

Warner Bros. to Produce At Least 10 Movies Exclusively for HBO...
Streaming

Warner Bros. will produce 10 or more movies exclusively for HBO Max in 2022, WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar said Thursday as he declared “motion pictures matter and will continue to matter.” Kilar s...

Variety
July 22, 2021

HBO Max Developing 2 ‘Game of Thrones’ Animated Shows
Streaming - Television

HBO Max is ramping up its Game of Thrones-inspired animation slate. While a single animated project was previously reported to be in development in January, the streamer is now working on at least tw...

Hollywood Reporter
July 16, 2021

Robert Downey Jr to Star in ‘The Sympathizer’ for HBO ...
Streaming - Television

Robert Downey Jr. in one of his first major roles since completing his work as Iron Man will star in a drama series adaptation of “The Sympathizer” for HBO and A24, an individual with knowledge of...

The Wrap
July 15, 2021

2021 Emmy Nominations Announced
Streaming - Television

Emmy Awards: ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘I May Destroy You,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘WandaVision’ Among Nominees I May Destroy You, Bridgerton, Lovecraft Country, The Queen’s Gambit, Ted Lasso and WandaVi...

Hollywood Reporter
July 13, 2021

Warner Bros. Gets in the NFT Game with Space Jam
Streaming - Theatrical

Warner Bros. has partnered with new NFT (non-fungible token) social platform Nifty’s to launch a limited-edition Space Jam collection featuring characters from its upcoming Space Jam: A New Legacy m...

Kidscreen
July 13, 2021

‘Black Widow’ Stunner: Disney’s Streaming Revenue Reveal...
Streaming - Theatrical

The Disney empire stunned rival Hollywood studios and theater owners on Sunday when including premium video on-demand numbers in its box office note for the Marvel female-led superhero pic starring Sc...

Hollywood Reporter
July 12, 2021

How Streaming Became the Companion to Theater-Built Mega-Franc...
Streaming - Television

As streaming encroaches on the theatrical window, the overwritten notion by the media during the pandemic has been that cinema is dead. When it comes to streamers, however, the truth is they still ca...

Deadline
June 24, 2021

One-Quarter of U.S. TV time is Spent Watching Streaming Servic...
Streaming - Television

The majority of Americans are still spending their screen time watching network and cable television, but streaming is gaining steam, according to new data from research firm Nielsen. Nielsen, known ...

CNBC
June 18, 2021

Why Streamers Crash Before Popular Finales
Streaming

Showtime, HBO Max and Disney+ all had service outages ahead of season finales or live events, but user volume isn't always to blame. In the streaming era, consumers have become accustomed to accessing...

Hollywood Reporter
June 18, 2021

Disney+ and Netflix Dealing With Slower Streaming Growth
Streaming

A funny thing happened in the first half of 2021: The insatiable appetite of consumers for streaming video content began to slow down. “We had those 10 years where we were growing smooth as silk, a...

Hollywood Reporter
June 16, 2021

AVOD Consumption Down 10% in Less Than Six Months in US
Streaming

According to the latest consumer survey from Omdia, US AVOD penetration declined from 93% in November 2020 to 83% in April of this year. The results were revealed by Omdia’s senior research directo...

Digital TV
June 15, 2021

Sesame Workshop Introduces New Documentary Series “Throu...
Press Releases - Streaming - Television

NEW YORK, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street and decades of award-winning educational programming, today announced its first documentary series Thro...

Earl Schultz
June 10, 2021

Box Office: ‘Conjuring 3’ Out-Scares ‘A Quiet Place Part...
Theatrical

It use to be that the studios would space their horror movies apart on the schedule. It’s not usual that one would open up immediately after the other for fear of cannibalizing the same audience. Th...

Deadline
June 7, 2021

HBO Max With Ads Launches: What’s Different in the $10 Month...
Streaming

WarnerMedia launched a cheaper, ad-supported version of HBO Max on Wednesday, available first in the U.S. For the $9.99 monthly plan for HBO Max with ads, the company promises throwing up no more tha...

Variety
June 2, 2021

Space Jam: A New Legacy | Kraft
CPG - Partnerships - Streaming - Theatrical

Warner Bros. Pictures partnered with Kraft Mac & Cheese to celebrate the release of SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY.  The partnership consisted of Warner Bros. working with Kraft to launch Kraft M...

Recent Mergers Put Pressure on Netflix
Streaming - Tech

Amazon Will Buy MGM for Over $8 Billion. Your Move, Netflix. The move is the latest, and greatest, in a new wave of media consolidation sparked by the streaming wars. It's an inevitable progression, ...

Wired
May 27, 2021

Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max the Real Winners in the Streaming Wa...
Streaming - Television

"Who are the winners in streaming TV's explosion? Looking at subscriber gains alone, Disney+ seems like the clear frontrunner. The new kid on the block more than doubled its subscriber base over th...

Business Insider
May 24, 2021

Cartoon Network, HBO Max Order Harry Potter, Batman & Sup...
Streaming - Television

WarnerMedia Kids & Family is prepping four new shows based on its Harry Potter and DC brands, and all of them have been picked up by HBO Max and Cartoon Network. To celebrate the 20th anniversary...

Kidscreen
May 19, 2021

‘Friends’ Reunion: First Full Trailer Released
Streaming - Television

This time it’s the real deal. This is not last week’s brief preview video that merely teased the backs of the Friends cast. This is a full two-minute trailer with plenty of new footage from HBO Ma...

Hollywood Reporter
May 19, 2021

Jason Kilar Kicks Off WarnerMedia Upfront With “Business As ...
Theatrical

Whatever the future hold for Jason Kilar, the current WarnerMedia CEO wasn’t about to let what is surely his last Upfronts pass him by. Kicking off the pre-recorded virtual hootenanny full of Lesli...

Deadline
May 19, 2021

Hollywood Cheers AT&T Retreat, Viewing Discovery As More ...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

As the news sank in about AT&T winding down its Hollywood foray via a $43 billion merger of WarnerMedia and Discovery, one word summed up the film industry’s prevailing reaction. Relief. Not o...

Deadline
May 18, 2021

Box Office: ‘Spiral’ Incinerates Angelina Jolie’s ‘Tho...
Streaming - Theatrical

Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures’ Spiral: From the Book of Saw easily won an otherwise ho-hum weekend at the North American box office, grossing $8.7 million from 2,811 theaters. The pandemic continu...

Hollywood Reporter
May 17, 2021

‘Friends’ Reunion Special at HBO Max to Premiere in May
Streaming - Television

The long-delayed “Friends” reunion special at HBO Max will finally be there for you, with the streamer announcing the official premiere date. “Friends: The Reunion” will debut on HBO Max on M...

Variety
May 14, 2021

Why Hollywood Is Giving the Nod to Companion Podcasts
Podcasts - Podcasts

On the same January day that Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick locked the final episode of HBO’s recent docuseries Allen v. Farrow, a key witness surfaced. Since 2018, lead investigative producer Amy Herd...

Hollywood Reporter
May 7, 2021

Box Office: ‘Demon Slayer’ Overtakes ‘Mortal Kombat’
Theatrical

After narrowly losing first place in its opening weekend, “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” has surged ahead of “Mortal Kombat” on U.S. box office charts. The anime action adventure “Demon Slayer...

Variety
May 3, 2021

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