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John Oliver Mocks Warner Bros. Discovery’s New Logo, Slogan

John Oliver took yet another jab at his new corporate bosses on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. In his opening segment, Oliver addressed the United Kingdom’s plans to fully reopen…

Discovery+ Orders True-Crime Series From Blumhouse Television (Exclusive)

Discovery+ has ordered a true-crime series centered on a documentary filmmaker’s obsessive journey to find the truth behind the disappearance of a missing woman. Relentless will follow…

“Shorter Theatrical Window Is Likely Here to Stay,” ViacomCBS CFO Says

Naveen Chopra, executive vp and CFO of ViacomCBS, says the studio is not phased by AT&T’s entertainment arm unveiling a major deal to merge with Discovery Inc. for global reach. “We continue…

John Oliver Takes a Jab at New Bosses Following Announcement of WarnerMedia-Discovery Merger

John Oliver has never shied away from biting the hand that feeds him. Over the years, the Last Week Tonight host has taken several shots at HBO parent company AT&T, which he condescendingly…

As David Zaslav Takes Deal Crown, How Will He Rule His Discovery-WarnerMedia Empire?

The irony of David Zaslav’s ascent to the top of the as-yet unnamed WarnerMedia and Discovery combination is that had the Discovery CEO gotten this job at any other time in Hollywood history…

As WarnerMedia-Discovery Plan Merger, Who Will Be Next?

Will more media dominos start falling in a new media M&A merry-go-round? That is a question Wall Street is asking after news of the mega-combination of Discovery and AT&T’s WarnerMedia. If so, which…

Where Does a Discovery Merger Leave CNN?

In 1988, Ted Turner had a vision: CNN should merge with Discovery Channel. It was still early days for cable television (Discovery debuted an experiment called “Shark Week” that year), but…

“It’s ‘Game of Thrones’ With Otters”: Discovery Greenlights Series Set in Singapore’s Marina Bay (Exclusive)

Discovery has greenlighted a series about three families of otters who live in Singapore’s Marina Bay. Otter Dynasty — described as an “urban wildlife story” — will focus on the sea creatures…

Discovery CEO David Zaslav on WarnerMedia Deal: Relationships With Talent Will Be “Number One Priority”

AT&T CEO John Stankey and Discovery CEO David Zaslav shared their reasons and visions for the mega-combination of their companies’ media businesses in a joint venture, unveiled early Monday during…

How a Discovery-WarnerMedia Merger Would Rattle Hollywood

It’s not that the media world and Wall Street didn’t expect AT&T to spin off WarnerMedia — the consensus has been that this experiment has not been going well. But a deal appears to be coming…

Ellen DeGeneres-Narrated ‘Endangered’ Among Monthlong Lineup of Earth Day Programming at Discovery (Exclusive)

The shows celebrating our planet will air across Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and the subscription streaming service discovery+.

Discovery Surpasses 11 Million Paying Streaming Subscribers

The company, led by CEO David Zaslav, reports its fourth-quarter results and discusses early momentum of its streaming service.