Warner Bros. Discovery

Discovery rejigs Asia Pacific execs & extends Korean investment

Discovery has made changes to its senior leadership in Asia Pacific, including the appointment of Jeeyoung Lee as SVP of content strategy for the region and general manager for Japan and South Korea. Seoul-based Lee will join Discovery on 17 August and report to the company’s chief transformation officer and president, Asia Pacific, Simon Robinson. […]

Disney leads global content spend amid 2020 boom

The gross cash spend on the global production and licensing of new content for streaming platforms reached a new high last year, rising by 16.4% in 2020 to reach $220.2bn, according to new research from UK-based firm Purely. Amid this boom, The Walt Disney Company emerged as the biggest single global spender on content in […]

WarnerMedia & Discovery unveil post-merger name

The new company merging AT&T-owned WarnerMedia and Discovery has a name: Warner Bros. Discovery. Announced last month, Warner Bros. Discovery is proposed as a new ‘pure play’ content company that will own one of the deepest libraries in the world with nearly 200,000 hours of programming. It will also house both HBO Max and Discovery+ […]