Category: HBO

Warner Bros Discovery Rolls out First HBO Max Price Hike in US

Warner Bros Discovery Inc. is raising HBO Max’s ad-free subscription fee in the United States for the first time since the streaming service was launched in 2020, the TV network said on Thursday, sending its shares down 3 percent. Prices for the platform, currently streaming shows such as “The White Lotus” and “House of the…


Mike Hagerty, Who Played Mr. Treeger on ‘Friends,’ Dead at 67

Mike Hagerty, a character actor who appeared as “Mr. Treeger” on the hit sitcom “Friends” and several HBO comedies, died on May 5 at the age of 67, his family confirmed. “With great sadness, the family of Michael G. Hagerty announced his death yesterday in Los Angeles,” actress Bridget Everett, who co-starred alongside Hagerty on…


AT&T Tops Q4 Consensus Backed by Wireless, Fiber, HBO Max

AT&T Inc. reported fourth-quarter operating revenues of $40.96 billion, down 10.4 percent year-over-year, beating the consensus of $40.43 billion. WarnerMedia revenue growth partially offset the Business Wireline revenue decline. The results reflect continuing customer growth in wireless, fiber, and HBO Max. Adjusted EPS of $0.78 beat the consensus of $0.76. In the Mobility segment, AT&T clocked…


This Day in Market History: HBO Introduces Premium TV

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened On Nov. 8, 1972, the Home Box Office—or HBO—launched as the first premium channel in the United States. Where the Market Was The S&P 500 closed at 113.35, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was on…


‘Sex and the City’ Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

LOS ANGELES—Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw’s friend on TV’s “Sex and the City” and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57. “I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I’m so glad you got to share all your adventures with me and were able to…