Why Combining Discovery+ and HBO Max Will Give Netflix a Run for Its Streaming Money | Charts

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In the two streaming services, the future Warner Bros. Discovery would have a formidable programming library

Warner Bros. Discovery would leapfrog the competition if it combined HBO Max and Discovery+.

As Discovery, Inc. reported what could be its final earnings before officially becoming Warner Bros. Discovery, Parrot Analytics analyzed what the entertainment landscape would look like following the marriage of these two companies.

The combined entity is projected to start out in second place in corporate demand share, leapfrogging Paramount and sitting within striking distance of market leader Disney in this key metric that serves as a proxy for the long-term viability of media companies as they eventually bring their full catalogs onto a unified streaming platform or bundle.

Demand shares for series by corporate owner (Parrot Analytics)

In terms of SVODs, the crown jewel of the joint company will clearly be HBO Max, which was the fastest growing streaming service in the U.S.