Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

HBO Max Assembles Original Content Dream Team

18/07/2019

Executives to Deliver Broad Slate of Original Programming and Acquisitions Encompassing All Genres

July 18, 2019

Los Angeles - The key creative and business operations and strategy teams responsible for the original programming and acquisitions for HBO Max were announced today by Kevin Reilly, Chief Content Officer, HBO Max and president, TNT, TBS, and truTV. Rolling up to Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, WarnerMedia Entertainment & Direct-To-Consumer, this group of veteran executives has been involved in developing and producing popular award-winning film and television content for the past 30 years.

The HBO Max original programming group tasked with building on the HBO core audience by targeting younger adults as well as kids and families is led by Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content who reports into Reilly. Her new team includes Joey Chavez, EVP of Original Drama; Jessie Henderson, EVP of Original Feature Films; Jeniffer Kim, SVP of International Originals; Suzanna Makkos, EVP of Original Comedy and Animation; and Jennifer O'Connell, EVP of Original Non-Fiction and Kids.

The HBO Max business operations and strategy group driving deals and managing the full scope of programming available on the service also reports into Reilly. It includes Eric Besner, SVP of Business Development and Strategy; Sandra Dewey, President of Business Operations and Production; Meredith Gertler, EVP of Program Strategy and Planning (who reports into Casey Bloys, President, HBO Programming, with a dual function on HBO Max); and Michael Quigley, EVP of Content Acquisitions and Strategy. Patrick Kelly, EVP of Business Affairs, will report into Dewey.

Reilly's executive line-up is dedicated to a robust plan of new HBO Max originals, library and acquired programming which is expected to amount to over 10,000 hours of content when the service premieres in spring of 2020.

HBO Max is committed to delivering IP of the highest quality by closely collaborating with top talent to bring their ideas to life, and then strategically managing that content to build and sustain lasting cultural impact and value, said Reilly. I'm honored to work with this accomplished team of executives who have amassed an arsenal of our industry's most prestigious awards, are innovative thinkers, and trusted partners in which the creative community can put their faith every single day.

Kevin has assembled a stellar creative team for new originals and acquisitions that will make our HBO Max service second-to-none, added Greenblatt. With these originals and the full force of the vast WarnerMedia portfolio, including the might of HBO, I couldn't be more proud of the content we are bringing together across this company that will appeal to everyone in the household.

In addition to these teams, the impressive development and production groups at HBO, overseen by Casey Bloys, President of Programming, and Glenn Whitehead, EVP, Business and Legal Affairs, will also supply HBO Max with a vast array of unparalleled content, with the entirety of HBO's current slate and extensive library - everything from The Sopranos and Sex and the City to Veep and Game of Thrones - included in the service.

HBO Max will also offer key licensed third-party programming and a rich array of content that spans across WarnerMedia's portfolio of powerful brands that includes HBO, Warner Bros., New Line, DC Entertainment, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, The CW, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Hello Sunshine, Looney Tunes and more.

Max Original series previously announced include:

Gossip Girl, eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.

Dune: The Sisterhood, an adaptation of Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson's book based in the world created by Frank Herbert's book Dune, from director Denis Villeneuve

Tokyo Vice, based on Jake Adelstein's non-fiction first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat starring Ansel Elgort

The Flight Attendant, a one-hour thriller series based on the novel by Chris Bohjalian, which will star Kaley Cuoco, who is also executive producing alongside Greg Berlanti

Love Life, a 10-episode half-hour romantic comedy anthology series starring Anna Kendrick, who will also executive produce alongside Paul Feig

Station Eleven, a postapocalyptic limited series based on Emily St. John Mandel's international bestseller, adapted by Patrick Somerville and directed by Hiro Murai

Made for Love, a 10-episode, half-hour, straight-to-series adaptation based on the tragicomic novel of the same name by Alissa Nutting, also from Somerville and directed by S.J. Clarkson

Gremlins, an animated series from Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin Entertainment based on the original movie

