Warner Bros. Discovery Shutters CNN+ Three Weeks After Launch

Platform head Andrew Morse will depart the company

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After less than a month, fledgling streaming service CNN+ is no more.

The Warner Bros. Discovery-owned platform will cease operations on April 30 after first debuting on March 29.

“As we become Warner Bros. Discovery, CNN will be strongest as part of WBD’s streaming strategy, which envisions news as an important part of a compelling broader offering along with sports, entertainment and nonfiction content,” said Chris Licht, chairman and CEO of CNN Worldwide, in a statement. 

“We have therefore made the decision to cease operations of CNN+ and focus our investment on CNN’s core news-gathering operations and in further building CNN Digital,” he continued.



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