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CNN+ streaming service pulls a Quibi, will shut down a month after launch

Following multiple reports that the new CNN+ subscription streaming service was struggling to attract viewers, CNN and Warner Bros. Discovery today announced that CNN+ will cease operations effective

The Warner Bros.-Discovery deal has officially closed

CNN+ launch may be off to a bumpy start, numbers suggest

CNN+ launched on Tuesday, March 29 and is already showing mediocre results in terms of standalone mobile app installs. Sensor Tower released its initial figures (first reported by Insider) that show t

WarnerMedia CEO exits as Discovery merger nears close

On Monday, April 11, the highly anticipated $43 billion merger of WarnerMedia and Discovery was set to officially close. But a new report from Variety suggests the deal may actually close as early as

WarnerMedia’s new boss is former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar

Hulu co-founder and former chief executive Jason Kilar has been named the new chief executive of WarnerMedia. It’s the latest executive reshuffling at the AT&T-owned media giant, which saw i

Opendoor appoints CFO, CPO

Opendoor has named Gautam Gupta chief financial officer and chief business officer.

Jason Kilar on founding Vessel and the wonderful world of customer service

Jason Kilar’s interest in customer service was sparked by a visit to Disney World when he was 10 years old. The wonder he felt as he walked underneath the train station and out onto Main Street stay

Three Weeks After Launch, Vessel Gets Another $57.5 Million In Funding Led By IVP

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has an ambitious plan for transforming the way we think about online video. His new startup Vessel is taking some of the same basic concepts that were successful in getting

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar’s Vessel Launches To The Public

Vessel, the new online video subscription service built by some of the early team at Hulu, is launching to the public today. The service — which provides early access to videos from YouTube stars t

Jason Kilar’s Vessel Opens An Invite-Only Beta Of Its Subscription Video Service

Last month we told you about Vessel, a new subscription video service being launched by the early team behind Hulu. After a month-long creator preview, the service is being made available in private b

With Vessel, Jason Kilar Hopes To Create A Hulu For The YouTube Generation

Vessel is a sort of Hulu for the YouTube generation. The company hopes to create a new subscription video service, priced at $2.99 a month, that will provide early access to videos consumers would nor

Jason Kilar’s New Startup Vessel Comes Out Of Hiding, With Backing By Greylock And Benchmark

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is finally ready to talk about what he’s been up to over the last year or so. Well, kind of. Today Kilar, along with ex-Hulu CTO Richard Tom announced that they are w

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar And CTO Richard Tom Re-Emerge To Build A Stealth Startup In L.A.

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar and CTO Richard Tom are working on a new stealth startup, according to sources. While details of their plans are still a little fuzzy, the two have secured office space in

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, CTO Rich Tom To Depart The Company In Q1 2013

Hulu just posted an internal email from CEO Jason Kilar to its blog, indicating that he and CTO Rich Tom will be leaving the company during the first quarter of 2013. The timing is new, but word that