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Re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Originally Posted by Spiderbite
I get the reasoning behind moving stuff around to make money but why not also keep your flagship stuff on your channel at the same time? Why can't it show or be available on two streaming services?
It has more value as an "exclusive."

I wonder if Paramount didn't look at the streaming numbers for those movies and figure they might well sell the rights to the Star Trek movies off to someone else for a while. If hardly anyone is watching them...

There's always sort of an impulse for these studios to want to keep everything they own under one roof, but they still license their properties out to others... see how often TNT runs Star Wars and MCU movies, or the Universal-owned cable channels play Harry Potter movies. (Though in the latter case, I suspect Universal gets some kind of sweetheart deal for the Wizarding World movies since they have the Harry Potter theme park at Universal Orlando.)
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Re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

You’re forgetting the McRib thinking.

Make it available as a limited item and then when you bring it back it has more demand.
Thats what these services are doing with the movies and shows.
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Originally Posted by whotony
You’re forgetting the McRib thinking.

Make it available as a limited item and then when you bring it back it has more demand.
Thats what these services are doing with the movies and shows.
In this case Mcdonalds is allowing BK and Jack in the Box to sell the Mcrib while it's not in their restaurants though.
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Re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

I don’t think it’s worth bumping a dead thread, so I’ll post it here. Julia was canceled by Max after 2 seasons




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Originally Posted by DJariya
I don’t think it’s worth bumping a dead thread, so I’ll post it here. Julia was canceled by Max after 2 seasons


https://x.com/variety/status/1745249...ROaaX6I5S_8l2Q
That really sucks! My wife and I just finished the second season. Everything about the show is exceptional, but especially the actors in the main roles. I doubt it will happen, but I hope the show can be picked up and continued on another service.
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Originally Posted by DJariya
A24 movies will now be coming to Max

https://variety.com/2023/tv/news/a24...73e828aa12daf1
It looks like the first new release they will get will be Dicks: The Musical. It should be on Max Feb 2nd. This came out in October, so this is a much better turn around time than what had been going on with Showtime.
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Originally Posted by kefrank
That really sucks! My wife and I just finished the second season. Everything about the show is exceptional, but especially the actors in the main roles. I doubt it will happen, but I hope the show can be picked up and continued on another service.
Yeah this SUUUUUCKS. I thought I was the only one here watching it. Glad to see someone else appreciated it.
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Re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

I missed the news, but I saw today that Bookie was renewed for Season 2. I liked it quite a bit.

Chuck Lorre Comedy ‘Bookie' Renewed for Season 2 at Max (msn.com)
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Warner Bros. Discovery is shutting down MotorTrend+ and will merge to Max and discovery+.


MotorTrend Programming Begins Streaming on discovery+ and Max Today
https://press.wbd.com/us/media-relea...earch=moderate

Beginning today, 1,000 hours of MotorTrend’s renowned automotive shows & car enthusiast programming will be added to discovery+ (U.S. and Canada) and Max (U.S.). Thousands of hours of additional MotorTrend content will be continually added to both discovery+ and Max through the end of March, at which time the MotorTrend+ subscription service will sunset. MotorTrend news, reviews, and shopping tools will continue to be available for free on its mobile apps and websites.

The majority of current MotorTrend+ subscribers will be migrated to discovery+ (Ad-Free) by the end of March, retaining their same subscription price, while gaining access to more than 70,000 episodes of programming from Magnolia, OWN, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, and more. MotorTrend+ subscribers will receive email instructions on how to access discovery+.

MotorTrend content available on discovery+ and Max today include, but isn’t limited to:

Top Gear America - Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon are on a mission to drive the wheels off whatever they can get their hands on, celebrating all the things they love about cars and arguing about the things they don’t.

Roadkill - David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan are two guys behaving badly with cars. They are on a gearhead quest to track down all types of worn-out gassers, hot rods and muscle cars, and then push them to their limits.

Texas Metal - With dozens of awards on their walls, crowds of adoring fans, and a long waitlist, Bill Carlton and his Texas team always have their hands full with rowdy customers, challenging builds and tight timelines.

Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew: Kevin Hart and his closest friends are fish out of water as they dive head-first into America's dynamic and ever-changing car culture. Their goal: to transform from mere car enthusiasts into a legit car club.

