A WarnerMedia streaming service featuring HBO is set to launch in late 2019
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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.
- TBS and TNT president Kevin Reilly has been tasked with launching WarnerMedia's streaming service
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