• HBO Max chief Andy Forssell on streaming future post-pandemic

    6 days ago - By CNBC

    HBO Max head Andy Forssell, Warner Media direct to consumer EVP and GM, joins 'Tech Check' to discuss the state of the streaming industry, the Snap partnership and product outlook post-pandemic.
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  • HBO Max Chief: Don't Blame ‘In the Heights' Bad Box Office on Streaming Release

    6 days ago - By The Wrap

    HBO Max chief Andy Forssell insists that the disappointing box office returns for last month's Warner Bros. musical “In the Heights” had nothing to do with its simultaneous release on his streaming platform.
    “It's so hard to gauge how much did COVID have to do with it, especially with the COVID situation changing week by week, people's willingness to go to a theater,” Forssell told TheWrap after WarnerMedia parent AT&T reported its second quarter earnings. “I just know ‘In the Heights' did really well on HBO Max - it did sort of lower end of the range of our expectations at the box...
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