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HBO Max now offers a (partially) ad-supported service tier

Enlarge / If you want Warner Bros. same-day movie premieres, you’ll need to stick to the original $15/mo plan—the new ad-supported plan won’t offer them. (credit: Jeff Kravitz / Getty Images) Wednesday morning, HBO Max rolled out a new, partially ad-supported service plan. Consumers can now choose between the original ad-free plan at $15 per […]

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Despite big Marvel and Star Wars shows, Disney+ falls short of its goals

Enlarge / Meta-sitcom/adventure series WandaVision was one of Disney+’s most successful recent shows. (credit: YouTube/Disney+) Analysts expected Disney+ to reach 109 million subscribers in Disney’s most recent financial quarter, but the streaming service fell short, landing at 103.6 million. The shortfall resulted in lower revenues than expected for the company and a small stock price […]