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Cutting costs, merging, putting Batgirl on hold: is this the end of HBO Max?

JDrama is coming fast at AT&T-owned entertainment giant Warner Bros. Discovery – unfortunately for the company and its viewers, the action takes place in its boardrooms. The company was created after AT&T spun off WarnerMedia and merged with Discovery in April last year, with media watchers waiting to see how the new media powerhouse would …

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Cancel culture is rampant at newly merged HBO and Warner Bros isn’t immune either | Alex Clark

Jhere is a wonderful novel by the Japanese writer Yōko Ogawa entitled The Memory Policewhich depicts an island community living under a strange form of repression: once in a while, something is taken from them – be it photographs, or rose petals, or hats – and not only the objects disappear but all the references, …

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Warner Bros. movies. will no longer move to HBO Max after 45 days in theaters

News surrounding the recently announced merger of HBO Max and Discovery+ has produced a number of strategic shifts, from cancellations to ad-supported platforms, leaving customers wondering where streamers’ limbo is. According to Decider, the notoriously movie-friendly HBO Max streamer is making some big changes when it comes to what movies will be released and when. …

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HBO Max is merging with Discovery+, and not everyone is happy about it

HBO Max is merging with Discovery+, and not everyone is happy about it

There’s a lot of discomfort in the air surrounding HBO Max this week, especially after it was announced in Thursday’s earnings call that HBO Max will merge with Discovery+ to become a streaming platform. The news came months after HBO’s parent company WarnerMedia merged with Discovery, and subsequently dropped hints that HBO Max might be …

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The dish: what's behind the "Batgirl" and "Scoob!"  To throw?  David Zaslav's abject rejection of Jason Kilar's HBO Max strategy

The dish: what’s behind the “Batgirl” and “Scoob!” To throw? David Zaslav’s abject rejection of Jason Kilar’s HBO Max strategy

Why did Warner Bros drop out bat girl and Scoob! The holiday haunt? Warner Bros’ cancellation of two streaming movies made for HBO Max came as a shock to the city. There are multiple threads here, but this move amounts to an outright rejection of former WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar’s strategy to create $70 million …

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