Deals with Warner Bros. Television and others for HBO Max previously announced include:

The exclusive streaming rights at launch to all 236 episodes of Friends - one of the biggest hits on television and in streaming

The exclusive streaming rights at launch to all episodes of fan favorites The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Pretty Little Liars

The exclusive streaming home to a string of new Warner Bros.' produced dramas for The CW beginning with the fall 2019 season, including the highly-anticipated new DC Entertainment series Batwoman, and Katy Keene (spinoff of Riverdale )

New exclusive movie production deals with Greg Berlanti, one of Hollywood's most prolific and successful producers, and Reese Witherspoon, Academy Award and Emmy Award -winning actress and producer; Berlanti will produce an initial four movies focused in the young adult space, while Witherspoons Hello Sunshine will produce at least two films

The executive l
LINK: http://origin-www.timewarner.com/newsroom/press-releases/2019/07/18/hb...
See more stories from timewarner

Most recent headlines

23/08/2019

TechnipFMC Awarded a Significant Integrated EPCI (iEPCI) Contract for the Shell PowerNap project in the...

Press release | August 22, 2019 TechnipFMC Awarded a Significant Integrated EPC...

23/08/2019

VSN announces new partnership with SNEWS for Enhanced and Interoperable News Production

VSN, a global technology company specializing in providing advanced software sol...

23/08/2019

FILMING IN WINNIPEG HAS BEGUN ON ENTERTAINMENT ONES BURDEN OF TRUTH SEASON 3 FOR CBC

BACKFILMING IN WINNIPEG HAS BEGUN ON ENTERTAINMENT ONES BURDEN OF TRUTH SEASON 3...

23/08/2019

Leading Hong Kong Production Houses Invest in Riedel's Bolero Wireless Intercom for Large-Scale Event Production

WUPPERTAL August 22, 2019 Leading Hong Kong Production Houses Invest in Riedel...

23/08/2019

Berklee Announces 2019-2020 Signature Series

The Signature Series at Berklee returns with performances by students, faculty, alumni, and world-renowned musicians. The 2019-2020 season includes concerts by ...

23/08/2019

Nokia appoints Gabriela Styf Sjman as Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team

Nokia appoints Gabriela Styf Sj man as Chief Strategy Officer and member of the ...

22/08/2019

Binzhou University Uses Phantom VEO LAB 340 and 410L

Binzhou University (https://m.cucas.edu.cn/intro?sid=175), known for its quality of teaching and scientific research, has recently added a Phantom VEO LAB 340 a...

22/08/2019

Ben-Gurion University adds Phantom VEO 640S to Department

The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Department of Environmental Physics (https://in.bgu.ac.il/en/bidr/SIDEER/DSEEP/Pages/default.aspx) has recently obt...

22/08/2019

IBC 2019

IBC 2019September 13-17, 2019 RAI Convention Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands More information at: https://show.ibc.org Please use VIP code for registration: 1...

22/08/2019

SVG Soccer Summit Americas Brings Together Leagues, Networks To Discuss the Sport's Exponential Growth

SVG Soccer Summit Americas Brings Together Leagues, Networks To Discuss the Spor...

22/08/2019

Georgia Tech Turns Production Facility Into an ACC Network Fortress

Georgia Tech Turns Production Facility Into an ACC Network Fortress The new structure comprises three control rooms and 864 strands of fiber By Kristian Hernan...

22/08/2019

ACC Network Launch Day: Packer and Durham Morning Show Will Anchor Daily Programming - From Mark Packer's Basement

ACC Network Launch Day: Packer and Durham Morning Show Will Anchor Daily Program...

22/08/2019

ACC Network Launch Day: Inside ESPN's New Sleek, Modern, Colorful ACCN Studio

ACC Network Launch Day: Inside ESPN's New Sleek, Modern, Colorful ACCN Studi...