Hot Rod Garage – Lucky Costa, Tony Angelo and Alex Taylor join forces to build hot rods in every shape imaginable. From the American RWD V-8s you'd expect to oddball and niche performers you wouldn't, they build them fast, build them cool, and build them right.
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Re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Alright MAX, I love that you have A24 films... but can we get an A24 Hub so they're all together?
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Re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

when are going to start charging for the B/R add-on?
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Re: Max — Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service

Originally Posted by lacubs
when are going to start charging for the B/R add-on?
It's been delayed until they work out more technical kinks. Don't worry you're not going to receive a bill for it. It's an optional add-on once it's fully available.
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March releases:

March 1

127 Hours (2010)

Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

Baby Mama (2008)

The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)

The Best Man Holiday (2013)

Bullet Head (2018)

Cabaret (1972)

Captain Fantastic (2016)

Deadpool (2016)

Dear White People (2014)

Dope (2015)

The Expendables (2010)

The Expendables 2 (2012)

The Expendables 3 (2014)

The Farewell (2019)

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Godzilla (2014)

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Good Time (2017)

The Green Knight (2021)

Horrible Bosses (2011)

Hot Air (2019)

King Kong (1933)

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Last Christmas (2019)

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

Lean On Me (1989)

Leatherheads (2008)

Love Beats Rhymes (2017)

Me and Earl and The Dying Girl (2015)

Nine Lives (2016)

Observe and Report (2009)

Ocean's 11 (1960)

Ocean's Eight (2018)

Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Ocean's Twelve (2004)

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

On Chesil Beach (2018)

Pulling Strings (2013)

Rambo (2008)

The Revenant (2016)

Royal Crackers, Season 2 (Adult Swim)

Scream (1996)

Scream 2 (1997)

Scream 3 (2000)

Selling The Hamptons, Season 2

She's Out of My League (2010)

Shut In (2016)

Sinister (2012)

Sleepless In Seattle (1993)

Son of Kong (1933)

Still Alice (2014)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Yes Man (2008)

Zookeeper (2011)





March 3

OWN Spotlight: Oprah & Angela Bassett (OWN)

The Regime (HBO Original)

Small Town Potential (HGTV)



March 4

Rock the Block, Season 5 (HGTV)

Seeking Sister Wife, Season 5 (TLC)

Spring Baking Championship, Season 10 (Food Network)

Wardens of the North, Season 2 (Animal Planet)



March 5

A Revolution on Canvas (HBO Original)



March 6

My 600-Lb. Life, Season 12 (TLC)

On The Case with Paula Zahn, Season 27 (ID)



March 7

The Dog House: UK, Season 5 (Max Original)



March 8

Care Bears: Unlock the Magic: Grumpy's Ginormous Adventure (Special)

Gold Rush: White Water (Discovery Channel)

A Star Is Born (2018)

Tiny Toons Looniversity, Season 2A (Cartoon Network)

Tiny Toons Looniversity: Spring Break (Special)

Wonka (2024)



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Lakefront Empire (HGTV)



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7 Little Johnsons, Season 14 (TLC)

Fixer To Fabulous: Italiano (HGTV)

The Lionheart (HBO Original)

The Many Lives of Martha Stewart (CNN Original)

Wildcard Kitchen (Food Network)



March 13

Vacation (2015)



March 14

The Girls on the Bus (Max Original)

Justice, USA (Max Original)



March 15

90 Day Fiancé: Pillow Talk, Season 10 (TLC)

Dream Scenario (2023) (A24)

Mini Beat Power Rockers, Season 1-4A (Discovery LATAM)



March 16

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90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?, Season 8 (TLC)

Mary Makes It Easy, Season 3 (Food Network)

Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV (ID)



March 19

Contraband: Seized at the Border, Season 3 (Discovery Channel)



March 21

Down Home Fab, Season 2 (HGTV)

House Hunters: All Stars (HGTV)



March 23

Design Goals (Magnolia Network)



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Bugs Bunny Builders, Season 2A (Cartoon Network)



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Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show (HBO Original)



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March 11

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Own Spotlight: Oprah & Danielle Brooks (OWN)

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The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)



March 14

Infomercials (2020 Additional Episodes)



March 15

The Grey (2013)



March 19

Amsterdam (2022)



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Back on the Record with Bob Costas, Season 1-2 (HBO Original)



March 29

Jack Stauber's Opal (2020)



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The Promise (2017)



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Across the Universe (2007)

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The Benchwarmers (2006)

The Big Wedding (2013)

Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992)

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Control Room (2004)

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The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

Drive Me Crazy (1999)

Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

Dutch (1991)

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Fast Food Nation (2006)

Firestorm (1998)

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)

Ghost (1990)

The Golden Child (1986)

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)

Harriet The Spy (1996)

Horrible Bosses (2011)

Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)

I Was a Teenage Zombie (1987)

In Vanda's Room (2000)

Ismael's Ghosts (2018)

Jennifer's Body (2009)

Johnny Dangerously (1984)

Late August, Early September (1998)

Lean On Me (1989)

The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

The Lego Movie (2014)

Life As We Know It (2010)

Major Barbara (1941)

Millennium (1989)

Mon Oncle D'Amerique (1980)

