The Future of Streaming According to Jason Kilar [Vulture]

The Future of Streaming According to Jason Kilar [Vulture]

(ABOVE) Jason Kilar

 

By Josef Adalian

April 7, 2022 | And just like that, the Jason Kilar era at WarnerMedia is over. It was more a moment, really: When Kilar steps down as CEO of the company tomorrow, it will have been almost exactly two years since he was tapped to lead the entertainment giant conglomerate behind everything from HBO Max to Young Sheldon. He is leaving not by choice but because last May, AT&T announced it was selling WarnerMedia to cable giant Discovery — and incoming boss David Zaslav made it clear he wanted to run the show. With Discovery set to complete its acquisition any minute now, what had been ordained for months will become reality.

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