22/08/2019

ACC Network Launch Day: With Buy-In From ESPN and All 15 Schools, Newest College Sports Network Is Poised for Success

ACC Network Launch Day: With Buy-In From ESPN and All 15 Schools, Newest College...

22/08/2019

Digital Trends with BI and Predictive Analysis

As the industry continues to evolve, media companies are left wondering how to scale and monetize a growing digital, personalized approach. With the explosion o...

22/08/2019

Ericsson announces changes to the Executive Team

Effective September 1, 2019, Fadi Pharaon is appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Market Area Middle East & Africa at Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), and member...

22/08/2019

Ericsson meddelar frndring i koncernledningen

Fadi Pharaon har utn mnts till Senior Vice President och chef f r marknadsomr de Mellan stern & Afrika p Ericsson samt medlem i koncernledningen fr n och med d...

22/08/2019

NEW DPA 2028 VOCAL MIC AIMS TO CHANGE THE LIVE PERFORMANCE LANDSCAPE

Expertly Designed and Built to Survive the Road DPA Microphones presents a new addition to its microphone lineup, the 2028 Vocal Microphone. The 2028 delivers ...

22/08/2019

METLIFE NAMES BILL PAPPAS AS HEAD OF GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY AND OPERATIONS

METLIFE NAMES BILL PAPPAS AS HEAD OF GLOBAl TECHNOLOGY AND OPERATIONS NEW YORK, August 22, 2019 MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that Bill Pappas wi...

22/08/2019

Lawo Debuts World's First AES67 Stream Monitoring Software

Broadcasters using the AES67 AoIP standard in their studios and production facilities finally have an easy way to keep themselves informed about the state of th...

22/08/2019

The Pay-TV Innovation Forum Reveals Key Findings for the Latin American Pay-TV Market

83 percent of Latin American executives surveyed believe that the shift to OTT w...

22/08/2019

How Calrec can Assist and Connect you

Calrec's powerful Assist and Connect applications are both centre stage at IBC 2019 on the Calrec stand, 8.C61. As the industry embraces new standards and w...

22/08/2019

Grass Valley Live Production Solutions Give Expertease the Edge

Grass Valley Live Production Solutions Give Expertease the Edge MONTREAL, August 22, 2019 Grass Valleys versatile cameras have been selected by Expertease, ...

22/08/2019

RT's New Season puts focus on modern day Ireland, climate, live sport and entertainment, while shaping the nation with impactful Stories

RT today announced a slate of new impactful Irish programming, star signings an...

22/08/2019

Custom Consoles Completes New Technical Furniture Projects for Radio Tlvision Suisse

-- Custom Consoles announces the completion of technical furniture projects fo...

22/08/2019

FOR-A to Introduce Advanced 12G Technology and Showcase New Live Production Systems Used for College Sports

-- As evidenced with the introduction of new technology that supports uncompre...

22/08/2019

Newblue Announces Innovative Update Of Pioneering Video Titling Solution

-- NewBlue , a leader in user-friendly graphics and video titling tools, has revamped its pioneering post-production titling software with a new release desig...

22/08/2019

Maxon to Unveil Cinema 4D Release 21 at IBC 2019

-- Maxon, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering solutions, is excited to return as an exhibitor to the annual IBC Show, t...

22/08/2019

Alpha Eye Solves Optical Image Distortion in Micro Cameras

-- A new company with a revered name, Alpha Image, will make its first public appearance at IBC2019 (Amsterdam, 13 - 17 September, stand 6.C28). The company w...

22/08/2019

Hidden Empire Film Group to Receive LMGI 2019 Humanitarian Award

-- The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) have named Hidden Empire Film Group's Roxanne Taylor, Deon Taylor and Robert F. Smith as recipients of...

22/08/2019

ADG Gallery 800 Presents Fantastic Voyage

-- The Art Directors Guilds Gallery 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) presents FANTASTIC VOYAGE, an exclusive mixed media exhibition celebrating the genres of Sci-Fi...

