John Oliver Mocks ‘New Business Daddy’ Warner Bros. Discovery for ‘Burning Down’ HBO for Cash

John Oliver Mocks ‘New Business Daddy’ Warner Bros. Discovery for ‘Burning Down’ HBO for Cash
From taking down Washington D.C. to slamming the next steps of DC Comics, John Oliver isn’t shying away from criticizing HBO parent company Warner Bros. Discovery.

During the August 7 episode of “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” the host likened the rollout of the monkeypox vaccine to how Wbd CEO David Zaslav shelved DC superhero film “Batgirl.”

“We let the vaccine sit unused on a shelf in our reserves, like an expired Chobani or a 90 million movie on HBO Max,” Oliver joked. “Hi there, new business daddy seems like you’re doing a really great job. I do get the vague sense that you’re burning down my network for the insurance money, but I’m sure that that will all pass.”

Batgirl” was deep into post-production when it was scrapped from the HBO Max release schedule. Leslie Grace starred as the Gotham City hero, along with Michael Keaton,
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