New WarnerMedia CEO Predicts ‘More Experiments’ With Theatrical Release Windows

Jason Kilar details his first priorities to TheWrap a month ahead of HBO Max’s debut

Jason Kilar built up Hulu. Now he’s ready for his encore.

The longtime digital executive was named CEO of WarnerMedia on Wednesday, right as it is about to enter the high-stakes streaming era with next month’s launch of HBO Max. Kilar has been through this before. He was the first CEO for Hulu, back when it was a place for broadcast networks to help its viewers play catch-up and lead it through its expansion into original content.

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Tim Baysinger

Tim Baysinger

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