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Listen: ‘Strictly Business’ Retrospective as Podcast Hits 100th Episode

Listen: ‘Strictly Business’ Retrospective as Podcast Hits 100th Episode

Kevin Hart declared that he plans to become a media mogul. Richard Plepler promised that the premium subscription TV business is not a zero-sum game. Dana Walden explained why she took the big TV gig

Former HBO boss could bring more socially conscious shows to Apple TV+

Cupertino could be looking to snap up more socially conscious original shows for Apple TV+ that examine issues such as identity and sexuality, a new report suggests. Financial Times bases its claim on

Former Starz boss signs exclusive deal for Apple TV+

Carmi Zlotnik, the former Starz president of programming, is teaming up with Apple TV+. Zlotnik has reportedly inked an exclusive producer deal with Apple just days after it was revealed that he’s
Ex-HBO Boss Richard Plepler Invests in Luminary, Joins Podcast Company’s Board

Ex-HBO Boss Richard Plepler Invests in Luminary, Joins Podcast Company’s Board

Richard Plepler has hopped on the podcast train. The former HBO chief executive has invested in Luminary Media, a podcast-subscription service, and taken a seat on its board. Plepler acquired a
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a major prize for Apple in the TV talent wars

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a major prize for Apple in the TV talent wars

Apple has secured its biggest Hollywood acquisition since it launched a streaming service last year.

Former HBO exec Richard Plepler signs exclusive production deal with Apple TV+

Nearly a year after stepping down as chief executive of HBO, Richard Plepler and his production company Eden Productions have signed a five-year deal with Apple TV+. Plepler started at HBO back in

Apple signs former HBO chief to a five-year deal

Apple is clearly ready to make a long-term commitment to streaming TV. The tech giant has struck a deal with former HBO chief Richard Plepler's company Eden Productions to produce movies, shows and
Apple TV+ Recruits Former HBO CEO Richard Plepler to Develop Original Content

Apple TV+ Recruits Former HBO CEO Richard Plepler to Develop Original Content

After resigning from his role in February, former HBO CEO Richard Plepler is reportedly in talks to join the team at Apple‘s new streaming service, Apple TV+. Multiple news outlets have covered the
HBO’s former CEO is the latest big-time TV executive to shift to streaming

HBO’s former CEO is the latest big-time TV executive to shift to streaming

Signing Richard Plepler would be a much-needed boost for Apple's nascent streaming service, which has been met with tepid reviews.

HBO’s former CEO said to be in talks with Apple TV+ for an exclusive production deal

The man who oversaw the creation of some of HBO’s most highly praised “prestige TV” could soon be making shows for Apple TV+, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. Richard Plepler,

AT&T’s new streaming service HBO Max arrives in 2020, will be the exclusive home of ‘Friends’

AT&T’s acquisition of HBO goes beyond just offering premium TV programming — the company revealed on Tuesday that it’s going to call its new WarnerMedia streaming service HBO Max, and that this
Watch: TV after Game of Thrones

Watch: TV after Game of Thrones

HBO and its competitors know what a hole Game of Thrones leaves in the marketplace for big, fancy, TV. What new shows are being readied to try and fill it?
The Long Goodbye Begins for HBO, ‘Game of Thrones’ and a TV Era

The Long Goodbye Begins for HBO, ‘Game of Thrones’ and a TV Era

The curtain came down on an era for HBO Wednesday night as it hosted a massive final season premiere event for “Game of Thrones.” The screening of the first of the show’s last six episodes was a
AT&T Shares Dip After Confirmation of WarnerMedia Restructure

AT&T Shares Dip After Confirmation of WarnerMedia Restructure

Shares of AT&T were off more than 3% in midday trading Monday after the company unveiled its plans to restructure its WarnerMedia unit. The stock dip takes place on a day when the Dow Jones

HBO CEO steps down in the wake of AT&T acquisition

Richard Plepler, the CEO of HBO, stepped down from his post on Thursday, according to the New York Times. Shortly after his departure was made public, Variety reported Turner television executive
Richard Plepler’s Departure From HBO Marks the End of a Defining TV Era (Column)

Richard Plepler’s Departure From HBO Marks the End of a Defining TV Era (Column)

Richard Plepler’s move Thursday signaling his departure as HBO chairman marks the end of what is likely the single most consequential run in the TV industry — and a definitive break with HBO’s history
Richard Plepler leaving HBO shows what AT&T thinks about the future of TV

Richard Plepler leaving HBO shows what AT&T thinks about the future of TV

It signals a new day at WarnerMedia—one where content matters more than any one TV brand or network.
HBO boss quits as owner AT&T seeks more shows and more profit

HBO boss quits as owner AT&T seeks more shows and more profit

Richard Plepler, 28-year veteran of HBO, was reportedly frustrated by new owner.
HBO and Turner Together: The Strategy Behind WarnerMedia’s Anticipated Bob Greenblatt Hire

HBO and Turner Together: The Strategy Behind WarnerMedia’s Anticipated Bob Greenblatt Hire

Last July at an HBO town hall meeting, the pay cabler’s CEO, Richard Plepler, asked newly minted WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey to map out his plans. To the chagrin of Plepler, Stankey didn’t mince

CEO Richard Plepler is leaving HBO

Richard Plepler, who’s been at HBO since 1992 and served as CEO since 2013, is leaving the network. In a staff memo, Plepler didn’t offer specific reasons for his departure but said, “Hard as it is to