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HBO, HBO Max and Discovery+ report a combined total of 92.1M subscribers, plans for major restructuring

Warner Bros. Discovery revealed its second-quarter results — its first quarterly earnings since the $43 billion merger. The total number of direct-to-consumer subscribers across HBO, HBO Max and Discovery+ was […]




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HBO Max and Hulu will share custody of Emmy-nominated series ‘Abbott Elementary’

In a bit of an unusual agreement, Warner Bros. Discovery announced that HBO Max will have joint streaming custody of the comedy series “Abbott Elementary” with Disney+’s sister streaming service […]




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Warner Bros. Discovery ceases new HBO Max originals in Europe and shutters Cinemax Go

HBO Max will cease new original programming in parts of Europe and the company will also shut down Cinemax’s TV Everywhere platform, Cinemax Go, as its parent company Warner Bros. […]




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This Week in Apps: Period tracking app privacy, Snapchat’s paid subscription, calls for TikTok ban

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues […]




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Streaming ad spend grew 57% in 2021 reaching $15.2B, market to more than double from 2020 to 2022

Ahead of the start of the 2022 IAB NewFronts, where media and entertainment companies pitch their upcoming offerings to advertisers, the industry group behind the multi-day show released its annual […]










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HBO Max and Discovery+ will be combined into one service following merger

Following last week’s news that Discovery’s shareholders approved its merger with WarnerMedia, which will create one of the largest U.S. media companies, there’s now a hint as to how this […]




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Hulu’s Theranos docu-series ‘The Dropout’ is like watching a car crash in slow motion

Just because you know how the story ends doesn’t mean that it’s not fun to watch how it all went so horribly wrong. That’s the premise of an entire emerging […]