WarnerMedia names streaming strategy exec Priya Dogra to lead Turner, HBO in EMEA & APAC

HBO Max operator WarnerMedia has appointed Priya Dogra, one of its key execs advising on direct-to-consumer strategy, as president of its entertainment networks including Turner and HBO across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Dogra, who will become president of WarnerMedia entertainment networks for EMEA and APAC, replaces the outgoing Giorgio Stock, who stepped […]

AMC replaces Cinemax on Sky’s ‘Gangs Of London’ S2

AMC has replaced Cinemax as the US partner on the second season of Sky’s hit crime drama Gangs Of London. The show, whose first season was the biggest original drama launch on Sky Atlantic for the past five years, delves into the inner workings of the largest criminal organisation in London. It was created by […]

WarnerMedia to shutter HBO Go as HBO Max takes centre stage

WarnerMedia is to shut down its HBO Go mobile app in the US as it seeks to simplify a complex line-up of streaming offerings to focus attention on HBO Max. HBO said that it was now in a position to “implement some significant changes to our app offering in the US” following the launch of […]

Netflix forges Fandango pact for Elena Ferrante novel, orders Swedish drama

Netflix has linked up with My Brilliant Friend producer Fandango to adapt another novel from author Elena Ferrante, while also ordering a drama about Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson. The streamer is working with Fandango to turn Ferrante’s novel The Lying Life Of Adults into a small screen series, following the book’s publication in Italy in […]

EOne lines up HBO alum Michael Lombardo to head TV division

Hasbro-owned producer and distributor Entertainment One (eOne) has lined up former HBO programming president Michael Lombardo to head its TV division, according to reports. Lombardo, who stepped down at HBO in 2016 following a 33-year stint at the premium cabler, had been programming president for almost a decade with a tenure that yielded hits including […]

Foxtel remains exclusive home of HBO in Oz

Australian pay-TV network Foxtel has expanded its standing deal with WarnerMedia, retaining exclusive rights to broadcast HBO content – including upcoming HBO Max original series – on its platforms. The HBO Max streaming service is due to launch in the US later this month and will be home to original content including the Gossip Girl […]

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