The Netflix Effect: Can Rivals Compete By Bulking Up On Content? [THR]

The Netflix Effect: Can Rivals Compete By Bulking Up On Content? [THR]

By Paul Bond

November 19, 2018 | The list of content assets controlled by WarnerMedia is massive — from the Harry Potter and DC Comics universes to classic movies and TV shows like Gone With the Wind and Friends — but those might not be enough to compete in the streaming wars, especially when Disney launches its Disney+ service next year.

Hence, Wall Street wasn’t too surprised to read that WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey and NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke recently held preliminary talks about licensing titles for WarnerMedia’s forthcoming streaming service, according to a report published by tech site The Information.

Read more on  The Hollywood Reporter.

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