Hollywood Reporter – HBO, Sky Strike $250M Production Partnership

PCV believes this is another example of a mutually beneficial deal between great distribution and premium content that should be a winner for both companies.

April 19, 2017

European pay TV giant Sky on Thursday reported its fiscal third-quarter subscriber and nine-month financial results and said it has struck a drama series co-production deal with HBO.

Productions in the partnership will start to come to the screen in 2018, with first projects already in development, Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch said on an earnings conference call.

The goal of the deal is to jointly develop big high-end drama series, which will help boost Sky’s original output once the partnership gets to putting out two dramas a year.

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