My Life as a Dog (1985)

The Naked Kiss (1964)

Pépé le Moko (1937)

Pootie Tang (2001)

Post Grad (2009)

The Pyramid (2014)

Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)

Revolutionary Road (2009)

The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934)

Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987)

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

Rookie of the Year (1993)

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Smallfoot (2018)

The Soloist (2009)

Strange Days (1995)

Sunset Strip (2000)

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Taken 3 (2015)

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Teen Wolf (1985)

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Traffik (2018)

Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos (Aka A Brave Little Rooster) (2015)

Unfaithfully Yours (1984)

Upgrade (2018)

The Verdict (1982)

A Walk In The Woods (2015)

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Whose Streets? (2017)

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)

Winter's Bone (2010)
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Warner Bros. Discovery has jumped on the password-sharing crackdown bandwagon, with a top exec saying Max will begin enforcing restrictions on subscribers sharing accounts outside their household starting this year — following the trail blazed by Netflix, which was more recently joined by Disney.

J.B. Perrette, president/CEO of global streaming and games at Warner Bros. Discovery, announced the coming crackdown on Max password sharing this week at the 2024 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom conference.

Regarding cracking down on password sharing, Perrette commented that “obviously Netflix has implemented [that] extremely successfully. We’re going to be doing that starting later this year and into ’25, which is another growth opportunity for us.”

Perrette declined to quantify the upside he expects from the move, saying “I’m conscious of not overselling it.” Max is not at the same scale as Netflix, he added, “but we think relative the scale of our business it’s a meaningful opportunity.”

Netflix added 29.5 million net new subscribers in 2023, up from an annual average of 21 million in 2020-22, boosted by its global implementation of “paid sharing,” a program that prompts users who are borrowing someone else’s account to sign up for their own plan or to have primary account holders add them as an “extra member.”

Disney is similarly cracking down on password sharing among Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ subscribers. On the Mouse House’s earnings call last month, Disney CFO Hugh Johnston said that starting this summer, Disney+ accounts suspected of “improper sharing will be presented with new capabilities to allow their borrowers to start their own subscriptions.” Later in 2024, he said, Disney+ account holders who want to allow access to individuals outside their household will be able to add them to their accounts for an additional fee.

According to Max’s terms of use, most recently updated Feb. 27, Warner Bros. Discovery reserves the right to “modify access or disable features, including for security reasons, to limit the impact of account sharing outside of your household or where we have concluded in our discretion that there has been misuse of your Max Account. If a suspension or termination occurs, you must stop using the Platform.”

WBD’s move to monetize Max password-sharing is part of its efforts to boost the financial performance of streaming. In 2022, Warner Bros. Discovery Max’s streaming business sustained a loss of more than $2 billion, and it eked out a $103 million profit for its direct-to-consumer business in 2023. The company is targeting $1 billion in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization by 2025, according to Perrette.

“We said, we are moving from a world of subs at all cost, which is kind of the narrative that existed in the old media landscape, to a one of profitable growth as our key North Star,” he said at the Morgan Stanley conference.

The road map to boost Max’s financial trajectory includes launching in Max in 22 European countries that currently have HBO Max this spring, following the cutover to Max in Latin America and the Caribbean in February. WBD also plans to launch the Max ad-supported plan in more than 40 markets by end of 2024. In addition, Perrette said, the company will “lean into” Verizon’s Max-Netflix discounted bundle offering and is exploring similar partnerships.
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^ I'm sure a certain poster in here is happy to read that.
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ICYMI...

Miyazaki’s Oscar Winner ‘The Boy and the Heron’ Coming to Max; Streamer Renews Deal for Studio Ghibli Films

https://variety.com/2024/film/news/b...ms-1235939447/
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It'll be a nice addition to their Studio Ghibli tab.
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Got an email from MAX, save over 40% on yearly plans.
With ads: $69.99
Ad-Free: $110.99
Ultimate Ad-Free (4k): 139.99

They're also giving you B/R live sports for free too. Seem to be pushing March Madness.

I used Sam's Club cashback (linked credit card/activate offer) and instantly got $25.20 back.
I activated Rakuten for $20. Hopefully I get that too.

For me, that's a lot more doable for at most ~$115, and possibly as low as ~$95
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Max is offering a 40% discount on their year plans that expires tomorrow.

https://cordcuttersnews.com/deal-ale...ends-tomorrow/


If you currently don't have Max, these are pretty good deals.
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$140 a year is. 42% off.

Yikes
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I could only get a year of ad free for $110.99. I only have one 4K tv currently and didn't see the need to upgrade to the $140 plan. I'll take $9.25 a month plus taxes.
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If you have American Express, check your offers there too. I had get $25 credit on $99 or more purchase that expires on Sept. 30.

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