HBO Max and Discovery+ Will Merge Into a Single Streaming Service by Summer 2023

Warner Bros. Discovery sets its direct-to-consumer strategy—which includes a new FAST offering

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After a wild 24 hours of (Twitter) speculation, Warner Bros. Discovery has shed more light on the fate of HBO Max.

The company detailed a timeline for its plans to combine HBO Max and Discovery+—the marquee streaming services that existed prior to WarnerMedia and Discovery’s merger last April—with the blended offering coming to the U.S. in summer 2023, it announced Thursday evening during its second quarter earnings report.

First, Warner Bros. Discovery will focus the rollout on markets where HBO Max has already launched, beginning with the U.S.,



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