08 Jul John Stankey On Changes At HBO: “It’s Going To Be A Tough Year” [Deadline]
By Dino-Ray Ramos
July 8, 2018 | AT&T executive-turned-head of Warner Media John Stankey spoke at a town hall in New York and addressed the changes to come for HBO after the $85.4 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner. Although Stankey didn’t mention streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, there were hints that he wanted to pave a road to be more of a streaming giant considering the ever-changing landscape of media, television and how audiences consume content.
Stankey said he wanted HBO to increase subscribers and the number of hours viewers watch shows as well as churn out more content — much like their streaming brethren.
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