WarnerMedia dazzles at the TCA Winter Press Tour
Warner Bros., HBO and the Turner networks of HLN, truTV and TBS took center stage at The Critic’s Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., with talent and executives from across WarnerMedia.
Warner Bros. celebrated the remarkable achievement of “The Big Bang Theory” as the longest-running, multi-camera series in TV history during the TCA Winter Press Tour Studio Day. The studio recently announced it renamed Stage 25 to “The Big Bang Theory Stage,” in honor of the series’ achievements.
HBO revealed a March 31 premiere date for the seventh and final season of “Veep” and got us excited for the highly-anticipated second season of “Big Little Lies,” slated for June. The network will also debut the five-part miniseries “Chernobyl” in May and the Spanish-language comedy series “Los Espookys” from Fred Armisen and Lorne Michaels in June. HBO also shared their lineup of new documentaries, including the two-parter “Leaving Neverland,” debuting on March 3 and 4.
Our last panel at #TCA19 is for #BLL2: @RWitherspoon, Nicole Kidman, David E. Kelley, @shailenewoodley, @LauraDern, @ZoeKravitz, & Meryl Streep take the stage. #BigLittleLies pic.twitter.com/o8Po0mJGtc— HBO PR (@HBOPR) February 8, 2019
And, with a presentation featuring the latest HLN Original Series of crime and investigation-themed programming, truTV's “At Home with Amy Sedaris,” “Tacoma FD” (premiering March 28), as well as TBS’s “Miracle Workers” and “The Misery Index,” Turner highlighted some its most anticipated new and returning shows.
Kevin Reilly, Chief Creative Officer of Turner and Direct-to-Consumer and President – TBS/TNT, also shared early content plans for WarnerMedia’s new direct-to-consumer product. The streaming service will leverage powerhouse brands – Turner, HBO, Warner Bros. – and bring together content from across the portfolio – from the classics to essentials and family favorites.
Read the full Turner #TCA19 rundown here.