First-Ever Scooby-Doo Preschool Series Heads to Cartoonito
Television

The first-ever Scooby-Doo preschool series is headed to HBO Max and Cartoon Network. CGI-animated adventure comedy series Scooby-Doo! And the Mystery Pups will join the C...

Deadline
May 25, 2022

Viola Davis in Talks to Star in PEACEMAKER Spinoff at HBO Max
Streaming

The universe of The Suicide Squad may be growing some more. Viola Davis, who played Amanda Waller in the film (and its definite article-less predecessor), is in talks to reprise her role for a series...

Hollywood Reporter
May 4, 2022

New Sesame Street Series, MECHA BUILDERS, Coming to Cartoonito...
Streaming - Television

Sesame Street's Adorable Robo-Heroes Rise Up in Mecha Builders Elmo and Cookie Monster lead the charge in a new Cartoonito series coming to Cartoon Network and HBO Max. https://www.youtube.com/watch...

Gizmodo
April 19, 2022

DC’s WONDER TWINS Movie Casts KJ Apa and Isabel May
Streaming

DC has found its live-action Wonder Twins. Warner Bros. has tapped KJ Apa and Isabel May for its HBO Max film, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Adam Sztykiel, who worked on the script to Dwayne ...

Hollywood Reporter
April 18, 2022

State of the Biz: The Rising Power of Preschoolers
Streaming - Television

When Cartoon Network and HBO Max launched their new Cartoonito preschool block last fall, parentco WarnerMedia Kids and Family sent a message to the rest of the industry about the importance of invest...

Kidscreen
March 24, 2022

HBO Max Sets Season 2 of AND JUST LIKE THAT
Streaming

Fire up the hot takes! Buy tickets to the comedy concert! “And Just Like That,” the show that caused the internet to explode in conversation each week, has been renewed for a second season by HBO ...

Variety
March 23, 2022

HBO Max, Discovery+ to Merge into One Platform
Streaming

Discovery CFO Gunnar Wiedenfels says the mega-merger of Discovery and WarnerMedia — with an eventual combination of the Discovery+ and HBO Max streaming services — is on track for a mid-2022 closi...

Hollywood Reporter
March 14, 2022

Sesame & WarnerMedia Expand Content Deal
Non-Profit - Streaming - Television

WarnerMedia is banking on new animated content from nonprofit Sesame Workshop to help it stand out in the streaming wars. WarnerMedia has greenlit a new Charlotte’s Web miniseries and a Sesame Stre...

Kidscreen
March 9, 2022

WE BABY BEARS Picked Up for Season 2 on HBO Max and Cartoon Ne...
Streaming - Television

“We Baby Bears” — the origins story of “We Bare Bears” brothers Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear — is returning for a second season. WarnerMedia Kids & Family has renewed the prequel series ...

Variety
January 31, 2022

MORTAL KOMBAT Sequel in the Works at Warner Bros
Streaming - Theatrical

A “Mortal Kombat” sequel is in the works at Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema. Jeremy Slater, best known for the Disney Plus Marvel series “Moon Knight,” has been tapped to write the screenpla...

Variety
January 27, 2022

HBO Max Hits 73.8M Global Subscribers Ahead of Merger
Streaming

Warner Bros. Discovery is becoming closer to a reality. The pending WarnerMedia and Discovery merger, which will radically reshape the media landscape, is on track to close in the second quarter, AT&a...

Adweek
January 26, 2022

HBO Max Orders New DEGRASSI Series from WildBrain
Streaming - Television

HBO Max has commissioned a fresh iteration of the Degrassi franchise as part of a new deal with WildBrain. Degrassi will be produced by WildBrain as a 10 x 60-minute series, with Lara Azzopardi (Back...

Kidscreen
January 14, 2022

Sharon Stone Joins THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT for Season 2
Streaming

Sharon Stone is boarding The Flight Attendant. The Emmy winner and Oscar nominee will have a recurring part in season two of the HBO Max series, playing Lisa Bowden, the mother of Kaley Cuoco’s Cas...

Hollywood Reporter
January 11, 2022

The Best TV Shows of 2021
Television

Though 2021 could be neatly divided up into seasonal chunks — pre-vax, “everyone’s getting the jab,” post-vax, and fall — it’s shocking how much actually fit into a tight 365 days. The rea...

Polygon
January 6, 2022

Top 20 Streaming Shows of 2021: WANDAVISION, THE WITCHER, ...
Streaming

Parrot Analytics provided Insider with a list of the most in-demand streaming originals of the year. The list is ranked by how much more in demand the series were than the average show in the US, as ...

Business Insider
January 6, 2022

Michael Keaton Joins HBO Max’s BATGIRL as Batman
Streaming

Michael Keaton is dusting off his signature cape and cowl for “Batgirl,” the upcoming HBO Max superhero film. The actor is expected to reprise his role as Bruce Wayne a.k.a. Batman, the character...

Variety
December 23, 2021

HBO Max Releases New Looks at WESTWORLD, HOUSE OF THE DRAGON, ...
Streaming

HBO Max has revealed some new looks at a mountain of TV shows coming in 2022 in a new sizzle reel. Some of the shows included in the short video include the “Game of Thrones” spinoff “House of ...

Variety
December 22, 2021

Studios Eye 2022 Theatrical Slates: “Windowing Is Gettin...
Streaming - Theatrical

Amid a growing gulf between haves (anything Marvel) and have-nots ('West Side Story'), distribution chiefs are making difficult calls on which titles to send to streaming as early as 45 days after a t...

Hollywood Reporter
December 15, 2021

And Just Like That… Chris Noth & Ryan Reynolds Team...
Branding - Health & Beauty - Streaming

And just like that, Chris Noth is back for another Peloton bike ride. On Sunday, Ryan Reynolds shared a Peloton ad to Twitter featuring Noth and the fitness company’s real-life instructor Jess King...

The Hollywood Reporter
December 13, 2021

Warner Bros Animation Enters the Podcast Arena
Podcasts - Streaming

Warner Bros. Animation is getting into the audio-only market with its first-ever podcast, based on the Looney Tunes, releasing today across all major platforms. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Lo...

Kidscreen
November 23, 2021

Disney, WarnerMedia Carve Up Fox Film Slate Streaming Rights T...
Streaming - Theatrical

HBO Max will get its hands on Fox’s film slate for one final year — under an unusual deal to share streaming windows with Disney Plus and Hulu for half the studio’s titles, starting with animate...

Variety
November 22, 2021

Airbnb & Warner Bros. Recreate Carrie Bradshaw’s SE...
Streaming - Television - Travel

What diehard Sex and the City fans haven’t wondered what it would be like to visit Carrie Bradshaw’s apartment and—better still—get a peek inside that legendary stiletto filled closet? Now, h...


November 19, 2021

Delta Airlines Updates Streaming In-Flight Entertainment as Tr...
Streaming - Travel

As air travel continues to rebound from the depths of Covid, a longtime corner of show business — in-flight entertainment — is also being reimagined for the streaming era. Approaches vary widely....

Deadline
November 19, 2021

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

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