Warner Media CEO John Stankey told HBO employees to anticipate a tough year to come at the company.
"You will work very hard, and this next year will — my wife hates it when I say this — feel like childbirth," he said to 150 HBO employees at a recent town hall.
Stankey said that HBO needs to increase its subscriber base and get bigger and broader to compete.
Employees at HBO should prepare themselves for a busy, and potentially painful, year ahead.
That was the message that Warner Media CEO...