"The White Lotus” creator Mike White's idea for Season 3 of the hit show has already gone down well with HBO bosses, confirmed Casey Bloys at Series Mania.The executive revealed at the French drama festival on Thursday that White has “just pitched us the idea and it’s great. It’s a really fun idea and he’s shown it’s possible.”Speaking to entertainment journalist Edith Bowman, Bloys added that White is “casting people you know" in the show, but writing their characters in...
Chairman & CEO, HBO & HBO Max Content
Bloys is not just surviving but thriving within the newly combined entity Warner Bros. Discovery. In August, HBO pulled off its biggest marketing feat ever with “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon,” which paid off for Bloys & Co. with nearly 10 million viewers, the largest HBO series premiere in its history. Under Bloys, HBO and HBO Max received 140 Emmy nominations across 24 programs this year, including “Succession,” “Euphoria,” “The White Lotus” and “Hacks,” breaking 2019’s previous record of 137 and topping all other networks. He also added programming at Chip and Joanna Gaines’ prized Discovery legacy brand, Magnolia Network — both streaming and linear — to his purview.