Warner Bros. is set. Discovery is relaunching HBO Max under the Max name, providing subscribers with a mix of content from Discovery+ and HBO Max.
for each report New York timesThree people familiar with the matter said the Max will debut sometime in May or June, and it will cost $16 per month but will have several price tiers, including a cheap ad tier. HBO Max is $16 a month as of January.
The information comes a day before Warner Bros. Discovery has announced plans for the merged streaming service, which includes presenting Discovery reality shows like Fixer Upper and Dr. and House of the Dragon, The Menu, and The Last of Us.
Every DC movie and series affected by the Warner Bros. Discovery merger process
The merged streaming service is an idea born out of David Zaslav’s infamous merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery last year. The $43 billion merger caused controversy by delaying and canceling projects, including Batgirl and Scoob! Holiday Hunt, as a tax write-off. The animated series was the hardest hit, as Warner Bros. did not cancel it. Not only Discovery, but removed it from HBO Max, including Close Enough, Infinity Train, and OK KO! Let’s be heroes.
Meanwhile, four Democratic Representatives He wrote a letter to the Ministry of Justice Last Friday, it asked the agency to reassess the Warner Bros. Discovery deal, saying the merger enabled the group to “adopt potentially anti-competitive practices that diminish consumer choice and harm workers in affected labor markets,” hence the cancellation of several projects. They cited not only Batgirl, which was in post-production, but also Gordita Chronicles, Dimond, and the Time Traveler’s Wife.
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