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Warner Bros. to Stream Entire 2021 Film Slate Online with HBO Max

The Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced on Thursday it will stream its entire 2021 film slate on HBO Max in the United States, along with an exclusive one-month access period on the latter, on top of being shown within theatres worldwide. After these 2021 films leave the exclusive HBO Max access period, they will "leave the...

HBO Max Coming to Canada via Bell Media’s Crave and CTV

Streaming services are taking over the world and yet another offering, HBO Max, set to launch in 2020, will make its way into Canada via Bell Media. Bell announced it had signed a “new long-term exclusive deal” with Warner Bros. to bring the latter’s HBO Max programming to Canada, starting in 2020. This is the...

Games of Thrones Season 8 Release Date: April 2019

HBO has announced the eighth and final season of its mega-hit, Game of Thrones, will see its release date in April 2019. A 30-second hype trailer was released earlier this morning on Twitter and Facebook, indicating the final April 2019 air date. The Twitter trailer has already been viewed over 2.2 million times. https://twitter.com/GameOfThrones/status/1062359268203077633 Canadians...

HBO Wins Bidding War to Snatch J.J. Abrams TV Show from Apple

HBO has just landed the first TV series written by prolific producer J.J. Abrams since 2008's Fringe, after a bidding war with Apple. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the premium cable network has handed out a straight-to-series order to the Westworld executive producer for sci-fi drama ‘Demimonde', further expanding its relationship with Abrams. The source notes that Abrams was impressed with what the premium...

Apple Seeks Programming Chief to Run Video Entertainment Strategy: Report

According to The Information, Apple is serious about its video entertainment efforts, and executives recently held talks with former HBO programming head, Michael Lombardo, earlier this year, cites an unnamed source. Another source familiar with the situation noted Apple has been trying to find a person to fill the head role. The search for a...

Twitter to Begin Live Streaming Video Around the Clock

Twitter is planning to stream live video around the clock through its apps and website, in a move that will establish the social media giant as a 24/7 online broadcaster. In a press statement, Anthony Noto, the CFO and COO of Twitter, has stated that the social media platform aims to broadcast live video with news,...

Apple Continues to Eye Original Video Content, But Direction Unclear: Report

It’s no secret that Apple is looking to move into the television and movie market, but is the company looking to create a subscription-based video streaming service akin to Netflix, or something more traditional akin to HBO? [caption id="attachment_208213" align="aligncenter" width="5426"] Image courtesy of Mashable[/caption] Bolstering Apple’s video content is no side project. Apple CEO Tim Cook a...