HBO Max Eradicating Raised by Wolves, Time Traveler’s Spouse, Extra

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Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) in Westworld

Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) makes the identical face as perplexed Westworld followers.
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By now you’ve possible heard the information that a lot of HBO Max’s authentic titles—together with Westworld and The Nevers, in addition to two extra style reveals simply added to that checklist, Raised by Wolves and The Time Traveler’s Wife—will quickly be leaving the streamer and shifting elsewhere. Now we have now a barely higher thought of the place they’ll be ending up.

In accordance with Variety, “Warner Bros. Discovery has introduced a plan to license a few of its canceled and pulled programming to 3rd get together free ad-supported tv (FAST) channels. Moreover, the corporate says it should announce plans for its personal proprietary FAST channel in 2023.”

In a press release to the commerce, Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Pleasure stored issues optimistic: “We’re excited to have the chance to welcome an entire new viewers to our present.” The place precisely that viewers will be capable to tune into Westworld—and the way lengthy will probably be off streaming as soon as it vacates HBO Maxstays to be seen.

Moreover, sure collection that aired on HBO Max however weren’t completely owned by Warner Bros. Discovery (like Westworld was) are additionally being faraway from the platform very quickly—together with the criminally underseen (and sadly cancelled) Made for Love, which was produced by Lionsgate. “In accordance with WBD, discussions are going down with the studio companions behind every to set the tasks at different platforms, together with however not restricted to 3rd get together FAST channels,” Selection writes.

The Hollywood Reporter had some huge numbers to elucidate why: “In a securities submitting Wednesday, WBD stated that it now expects to take writeoffs and impairments associated to content material and improvement prices of $2.8 billion-$3.5 billion, up from $2 billion-$2.5 billion as initially projected in October. That displays an extra cost of $800 million to $1 billion. WBD now says its whole restructuring and impairment prices associated to the WarnerMedia-Discovery merger will likely be between $4.1 billion-$5.3 billion, reflecting the upper content material writeoffs.”

We’ll echo our earlier warning, then: nonetheless want to seek out out what occurred on the finish of Made for Love, Raised by Wolves, and even Westworld? Higher act, uh, quick.

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