WBD, Amazon Prime Channels Rolling Out French-Based ‘Warner Pass’ Streaming Service March 16
March 13, 2023
Warner Bros. Discovery and Amazon Prime Channels have announced the March 16 French launch date for the previously announced streaming video service Warner Pass. The platform, which will be exclusively available to Prime members in France, will cost $10.73 (€9.99) monthly and feature HBO content in addition to numerous branded channels such as Warner TV, Eurosport, Discovery Channel, Cartoon Network and CNN, among others.
“The launch of Warner Pass exclusively as a Prime Video channel in France is the next step in our journey to become the destination for customers in France to find the best in storytelling, premium entertainment and sports,” Brigitte Ricou-Bellan, Prime Video French country director, said in a media statement.
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HBO shows include “Succession,” “Perry Mason,” “The Gilded Age,” “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty,” “Barry,” “Somebody Somewhere,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Sopranos” and “Sex and the City,” in addition to pending series “True Detective: Night Country,” “The Idol” and “White House Plumbers.”
“The launch of the Warner Pass is a very important event for the French audience who will finally have access through one single subscription,” added Pierre Branco, GM of Warner Bros. Discovery France, Benelux and Africa.
Warner Bros. Discovery is still planning to roll out a hybrid HBO Max, Discovery+ streaming service in Europe in 2024. The combined service will bow next month in the United States.