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Virtual Legality Episode 473

Was WB Games Just Sold? Untangling ATT, WarnerMedia, and Discovery

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But what does that mean for Warner Brothers properties, including some really great game studios? Not even AT&T (or Discovery) seems to know.

The real fatalities are of corporate dreams...in Virtual Legality.

#ATT #Warner #Discovery


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Discussed in this episode:
"AT&T to spin off HBO, other WarnerMedia assets in a huge deal with Discovery. What went wrong?"
Los Angeles Times - May 17, 2021
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2021-05-16/why-att-is-spinning-off-hbo-cnn-warner-media-discovery

"AT&T spins off WarnerMedia, forming new media behemoth with Discovery"
Axios - May 17, 2021
https://www.axios.com/att-discovery-merger-c46ef3f8-37ac-4e57-a38f-a1c97bb9b79b.html

"Notable: David Zaslav says 'We do have a name..."
Tweet - May 17, 2021 - Sara Fischer
https://twitter.com/sarafischer/status/1394264894401355777

"Bob Greenblatt, Kevin Reilly Out Amid Major WarnerMedia Restructuring"
The Hollywood Reporter - August 7, 2021
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/bob-greenblatt-kevin-reilly-major-warnermedia-restructuring-1306486/

"Despite Reports, WB Games Is Still Very Much For Sale (VL281)"
YouTube Video - August 10, 2020 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/avPbbwO7Eoc

"Sale Off? WB Games Appears to Have Struck Out (VL304)"
YouTube Video - September 2, 2020 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/utOaKv2bWnQ

"WB Games is getting broken up somehow..."
Tweet - May 17, 2021 - Stephen Totilo
https://twitter.com/stephentotilo/status/1394328369601384450

"What Does the WarnerMedia and Discovery Deal Mean For You?"
IGN - May 17, 2021
https://www.ign.com/articles/what-does-the-warnermedia-and-discovery-deal-mean-for-you


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

CHECK OUT THE REST OF VIRTUAL LEGALITY HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1zDCgJzZUy9YAU61GoW-00K0TJOGnPCo

DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.


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