A WarnerMedia streaming service featuring HBO is set to launch in late 2019
The new streaming service will include WarnerMedia entertainment brands, excluding CNN. HBO will be part of the service, but it will continue to be sold as a standalone subscription.
- Friends, The Big Bang Theory and other Warner Bros. "crown jewels" are expected to become exclusive to WarnerMedia streaming service
- TBS and TNT president Kevin Reilly has been tasked with launching WarnerMedia's streaming service
- Netflix proves it's the Walmart of media with its hefty Friends deal
- Hulu and Apple were reportedly also interested in acquiring Friends -- Netflix deal could be a preview of The Office streaming rights