The next tall player in the streaming wars now has a repute: Warner Bros. Discovery.
David Zaslav, the Discovery CEO who will lead the unique blended enterprise if cleared by regulators, launched the name to WarnerMedia workers Tuesday, in response to an announcement.
“We admire the unique company’s name because it represents the combo of Warner Bros.’ fabled hundred twelve months legacy of ingenious, genuine storytelling and taking audacious risks to carry essentially the most unheard of stories to life, with Discovery’s international place that has constantly stood brightly for integrity, innovation and inspiration,” Zaslav advised the workers from the studio lot in Burbank, California, in response to the begin.
The company’s tagline will be, “the stuff that wants are comprised of,” in a nod to the 1941 Warner Bros. film “The Maltese Falcon.”
The unique media company could be the discontinuance result of a $43 billion proposed merger between Discovery and WarnerMedia, which AT&T said it would possibly perchance drag out merely three years after buying Time Warner (as it was once named at the time) following a protracted fight with the Justice Department.