Warner Bros. Television Group


WBTVG unscripted veteran Mike Darnell exiting after a decade

Mike Darnell, the president of unscripted and alternate television for Warner Bros, is exiting after a decade at the company. His departure was announced yesterday by Channing Dungey, chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG), who described Darnell as “an industry legend” and praised him for supercharging the unscrpted department during his tenure […]

Warner Bros. TV cuts 125 jobs as restructuring expanded

A new wave of redundancies has hit Warner Bros. Discovery, with around 125 positions cut at Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) as part of the ongoing restructuring. The Channing Dungey-led division has laid off 82 people this week and will no longer seek to fill a further 43 vacant positions, across scripted, unscripted and animation. […]

WBTVG inks overall deal with ‘Abbott Elementary’s Quinta Brunson

Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) has signed an overall deal with Quinta Brunson, the creator, star and exec producer of ABC comedy Abbott Elementary. The multiyear agreement, which is Brunson’s first overall pact with any studio, makes WBTVG her home for any new TV productions. She will create, develop, and produce original programming for all […]

News round-up: WBTVG cuts Pine Tree deal; Telemundo Studios opens in Mexico; India’s OTTplay lands int’l streamers

WBTVG cuts Pine Tree deal Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) has signed a multi-year first-look deal with The Big Bang Theory co-creator Bill Prady and Chris Sanagustin’s Pine Tree Entertainment. The prodco will develop new scripted programming, including dramas, multi- and single-camera comedies and genre series for all platforms, including Warner Bros. Discovery’s HBO Max. […]

Warner Bros. TV inks overall deal with ‘The Flight Attendant’ showrunner Steve Yockey

Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) Group has signed an exclusive, multiyear overall deal with The Flight Attendant showrunner Steve Yockey. Under the terms of the pact, which is Yockey’s first with the studio, the exec producer and writer will will develop, create, and produce original programming to be produced by Warner Bros. Television for all platforms, […]

Warner Bros. TV signs ‘Ted Lasso’ star Brett Goldstein

Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) has signed an overall development deal with Ted Lasso star, writer and co-executive producer Brett Goldstein. Under the terms of the deal, Goldstein will develop, create, and produce new programming exclusively for its platforms, including potentially for WarnerMedia’s HBO Max, external streaming services, cable, and the five broadcast networks. This […]

Warner Bros. TV inks overall deal with Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad

Warner Bros. TV Group has signed an overall deal with producer, writer and actor Lena Waithe and her production company, Hillman Grad Productions. The exclusive multi-year agreement will see Waithe and business partner Rishi Rajani produce new television programming through Hillman Grad for all platforms, including HBO Max, external streaming services, cable, and the five WarnerMedia broadcast […]

Warner Bros. TV extends overall pact with Kaley Cuoco

Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) has extended its deal with The Flight Attendant star Kaley Cuoco and her banner Yes, Norman Productions. The exclusive, multiyear pact will see Cuoco and her prodco, which is led by EVP Suzanne McCormack, continue to develop new original programming for all platforms including WarnerMedia’s streamer HBO Max. The deal […]

‘Supergirl’ star Melissa Benoist launches Three Things Productions; inks overall WBTVG deal

Supergirl star Melissa Benoist has launched her own production company, Three Things Productions, and signed an overall deal with Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG). The exclusive, multi-year deal will see Benoist develop and produce original TV shows, including comedies and dramas, for all platforms including HBO Max, cable and broadcast networks and third-party streamers. The […]

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