Netflix & AppleTV+ Win Big At the 2021 Emmys: View the Fu...
Live Entertainment - Streaming - Television

“The Crown,” “Ted Lasso” and “Mare of Easttown” took home a whopping 10 of the 12 acting awards during the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Apple TV Plus’ ...

Variety
September 20, 2021

HBO Leaves Amazon Prime as WarnerMedia Takes Subscriber Hit
Streaming

HBO will lose some 5 million of its subscribers through Amazon Prime Video’s channels platform on Wednesday. In messages sent to subscribers earlier this month, Amazon said HBO subscriptions would ...

Hollywood Reporter
September 16, 2021

The Game of Thrones Official Fan Convention, Celebrating the G...
Attractions - Press Releases - Streaming - Television

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the upcoming new HBO series House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and Creation Entertai...

Faisal Hussain
September 2, 2021

Sports Rights’ Streaming Wave May End Pay-TV Bundle
Sports - Streaming - Television

Before NBCUniversal’s Olympic coverage was beamed to its Peacock app, it passed through the streamer’s digital network operations center. The Peacock DNOC, as it’s called, sits in a far corner o...

Hollywood Reporter
August 11, 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

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

Entertainment Industry Rebounding from Pandemic Slump
Streaming - Television

The global entertainment and media industry has rebounded strongly from a pandemic slump, claims a new report. According to PWC, the industry is set to grow by 6.5% in 2021 and 6.7% in 2022. The repo...

Digital TV Europe
July 13, 2021

Marriott Partners with Pinterest; Media Buys Across TikTok, Sn...
Influencers - Online - Streaming - Tech - Travel

Marriott Bonvoy and Pinterest teamed up for the latest activation in Marriott’s broader “The Power of Travel” campaign, a multiplatform investment across streaming platforms like HBO Max, Amazon...

Modern Retail
July 8, 2021

The Weeknd to Star In & Write Pop Singer HBO Series
Streaming - Television

The Weeknd will try his hand at acting with a drama series from Sam Levinson in development at HBO. The premium cabler is developing The Idol, which the “Blinding Lights” singer, otherwise known a...

Deadline
June 30, 2021

Productions Prepare for Post-COVID Travel Boom
Television - Theatrical

For many in Hollywood, it’s time to get ready for the red-eye again. As Hollywood emerges from the COVID bubble, showrunners and other industry professionals are preparing for the return to frequen...

Variety
June 23, 2021

Netflix Plans to Sell Toys, T-Shirts and Concert Tickets
Branding - CPG - Streaming

Netflix Inc. has sold more than 200 million people a subscription to its streaming service. We’re about to find out if it can sell them anything else. Just this week, the company announced a new on...

Bloomberg
June 14, 2021

Wawa to Mark ‘Mare of Easttown Day’ with New Cheesesteak
Dining - Retail - Streaming - Television

For all the love Wawa has gotten thanks to the HBO hit TV show “Mare of Easttown,” the popular Pennsylvania convenience store chain is giving a little back. To celebrate its newest store opening ...

Associated Press
June 10, 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

Netflix Reportedly Exploring an Expansion into Gaming
Esports - Gaming - Streaming

According to The Information, the streaming leader is in the process of recruiting for a dedicated gaming division. No official listing has been identified, but Netflix has reportedly sounded out a nu...

Digital TV Europe
May 25, 2021

AT&T, in Abrupt Turn, Will Shed Media Business in Deal Wi...
Streaming - Television

The telecommunications giant will spin off WarnerMedia in a transaction that will combine HBO and CNN with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN and HGTV. AT&T, the wireless carrier that thundered its way into t...

New York Times
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

The Year That TV Saved Us: A 2020 Retrospective
Streaming - Television

As life outside our homes shut down, the small screen became our treasured path to safe escape Think back to those early days of quarantine. Every form of entertainment, escape, and distraction vanis...

Rolling Stone
May 10, 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

Game of Thrones’ Prequel Reveals New Photos
Streaming - Television

The “Game of Thrones” prequel series “House of the Dragon” at HBO has unveiled its first official images. “House of the Dragon” is set a few hundred years prior to the events of “Game o...

Variety
May 6, 2021

HBO’s House of the Dragon Production Begins; First Look
Television

HBO announced the news by sharing a photo of the cast having a socially-distanced table read for the show. Honestly, it's hard to make out who anyone is, though you can spot The Crown and Doctor Who's...

TechRadar
April 27, 2021

Epix, Hulu, HBO Max, AMC+ Provide Free Content for Comcast’s...
Streaming - Television

Comcast is bringing back Xfinity Watchathon Week for the ninth time, from April 27-May 3, making content from certain streaming services and premium networks available for free to their Xfinity X1 and...

