Day: May 21, 2022

Warner Bros. Discovery Plans UK Destination for Sports, Entertainment

Warner Bros. Discovery’s international streaming lead JB Perrette has said that an extensive joint venture with BT Sport, which was confirmed on Thursday, ensures that the company won’t be a “one-product, one-content type story,” particularly in the U.K.

The 50-50 sports joint venture between Warner Bros. Discovery and BT Sport has been in the works since February and will see the combination of BT Sport and Eurosport. In a call with journalists on Thursday, Perrette cited a choppy few weeks for the industry — no doubt referencing the handwringing surrounding Netflix’s dip in subscribers and share price — and said, “We love our hand.”

“We are a multi-product in terms of theatrical distribution, linear, streaming, games, consumer products, so we have a very broad and rich set of products to take to market, and taking that IP and maximizing across those avenues differentiates us,” said Perrette. “Having news,

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Aaron Wan-Bissaka first casualty of Erik ten Hag reign, duo could follow

New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has told Aaron Wan-Bissaka he is not in his first-team plans for the future, according to a report.

The full-back, who was a £50m signing in July 2019, has been told he can leave the club by Ten Hag.

The Dutch boss arrived in London on Wednesday night for talks with chief executive Richard Arnold and football director John Murtough. And it appears news has been leaked of Ten Hag’s intentions because Sky Sports are reporting than Wan-Bissaka is available for transfer.

Wan-Bissaka had been a regular at right-back under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season. But he has found game time harder to come by under Ralf Rangnick. Of his 20 Premier League starts only seven have come under the German’s interim charge.

The former Crystal Palace man is contracted until 2024, with a year’s extension option. So United will expect a

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