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Max makes its US debut, giving subscribers 35K hours of content

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) launched Max to U.S. subscribers on Tuesday, giving them access to 35,000 hours of content — more than double the amount that HBO Max offered. Beginning today, a large p

Warner Bros. Discovery’s streaming business set to become profitable in 2023

Warner Bros. Discovery announced Friday that its streaming business will turn a profit in 2023. The company previously said it expected to break even by 2024 and become profitable in 2025. “It is an

Warner Bros. Discovery CTO and CPO explain how they made Max less buggy

A few weeks before Warner Bros. Discovery launches its new HBO Max/Discovery+ streaming service, Max, TechCrunch spoke with WBD chief technology officer Avi Saxena and chief product officer Tyler Whit

Ambani and James Murdoch bring HBO content to India

Warner Bros. Discovery has partnered with Mukesh Ambani-backed Viacom18 to bring HBO and other movies and shows from the WB catalog to India in a major win for the Reliance joint venture’s servi

Paramount alleges Warner Bros. Discovery owes $52M for ‘South Park’ streaming rights

A few months after Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) sued Paramount over the streaming rights for “South Park,” Paramount is now striking back. On Wednesday, April 19, Paramount counter-sued WBD, alleg

Warner Bros. Discovery promises Max will be a more personalized, technically improved streaming service

With next month’s arrival of the new streaming service “Max” from Warner Bros. Discovery, the company is also promising a revamped product experience with an expanded feature set, im

‘Game of Thrones’ fans are getting a new spinoff based on characters Dunk and Egg

Among the many announcements during today’s Warner Bros. Discovery press event, the company revealed it greenlit a new Game of Thrones prequel called “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Kni

Warner Bros. Discovery to launch ‘Max’ service starting at $9.99/mo on May 23

The time has finally come for Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) to reveal details about its highly anticipated streaming service, which combines HBO Max and Discovery+ content. During a press event today,

Lawmakers ask Department of Justice to investigate Warner Bros. Discovery merger

Four Democratic lawmakers have written to the Department of Justice to investigate Warner Bros. Discovery and launch an inquiry into alleged anti-competitive behavior. Democratic representatives Eliza

Warner Bros. in talks about a Harry Potter TV series for HBO Max

Warner Bros. is in talks about a Harry Potter Max Original series on HBO Max, a source with knowledge of the matter confirmed to TechCrunch. The company is nowhere near striking a deal yet, the source

Warner Bros. gives DC fans an official ‘Blue Beetle’ trailer

Warner Bros. is giving DC fans a “Blue Beetle” movie, set to hit theaters on August 18. The trailer was released today, providing a glimpse into the world of the bug-legged superhero. “Blue Beet

Warner Bros. Discovery continues to lose money despite success of ‘The Last of Us’ and ‘Hogwarts Legacy’

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) reported underwhelming Q4 results yesterday, revealing a net loss of another $2.1 billion, including $217 million from its streaming division. This is despite the company

Warner Bros. Discovery plans to keep Discovery+ as a standalone streaming service in the US

Discovery+ subscribers will be able to keep their subscription plan instead of paying more for the forthcoming HBO Max/Discovery+ combined streaming service. Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has confirmed

Warner Bros. Discovery reaches deals with Roku and Tubi to license 2,000 hours of content, including ‘Westworld’

Warners Bros. Discovery has reached deals with Roku and Tubi to license 2,000 hours of movies and TV shows, the companies announced on Tuesday. The deal will bring Warner Bros.-branded free, ad-suppor

Discovery+ adds support for offline downloads in the US

The Discovery+ app is getting one of the most anticipated features — and frankly, a must-have feature for today’s streaming apps — offline viewing. The company announced Monday that users of

It’s no surprise HBO canceled ‘Westworld’ after four seasons

In a series of cancellations, HBO has managed to disappoint many viewers as of late. Now, “Westworld” fans will be among them. The network announced today that it is canceling the sci-fi drama aft

Combined HBO Max/Discovery+ service gets an earlier launch date, price hike is to be expected

After Warner Bros. Discovery reported its third-quarter earnings results yesterday, the company told investors and analysts in a call that the forthcoming combined HBO Max/Discovery+ streaming service

Warner Bros. Discovery falls short of expectations in Q3 despite success of ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) reported its fiscal quarterly earnings this afternoon before the company is set to launch a new streaming service next year that combines HBO Max and Discovery+ content. S

Warner Bros. Discovery and HBO announce plans for ‘Game of Thrones’ NFTs

Update on January 10, 2023: Nifty’s announced the official sale of “Game of Thrones” NFTs. Starting today, customers can buy the Series 1 Hero Box for $150. The box comes with one “Hero”

Warner Bros. teams up with web3 startup Eluvio to launch ‘Lord of the Rings’ NFTs

Warner Bros. Discovery has partnered with blockchain company Eluvio to launch tomorrow “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” (Extended Version) web3 movie experience, with limited-ed
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