Adweek
April 26, 2021

Game of Thrones | Mikkeller
Beverages - Partnerships - Streaming - Television

Warner Bros. Consumer Products partnered with beer company Mikkeller to release a GAME OF THRONES beer. The partnership consisted of Warner Bros. Consumer Products collaborating with Mikkeller to u...

NBCUniversal Might Save its Movies for Peacock Instead of Netf...
Streaming - Theatrical

NBCUniversal is mulling whether to remove its films from HBO Max and Netflix and put new movies on its own streaming service, Peacock, according to Bloomberg. Right now, HBO Max has a deal to show Un...

The Verge
April 1, 2021

Game of Thrones Play in the Works for Broadway
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Television

George R.R. Martin is developing a live stage spectacular for Broadway, West End and Australia that will bring fan-favorites like Ned Stark and Jaime Lannister back to life while dramatizing a legenda...

Hollywood Reporter
March 30, 2021

HBO Developing Three More ‘Game of Thrones’ Spinof...
Television

HBO has more 'Game of Thrones' prequels in the works, including one from 'Rome' creator Bruno Heller and another about the legendary founder of Dorne. HBO is developing three more Game of Thrones preq...

Hollywood Reporter
March 19, 2021

AT&T Raises HBO Max 2025 Subscriber Target to 120-150 Mil...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

AT&T said Friday that it now expects to reach 120 million to 150 million HBO Max and HBO subscribers worldwide by the end of 2025, well above its October 2019 forecast of 75 million to 90 million....

Hollywood Reporter
March 12, 2021

Netflix Misses Out On Money that Disney Toys Rake In
Streaming - Toys

Chess sets commemorating a recently popular television series are selling for upwards of $99. But “The Queen’s Gambit,” Netflix Inc.’s hit miniseries about a fictional chess prodigy, isn’t t...

Bloomberg
March 11, 2021

Game of Thrones and Homes.com
Finance - Online - Partnerships - Travel

HBO partnered with Homes.com on a promotion celebrating the last season of the hit television show GAME OF THRONES.

HBO and Home.com
March 2, 2021

Behind the Family Friend Content Craze
Streaming - Television

When Fear Factor was released in 2001, it was never supposed to be a show the whole family sat down to watch together. It was made specifically for men. But then something else happened. “We though...

Kidscreen
February 22, 2021

YouTube TV Offering HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz for $5 Less
Online - Streaming - Television

For YouTube TV customers who subscribe individually to HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz, the company is rolling out a new entertainment bundle that will save people $5. The optional package is $30 a mont...

The Verge
February 19, 2021

Top 100 Subscription Apps Grew 34% to $13B in 2020
Online

Apps saw record downloads and consumer spending in 2020, globally reaching somewhere around $111 billion to $112 billion, according to various estimates. But a growing part of that spend was subscript...

TechCrunch
February 11, 2021

HBO and HBO Max Chief Details ‘Game of Thrones’ Ex...
Streaming - Television

As content chief for both the premium cabler and HBO Max, he's now tasked with broadening out the recently launched streamer with programming that can't already be found with HBO while also evolving h...

The Hollywood Reporter
February 11, 2021

‘The Last of Us’ HBO Series Casts Pedro Pascal as Joel, ...
Gaming - Streaming - Television

The upcoming “The Last of Us” series adaptation at HBO has cast Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey in the role of Ellie, Variety has confirmed. Neil Druckmann, a writer and creative director f...

Variety
February 11, 2021

HBO to Adapt Another Season of ‘Serial’ for Television
Podcasts - Television

The third season of the show is reportedly being developed for a limited-run series on HBO. In the most recent outing for Serial, the show went to Cleveland to examine the criminal justice system, loo...

InsideRadio
February 1, 2021

‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘Tales of Dunk and Egg’ in E...
Streaming - Television

A series adaptation of “Tales of Dunk and Egg,” a prequel to the events of “Game of Thrones,” is in early development at HBO, Variety has learned exclusively from sources. The one-hour show w...

Variety
January 22, 2021

Disney Joins AT&T in the War on Theaters
Attractions - Theatrical

The return to life as normal can't occur fast enough for movie theaters and their investors. Shares of Cinemark Holdings are down nearly 40% in the last year and AMC Entertainment Holdings stock ha...

MSN
January 20, 2021

‘Sex and the City’ Revival Confirmed at HBO Max without Ki...
Streaming - Television

“Sex and the City” is getting the revival treatment at HBO Max, Variety has confirmed. The new chapter is titled “And Just Like That…” and will star Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and ...

Variety
January 11, 2021

Discovery+ is available now. How does it compare to other stre...
Streaming

On Monday, Discovery+ entered an increasingly crowded landscape of services vying to attract your eyeballs to their endless selection of programming. Discovery+ features more than 55,000 episodes fro...

USA TODAY
January 5, 2021

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