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TBI Weekly: What Warner Bros. Discovery’s latest moves spell for DC & HBO

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has finally started drawing out the roadmap for its merged streaming service, but for all the clarity that onlookers have received in the last 24 hours, there is yet more to be gleaned about what the future holds for the media giant. Thanks to yesterday’s Q2 earnings call, we now know […]

HBO Max preps Batman spin-off series based on Penguin

HBO Max has started development on a series revolving round Batman’s arch nemesis Penguin. The untitled drama is being exec produced by Dylan Clark and Matt Reeves, who are behind upcoming movie The Batman, with Lauren Le Franc attached as showrunner, according to US reports. Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment are attached to produce, […]

Quibi’s head of content operations Diane Nelson departs

Quibi’s head of content operations Diane Nelson is to step down, marking the latest senior exec departure from the yet-to-launch short-form streamer in recent months. Nelson joined Quibi in 2018 after two decades with DC Entertainment. She had been president of the company since 2009, working across TV, films and video games, and was behind […]

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi hires ex-DC Boss, eyes deeper TV presence

DC Entertainment’s former president Diane Nelson has joined Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi – an entertainment platform built for easy, on-the-go, mobile viewing, and backed by media companies such as Disney and ITV. Nelson will act as head of operations for the platform, which plans to launch at the end of 2019 after raising over $1bn in […]

DC Universe streamer due for September launch

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are due to launch their digital subscription service, DC Universe, in the US on September 15. The service will offer new original live-action and animated series, older TV series and films and a curated selection of digital comic books – all featuring DC characters like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. […]

DC digital service orders live-action Metropolis drama

The upcoming DC Entertainment-branded on-demand and digital service has commissioned a live-action drama series set in Superman’s home city, Metropolis. DC Entertainment and Time Warner cousin Warner Bros. Television are coproducing Metropolis, which will comprise 13 episodes exclusively for the service. The straight-to-series order means production will begin this year ahead of a 2019 debut, […]

Warner lines up DC digital service

Warner Bros. Television is working on a pair of original series for a soon-to-launch DC-branded digital service. Warner and DC Entertainment are preparing live-action drama Titans and animation Young Justice: Outsiders for the platform, which is scheduled to go direct-to-consumer next year. Warner Bros. Digital Networks Group (WBDNG) will operate the currently unnamed service, which […]

Syfy greenlights Superman prequel pilot

US cable channel has moved its Superman prequel Krypton from development to pilot stage. Damian Kindler (Sleepy Hollow) will executive producer and showrun the pilot, with David S. Goyer (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) among the other EPs. Colm McCarthy (Peaky Blinders) will direct. The show will tell the back story of the Man […]

Superman prequel series set for Syfy

US cable channel Syfy and Warner Bros. are working on a Superman prequel drama that will tell the backstory of The Man of Steel’s family on Krypton. Krypton comes from Syfy and Warner Horizon Television. The latter is part of the Warner Bros. studio, which owns the Superman brand through DC Comics. DC Entertainment is […]