Warner Bros. Digital Networks

Warner Bros. partners with Mick Jagger’s Rainy Day Podcasts

Warner Bros. has struck a first-look deal with a newly launched podcast production firm fronted by Rolling Stones’ co-founder Mick Jagger. Rainy Day Podcasts has been launched by Jagged Films partners Jagger and Victoria Pearman (Vinyl, Enigma), producer Steve Bing (The Polar Express) and Oscar-nominated writer Josh Olson (A History Of Violence). Rainy Day will […]

DC Universe signs up Berlanti for Doom Patrol

Warner Bros. Digital Networks has unveiled plans for a new series called Doom Patrol that will feature on its upcoming digital platform DC Universe. The series, which will debut in 2019, is being executive produced by Greg Berlanti, who has created numerous superhero series for US network The CW, in which Warner Bro. has a […]

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, […]

Ex-Netflix exec joins Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Digital Networks (WBDN) has expanded with a trio of hires, including hiring a former Netflix original content exec. Eric Besner, Greg Salter and Katie Soo have all joined the Warner Bros. Entertainment division, reporting to executive VP of WBDN Jay Levine. Besner has been named senior VP of business development, working on a […]

Warner Bros. to acquire Machinima outright

Warner Bros. Entertainment is taking full control of gaming-focused multichannel network Machinima. The Burbank-based studio led an US$18 million funding round in Machinima in 2014, and has been consistently linked with a full takeover since then. It has now signed an agreement. Past investors include Redpoint Ventures, MK Capital, former chairman and CEO Allan Debevoise. […]

Warner Bros. creates OTT division

Warner Bros. has created a digital networks division that will house the Hollywood studio’s over-the-top assets and lead a push into OTT services. Craig Hunegs will lead Warner Bros. Digital Networks as president, a role he will fulfil alongside his Warner Bros. Television Group president of business and strategy post. Warner Bros.’s sister companies HBO […]