September 30, 2022

HBO Max Cuts 'Sesame Street', 'Infinity Train' Content Removing 36 Titles: NPR

HBO Max Cuts ‘Sesame Street’, ‘Infinity Train’ Content Removing 36 Titles: NPR

The beloved animated series summer camp island It is among a list of 36 titles that HBO Max says it will no longer host on the streaming service.

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The beloved animated series summer camp island It is among a list of 36 titles that HBO Max says it will no longer host on the streaming service.

Cartoon Network Studios, Inc.

HBO Max has pulled 36 titles from its streaming platform this week, the company confirmed to NPR, citing the pending merger of HBO Max and Discovery+, both owned by Warner Bros. Discovery. It is the latest and largest purge of the platform in a series of recent cost-cutting steps.

“As we work to bring our content catalogs together on one platform, we will be making changes to the content shown on both HBO Max and Discover+,” HBO Max said in a statement emailed to NPR. “This will include removing some content from both platforms.”

Content set to disappear includes HBO Max assets such as teen dramas generation And the Sesame Street spin off The Unlimited Show with Elmoplus an unspecified set of Sesame Street Specials, many animation shows, including Summer camp island.

HBO Max has Quietly take away Many shows and movies in recent weeks, such as vinylAnd the Mrs. Fletcher, run And the camping. But this latest announcement represents the most titles that the company has removed from the platform, I mentioned miscellaneous. The post indicated that removing uncommon titles would likely save Warner Bros. discovery money. on the residuals of those programs.

The content cuts are just one part of multiple changes — largely HBO Max hitting its hardest — before the merger, following last year. The merger between Warner Media and Discovery.

About 70 employees – or about 14% of the total staff – were laid off earlier this week, as Deadline reported. Most of the layoffs were on the HBO Max side, with Warner Bros. Discovery reduces redundant functionality.

The news follows the latest news of the platform canning bat girl While the film was in post-production, which Warner Bros. Discovery to “Strategic Leadership Shift” as it rethinks superhero content.

Here is the full list of titles HBO Max says it will remove this week:

12 birthday dates

about last night

Aquaman: King of Atlantis

close enough

arrest adventure

Dudu

Eileen’s Next Great Designer

Elliot from Earth

My name and Roy

fungi!

hustle generation

generic + ion

infinity train

Little Elaine

Mao Mao, heroes of a pure heart

Messy goes to Okido

Magic Mia Stadium

Mighty Magiswords

My dinner with Herve

Mom, your dad

udo

Well ko! – Let’s be heroes

Oli and Moon Gallery

Pac-Man and Ghostly Adventures

Ravi Patel’s search for happiness

Select Sesame Street Specials

Make it big, make it small

Involved

Isaac

summer camp island

The Unlimited Show with Elmo

fugitive bunny – special

Theodosia

Tig n’ Seek

Grandpa’s uncle

Victor and Valentino

Dinosaur Yaba Dib