22/08/2019

Register now for FilmLights Colour On Stage at IBC2019

-- FilmLight presents Colour On Stage at IBC2019. At this year's IBC, FilmLight (stand #7.A45) is hosting the free two-day seminar series, Colour On Stage...

22/08/2019

PTC: Several Reasons Why 13 Reasons Should Go

Beth Dubber/Netflix The Parents Television Council earlier this year praised Netflix for editing out Hannahs suicide scene from the first season of 13 Reasons ...

22/08/2019

CBS Offers Why Women Kill' Pilot For Free

CBS All Access has put the premiere episode of drama Why Women Kill on YouTube for all to access. The show is about a house in Pasadena, where a trio of couples...

22/08/2019

NBC Sports Signs Deal For World Rugby Sevens Series Through 2023

Courtesy of NBC Sports NBC Sports has inked a four-year deal to air the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series on its platforms through 2023. The World Rugby Sevens is...

22/08/2019

A kind of magic: Brian May meets IK Multimedia

The gear that made Brian Mays guitar sound, painstakingly modelled by IK Multimedia for AmpliTube The sound of a lead guitarist legend... now painstakingly mo...

22/08/2019

What is holding back IP adoption?

By Kieran Kunhya, managing director, Open Broadcast Systems Jenny Priestley 1 hour ago By Kieran Kunhya, managing director, Open Broadcast Systems targ...

22/08/2019

Sky adds Love Nature in UHD

Content will be available in the UK, Germany and Italy Jenny Priestley 4 hours ago Content will be available in the UK, Germany and Italy target=_blank...

22/08/2019

Mediaset files complaint against Vivendi

Row over Mediasets plans to create new Amsterdam-based holding Jenny Priestley 3 hours ago Row over Mediaset's plans to create new Amsterdam-based ho...

22/08/2019

Brexit taking its toll on TV advertising

Enders Analysis predicts 5 per cent drop Y-on-Y in TV advertising Jenny Priestley 3 hours ago Enders Analysis predicts 5 per cent drop Y-on-Y in TV adver...

22/08/2019

BVE 2020 cancelled

Media Production and Technology Show has acquired assets Jenny Priestley 4 mins ago Media Production and Technology Show has acquired assets target=_bl...

22/08/2019

Extron promotes Steve James to vice president of...

Extron has announced the promotion of Extron veteran Steve James as vice president of engineering. James formerly worked as senior director of engineering at ...

22/08/2019

Lab Gruppen and Lake...

Tomas Lilja Lab Gruppen and Lake have appointed Tomas Lilja as brand leader, H kan Alfredsson as product category leader and Anders Jutebrant Ivarsson as R&D m...

22/08/2019

Glass-free OLCD breakthrough announced for...

FlexEnable, a UK based developer of a organic transistor technology platform has unveiled its ultra-narrow' border organic LCD (OLCD) technology, using org...

22/08/2019

NovaStar appoints PSCo as UK & Ireland distributor

UK LED display distributor PSCo has been appointed as NovaStar's UK & Ireland distribution partner, becoming NovaStar's first UK distributor. NovaSt...

22/08/2019

VFX Legion Creates Effects For The Food That Built America on History Channel

22 August, 2019 - 08:02 FX Legion recently completed a complex mix of visual effects for History Channels new docudrama mini-series, The Food that Made Amer...

22/08/2019

Elation's dynamic DARTZ for The Raconteurs Tour

Elation's dynamic DARTZ for The Raconteurs Tour posted: 22/08/2019 Matthieu Lariv e with L z Studio in Montr al serves as production and lighting des...

22/08/2019

L-Acoustics K Series impresses Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala at Piazza Duomo open-air concert

L-Acoustics K Series impresses Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala at Piazza Duomo...

22/08/2019

HSOT Jamboree Goes On Despite Heat-Induced Schedule Change

Wake Forest and Enloe High School go head to head in a scrimmage at the HighSchoolOT Jamboree at Wake Forest High School on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Despite ...